This beautifully illustrated handbook uses a symptom-based approach to assist the clinician in the diagnosis and management of those conditions that fall into the specialty of oral medicine. Dealing first with normal anatomy, physical examination and investigation - particularly lesional biopsy, haematological assessment and microbiological sampling - the authors cover all areas of those diseases, local and systemic, that manifest themselves in the lips and mouth. Conditions are grouped under their principal presenting sign - blistering, white patches, red patches, swelling, pigmentation, pain, dry mouth, altered taste and halitosis. With 260 brilliant color photographs illustrating each disease, this is the perfect text to consult for accurate diagnosis and treatment strategies. A comprehensive and practical guide to the management and treatment of oral problems, this handbook will be of value to professionals and trainees in medicine, pathology and dentistry.
A highly illustrated handbook, using a symptom-based approach to assist the clinician in the diagnosis and management of those conditions that fall into the speciality of oral medicine. Dealing first with normal anatomy, physical examination and investigation – particularly lesional biopsy, haematological assessment and microbiological sampling – the authors cover all areas of those diseases, local and systemic, that manifest themselves in the lips and mouth. Conditions are grouped under their principal presenting sign – blistering, white patches, red patches, swelling, pigmentation, pain, dry mouth, altered tasted and halitosis. A comprehensive and practical guide to the management and treatment of oral problems, this handbook is of value to professionals and trainees in medicine, pathology and dentistry.
In an area of growing interest to veterinarians, the authors have produced a rapid reference to the practical clinical aspects of small animal dentistry. The text is arranged to reflect the clinician’s thinking and approach to problems: background information, clinical relevance, key points, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests, and management. Some 400 top-quality illustrations—color photos, imaging and diagrams—provide a critically important complement to the text. The color handbook—here with revised text and references—offers real-life insights into the progression of oral disease and has been welcomed as a working resource by veterinary practitioners and students, and as a valuable review by more advanced veterinary dentists.
In this new color handbook, the authors deal systematically with those skin conditions that are particular to or more common in the elderly covering testing, diagnosis and treatment options. Given ageing populations the need for such a book is urgent. More and more elderly patients will seek care for a variety of skin conditions, ranging from eczema and psoriasis to benign lesions and skin cancers. For environmental and physiological reasons, all such conditions become more prevalent in the elderly and the effects of treatment more problematic. Following an initial chapter on how skin changes with age, the authors discuss in turn inflammatory, neoplastic, infectious and metabolic/nutritional diseases of the skin, plus skin signs of systemic disease in old age. Skin Diseases of the Elderly is written in a concise structured style and illustrated by a wealth of top quality color photos. it is intended to help dermatologists in practice and training, geriatricians, primary care physicians, specialist nurses and senior medical students.
Oral diseases can have a significant impact on self esteem and quality of life, are widespread and may be expensive to treat. New methods to reduce their incidence are therefore needed and the protective effect of food constituents is an important area of study. This essential collection reviews the latest research into the effects of food constituents on diseases and conditions of the mouth. Part one introduces oral conditions and diseases, with chapters on topics such as diseases caused by oral bacteria, viral and fungal infections of the oral cavity and dental erosion. Part two focuses on the effects of specific foods and food components, including sugar alcohols, casein phosphopeptides and antioxidants. The final part of the book covers the technology and development of foods and supplements for oral health and oral healthcare products containing food-derived bioactives. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Food constituents and oral health is an indispensable reference for dentists, professionals in the oral health product, dietary supplement and functional foods industries and academics with an interest in oral health or functional foods. Essential collection reviews the latest research into the food constituents on diseases and conditions of the mouth Examines oral conditions and diseases with specific chapters assessing bacterial, viral and fungal infections Reviews the effects of specific foods and food components including sugar alcohols and antioxidants
Advances in medical and surgical sciences, an aging population, and changes in lifestyle have resulting in new patterns of orofacial diseases and an emphasis on prevention and management. This new, full-color handbook is ideal for identifying normal anatomy, pathology, and a wide range of oral and systemic diseases with oral manifestations. Concise but comprehensive, with guidelines for diagnosis and management, the book is designed for portability and easy reference. This book is distributed by Thieme for Martin Dunitz Publishers in the United States and Canada. For orders in the rest of the world, please contact directly: Martin Dunitz Ltd. The Livery House 7-9 Pratt Street London NW1 OAE United Kingdom Tel: +44-171-482-2202 Fax: +44-171-267-0159 E-mail:[email protected] www.dunitz.co.uk (Distributed by Thieme for Martin Dunitz Publishers)
The new edition of this highly successful book continues to offer readers everything they require to gain a full understanding of microbiology as it relates to modern dental practice. The rich combination of easy-to-read text together with the extensive artwork programme makes Essential Microbiology for Dentistry the first choice of microbiology textbook for many students of dentistry worldwide. Comprehensive coverage of the subject area makes the book suitable for all aspects of the curriculum Almost 300 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Contains ‘Key Facts’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Self-assessment sections at the end of each chapter allow students to assess their understanding in key areas of knowledge Addresses the subject on a strictly ‘need-to-know for the dentist’ approach [e.g. only salient bacteria are included with thumbnail sketches of viruses and fungi] Contains a detailed - and now expanded - glossary and abbreviations list Contains the latest organism nomenclature and information regarding unculturable bacteria and novel molecular technology Includes a highly expanded section on oral biofilms and their relevance to systemic disease such as heart disease, diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes and nosocomial pneumonia Contains a brand new section on oral immunology – prepared by guest authors – as relevant to dentistry Contains a new section on the microbiology of perimplantitis Presents a fully revised and expanded section on infection control in dentistry encompassing British and American guidelines
Boston John D. Da Silva Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston David A. Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston Laura Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Author: Boston John D. Da Silva Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston David A. Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine,Boston Laura Mitchell Director of Advanced Graduate Education Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference at any time. Part of the worldwide best-selling series, this book provides much more information than a standard handbook in the field. Thin and light, it uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. It is ideal for students, residents and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series.
This pocket guide bridges the gap between dental and medical knowledge. It provides practical information for the dental professional on how to take a full medical history, examine the patient, perform the appropriate investigations, appreciate the patient's medical problems and their implications on dental management, and treat their patients in a safe and effective way. This edition includes new material on the management of emergencies, patients with bleeding tendencies, cardiac problems, diabetes, and infections.
This issue of the Medical Clinics of North America, devoted to Oral Medicine, is edited by Drs. Eric T. Stoopler and Thomas P. Sollecito. Articles in this issue include: Anatomical and examination considerations of the oral cavity; Common dental and periodontal diseases; Common dental and orofacial trauma; Normal variations of oral anatomy and common oral soft tissue lesions; Oral cancer; Oral mucosal disorders; Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs); Orofacial pain syndromes; and Salivary gland disorders.
Following on the favorable reception of the first edition, the authors have thoroughly revised and updated the second edition of this resourceful clinical handbook. The book has been well received internationally by a wide audience of clinicians, including general dentists, oral surgeons, otolaryngologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, dental hygienists, physician assistants, and dermatologists, and sales have been strong among students and post-graduate residents training in medical, dental, and allied health fields, supporting the versatility of this work and serving as testimony to its value in both the academic and private practice arenas. Several key updates and improvements have been made to the second edition. All informational content has been updated to ensure accuracy and relevance, particularly in the rapidly evolving fields of oncology and pharmacology. A new chapter has been added entitled “Oral Sequelae of Cancer and Cancer Therapy” which better organizes and consolidates previous content while expanding on topics such as targeted therapies and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Additional clinical images have been included throughout the book so that the full clinical spectrum of any given condition is well-represented. Furthermore, the print quality, as well as the positioning and layout of the clinical images has been improved for optimal utility. Lastly, the summary boxes that follow each condition have been reconfigured with color-coded icons for improved definition, ease of use and cross-referencing. Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition will continue to serve as an authoritative contemporary resource for clinicians seeking guidance in the diagnosis and management of oral diseases.
Sandra Lee Gardner,Brian S. Carter,Mary I Enzman-Hines,Jacinto A. Hernandez
Author: Sandra Lee Gardner,Brian S. Carter,Mary I Enzman-Hines,Jacinto A. Hernandez
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The leading resource for collaborative critical care for newborns, Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 7th Edition provides a multidisciplinary approach and a real-world perspective. It focuses on evidenced-based practice, with clinical directions in color for easy retrieval and review. Special features help you prioritize the steps in initial care, and provide a guide to sharing information with parents. With each chapter written jointly by both physicians and nurses, this book is comprehensive enough to suit the needs of the entire team in your neonatal intensive care unit. Unique! A multidisciplinary perspective is provided by an editorial team of two physicians and two nurses, and each chapter is written and reviewed by a physician and nurse team, so information mirrors the real-world experience in a neonatal intensive care unit. Unique! Clinical content is in color, so you can quickly scan through chapters for information that directly affects patient care. Unique! Parent Teaching boxes highlight the relevant information to be shared with a patient’s caregivers. Critical Findings boxes outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care. Coverage in clinical chapters includes pathophysiology and etiology, prevention, data collection, treatment, complications, outcomes, prognosis, and parent education. Expanded Neonatal Surgery chapter covers all of the most common procedures in neonatal surgery. Follow-up of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Infant chapter is expanded to include coverage of outcomes management and discharge planning. Streamlined references are updated to include only the most current or classic sources.
Concise, problem-oriented, and accessibly designed, the Pocket Handbook focuses on the essentials of medicine and surgery of the dog and cat. The book’s helps start the process of case management and resolution. It includes tips and hints on interpretation of physical signs, diagnostic tests, and management of common presenting conditions. The book presents algorithms used to assist decision-making, specifically in clinical presentations and critical care. It also supplies commonly used drugs, their dosage rates, and precautions in tabular form. Color diagrams and photos illustrate key points.
Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The most popular medical handbook in the world, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference any time. At almost 900 pages, it is comprehensive enough to serve as a mini-text in clinical medicine, yet it is thin and light and uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. Written by a team of authors from the acclaimed Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, this new Handbook presents the basics of clinical medicine for students, residents, nurses, and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine? The design.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The iPhone App.... An intuitive iPhone application has been designed for the Handbook with the objective of allowing professional users to access the precise information they need or reference content with a three-click action. Available at http://itunes.com/apps/oxfordamericanhandbookofclinicalmedicine The interior layout.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!
This new, revised handbook builds on the success of the first edition, offering dental students and practitioners a concise, practical and highly illustrated guide to the day-to-day management of child patients. Extensive color illustrations throughout the book help facilitate diagnosis of dental abnormalities, and up-to-date, expanded information makes this book an essential companion in the dental office. Concise presentation addresses the management of all common dental conditions seen in children, including children with special needs. Over 200 color illustrations facilitate the diagnosis of dental abnormalities. Essential, practical information is presented in a highly accessible and useful format. The convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting. The chapter on child management has been divided into two separate chapters, with the first covering assessment and the second addressing pain control to present more emphasis on local anesthesia, sedation, and general anesthesia. Chapters on restorative dentistry and orthodontics are completely rewritten to reflect the latest advances and techniques in the field. All content throughout the book has been meticulously reviewed and updated.
Chantal Simon,Hazel Everitt,Francoise van Dorp,Matthew Burke
Author: Chantal Simon,Hazel Everitt,Francoise van Dorp,Matthew Burke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Family & Relationships
The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. Revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes several new chapters and expanded information on the new GP contract and training.
Building on the success of this book's first edition, Dr. Eric Hansen and Dr. Mack Roach have updated, revised, and expanded the Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology, a portable reference that utilizes evidence-based medicine as the basis for practical treatment recommendations and guidelines. Organized by body site, concise clinical chapters provide easy access to critical information. Important "pearls" of epidemiology, anatomy, pathology, and clinical presentation are highlighted. Key facets of the work-up are listed, followed by staging and/or risk classification systems. Treatment recommendations are discussed based on stage, histology, and/or risk classification. Brief summaries of key trials and studies provide rationale for the recommendations. Practical guidelines for radiation techniques are described. Finally, complications and follow-up guidelines are outlined. Updates from the first edition include brand new color figures and color contouring mini-atlases for head and neck, gastrointestinal, prostate, and gynecological tumors; redesigned tables for increased readability; new chapters on management of the neck and unknown primary, clinical radiobiology, and pediatric malignancies and benign conditions; and new appendices including the American College of Radiology guidelines for administration of IV contrast.