Handbook of Oral Disease

Diagnosis and Management

Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9781841840871

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Advances in medical and surgical sciences, an aging population, and changes in lifestyle have resulting in new patterns of orofacial diseases and an emphasis on prevention and management. This new, full-color handbook is ideal for identifying normal anatomy, pathology, and a wide range of oral and systemic diseases with oral manifestations. Concise but comprehensive, with guidelines for diagnosis and management, the book is designed for portability and easy reference. This book is distributed by Thieme for Martin Dunitz Publishers in the United States and Canada. For orders in the rest of the world, please contact directly: Martin Dunitz Ltd. The Livery House 7-9 Pratt Street London NW1 OAE United Kingdom Tel: +44-171-482-2202 Fax: +44-171-267-0159 E-mail:[email protected] www.dunitz.co.uk (Distributed by Thieme for Martin Dunitz Publishers)
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A Color Handbook of Oral Medicine

Author: Richard C. K. Jordan,Michael A. O. Lewis

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9781588902740

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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This beautifully illustrated handbook uses a symptom-based approach to assist the clinician in the diagnosis and management of those conditions that fall into the specialty of oral medicine. Dealing first with normal anatomy, physical examination and investigation - particularly lesional biopsy, haematological assessment and microbiological sampling - the authors cover all areas of those diseases, local and systemic, that manifest themselves in the lips and mouth. Conditions are grouped under their principal presenting sign - blistering, white patches, red patches, swelling, pigmentation, pain, dry mouth, altered taste and halitosis. With 260 brilliant color photographs illustrating each disease, this is the perfect text to consult for accurate diagnosis and treatment strategies. A comprehensive and practical guide to the management and treatment of oral problems, this handbook will be of value to professionals and trainees in medicine, pathology and dentistry.
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Handbook of Current Diagnosis and Treatment

A Quick Reference for the General Practitioner

Author: James O. Woolliscroft

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9781573401098

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Provides expert recommendations on the management of more than 200 major medical disorders. Each disorder is condensed into two pages of information using a consistent layout and format that shows diagnosis and treatment guidelines, accompanied by clinical photographs. All contributions are prepared by specialists and contain the most recent reference citations and latest clinical data.
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Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology

Author: Jean M. Bruch,Nathaniel Treister

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781603275200

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 9799

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Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology, is a clinically relevant and accessible resource for health care professionals that truly bridges the worlds of dentistry and medicine. This handbook of oral medicine and oral pathology serves as a highly readable guide for diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered oral conditions. The volume is organized by grouping clinical entities under easily recognizable, diagnostically related headings and subheadings and allows the busy clinician to quickly reference and identify a lesion of interest. Concise descriptions of each entity provide background information and treatment recommendations while including specific guidelines on diagnosis, management, and follow-up. The authors of this text both have extensive training in the fields of oral pathology, dentistry, oral surgery and otolaryngology, and provide a comprehensive approach to the practice of oral medicine for all those who are likely to encounter diseases of the oral cavity in their daily practice.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Carrie Newlands,Cyrus Kerawala

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199688400

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Second Edition gives a concise and structured overview of current maxillofacial practice in a user friendly format. The handbook covers all specifics concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. It is particularly useful to trainees in maxillofacial surgery at both junior and senior level, working towards the MFJDS and the FRCS and comprehensively covers the syllabus for exit FRCS ( OMFS). The new edition updates this Oxford Specialist Handbook with respect to new evidence, practice and revised guidelines.
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Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health

Author: Richard Pattman,Nathan Sankar,Babiker Elawad,Pauline Handy,David Ashley Price

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191043680

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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The new edition of this successful handbook provides a balance of evidence-based information on Genitourinary Medicine (GUM), including HIV/AIDS. It provides high quality, digestible clinical detail and also practical information on the ever-increasing medico-legal, ethical, and procedural issues of growing importance when dealing with these complex topics. Designed primarily for the trainee in GUM, it is also a valuable reference and resource for the specialist physician, nurse, and other professionals working in the field of sexual health. The new edition remains relevant to those working in this field and features practical enhanced sections on contraception and genital dermatology written by specialist contributors, and information for general practitioners in order to provide services for STIs. The book consists of three easy-to-follow sections. The first section deals with routine management within GUM; medico-legal and ethical issues, the standard patient, special situations, and routine clinical and laboratory processes that include simple flow chart guidance on common clinical presentations. The second section details GUM conditions in a disease-orientated style, including STIs and also other genitourinary problems that may present. The third section on HIV provides a contemporary epidemiological overview of this infection, basic viral biology and pathogenesis, a disease-orientated description of conditions both directly related and opportunistic, and their management and data on special situations such as pregnancy. Finally guidance on commonly used abbreviations is shown together with a useful resource directory for staff. In essence this handbook provides a wealth of simple and easy to follow information on STIs and the principles of providing a service including administrative and medico-legal issues that are sometimes difficult to locate. This book will be of global use to all those with an interest in sexual health whatever their level of expertise and wherever they may practice.
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Handbook of Hair in Health and Disease

Author: Victor R. Preedy

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9086867286

Category: Science

Page: 493

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Hair is a major component of the body's tissue system that contributes to the individual's make up and confers a large degree of personal identity. Apart from its visible façade, hair also has a functional role. It has an unique structure and complex molecular development. The very nature of hair makes it a suitable marker for the prognosis of disease. Hair can also be used to screen for toxins and changes in the diet. However, there are currently no suitable publications available that describe hair in a rational scientific context. This handbook provides an academic approach to hair in health and disease. Divided into five sections the Handbook of Hair in Health and Disease provides an insight into hair growth and loss, molecular and cellular biology of hair, dietary toxicity and pathological history, diseases and treatments of hair, as well as shampoos and conditioners. Unique features of each chapter in this volume include relevant and useful 'Key facts' which highlight interesting or important findings of the specific subjects and 'Summary points' that will give a clear overview of the subjects treated in each chapter.The Handbook of Hair in Health and Disease will be essential to a variety of users, such as trichologists, doctors and nurses and all those interested or working within the area of hair health. This includes nutritionists and dieticians, scientific beauticians, health workers and practitioners, college and university lecturers and undergraduate and graduate students.
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Handbook of Diet, Nutrition and the Skin

Author: Victor R. Preedy

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9086867294

Category: Dietetics

Page: 487

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Introduction -- 1. The skin: an introduction -- General aspects of skin, nutrition and diet -- 2. Gut bacteria and skin health -- 3. The fatty acids and the skin: a focus on the n-6 family of unsaturated fatty acids -- 4. Role of vitamin B6 in skin health and diseases -- 5. Antioxidants and skin: an overview -- Micronutrients -- 6. The skin and vitamin D -- 7. Vitamin C, gene expression and skin health -- 8. Strategies for vitamin E transdermal delivery -- 9. Vitamin E chemistry, biological activity and benefits on the skin -- 10. Dietary tocotrienol and UVB-induced skin damage -- 11. Zinc and skin health: an overview -- 12. Iron and skin health: iron stimulates skin function -- Nutraceuticals and skin -- 13. Skin photoprotection and nutraceuticals: an overview -- 14. Effect of flaxseed- and borage oil ingestion on skin conditions -- 15. Dietary red ginseng and skin protection -- 16. Dietary grape seed proanthocyanidins and skin cancer -- 17. Olive oil as a skin protector -- 18. Protec ...
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