Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient,
Edition 10
By Craig Miller, DMD, MS, Nelson L. Rhodus, DMD, MPH, Nathaniel S Treister, DMD, Eric T Stoopler, DMD, FDSRCS, FDSRCPS and Alexander Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD

Publication Date: 18 Apr 2023

Little and Falace’s Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, 10th Edition, is thoroughly revised to provide the information needed to assess common problems and make safe dental management decisions. This new edition contains revised content on Cancer and Women’s Health and includes an enhanced ebook plus patient-based practice questions with print purchase. Also, each chapter features informative illustrations and well-organized tables to provide you with in-depth details and overall summaries required for understanding and applying medical concepts in dentistry.

New Features

  • NEW! Thoroughly revised content provides the most current, evidence-based information you need to make dental management decisions.
  • UPDATED! Information correlating to the revised INBDE exam prepares you for the boards.
  • NEW! An ebook version is included with print purchase. The ebook allows you to access all the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. Plus, patient-based questions are included.
  • UPDATED! Revised coverage of Women’s Health addresses issues specific to women that can impact dental management.
  • NEW! Completely revised chapter on Cancer discusses essential considerations for the oral care of these patients.
  • NEW! Key Points at the beginning of each chapter highlight important content to guide study efforts.
About the author
By Craig Miller, DMD, MS, University of Kentucky, Department of Oral Health Science, College of Dentistry, Lexington, Kentucky; Nelson L. Rhodus, DMD, MPH, Morse Distinguished Professor and Director, Division of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology, University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry and College of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Nathaniel S Treister, DMD, Associate Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Chief of the Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Eric T Stoopler, DMD, FDSRCS, FDSRCPS, Professor of Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Alexander Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD, Director, Oral Medicine and Clinical Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, & Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY
Table of Contents
1 Patient Evaluation, Risk Assessment, and the Diagnostic Process
2 Infective Endocarditis
3 Hypertension
4 Ischemic Heart Disease
5 Cardiac Arrhythmias
6 Heart Failure (Congestive Heart Failure)
7 Pulmonary Disease
8 Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation
9 Sleep Disordered Breathing
10 Liver Disease
11 Gastrointestinal Diseases
12 Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis
13 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
14 Diabetes Mellitus
15 Adrenal Insufficiency
16 Thyroid Diseases
17 Women's Health Issues
18 AIDS, HIV Infection, and Related Conditions
19 Allergy
20 Rheumatologic Disorders
21 Organ Transplantation
22 Disorders of Red Blood Cells
23 Disorders of White Blood Cells
24 Acquired Bleeding Disorders
25 Congenital Bleeding and Hypercoagulable Disorders
26 Cancer and Oral Care of Patients With Cancer
27 Neurologic Disorders
28 Psychiatric Disorders
29 Substance Use Disorders
Appendix A:Guide to Management of Common Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Appendix B:Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings
Appendix C: Therapeutic Management of Common Oral Lesions
Appendix D:Drug Interactions of Significance in Dentistry
Appendix E:Herbal Supplements Used in Complementary and Alternative Medicine of Potential Importance in Dentistry
Answers to Practice Test Questions
Book details
ISBN: 9780323809450
Page Count: 608
Illustrations : Approx. 555 illustrations (555 in full color)
Retail Price : £77.99

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