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9780702054013

Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry, 7th Edition

ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ (SKU): 9780702054013


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Advances in surgical and medical interventions and therapeutics continue apace and raise issues in relation to their appreciation, including their respective advantages and disadvantages, within the context of modern dentistry. The aim of this book is to provide a basis for the understanding of modern medicine and surgery on oral health and oral health care, and to help dental health workers deliver safe care within a framework of informed consent. In this 7th edition, many new topics have been added, which range from the additional of new medical disorders, relevant developments in pharmacology, including the use of biological therapies, social issues such as elder maltreatment and care of other vulnerable patients, and new national and international guidelines.

 

"...an extremely valuable source of information that should be in the armamentarium of any dental professional..." Reviewed by European Journal of Orthodontics, Feb 2015

 

 "... seems as close as could be to a completely comprehensive overview of common and uncommon medical problems and their dental relevance". Reviewed by Bex Stockton on behalf of BDJ Student, February 2015

 

New to this edition

Includes an array of new disorders ranging from hypersensitivity syndrome to neuropathic pain;

Discusses recent updates in pharmacology and other aspects of medical intervention, including the use of biological therapies;

Explores new areas such as cosmetic and other implants, dental materials hypersensitivity, drugs and dietary interactions and new aspects of alternative medicine;

Other issues include elder maltreatment, care of vulnerable people, treatment of sexual minorities, new substance abuse and self-harm;

Explores the link between periodontal infection and various systemic diseases;

New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites.