Oral Medicine Secrets

By

  • Stephen Sonis, DMD, DMSc, Chief, Division of Dentistry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Associate Professor of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA; Associate Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Robert Fazio, DMD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Attending Periodontist, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT; Attending Periodontist, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT
  • Leslie Fang, MD, PhD, Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Using the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®, this helpful mini reference offers practical tips, answers, and secrets from experts specializing in various areas of oral medicine. The evaluation, management, diagnosis, and treatment of various oral diseases are covered.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2002
  • Imprint: HANLEY AND BELFUS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-56053-419-8


Table of Contents

SECTION I: Patient Assessment
1:
History, Physical and Laboratory Evaluation
2: Diagnosis of Oral Disease

SECTION II: Evaluation and management of medically compromised patients
3:
Evaluation and management of patients with cardiovascular disease
4: Evaluation and management of the patient at risk for bacterial endocarditis
5: Evaluation and management of the patient with endocrine disease
6: Dental considerations and management during pregnancy
7: Evaluation and management of patients with pulmonary disease
8: Evaluation and management of patients with gastrointestinal disease
9: Evaluation and management of the patient with hematologic disease
10: Dental considerations and management in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy
11: Evaluation and management of patients with joint disease
12: Evaluation and management of patients with renal dysfunction
13: Oral manifestations of HIV infection and dental management of infected patients
14: Evaluation and management of patients with neurologic diseases
15: Evaluation and management of the patient with psychiatric disease

SECTION III: Diagnosis and treatment of oral disease
16:
Evaluation and management of oral mucosal diseases
17: Oral cancer detection and management
18: Diseases of the salivary glands
19: Evaluation and management of oral infections
20: Evaluation and management of orofacial pain disorders
21: Pharmacology of drugs used in dentistry