Common Medical Conditions. A Guide for the Dental Team

  • ID: 2224041
  • Book
  • 168 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Common Medical Conditions: A Guide for the Dental Team is an invaluable reference in theDental Update series of clinical resources outlining the clinical features, clinical signs, diagnosis, management and dental relevance of the most commonly encountered chronic medical problems in the developed world.

Written by an internationally renowned and experienced team of authors, the book is a quick and ready illustrated reference giving essential information in an oral health care context to common medical conditions. Designed for easy reference, the book is organised by systems with sections on: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Metabolic and Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Haematological, Mental Health, Neurological, Osteoarticular, Mucocutaneous and Infectious Diseases.

  • Covers most commonly encountered chronic medical problems in a dental context
  • Systematic and organised to provide easy cross–referencing
  • Includes useful features such as summaries of key information and comparisons of similar conditions
  • Fully illustrated throughout with colour clinical photography
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Preface
Chapter 1 Cardiovascular conditions
Atheroma
Coronary artery disease
Angina pectoris
Myocardial infarction
Hypertension
Congenital heart disease
Infective endocarditis
Chapter 2 Respiratory conditions
Lung cancer
Asthma
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chapter 3 Metabolic and endocrine conditions
Pregnancy
Breast cancer
Diabetes mellitus
Alcoholism
Chronic liver disease
Chronic kidney disease
Thyrotoxicosis
Cushing disease and Cushing syndrome
Addison disease
Chapter 4 Gastrointestinal conditions
Peptic ulcer disease
Stomach (gastric) cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease
Coeliac disease (gluten–sensitive enteropathy)
Colon cancer (colorectal cancer)
Chapter 5 Haematological conditions
Anaemia
Von Willebrand disease
Haemophilia
Leukaemias
Thrombocytopaenias
Chapter 6 Mental health conditions
Anxiety and stress
Depression
Eating disorders
Schizophrenia
Chapter 7 Neurological conditions
Bell palsy
Cerebrovascular accident
Epilepsy
Multiple sclerosis
Dementia
Chapter 8 Osteoarticular conditions
Osteoarthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Gout
Sjögren syndrome
Chapter 9 Mucocutaneous conditions
Allergy
Lichen planus
Behçet disease
Erythema multiforme
Pemphigoid
Pemphigus
Scleroderma
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Chapter 10 Infectious diseases
HIV infection and AIDS
Herpesviruses: Herpes simplex virus (HSV: human herpesviruses type 1 and 2) infections
Herpesviruses: Varicella zoster virus (VZV: human herpesvirus type 3) infections
Herpesviruses: Epstein–Barr virus (EBV: human herpesvirus type 4) infections
Tuberculosis
Syphilis
Index
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