Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry, 7e

  • Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry, 7e
  • "...an extremely valuable source of information that should be in the armamentarium of any dental professional..." By European Journal of Orthodontics,, Feb 2015
  • Helps understanding of the relevant illness as identified from the patient’s history, physical examination and investigations;
  • Shows readers how to present a succinct and, when appropriate, unified list of all problems that could influence oral health care and formulate a diagnosis/treatment plan for each problem;
  • Emphasises the need to appreciate issues of access and informed consent, preventive oral health care and the avoidance of harm;
  • Enables the reader to develop strategies to identify patients at risk of medical problems, to assess the severity of those risks and, where necessary, to recognize the need for referral;
  • Places emphasis on good communication between all health-care professionals, and between HCPs and patients;
  • Emphasises the need to take into account people’s cultural needs and preferences as well as deal with patients who may have additional needs such as physical, sensory or learning disabilities;
  • User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment.
  • 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.

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Book Details
Author: Crispian Scully
Edition: 7 edition
ISBN-13: 9780702054013
Language: English
Published: June 10, 2014
Availability: In Stock
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