Key Features

  • Information is specifically tailored to dentistry by pointing out the dental significance or implications of each subject, including how conditions, medications, emergencies, and more can affect dental treatment.
  • Consistent concise organization makes it easy to locate key information.
  • Covers over 300 topics from simple pharmacologic information to rare medical diseases.
  • Includes ICD-9 CM and CPT diagnostic/treatment codes for insurance records and categorization with outside agencies to help professionals and staff understand how particular conditions fit into insurance continuums and facilitate better communication with outside groups.
  • Discusses when a treatment should/can be referred to other health care providers.
  • Appendices present facts and tips related to a variety of more common conditions in one location for easier treatment planning
  • Clinical algorithms chart possible paths for managing common conditions to expedite decision making.
  • Reference listings suggest reliable sources for more in-depth reading on each topic.
  • CD-ROM contains 950 patient education handouts in English and Spanish to enhance communication between practitioners and their patients.

Table of Contents

Section I: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologic Conditions

Section II: Medical Diseases and Conditions

Section III: Emergencies

Section IV: Drugs

Section V: Anesthesia

Appendix 1: Common Helpful Information for Medical Diseases and Conditions

Appendix 2: Clinical Algorithms

Index

Details

No. of pages:
592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323034258
Electronic ISBN:
9780323079006