DescriptionCommon Medical Conditions: A Guide for the Dental Team is an invaluable reference in the Dental Update series of clinical resources outlining the clinical features, clinical signs, diagnosis, management and dental relevance of the most commonly encountered chronic medical problems in the developed world.
Written by an internationally renowned and experienced team of authors, the book is a quick and ready illustrated reference giving essential information in an oral health care context to common medical conditions. Designed for easy reference, the book is organised by systems with sections on: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Metabolic and Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Haematological, Mental Health, Neurological, Osteoarticular, Mucocutaneous and Infectious Diseases.
- Covers most commonly encountered chronic medical problems in a dental context
- Systematic and organised to provide easy cross-referencing
- Includes useful features such as summaries of key information and comparisons of similar conditions
- Fully illustrated throughout with colour clinical photography
""The book is published in hardback which should make it very durable. It will be of great value to all members of the dental team as well as students revising for examinations and busy practitioners requiring rapid access to the topics in an easy-to-read form. The authors' knowledge of both the subject material and their experience in practice and instructing students means that the book is full of essential information laid out clearly and in an understandable way."" (Dental Update, 1 December 2010)