Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient

8th Edition

Author:

  • Donald Falace
  • Key Features

    • Organization of medical conditions provides a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder. This is followed by a detailed explanation and recommendations for specific dental management.
    • Coverage of dosages, side effects, and drug interactions with medications used in dentistry, including those used during pregnancy.
    • Chapters focusing on major health problems in the US and other nations include, ischemic hearth disease, smoking and tobacco use cessation, sleep-related breathing disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders.
    • Dental management summary table summarizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients.
    • Appendix on the therapeutic management of common oral lesions provides a quick reference to the causative factors, clinical description, currently accepted therapeutic management, and patient education regarding common oral conditions.
    • Appendix on alternative and complementary drugs looks at herbal remedies, specifically efficacy, adverse effects/reactions, medical problems, drug interactions, and dental implications.

    Table of Contents

    PART ONE PATIENT EVALUATION AND RISK ASSESSMENT

    1. Patient Evaluation and Risk Assessment

    PART TWO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

    2. Infective Endocarditis

    3. Hypertension

    4. Ischemic Heart Disease

    5. Cardiac Arrhythmias

    6. Heart Failure (or Congestive Heart Failure)

    PART THREE PULMONARY DISEASES

    7. Pulmonary Disease

    8. Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation

    9. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

    PART FOUR GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES

    10. Liver Disease

    11. Gastrointestinal Disease

    PART FIVE GENITOURINARY DISEASE

    12. Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis

    13. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    PART SIX ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASE

    14. Diabetes Mellitus

    15. Adrenal Insufficiency

    16. Thyroid Diseases (Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis, and Neoplastic Disease)

    17. Pregnancy and Breast Feeding

    PART SEVEN IMMUNOLOGIC DISEASE

    18. AIDS, HIV Infection, and Related Conditions

    19. Allergy

    20. Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders

    21. Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation

    PART EIGHT HEMATOLOGIC AND ONCOLOGIC DISEASE

    22. Disorders of Red Blood Cells

    23. Disorders of White Blood Cells

    24. Acquired Bleeding and Hypercoagulable Disorders

    25. Congenital Bleeding and Hypercoagulable Disorders

    26. Cancer and Oral Care of the Patient

    PART NINE NEUROLOGIC, BEHAVIORAL, AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

    27. Neurologic Disorders

    28. Anxiety, Eating Disorders and Behavioral Reactions to Illness

    29. Psychiatric Disorders

    30. Drug and Alcohol Abuse

    Appendix A: A Guide to Management of Common Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

    Appendix B: Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings

    Appendix C: Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions

    Appendix

    Details

    No. of pages:
    736
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323080286
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323168922

    About the author

    Donald Falace

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science, Lexington, KY