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Medical problems in dentistry /
Crispian Scully, Roderick A. Cawson.
edition
5th ed.
imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2005.
description
683 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
ISBN
0443101450
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Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2005.
isbn
0443101450
catalogue key
5331343
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
This comprehensive text offers an authoritative account of general medicine as it applies to the practice of dentistry. Established as the standard reference on the relevance of medical conditions to dentistry, this book is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners brushing up on their knowledge. In this 5th edition, the content has been completely updated and the appearance has been completely transformed, making it brighter and better than ever. Detailed coverage outlines the relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment for dentistry - essential knowledge for all dentists. Content provides the dentist with sufficient background knowledge about systemic diseases and their management, making their complex effects easier to understand. Unique material on special needs dentistry presents especially relevant subject matter on this growing specialized area. New material on signs and symptoms ensures that the reader is kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. Thorough coverage of contemporary issues offers practical preparation for a variety of issues facing practitioners today, including refugees and other special groups, lifestyle issues, preventative medicine, complementary medicine, prion diseases, women's health and emerging infections, and more. Information concerning dental staff, including topics like bleeding tendencies, cardiac disease, diabetes, drug use, hepatitis, and other transmissible diseases and malignant diseases, has been made current, strengthening the reader's ability to apply what they have learned to their practice in today's medical world. Content has been streamlined into bullet points, for easy access to essential information. With color throughout, the format of the book is much brighter, with more helpful visual aides.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This text covers general medical and surgical conditions, particularly those that are relevant to persons working in the oral health care sciences.
Main Description
This comprehensive text offers an authoritative account of general medicine as it applies to the practice of dentistry. Established as the standard reference on the relevance of medical conditions to dentistry, this book is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners brushing up on their knowledge. In this 5th edition, the content has been completely updated and the appearance has been completely transformed, making it brighter and better than ever. Detailed coverage outlines the relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment for dentistry essential knowledge for all dentists. Content provides the dentist with sufficient background knowledge about systemic diseases and their management, making their complex effects easier to understand. Unique material on special needs dentistry presents especially relevant subject matter on this growing specialized area. New material on signs and symptoms ensures that the reader is kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. Thorough coverage of contemporary issues offers practical preparation for a variety of issues facing practitioners today, including refugees and other special groups, lifestyle issues, preventative medicine, complementary medicine, prion diseases, womens health and emerging infections, and more. Information concerning dental staff, including topics like bleeding tendencies, cardiac disease, diabetes, drug use, hepatitis, and other transmissible diseases and malignant diseases, has been made current, strengthening the readers ability to apply what they have learned to their practice in todays medical world. Content has been streamlined into bullet points, for easy access to essential information. With color throughout, the format of the book is much brighter, with more helpful visual aides.
Table of Contents
Medical history and assessment
Perioperative care
Cardiovascular disease
Disorders of haemostasis
Anaemia
Malignant disease
Cytotoxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy
Respiratory disorders
Gastrointestinal disorders
Liver disease
Infections and infection control
Skin diseases
Genitourinary and renal disease
Endocrine conditions
Metabolic conditions and nutrition
Musculoskeletal disorders
Neurological disorders
Psychiatric disorders
Headache and orofacial pain
Immunodeficiencies
Immunologically mediated disease
Maxillofacial trauma and head injury
Disability, the young and the elderly
Chemical dependence
Reactions to drugs and materials, and drug interactions
Socioeconomic, ethnic and geographical health issues
Emergencies
Appendix: Miscellaneous uncommon or rare disorders of possible relevance to dentistry not included elsewhere
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