Table of 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)

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702040290
Electronic ISBN:
9780702063503
Print ISBN:
9780443071515

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