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Dentist’s Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications, and Complications, Second Edition, is a highly accessible reference to dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications, providing readers with a thorough reference to dental treatment in a whole-patient context. This updated and expanded editionoutlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through the prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.

Dentist’s Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications, and Complications, Second Edition,
first examines broader subjects, such as pharmacology commonly used in dentistry and its interactions with other commonly prescribed drugs, patient assessment, and acute care and stress management. The book then proceeds to examine each common medical condition in turn. Numerous helpful tools for organization and reference are featured, allowing readers to access information easily on the particular condition or complication being encountered by their patients. Explanations are given succinctly and concisely on how to manage the practicalities of dental treatment. Related conditions are cross-referenced, to allow readers to navigate the topic easily. Checklists, forms, and other resources are also provided.

Systematic, thorough, and above all, useful, Dentist’s Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications, and Complications, Second Edition, provides practicing dentists, dental students, and dental hygienists with an essential resource and a practical tool for better practice.
  • Updated medical information and treatments for diabetes, hypertension, hepatitis C, bisphosphonates and ONJ, and more
  • Highlights what a dentist needs to know about common medical conditions, complications, and pharmacology
  • Presents essential drug interaction information in a concise, user-friendly format
  • Provides universal abbreviations for physical examination
  • Guides the dental professional on the prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies

Synopsis:

The second edition of Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions and Complications continues to provide quick-access, clinical information on the dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications. Expanded in this second edition is information about patient medications. Ideal for general practitioners and students in advanced general dentistry programs, the book outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.

Synopsis:

The second edition of Dentist’s Guide to Medical Conditions and Complications continues to provide quick-access, clinical information on the dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications.  Ideal for general practitioners and students in advanced general dentistry programs, the book outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.

About the Author

Kanchan Ganda, MD, is the Director of Medicine at Tufts Dental School and is responsible for the creation, implementation and co-ordination of teaching dental students. Additionally, she acts as Medical Consultant for all medically complex patients seen in the Tufts Dental Clinics. She also oversees the prevention and care of medical emergencies and personally lectures in continuing education courses to faculty and outside practitioners.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Integration of Medicine in Dentistry

Section I: Patient Assessment

1. Routine History-Taking and Physical Examination

2. History and Physical Assessment of the Medically Complex Dental Patient

Section II: Pharmacology

3. Essentials in Pharmacology: Drug Metabolism, Cytochrome P450 Enzyme System, and Prescription Writing

4. Local Anesthetics Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

5. Pain Physiology, Analgesics, Opioid Dependency Maintenance Therapies, Multimodal Analgesia, and Pain Management Algorithms

6. Odontogenic Infections, Antibiotics, and Infection Management Protocols

7. Antifungals Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

8. Antivirals Commonly Used in Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section III: Acute Care and Stress Management

9. Management of Medical Emergencies: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

10. Oral and Parenteral Conscious Sedation for Dentistry: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section IV: Hematopoietic System

11. Complete Blood Count: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

12. Red Blood Cells Associated Disorder: Anemia: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

13. Red Blood Cells Associated Disorder: Polycythemia: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

14. Red Blood Cells Associated Disorder: Hemochromatosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section V: Hemostasis and Associated Bleeding Disorders

15. Primary and Secondary Hemostasis: Normal Mechanisms, Disease States, and Coagulation Tests: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

16. Platelet Disorders: Thrombocytopenia, Platelet Dysfunction, and Thrombocytosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

17. VonWillebrand’s Disease: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

18. Coagulation Disorders: Common Clotting Factor Deficiency Disease States, Associated Systemic and/or Local Hemostasis Adjuncts, and Dental Management Guidelines

19. Anticoagulants: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section VI: Cardiology and Renal Disease

20. Rheumatic Fever: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

21. Infective Endocarditis and Current Premedication Prophylaxis Guidelines

22. Hypertension and Target Organ Disease States: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

23. Cerebral Circulation Diseases TIAs and CVAs: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

24. Coronary Circulation Diseases, Classic Angina, and Myocardial Infarction: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

25. Congestive Heart Failure: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

26. Cardiac Arrhythmias: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

27. Peripheral Circulation Disease28. Renal Function Tests, Renal Disease, and Dialysis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines 

Section VII: Pulmonary Diseases

29. Pulmonary Function Tests and Sedation with Pulmonary Diseases: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

30. Upper Airway Disease: Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Streptococcal Pharyngitis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

31. Asthma and Airway Emergencies: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

32. Chronic Bronchitis and Smoking Cessation

33. Emphysema: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

34. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

35. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

36. Tuberculosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section VIII: Clinical Pharmacology

37. Prescribed and Nonprescribed Medications: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section IX: Endocrinology

38. Introduction to Endocrinology and Diabetes Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

39. Thyroid Gland Dysfunctions: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

40. Adrenal Gland Disease States: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

41. Parathyroid Dysfunction Disease States: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

42. Growth Hormone Dysfunction and Endocrine Tissues of the Reproductive System

Section X: Seizure Disorders

43. Classic Seizures: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XI: Gastrointestinal Conditions and Diseases

44. Gastrointestinal Disease States and Associated Oral Cavity Lesions: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XII: Hepatology

45. Liver Function Tests, Hepatitis, and Cirrhosis: Assessment, Analysis, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XIII: Postexposure Prevention and Prophylaxis

46. Needle-Stick Exposure Protocol and CDC Recommendations for Dental Health-Care Providers Infected with the Hepatitis B Virus

Section XIV: Infectious Diseases

47. Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Herpes Simplex and Zoster, Lyme Disease, MRSA Infection, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Section XV: Oral Lesions and Dentistry

48. Therapeutic Management of Oral Lesions in the Immune-Competent and the Immune-Compromised Patient in the Dental Setting

Section XVI: The Female Patient: Pregnancy, Lactation, and Contraception

49. Pregnancy and Lactation: Assessment and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XVII: Rheumatology: Diseases of the Joints, Bones, and Muscles

50. Classic Rheumatic Diseases: Assessment and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XVIII: Oncology: Head and Neck Cancers, Leukemias, Lymphomas, and Multiple Myeloma

51. Head and Neck Cancers and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XIX: Psychiatry

52. Psychiatric Conditions: Assessment of Disease States and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XX: Transplants

53. Organ Transplants, Immunosuppressive Drugs, and Associated Dental Management Guidelines

Section XXI: Common Laboratory Tests

54 Comprehensive Metabolic Panel and Common Hematological Tests

Appendix: Suggested Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118684559
Author:
Ganda, Kanchan
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Subject:
Dentistry - General
Subject:
General Dentistry
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Series:
CourseSmart
Publication Date:
20130814
Binding:
OTHER
Language:
English
Pages:
792

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"Synopsis" by , The second edition of Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions and Complications continues to provide quick-access, clinical information on the dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications. Expanded in this second edition is information about patient medications. Ideal for general practitioners and students in advanced general dentistry programs, the book outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.
"Synopsis" by , The second edition of Dentist’s Guide to Medical Conditions and Complications continues to provide quick-access, clinical information on the dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications.  Ideal for general practitioners and students in advanced general dentistry programs, the book outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.
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