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Medical problems in dentistry /
Crispian Scully.
edition
6th ed.
imprint
Edinburgh ; Toronto : Churchill Livingstone, 2010.
description
ix, 746 p.
ISBN
0702030570 (Cloth), 9780702030574 (Cloth)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
imprint
Edinburgh ; Toronto : Churchill Livingstone, 2010.
isbn
0702030570 (Cloth)
9780702030574 (Cloth)
catalogue key
7604746
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
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 text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare.
Main Description
This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, "Medical Problems in Dentistry" is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge.
Main Description
This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry - essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying 'key points boxes' highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men's issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites
Table of Contents
General
Medical emergencies
Medical history and risk assessment
Perioperative care
Signs and symptoms
Organ Systems Medicine
Cardiovascular medicine
Endocrinology
Gastrointestinal and pancreatic disorders
Haematology
Hepatology
Mental health
Mucosal, oral and cutaneous disorders
Nephrology
Neurology
Otorhinolaryngology
Respiratory medicine
Rheumatology and orthopaedics
Other Systems Medicine
Allergies
Autoimmune disease
Immunity, inflammatory disorders, immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory agents
Immunodeficiencies
Infections and infestations
Malignant disease
Metabolic disorders
Trauma and burns
Other Health Issues
Age and gender issues
Alternative and complementary medicine
Dietary factors and health and disease
Impairment and Disability
Materials and drugs
Minority groups
Occupational hazards
Sexual health
Sports, travel and leisure, pets
Substance dependence
Transplantation and tissue regeneration
Appendix
Health promotion
Eponymous and acronymous diseases and signs
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