This valuable pocket guide provides instant access to the management of in-hospital dental care and the treatment of medically compromised or special needs dental patients, both inside and outside the hospital.
- The pocket-guide format provides instant-access to information on the care of dental patients in the hospital.
- Coverage includes information on the outpatient management of medically compromised patients.
- Case studies illustrate the optimum management of patients.
New to this Edition
- A new chapter has been added on maxillofacial prosthetics.
- Both US and UK drug names are provided.
- Content has been revised and updated throughout.
Table of Contents
1. Hospital structure and function: The role of hospital dentistry 2. In hospital care of the dental patient 3. Outpatient management of the medically compromised patient 4. Consultations 5. Maxillofacial prosthetics 6. Dental emergencies 7. Medical emergencies 8. Problems of the oral mucosa 9. Charts, tables and treatment protocols 10. Principles of drug therapy and formulary 11. Laboratory tests
By Peter Lockhart, DDS, FDS, RCSEd, FDS, RCPS, Chairman, Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Centre, Charlotte, NC; John Meechan, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Newcastle Dental School, UK; and June Nunn, Professor of Special Care Dentistry, Department of Public and Child Dental Health, Dental School, Dublin, Ireland