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Special Care in Dentistry

Handbook of Oral Healthcare

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is comprehensive and concise information source on special care dentistry by the foremost authority on the subject in the UK.

Paperback, 512 Pages

Published: December 2006

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07151-5

Contents

  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    Definitions
    Causes of disability
    Access and legal background (Disability Discrimination Act)
    Implications of disability legislation

    2. APPROPRIATE ORAL HEALTH CARE
    Barriers to oral healthcare
    Goals
    The people involved in providing care
    Treatment planning
    Consent
    Oral health in people with disabilities
    Treatment modification

    3. SPECIFIC PROBLEM AREAS; ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED

    A
    Acromegaly
    Addison’s disease
    AIDS (see HIV/AIDS)
    Alcoholism
    Alzheimer’s disease
    Amphetamine, LSD and Ecstasy abuse
    Anaemias; deficiency (and see specific conditions)
    Ankylosing spondylitis
    Angina (see Ischaemic Heart Disease)
    Anorexia (see Eating disorders)
    Anticoagulants (see Warfarinisation and Heparinisation)
    Anxiety states
    Aortic valve diseases
    Arthritis (see Gout, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis)
    Asplenia
    Asthma
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    Autism

    B
    Bedbound patients
    Bleeding disorders (see specific diseases)
    Blind patients (see Visually impaired)
    Bone marrow transplantation
    Bulimia (see Eating disorders)

    C
    Cancer (of head and neck)
    Cardiac arrhythmias
    Cardiac failure
    Cerebral palsy
    Chairbound patients (see Spina bifida)
    Chemotherapy
    Christmas disease
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Cocaine abuse
    Congenital heart disease
    Creutzfeldt Jakob disease
    Crohn disease
    Cushing’s syndrome
    Cystic fibrosis

    D
    Deafness (see Hearing impaired)
    Depression
    Diabetes insipidus
    Diabetes mellitus
    Down syndrome
    Drug abuse (see individual drugs)
    Drug allergies

    E
    Eating disorders
    Elderly
    End of life care
    Endocarditis
    Endocrinopathies (see specific diseases)
    Epilepsy

    F
    Fallot´s tetralogy (see Congenital heart disease)

    G
    Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency
    Gout
    Graft versus host disease (GVHD)

    H
    Haemophilia A
    Hearing impaired
    Heart transplantation
    Heparinisation
    Hepatitis (B,C,and D viruses and autoimmune)
    Heroin and opioid abuse
    HIV / AIDS
    Huntington´s chorea
    Hydrocephalus
    Hyperaldosteronism
    Hyperparathyroidism
    Hypertension
    Hyperthyroidism
    Hypochondriasis
    Hypoparathyroidism
    Hypopituitarism
    Hypothyroidism

    I
    Immunodeficiencies (primary)
    Immunosuppressive treatment
    Infectious diseases
    Inhalant abuse
    Ischaemic heart disease

    L
    Learning impairment
    Leukaemias
    Liver cirrhosis
    Liver failure
    Liver transplantation
    Lung transplantation
    Lupus erythematosus
    Lymphomas

    M
    Malignant hyperthermia (Malignant hyperpyrexia; MH; MHS; King-Denborough syndrome)

    Mania
    Marijuana abuse
    Mitral valve disease
    Motor neurone disease
    Multiple sclerosis (disseminated sclerosis)
    Muscular dystrophies
    Myasthenia gravis

    N
    Neutropenia and neutrophil defects
    Nicotine abuse

    O
    Osteoarthritis
    Osteoporosis

    P
    Paget’s disease
    Palliative care (see Bedbound patients)
    Pancreatic transplantation
    Paralyses (of head and neck)
    Paraplegia (see Cerebral palsy and Spina bifida)
    Parkinsonism
    Phobias
    Physically disabled patients (see specific conditions)
    Porphyrias
    Pregnancy

    R
    Radiotherapy
    Renal disease (chronic renal failure)
    Renal transplantation
    Respiratory disease (see specific conditions)
    Rheumatic fever
    Rheumatoid arthritis
    Rickets and osteomalacia

    S
    Schizophrenia
    Scleroderma
    Sickle cell anaemia
    Sjogren syndrome
    Spina Bifida
    Splenectomy (see Asplenia)
    Steroids (Corticosteroids)
    Stroke and other cerebrovascular accidents

    T
    Thalassaemia
    Thrombocytopenia
    Transplant patients
    Traumatic injury to CNS
    Tuberculosis

    U
    Ulcerative colitis

    V
    Visually impaired
    Von Willebrand disease

    W
    Warfarinisation

    4. MAIN OROFACIAL PROBLEMS

    Teeth
    Trauma
    Tooth wear
    Caries
    Erosion
    Periodontium
    Periodontal disease
    Salivary
    Drooling
    Dry mouth
    Mucosa
    Mucosal lesions
    Biting
    Others
    Bruxism
    Halitosis
    Retching

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