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

Paperback | March 21, 2012

byJames W. Little, Craig Miller, Nelson L. Rhodus

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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.

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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, th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 21, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323080286

ISBN - 13:9780323080286

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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 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