Scully

Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry

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.

Audience

Undergraduate dental students, general dental practitioners, hospital-based dentists and candidates for postgraduate dental exams

Hardbound, 768 Pages

Published: June 2014

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-5401-3

Contents

  • SECTION A: GENERAL

    1. Medical emergencies

    2. Medical history and risk assessment

    3. Perioperative care

    4. Signs and symptoms 

    SECTION B: ORGAN SYSTEMS MEDICINE

    5. Cardiovascular medicine

    6. Endocrinology

    7. Gastrointestinal and pancreatic disorders

    8. Haematology

    9. Hepatology

    10. Mental health

    11. Mucosal, oral and cutaneous disorders

    12. Nephrology

    13. Neurology

    14. Otorhinolaryngology

    15. Respiratory medicine

    16. Rheumatology and orthopaedics

    SECTION C: OTHER SYSTEMS MEDICINE

    17. Allergies

    18. Autoimmune disease

    19. Immunity, inflammatory disorders, immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory agents

    20. Immunodeficiencies

    21. Infections and infestations

    22. Malignant disease

    23. Metabolic disorders

    24. Trauma and burns

    SECTION D: OTHER HEALTH ISSUES

    25. Age and gender issues

    26. Alternative and complementary medicine

    27. Dietary factors and health and disease

    28. Impairment and Disability

    29. Materials and drugs

    30. Minority groups

    31. Occupational hazards

    32. Sexual health

    33. Sports, travel and leisure, pets

    34. Substance dependence

    35. Transplantation and tissue regeneration

    SECTION E: APPENDIX

    36. Health promotion

    37. Eponymous and acronymous diseases and signs

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