ISBN: 9780323112727
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Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by James W. Little, DMD, MS, Donald Falace, DMD, Craig Miller, DMD, MS and Nelson L. Rhodus, DMD, MPH
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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.

    • 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 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.
  • Part 1: Evaluation and Risk Assessment

    1. Physical Evaluation and Risk Assessment

    Part 2: Cardiovascular Disease

    2. Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis

    3. Hyertension

    4. Ischemic Heart Disease

    5. Cardiac Arrhythmias

    6. Heart Failure

    Part 3: Pulmonary Disease

    7. Pulmonary Disease

    8. Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation

    9. Tuberculosis

    10. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

    Part 4: Gastrointestinal Disease

    11. Liver Disease

    12. GI Disease

    Part 5: Genitourinary Disease

    13. Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis

    14. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Part 6: Endocrine and Metabolic Disease

    15. Diabetes Mellitus

    16. Adrenal Insufficiency

    17. Thyroid Disease

    18. Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding

    Part 7: Immunologic Disease

    19. AIDS, HIV infection, and Related Conditions

    20. Allergy

    21. Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders

    22. Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation

    Part 8: Hematologic and Oncologic Disease

    23. Disorders of Red Blood Cells

    24. Disorders of White Blood Cells

    25. Bleeding Disorders

    26. Cancer and the Oral Care of the Patient

    Part 9: Neurologic, Behavioral, and Psychiatric Disorders

    27. Neurological Disorders

    28. Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders (Anxiety, Delirium, and Eating Disorders)

    29. Psychiatric Disorders

    30. Dental Management of Older Adults

    Appendix

    A. Guidelines for Infection Control In Dental Health Care Settings—2003

    B. Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions

    C. Drug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry

    D. Complementary Medicines and Dentistry
  • James W. Little, DMD, MS, Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry-Minneapolis, MN, Donald Falace, DMD, University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science, Lexington, KY, Craig Miller, DMD, MS, University of Kentucky, Department of Oral Health Science, College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY, USA and Nelson L. Rhodus, DMD, MPH, Morse Distinguished Professor and Director, Division of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology, University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry and College of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN
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