Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient / Edition 8

Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient / Edition 8

by James W. Little
ISBN-10:
0323080286
ISBN-13:
9780323080286
Pub. Date:
04/04/2012
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient / Edition 8

Ensure your patients' health and safety! Practical guidance helps you determine the severity and stability of common medical disorders in the dental office, so you'll always know how to proceed to provide the best possible care and avoid complications. Concise, clinically focused coverage details the basic disease process for each condition, along with the incidence and prevalence, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, currently accepted medical therapies, and recommendations for specific dental management.

  • For the first time, the table of contents will be divided into parts by the category of medical condition, making it faster and easier for the dental professional to search by condition.
  • Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis, Chapter 2, incorporates the latest American Heart Association guidelines to help prevent endocarditis.
  • Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation, Chapter 8, discusses the systemic and oral effects of smoking and includes suggestions for encouraging smoker cessation.
  • Tuberculosis, Chapter 9, clearly defines related oral complications and adverse drug effects of the disease and identifies methods for management in dental patients.
  • Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders, Chapter 10, details obstructive sleep apnea and treatment options including oral appliances and surgical procedures.
  • Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders, Chapter 21, discusses treatment options for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Lyme Disease, and Sjögren's Syndrome.
  • Chapters 23 and 24 highlight the oral complications of both red and white blood cell disorders.
  • Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders, Chapters 28 and 29, provide guidelines for managing conditions like depression, eating disorders, anxiety, and schizophrenia, and indicate proper drugs for treatment.
  • Alternative Drugs Appendix provides treatment options from the growing areas of alternative and complementary medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323080286
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/04/2012
Pages: 736
Sales rank: 63,416
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 12.10(h) x 4.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: PATIENT EVALUATION AND RISK ASSESSMENT 1: Patient Evaluation and Risk Assessment

PART TWO: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE 2: Infective Endocarditis 3: Hypertension 4: Ischemic Heart Disease 5: Cardiac Arrhythmias 6: Heart Failure (or Congestive Heart Failure)

PART THREE: PULMONARY DISEASE 7: Pulmonary Disease 8: Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation 9: Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

PART FOUR: GASTROINTESTIAL DISEASE 10: Liver Disease 11: Gastrointestinal Disease

PART FIVE: GENITOURINARY DISEASE 12: Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis 13: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

PART SIX: ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASE 14: Diabetes Mellitus 15: Adrenal Insufficiency 16: Thyroid Diseases 17: Pregnancy and Breast Feeding

PART SEVEN: IMMUNOLOGIC DISEASE 18: AIDS, HIV Infection, and Related Conditions 19: Allergy 20: Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders 21: Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation

PART EIGHT: HEMATOLOGIC AND ONCOLOGIC DISEASE 22: Disorders of Red Blood Cells 23: Disorders of White Blood Cells 24: Acquired Bleeding and Hypercoagulable Disorders 25: Congenital Bleeding and Hypercoagulable Disorders 26: Cancer and Oral Care of the Patient

PART NINE: NEUROLOGIC, BEHAVIORAL, AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS 27: Neurologic Disorders 28: Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Behavioral Reactions to Illness 29: Psychiatric Disorders 30: Drug and Alcohol Abuse

APPENDICES Appendix A: Guide to Management of Common Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office Appendix B: Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings Appendix C: Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions Appendix D: Drug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry Appendix E: Alternative and Complementary Medicine of Potential Importance in Dentistry

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