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Relevant medicine

Athanasios Kalantzis and Crispian Scully

in Applied Medicine and Surgery in Dentistry

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199560097
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726033 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199560097.003.0004

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

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Cardiovascular disease - Peripheral vascular disease - Dental aspects of cardiovascular disease - Infective endocarditis - Respiratory disease - Dental aspects of respiratory disease - Gastrointestinal disease - Dental aspects of gastrointestinal disease - Liver disease - Viral hepatitis - Dental aspects of liver disease - Bleeding disorders - Anticoagulants - Dental aspects of bleeding disorders: general considerations - Dental aspects of bleeding disorders: specific conditions - Dental aspects of bleeding disorders: antithrombotic drugs - Anaemia - Dental aspects of anaemia - Haematological malignancy - Dental aspects of haematological malignancies - Other malignant disease - Cytotoxic chemotherapy - Radiotherapy - Immunodeficiencies - HIV infection and AIDS - Infectious disease - Some important infections - Infection control - Diabetes mellitus - Dental aspects of diabetes mellitus - Adrenocortical disease - Corticosteroid therapy - Other endocrinopathies - Renal disorders - Dental aspects of renal disorders - Genetic skeletal disorders - Disorders of bone metabolism - Other bone disorders - Joint disorders - Muscle disorders - Skin disorders - Hypersensitivity - Immunologically mediated disorders - Neurological disorders - Psychiatry - Important psychiatric disorders

Preventive oral health care and minimization of trauma and stress is crucial in all these groups.

Chapter.  34086 words. 

Subjects: Medical Dentistry

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