Scully s Medical Problems in Dentistry

Author: Crispian Scully
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702059636
Release Date: 2014-07-21
Genre: Medical

This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites

Medical Problems in Dentistry E Book

Author: Crispian Scully
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702044090
Release Date: 2010-02-08
Genre: Medical

This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites

Scully s Handbook of Medical Problems in Dentistry

Author: Crispian Scully
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702070341
Release Date: 2016-04-06
Genre: Medical

Prepared by an author of international renown, Scully’s Handbook of Medical Problems in Dentistry offers a wealth of information in a handy easy-to-carry format. Containing over 250 colour photographs, artworks and tables, many of which have never been published before, this useful guide covers the main conditions seen in clinical practice together with their relevance to oral health care. Highlights the main points of human diseases and their relevance to oral healthcare in a practical way Gives particular focus on areas that are of major concern to dentistry and oral healthcare e.g. allergies, bleeding tendencies, endocrine disorders - especially diabetes - gravid patients, hepatitis and other transmissible diseases, and malignant disease Explains the process of risk assessment, pain and anxiety control, patient access and positioning, treatment modification and drug use ‘Relevance for Dentistry’ boxes highlight the most crucial aspects of specific conditions Contains new national and international guidelines, further reading and up-to-date websites More than meets the needs of the UK General Dental Council (GDC) document ‘Preparing for practice; Dental team learning outcomes for registration’. Ideal for all dental students, general dental practitioners and hospital-based dentists together with other oral healthcare staff who need to keep up to date with medical knowledge

Jong s Community Dental Health E Book

Author: George Gluck
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323058407
Release Date: 2002-06-05
Genre: Medical

This essential resource gives the reader a practical overview of the expanding and evolving role of the dental professional in the health care community. Coverage includes globalism, diversity, the impact of technology on public health and community dentistry, and information on Hepatitis C and water fluoridation.

Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient E Book

Author: James W. Little
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323088015
Release Date: 2012-02-23
Genre: Medical

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.

Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry E Book

Author: Declan Millett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702044533
Release Date: 2010-09-03
Genre: Medical

This is a second edition of a hugely successful practical resource in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry – ideal for undergraduate dental students and post-graduates preparing for the MJDF and similar exams. Focuses on clinical problem-solving in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry — two closely-related topics that are usually separated into different volumes. Provides practical help with treatment planning, guiding the reader through the process of safe and effective decision-making. Provides two different approaches to the clinical cases — some topics include scenarios with questions and answers; others include differential diagnosis with a focus on how to plan and manage treatment effectively. Uses ‘key-point" Evidence-Based’ boxes systematically to emphasise core knowledge for assessment and provide a rationale for treatment approaches. Contains valuable ‘mind-maps’, which helps the reader consolidate information prior to exams. Includes orthodontic sections on severe crowding, additional canine problems, bilateral crossbite covering the use of temporary anchorage devices, incisor root resorption from an impacted maxillary canine, cone beam CT, tooth-size discrepancy assessment, transposition, RME, SARPE and self-ligating brackets Includes paedriatric dentistry sections on the use of CPP-ACP, indirect pulp caps, caries diagnosis systems, minimally invasive techniques, and the importance of caries risk assessment and appropriate fluoride prescription, and mechanisms for how flouride works.

Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist E Book

Author: Kathy Voigt Geurink
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323291200
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Genre: Medical

Created by a dental hygienist for dental hygienists, Community Oral Health Practice for the Dental Hygienist, 3rd Edition, helps you acquire the understanding to improve the oral health care of people throughout various communities and build a successful career in the public health sector. Learn how to effectively interact with and educate people of different cultures, plan and develop community projects, assess the risk of caries and other oral conditions, master ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies, and more with proven, practical guidance. Comprehensive, cutting-edge content delivers everything you need to know to succeed in practice. Test-taking strategies help you confidently prepare for the community oral health portion of the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE). Up-to-date information on national initiatives details the goals and guidelines of various government programs. ADEA Dental Hygiene Competencies included at the end of each chapter highlight expectations you'll encounter as you enter the workforce. Dental Hygienist Mini-Profiles provide real-world perspectives to help you prepare for practice and plan your career. Applying Your Knowledge sections suggest ways you can begin improving oral health in your community. Guiding principles, learning objectives, vocabulary terms, and chapter summaries help you study more efficiently and reinforce your understanding of the most important concepts. Expanded Community Cases on the companion Evolve website test your ability to apply your knowledge to common scenarios you may encounter as a dental hygienist. UNIQUE! Healthy People 2020 Objectives give you a competitive edge with the most up-to-date science-based guidelines for promoting health and preventing disease. New chapter on Planning a Student Community Oral Health Project helps you confidently move from the classroom into the community and apply what you've learned to improve oral health care. Content updates keep you current on timely issues such as access to care, expanded career opportunities, caries risk assessment, fluoride and sealants, social responsibility and justice, and cultural competence.

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office E Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323075947
Release Date: 2007-02-20
Genre: Medical

This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.

Treatment Planning in Dentistry E Book

Author: Stephen J. Stefanac
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323078238
Release Date: 2006-08-29
Genre: Medical

This book provides essential knowledge for creating treatment plans for adult dental patients. Treatment planning strategies are presented to help with balancing the ideal with the practical, with emphasis placed on the central role of the patient — whose needs should drive the treatment planning process. The focus is on planning of treatment, not on the comprehensive details of every treatment modality in dentistry. CD-ROM bound into book presents five cases of varying difficulty with interactive exercises that allow users to plan treatment. What's the Evidence? boxes link clinical decision-making and treatment planning strategies to current research. In Clinical Practice boxes highlight specific clinical situations faced by the general dentist. Review Questions and Suggested Projects, located at the end of each chapter, summarize and reinforce important concepts presented in the book. Key Terms and Glossary highlights the terms that are most important to the reader. Suggested Readings lists included at the end of most chapters provide supplemental resources. Chapter on Treatment Planning for Smokers and Patients with Oral Cancer addresses the dentist's role in managing patients with oral cancer, recognizing oral cancer and differential diagnosis of oral lesions, planning treatment for patients undergoing cancer therapy, and smoking cessation strategies. Chapter on Treatment Planning for the Special Care/Special Needs Patient examines the role of the general dentist in the management of patients with a variety of conditions including physical handicaps, mental handicaps, head trauma, hemophilia, and patients' needs before, during, or after major surgery. Chapter on Treatment Planning for the Alcohol and Substance Abuser discusses the challenges of treating this patient population, as well as how to recognize the problem, delivery of care, scope of treatment, and behavioral/compliance issues. Expanded content on Ethical and Legal Issues in Treatment Planning reflects new accreditation guidelines. Dental Team Focus boxes highlight the relevance of chapter content to the dental team. Ethics Topics boxes emphasize the ethical topics found within each chapter. International Tooth Numbering is listed alongside the U.S. tooth numbers in examples and illustrations.

Master Dentistry E Book

Author: Paul Coulthard
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702040047
Release Date: 2008-08-08
Genre: Medical

MASTER DESTISTRY is designed as a revision guide for dental students and offers the "curriculum essentials" in an easy-to-digest format. Each section is fully illustrated throughout and is supported by extensive self-assessment questions which allow the reader to assess their own knowledge of the topic and perfect their exam techniques. Now in colour, this second edition addresses oral and maxillofacial surgery, radiology, pathology and oral medicine and is perfect for both undergraduate students and post-graduates preparing for the MFDS or international equivalents. Quick reference revision aid for dental students – ideal for exam preparation! Integrates specialist areas of knowledge to enhance skills in clinical problem solving Evidence-based approach enables understanding of the strength of the evidence supporting current practice Includes extensive self-testing material – short answers, essays, MCQs and EMQs – enabling students to assess their knowledge and perfect exam techniques Suitable for post-graduate students who will find the book useful for the MJDF or international equivalent New chapter on evidenced-based practice Extensive revisions to sections on surgical implantology and assessment of trauma Updated self-assessment material to reflect current exam formats Now published with colour!

Essential Microbiology for Dentistry E Book

Author: Lakshman Samaranayake
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702046957
Release Date: 2011-09-02
Genre: Medical

The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi] Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines

Master Dentistry

Author: Peter Heasman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702040108
Release Date: 2008-08-26
Genre: Medical

MASTER DESTISTRY is designed as a revision guide for dental students and offers the "curriculum essentials" in an easy-to-digest format. Each section is fully illustrated throughout and is supported by extensive self-assessment questions which allow the reader to assess their own knowledge of the topic and perfect their exam techniques. Now in colour, this second edition addresses the restorative, paediatric and orthodontics aspects of dentistry and is perfect for both undergraduate students and post-graduates preparing for the MFDS or international equivalents. Quick reference revision aid for dental students – ideal for exam preparation! Covers the ‘essentials’ of the subject to a level that is expected with the GDC’s curriculum outlined in the First Five Years document Includes extensive self-testing material – short answers, essays, MCQs and EMQs – enabling students to assess their knowledge and perfect exam techniques Suitable for post-graduate students who will find the book useful for the MJDF or international equivalent New chapter on the restorative management of dental implants provides insight into more advanced techniques Revised section on law and ethics reflects recent changes in GDC requirements Updated self-assessment material to reflect current exam formats Now published with colour!