Essential Human Disease for Dentists


  • Christopher Sproat, BDS(Lond), FDSRCS(Eng), MB, BS(Hons)(Lond), Lecturer in Human Disease, Department of Oral Surgery, GKT Dental Institute, London, UK
  • Georgina Burke, Research Fellow in Neurology, Oxford, UK
  • Mark McGurk, Professor, Department of Oral Surgery, GKT Dental Institute, London, UK Baker Oil Tools, Houston, TX

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a concise pocketbook for dental students and general dental practitioners, covering general medicine and the implications of medical conditions for dental practice.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10098-7

Table of Contents

1 Assessment and risk management
2 Cardiovascular history and examination
3 Respiratory examination
4 Gastroenterology
5 Neurological disorders
6 Endocrine disease
7 Musculoskeletal diseases
8 Liver and renal disease
9 Haematology
10 Skin diseases
11 Infectious diseases
12 ENT disorders
13 Immunologically mediated diseases
14 Psychiatric disorders
15 Extremes of age
16 Pregnancy
17 Transplant patients
18 Malignant disease
19 Disability
20 Health promotion
21 Medical emergencies in dental practice
22 Emergency kit
23 Intravenous cannulation and IM injection