Essentials of Human Disease in Dentistry. 2nd Edition. Essentials (Dentistry)

  • ID: 4383083
  • Book
  • 376 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Dentistry Essentials are an international series of textbooks, designed to support lecture series or themes on core topics within dentistry.

A comprehensive guide to providing effective dental treatment and care to patients affected by diseases

Essentials of Human Disease in Dentistry, Second Edition takes an integrated approach to dentistry and how it relates to general medicine, surgery, pharmacology, therapeutics, pathology and microbiology. Building on the success of the Textbook of Human Disease in Dentistry, this new edition has been updated with a new layout, featuring key topics, learning objectives, and practical clinical advice in each chapter.

This accessible guide is structured around the systems of the body and covers all major diseases and conditions with their aetiology, symptoms, and treatments. The focus is on the relevance of particular diseases and their drug treatment in relation to dentistry and patient dental management.

This vital resource:

  • Promotes a better understanding of how to provide effective dental treatment to patients affected by diseases
  • Presents illustrative examples and helpful clinical photographs throughout
  • Includes a new chapter on the importance of understanding shock
  • Features self–assessment questions at the end of each chapter, and a companion website hosting downloadable images from the book

Essentials of Human Disease in Dentistry, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for undergraduate dentistry students as well as newly qualified dentists preparing for the MFDS exam.

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Contributors viii

Preface to the first edition xi

Preface to the second edition xii

Acknowledgements xiii

About the companion website xiv

1 Clinical examination and history taking 1M Greenwood

2 Inflammation and anti inflammatory drugs 11CM Robinson and RA Seymour

3 Principles of infection and infection control 21S Waugh, E Ong, S Hogg, K Orr, JG Meechan, RA Seymour, M Greenwood, C Taylor and G Toms

3A Sterilisation, disinfection and antiseptics 22

3B Principles of infection and infection control, diagnosis and treatment of bacterial infections 27

3C Viruses and antiviral agents relevant to dentistry 38

3D Infection with immunodeficiency virus and implications for the oral cavity: Infection with HIV 46

3E Fungi and antifungal agents 53

4 Immunological disease 55C Stroud and H Bourne

5 Cardiovascular disorders 67RH Jay, G Stansby, T Barakat, RA Seymour, JG Meechan, CM Robinson, M Greenwood, S Hogg and A Balakrishnan

5A Introduction to cardiovascular disease (CVD) 68

5B Heart failure 78

5C Cardiac arrhythmias 81

5D Valvular heart disease 84

5E Hypertension 87

5F Anticoagulants, drugs affecting blood clotting 92

5G Dental implications of CVD 95

5H Peripheral vascular and cardiac surgical disorders 97

6 Respiratory disorders 107SJ Bourke and M Greenwood

7 Gastrointestinal disorders 120M Greenwood, JG Meechan and JR Adams

8 Renal disorders 131EK Montgomery, JA Sayer, AL Brown and M Greenwood

9 Neurology and special senses 145M Greenwood, RI Macleod, RH Jay, JG Meechan, P Griffiths, N Ali and RJ Banks

9A Neurology 146

9B ENT 152

9C Neurological disorders and dental practice 155

9D Stroke, speech and swallowing 161

9E Ophthalmology 165

9 F Anticonvulsant and anti ]Parkinsonian drugs 170

10 Shock 173S Clark

11 Musculoskeletal disorders 179F Birrell, M Greenwood and RH Jay

12 Dermatology and mucosal lesions 194K Staines

13 Endocrinology and diabetes 208RH Jay, M Greenwood and JG Meechan

14 Pain and anxiety control 222CC Currie, J Durham and JG Meechan

15 Adverse drug reactions and interactions 234RA Seymour and M Greenwood

16 General oncology 251CM Robinson and PJ Thomson

17 Child health 265FE Hogg and RR Welbury

18 Medicine for the elderly 277RH Jay

19 Psychiatric disorders 283SJ Brown, M Greenwood and JG Meechan

19A General psychiatry 284

19B Drug abuse 304

19C Anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs 307

20 Haematology 309J Hanley, A Lennard and S Mathia

20A General haematology, haemato ]oncology 310

20B Haemostasis 322

20C Transfusion medicine 329

21 Medical emergencies 334M Greenwood

Appendix: normal reference ranges 346

Index 347

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