Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient
Edition: 7th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient is an essential guide to common medical conditions that may alter the dental management of patients. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to care for these patients. Reference lists provide places where the reader can go to obtain more detailed information on the topics discussed in the chapter. Dental Management Summary Table synthesizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients. Center for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings appendix provides certified standards for infection control. Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions appendix provides quick reference for lesions commonly encountered in dental practice. Drug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry appendix alerts practitioners to potential drug interactions. 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 Sjgren'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.
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List price: $84.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/24/2007
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Evaluation and Risk Assessment|
|Physical Evaluation and Risk Assessment|
|Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis|
|Ischemic Heart Disease|
|Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation|
|Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders|
|Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis|
|Sexually Transmitted Diseases|
|Endocrine and Metabolic Disease|
|Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding|
|AIDS, HIV infection, and Related Conditions|
|Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders|
|Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation|
|Hematologic and Oncologic Disease|
|Disorders of Red Blood Cells|
|Disorders of White Blood Cells|
|Cancer and the Oral Care of the Patient|
|Neurologic , Behavioral, and Psychiatric Disorders|
|Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders (Anxiety, Delirium, and Eating Disorders)|
|Dental Management of Older Adults Appendix|
|Guidelines for Infection Control In Dental Health Care Settings2003|
|Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions|
|Drug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry|
|Complementary Medicines and Dentistry|