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Title Little and Falace's dental management of the medically compromised patient / James W. Little [and three others]
Edition 8th ed
Published St. Louis, Mo. ; London : Mosby, 2012


Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series ClinicalKey
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 DISEASES 7. Pulmonary Disease 8. Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation 9. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders PART FOUR GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES 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 (Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis, and Neoplastic Disease) 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 Appendix A: 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 Drugs
Summary Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth details and the overall summaries you need to get to the root of your patients' needs. Organization of medical conditions provides a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder. This is followed by a detailed explanation and recommendations for specific dental management. Coverage of dosages, side effects, and drug interactions with medications used in dentistry, including those used during pregnancy. Chapters focusing on major health problems in the US and other nations include, ischemic hearth disease, smoking and tobacco use cessation, sleep-related breathing disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders. Dental management summary table summarizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients. Appendix on the therapeutic management of common oral lesions provides a quick reference to the causative factors, clinical description, currently accepted therapeutic management, and patient education regarding common oral conditions. Appendix on alternative and complementary drugs looks at herbal remedies, specifically efficacy, adverse effects/reactions, medical problems, drug interactions, and dental implications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chronically ill -- Dental care
Sick -- Dental care.
Oral manifestations of general diseases.
Dental Care for the Chronically Ill
Oral Manifestations
Chronically ill -- Dental care
Oral manifestations of general diseases
Sick -- Dental care
Form Electronic book
Author Little, James W., 1934-
ISBN 9780323080286
Other Titles Dental management of the medically compromised patient