Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - E-Book

Author: James W. Little,Donald Falace,Craig Miller,Nelson L. Rhodus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323443958

Category: Medical

Page: 716

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Learn how to provide dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Little and Falace’s Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, 9th Edition, has been thoroughly revised to give you the information you need to assess common problems, and make safe and healthy dental management decisions. The new addition includes expanded coverage of women’s health issues and introduces a process for developing a medical-risk source. Also, each chapter features vivid illustrations and well-organized tables to give you in-depth details and overall summaries to help you get to the root of your future patients’ needs. Logical organization of conditions makes it easy for you to understand and follow the material as you prepare to treat patients. Standardized assessment process helps you to ascertain the severity and stability of common medical disorders. Dental management summary table summarizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients. Over 400 color images provide a visual guide and highlight key information. Dental management box in each chapter allows you to locate key information for evaluating a medically compromised patient. NEW! Thoroughly revised content provides you with the most current, evidence-based information you need to make dental management decisions. NEW! Evidence-based process for creating a medical-risk score enables you to determine whether the benefit of treatment outweighs the risk of a complication. NEW! Expanded coverage of women’s health issues addresses issues specific to women that can impact dental management.
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Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - Pageburst on VitalSource

Author: James W. Little,Donald Falace,Craig Miller,Nelson L. Rhodus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323058426

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Ensure your patients' health and safety! Practical guidance helps you determine the severity and stability of common medical disorders in the dental office, so you'll always know how to proceed to provide the best possible care and avoid complications. Concise, clinically focused coverage details the basic disease process for each condition, along with the incidence and prevalence, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, currently accepted medical therapies, and recommendations for specific dental management. Reference lists provide places where the reader can go to obtain more detailed information on the topics discussed in the chapter. Dental Management Summary Table synthesizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients. Center for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings appendix provides certified standards for infection control. Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions appendix provides quick reference for lesions commonly encountered in dental practice. Drug Interactions of Significance to Dentistry appendix alerts practitioners to potential drug interactions. For the first time, the table of contents will be divided into parts by the category of medical condition, making it faster and easier for the dental professional to search by condition. Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis, Chapter 2, incorporates the latest American Heart Association guidelines to help prevent endocarditis. Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation, Chapter 8, discusses the systemic and oral effects of smoking and includes suggestions for encouraging smoker cessation. Tuberculosis, Chapter 9, clearly defines related oral complications and adverse drug effects of the disease and identifies methods for management in dental patients. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders, Chapter 10, details obstructive sleep apnea and treatment options including oral appliances and surgical procedures. Rheumatologic and Connective Tissue Disorders, Chapter 21, discusses treatment options for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Lyme Disease, and Sjögren's Syndrome. Chapters 23 and 24 highlight the oral complications of both red and white blood cell disorders. Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders, Chapters 28 and 29, provide guidelines for managing conditions like depression, eating disorders, anxiety, and schizophrenia, and indicate proper drugs for treatment. Alternative Drugs Appendix provides treatment options from the growing areas of alternative and complementary medicine.
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Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient

Author: James W. Little

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323045353

Category: Medical

Page: 628

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Practical guidance helps readers determine the severity and stability of common medical disorders in the dental office. Concise, clinically focused coverage details the basic disease process for each condition, along with the incidence and prevalence, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, medical therapies, and recommendations for specific dental management.
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Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient

Author: James W. Little,Donald A. Falace

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323080286

Category: Chronically ill

Page: 659

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Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient is an essential guide to common medical conditions that may alter the dental management of patients. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to care for these patients. 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. NEW! Chapter on drug and alcohol abuse discusses the effects of marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines/methamphetamine, and alcohol, along with considerations for both medical and dental management. NEW! 2009 AAOS statement on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Bacteremia in Patients with Joint Replacements provides recommendations to supplement practitioners in their clinical judgment regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with a joint prosthesis.
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Dental Care of the Medically Complex Patient

Author: Peter B. Lockhart,J. G. Meechan,June H. Nunn

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780723610908

Category: Medical

Page: 452

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This valuable pocket guide provides instant access to the management of in-hospital dental care and the treatment of medically compromised or special needs dental patients, both inside and outside the hospital. The pocket-guide format provides instant-access to information on the care of dental patients in the hospital. Coverage includes information on the outpatient management of medically compromised patients. Case studies illustrate the optimum management of patients. A new chapter has been added on maxillofacial prosthetics. Both US and UK drug names are provided. Content has been revised and updated throughout.
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Pain Control for Dental Practitioners

An Interactive Approach

Author: Carlene Paarmann,Royann Royer

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781779142

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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Of contraindications for local anesthetics and vasoconstrictors -- Complications -- Emergency reference chart -- Section 3 learning activities -- Potential complications/quizzes -- 3-1. Physical evaluation -- 3-2. Potential complications -- Section 4 : Risk management -- Summary of characteristics of good communication skills -- Self-assessment of communication skills -- Guide to local anesthesia informed consent and documentation -- Informed consent for dental hygiene care -- Sample dialogs : a practical approach to risk management during dental hygiene care -- Summary of postexposure protocol -- Sample exposure report/questionnaire -- Centers for disease control screening form -- Sample screening form - dental safety syringes and needles -- Sample device evaluation form - dental safety syringes and needles -- Section 4 learning activities -- Risk management/quiz -- 4-1.-4-4. Communication, informed consent, documentation, occupational exposures self-test
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