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cover image - Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323168922
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $79.95

Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

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

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323168922
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Mosby
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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.

    • 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.
      • NEW! Chapter on drug and alcohol abuse discusses the effects of marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines/methamphetamine, and alcohol, along with considerations for both medical and dental management.
      • NEW! 2009 AAOS statement on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Bacteremia in Patients with Joint Replacements provides recommendations to supplement practitioners in their clinical judgment regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with a joint prosthesis.


      1. Patient Evaluation and Risk Assessment


      2. Infective Endocarditis

      3. Hypertension

      4. Ischemic Heart Disease

      5. Cardiac Arrhythmias

      6. Heart Failure (or Congestive Heart Failure)


      7. Pulmonary Disease

      8. Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation

      9. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders


      10. Liver Disease

      11. Gastrointestinal Disease


      12. Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis

      13. Sexually Transmitted Diseases


      14. Diabetes Mellitus

      15. Adrenal Insufficiency

      16. Thyroid Diseases (Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis, and Neoplastic Disease)

      17. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding


      18. AIDS, HIV Infection, and Related Conditions

      19. Allergy

      20. Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders

      21. Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation


      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


      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

    • 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, Kentucky 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, Minnesota
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