This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, "Medical Problems in Dentistry" is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. In this 6th edition, the content has been rewritten and refocused to place even stronger emphasis on the medical problems that directly influence dental practice. All content has been reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure complete accuracy and currency of information. Addition of many new images, 'key points boxes' and increased alphabetisation of entries further serve to make the book even easier to use and more relevant than ever. Additional features includes: new coverage of key areas of development in medicine including auto-inflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis and immune reconstitution syndrome .
This title includes new chapters on alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men's issues and occupational health. It covers new international and national guidelines, recent references and up-to-date websites. "Medical Problems in Dentistry 6th edition" is ideal for the whole dental team: students, general practitioners, hospital-based staff and candidates for postgraduate exams.
Table of Contents
SECTION A: GENERAL SECTION B: ORGAN SYSTEMS MEDICINE SECTION C: OTHER SYSTEMS MEDICINE SECTION D: OTHER HEALTH ISSUES SECTION E: APPENDIX
Crispian Scully is President of the International Academy of Oral Oncology and President-Elect of the British Society for Oral Medicine. He has written and edited over 40 books, written over 150 book chapters and has over 900 papers cited on MEDLINE plus over 300 others. He is Co-Editor of Oral Diseases, Medicina Oral, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. He has received the CBE, University of Helsinki Medal of Honour, University of Santiago de Compostela Medal, University of Granada Medal, Fellowship of UCL, and honorary degrees from the Universities of Athens, Granada, Helsinki and Pretoria. He has received the UK Dental Award for the Most Outstanding Achievements in Dentistry, the Award of the Spanish Society for Oral Medicine and the Hellenic Society for Oral Medicine.