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The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions, 2nd Edition

The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions, 2nd Edition

Lauren L. Patton, Michael Glick (Co-Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-92927-8

Aug 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

524 pages



With new medications, medical therapies, and increasing numbers of older and medically complex patients seeking dental care, all dentists, hygienists, and students must understand the intersection of common diseases, medical management, and dental management to coordinate and deliver safe care.

This new second edition updates all of the protocols and guidelines for treatment and medications and adds more information to aid with patient medical assessments, and clearly organizes individual conditions under three headings: background, medical management, and dental management. Written by more than 25 expert academics and clinicians, this evidence-based guide takes a patient-focused approach to help you deliver safe, coordinated oral health care for patients with medical conditions.

Other sections contain disease descriptions, pathogenesis, coordination of care between the dentist and physician, and key questions to ask the patient and physician.

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Accessing Dr. Glick’s Medical Support Website v

Contributors vi

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 Medical History, Physical Evaluation, and Risk Assessment 1
Lauren L. Patton

2 Cardiovascular Diseases 25
Wendy S. Hupp

3 Pulmonary Disease 43
Miriam R. Robbins

4 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 71
Terry D. Rees

5 Kidney Disease 101
William M. Carpenter and Darren P. Cox

6 Hepatic Disease 121
Juan F. Yepes

7 Gastrointestinal Disease 135
Brian C. Muzyka

8 Hematological Disease 153
Bhavik Desai and Thomas P. Sollecito

9 Bleeding Disorders 183
Dena J. Fischer, Matthew S. Epstein, and Joel B. Epstein

10 Autoimmune and Connective Tissue Diseases 201
Scott S. De Rossi and Katharine N. Ciarrocca

11 Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Related Conditions 231
Lauren L. Patton

12 Immunological and Mucocutaneous Disease 259
Dawnyetta R. Marable and Michael T. Brennan

13 Head and Neck Cancer 273
Steven M. Roser, Steven R. Nelson, Srinivasa Rama Chandra, and Kelly R. Magliocca

14 Neurological Disorders 299
Robert G. Henry

15 Neurodevelopmental and Psychiatric Disorders 325
Maureen Munnelly Perry and Nancy J. Dougherty

16 Substance Use Disorders 351
Abdel Rahim Mohammad

17 Developmental Defects of the Craniofacial Complex and Orthopedic Disorders 381
J. Timothy Wright, Michael Milano, and Luiz Andre Pimenta

18 Geriatric Health and Functional Issues 405
Janet A. Yellowitz

19 Women’s Health 423
Linda C. Niessen

20 Medical Emergencies 451
Lauren L. Patton

21 Medical Screening/Assessment in the Dental Office 465
Barbara L. Greenberg and Michael Glick

Appendix: List of Common Drugs 485

Index 497