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Common Medical Conditions. A Guide for the Dental Team. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2224041
  • Book
  • December 2009
  • 168 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Common Medical Conditions: A Guide for the Dental Team is an invaluable reference in the Dental 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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Crispian Scully University College London.

Steve Bain
John Hamburger
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