Special Care in Dentistry

1st Edition

Handbook of Oral Healthcare

Editors:

  • Crispian Scully
  • Pedro Diz Dios
  • Navdeep Kumar
  • 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

    About the editors

    Crispian Scully

    Crispian Scully is a Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health; and is emeritus Professor at UCL. He is Co-Editor of Oral Diseases, Medicina Oral, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. Crispian Scully is Past-President of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, European Association of Oral Medicine, British Society for Oral Medicine and British Society of Disability and Oral Health, he has served as Dean in Bristol and UCL; on the General Dental Council; on the Councils of the Royals colleges in Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on committees of NICE and CRUK, He has written and edited over 45 books, written over 150 book chapters and has over 1000 papers cited on MEDLINE. He has received the CBE, University of Helsinki Medal of Honour, University of Santiago de Compostela Medal, University of Granada Medal, Fellowship of UCL, and honorary degrees from the Universities of Athens, Granada, Helsinki and Pretoria. He has received the UK Dental Award for the Most Outstanding Achievements in Dentistry, the Awards of the Spanish Society for Oral Medicine and the Hellenic Society for Oral Medicine, and the International Award of the Spanish Society for Oral Surgery.