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ADA Practical Guide to Patients With Medical Conditions (Paperback)

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With new medications, medical therapies, and increasing numbers of older and medically complex patients seeking dental care, all dentists, hygienists, and students must understand the intersection of common diseases, medical management, and dental management to coordinate and deliver safe care.

This new second edition updates all of the protocols and guidelines for treatment and medications and adds more information to aid with patient medical assessments, and clearly organizes individual conditions under three headings: background, medical management, and dental management. Written by more than 25 expert academics and clinicians, this evidence-based guide takes a patient-focused approach to help you deliver safe, coordinated oral health care for patients with medical conditions.

Other sections contain disease descriptions, pathogenesis, coordination of care between the dentist and physician, and key questions to ask the patient and physician.

Key features include:

Coverage of clinical topics including: Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Endocrine Disorders, Bleeding Disorders, Neurologic Disorders, Neurodevelopmental and Psychiatric Disorders, Geriatric Health and Functional Issues, Neurodevelopmental and Psychiatric Disorders, HIV/AIDS and Related Conditions, and more

Identification of risks related to hemostasis, susceptibility to infection, drug actions/interactions, and ability to tolerate dental care, specific to-the patient's medical condition

More than 75 summary tables to help you digest vital information

Quick reference points and guides to key dental care issues in each chapter

A new chapter on medical screening assessment in a dental setting and biomedical screening tests performed by oral health care professionals

Six-month access to the ICE Medical Support System website, offering point-of-care medical information to provide quality care to medically compromised patients

About the Editors

Lauren L. Patton, DDS, is Professor and Chair, Department of Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Michael Glick, DMD, is Professor and Dean, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York. He also serves as the Editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association
Number of Pages: 516
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Dentistry / General
Series Title: Practical Guide
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: November 2, 2015
TCIN: 50606494
UPC: 9781118924402
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-9743

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