Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, 8e - EPUB

Little and Falace’s Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, 8e – EPUB

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Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth details and the overall summaries you need to get to the root of your patients’ needs.

  • 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.

Product Details

  • Series: Little, Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient
  • Paperback: 736 pages
  • Publisher: Mosby; 8 edition (April 4, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0323080286
  • ISBN-13: 9780323080286

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