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The Dentist's Quick Guide to Medical Conditions

The Dentist's Quick Guide to Medical Conditions

Mea A. Weinberg, Stuart L. Segelnick, Joseph S. Insler, Samuel Kramer (With)

ISBN: 978-1-118-71011-1

Feb 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

296 pages

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With increasing numbers of dental patients being elderly or having medical conditions, it is important for the dentist to understand how these conditions may impact dental treatment. The Dentist’s Quick Guide to Medical Conditions presents the relevant information dentists need—symptoms, diagnostic tests, medications prescribed, and dental management—for each disease and condition. Chapters will focus on each major bodily system, including respiratory, cardiovascular, hematologic, endocrine, gastrointestinal, immune, nervous, reproductive, and urinary, as well as chapters on the liver, kidneys, skin, and psychological conditions. Appendices list guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis, additional conditions requiring antibiotics, and a quick list of diagnostic tests.



Chapter 1        Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 2        Medical Conditions of the Respiratory System

Chapter 3        Disorders of the Urinary System

Chapter 4        Diseases of the Endocrine System

Chapter 5        Disorders of the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 6        Pregnancy, Lactation and Oral Contraceptive

Chapter 7        Disorders of the liver and Gall Bladder

Chapter 8        Diseases of the Neurological System

Chapter 9        Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 10      Bleeding Disorders and Drugs that cause Bleeding

Chapter 11      Blood Disorders

Chapter 12      Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 13      HIV and Oral Care

Chapter 14      Radiation and Chemotherapy


Appendix A    Antibiotic prophylaxis of the dental patient

Appendix B    Common dental drug-drug and drug-disease interactions

Appendix C    Summary of tables

Appendix D    Interpretation of common laboratory values