Oral Medicine & Pathology: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Author: Saman Warnakulasuriya,WM Tilakaratna

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 935025221X

Category: Medical

Page: 563

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This book is a comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology, with each chapter covering a different condition. Presented in an easy to read format, each topic begins with an outline of the disease, classification and a review of the etiology and clinical features, radiological and histological features, investigation methods and management. The pathology sections provide detailed explanations of pathogenesis, supported by numerous illustrations and photomicrographs. Emphasis is placed on developing clinical diagnostic skills, the role of haematological and immunological tests, biopsy and histopathology, imaging and other investigative techniques. ‘Key features’ boxes are included for every topic, as well as self assessment questions and suggestions for further reading. Key points Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology Emphasis placed on diagnostic skills and investigative techniques Self assessment questions and ‘key features’ boxes included for each topic More than 1300 photographs, diagrams, graphs and tables

Contemporary Oral Medicine

A Comprehensive Approach to Clinical Practice

Author: Camile S. Farah,Ramesh Balasubramaniam,Michael J. McCullough

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319723013

Category: Medical

Page: 1380

View: 6441

This book, written by world authorities in the field, is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the specialty of Oral Medicine, which is concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and predominantly non-surgical management of medically related disorders and conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region. The pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of all relevant diseases and disorders are described with the aid of a wealth of clinical cases and illustrations that enable the reader to appreciate the diversity and potential complexity of Oral Medicine. In addition to the wide-ranging coverage of oral conditions, separate sections are devoted to bone and cutaneous pathology and to orofacial pain and its management, in addition to dental sleep medicine. The clinician who treats Oral Medicine patients will find this book to be an excellent aid to optimal management grounded in a sound knowledge of basic science and the dental and medical aspects of each disorder. In addition, it will serve as an outstanding textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Oral Pathology in the Pediatric Patient

A Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mucosal Lesions

Author: Elizabeth Philipone,Angela J. Yoon

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319446401

Category: Medical

Page: 148

View: 6334

This book is a practical, user-friendly guide to the clinical diagnosis and treatment of the oral mucosal lesions most frequently encountered in pediatric patients. For each entity, a characteristic clinical photograph is provided, the clinical appearance is concisely described, and guidance is offered on differential diagnosis and treatment options. Oral indications of systemic diseases are addressed in a separate section, and mucosal indicators of drug use, sexual abuse, and eating disorders are also identified. Oral lesions are a relatively common occurrence in the pediatric population. Fortunately, most of these lesions are transient and can be diagnosed clinically; examples include aphthous ulcers, traumatic ulcers, and lesions of infectious etiology such as viral lesions and candidiasis. There are also a number of mucosal lesions, such as mucoceles and viral papillomas, that require biopsy for diagnosis and/or surgical excision for treatment. This book will assist the practitioner in diagnosing and treating both transient and persistent mucosal lesions.

The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease

Author: Michael A. Kahn,J. Michael Hall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118278003

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 7716

The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease is the perfect tool to aid in identifying, diagnosing and treating soft tissue oral disease in everyday clinical practice. Focusing on the clinical aspects of management required by the general dental team, this book expertly guides readers through screening examinations, description and documentation, differential diagnosis, and guidelines for observation and referral. Ideal as a clinical handbook or review guide, The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease is replete with color photos, case studies and discussion, and synopses of best current treatments based on up-to-date literature. Section 1 includes basic information of how to most effectively and efficiently perform a complete and thorough head and neck soft tissue screening examination. Section 2 presents an overview of the top 40 oral soft tissue lesions, as well as several less common but life-threatening conditions such as oral cancer and infections. Section 3 is composed of a series of brief patient clinical scenarios with diagnostic exercises for self-test and evaluation by providing discussion of the correct diagnosis and distractors.

Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology

Author: Jean M. Bruch,Nathaniel S. Treister

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781603275200

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 7708

Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology, is a clinically relevant and accessible resource for health care professionals that truly bridges the worlds of dentistry and medicine. This handbook of oral medicine and oral pathology serves as a highly readable guide for diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered oral conditions. The volume is organized by grouping clinical entities under easily recognizable, diagnostically related headings and subheadings and allows the busy clinician to quickly reference and identify a lesion of interest. Concise descriptions of each entity provide background information and treatment recommendations while including specific guidelines on diagnosis, management, and follow-up. The authors of this text both have extensive training in the fields of oral pathology, dentistry, oral surgery and otolaryngology, and provide a comprehensive approach to the practice of oral medicine for all those who are likely to encounter diseases of the oral cavity in their daily practice.

Oral Medical

A Pocket Guide

Author: Lewis R. Eversole

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 286

View: 3694

A concise guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the full range of oral mucosal diseases as well as odontogenic and periodontal infections. This invaluable reference presents a wealth of vital clinical information in a bulleted format. Features an essential section on drug interactions!

A Clinical Guide for Contraception

Author: Leon Speroff,Philip D. Darney

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1608316106

Category: Medical

Page: 450

View: 9504

The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this practical handbook provides the essential information that clinicians and patients need to choose the best contraceptive method for the patient's age and medical, social, and personal characteristics.

Oral Radiosurgery

An Illustrated Clinical Guide

Author: Jeffrey A. Sherman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781853174629

Category: Medical

Page: 196

View: 4876

Includes case material throughout and provides a clear step-by-step guide to a wide variety of clinical radiosurgical techniques.

Oral Medicine

Author: Sergio Gandolfo,Crispian Scully,Marco Carrozzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443100373

Category: Medical

Page: 195

View: 5056

This title has been authored by professionals working in Europe and uses a unique combination of systematic, methodical and concise easy-access text with superb color clinical photographs to help dental practitioners recognize the signs and symptoms of conditions affecting the soft tissues of the mouth (e.g. ulcers and oral cancer) as well as the oral effects of systemic diseases. Flowcharts also illustrate the processes of diagnosis and treatment and lists differential diagnoses by site and by symptom. Clearly describes and illustrates 76 oral conditions under standardized headings of clinical features, incidence, aetiology, diagnosis and management. Gives therapeutic protocols with associated flowcharts to correspond with the trend towards protocol-driven treatment. Includes diagnostic flowcharts for major symptoms such as ulcers and red lesions, placed beside clinical photos to guide the reader systematically through the diagnostic process. Provides step-by-step instructions on how to carry out biopsies and toluidine blue staining.

Orofacial Pain

A Guide to Medications and Management

Author: Glenn T. Clark,Raymond A. Dionne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813815592

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 8827

"Pain is a preoccupation in dentistry, but the dentist's role has expanded beyond the treatment of dental pain to being one of the most involved in the treatment of orofacial pain. Orofacial Pain: A Guide to Medications and Management guides readers through the rational use of medications for the treatment of chronic orofacial pain, including oral, injectable and topical medications. It also provides relevant information about treatment choices for managing neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain, headache and uncommon orofacial pain disorders"--Provided by publisher.

Cawson's Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine E-Book

Author: Edward W Odell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070207389X

Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 2925

The new edition of this classic book continues to support a new generation of dental students in their understanding of the essential aspects of oral pathology and oral medicine as they relate to the day-to-day practice of dentistry. Fully updated throughout with the latest diagnostic tests, treatment protocols and international guidelines, the book now comes with Pageburst – an exciting product which provides readers with an eBook – giving them the printed book, plus access to the complete book content electronically. Histology slides within the e-book can be magnified by the reader simulating the use of the microscope and aiding learning by the addition of overlays.

Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine - E-Book

The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052051

Category: Medical

Page: 380

View: 5246

The new edition of this highly successful volume continues to offer readers with a systemized and objective approach to the practice of oral and maxillofacial medicine. Fully updated throughout with over 100 new photographs and artworks, Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine 3e presents a straightforward, easy-to-read guide to the successful diagnosis and treatment of the most common and potentially serious disorders seen in clinical practice. Maintaining a strong patient-centred approach throughout, the book also explores relevant systemic disorders and includes a reference section on eponymous and other conditions to ensure completion of the subject area. Full treatment options are given – including when to refer to medical, oncology or surgical colleagues – together with a comprehensive section on adverse drug reactions. Prepared by an author of international renown, this clearly written and beautifully illustrated book includes a wealth of anatomical artwork, treatment algorithms, clinical photographs, tables and ‘pull out’ boxes as well as sample ‘Patient Information Sheets’. Winner of the 2004 RSM/Society of Authors Book Award in the category of ‘New Authored Book’, and placed Highly Commended in the BMA Medical Book Awards 2009, this volume is ideal for senior dental students, dental practitioners and for trainees and practitioners in oral medicine, surgery, and pathology in particular. Allows the reader to adopt a systematic approach to history taking Explains how to examine patients and their oral lesions systematically to start formulating differential diagnoses Identifies which sites may be affected by the presenting condition and what to look for at the sites Explains when clinical investigations are indicated, which are appropriate, and how to perform them Shows the reader how to interpret the findings of routine clinical investigations and understand the potential implications for the patient Identifies relevant follow-up questions that may further clarify the findings of the clinical examination and refocus the history Explains how to recognise the scope of oral and maxillofacial diseases and the importance of their medical management in addition to the traditional dental focus of the discipline Shows the reader how to identify lesions and understand their potential implications for the patient Explains how to advise the patient about the aetiology of oral lesions and their predisposing factors Identifies a range of therapeutic options for the patient and emphasises the need for regular review and re-appraisal of the condition Provides an understanding of how treatment may impact, positively or negatively, upon the condition Identifies the need to refer for advice, investigations or treatment by dental, medical or surgical specialists Shows the reader how to recognise the importance of close liaison with colleagues in other disciplines, particular imaging, medicine, pathology and surgery Text now thoroughly clarified and updated, including revised Further Reading and websites Improved section on potential malignancies and cancer Provides additional information on the genetic influences of many conditions Contains an expanded section on therapeutics, including emergent therapies, as well as additional information on drug interactions and contraindications

A Clinical Guide to Dental Traumatology

Author: Louis H. Berman,Lucia Blanco,Stephen Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323087647

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7123

This practical, highly illustrated book describes the treatment and management of commonly encountered traumatic injuries to the teeth. It relates these types of trauma to crown fractures, root fractures, luxation injuries, and exarticulations. A step-by-step reference, this book also discusses complications that may involve surrounding soft and hard tissues, plus those that may arise in managing medically compromised patients. Hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations show concepts and depict case studies and treatment outcomes. Step-by-step descriptions of treatment plans offer "recipes" for treating patients according to type of injury. For each type of traumatic injury, you'll learn these key steps: How to perform a correct initial assessment of the problem. How to determine whether the patient suffers any related problems. How to record the injury and its subsequent treatment in the patient record. How to avoid future problems by ensuring that the entire tooth is treated — including any hidden injury to the pulp or dentin. Information on etiology and epidemiology of problems promotes more effective treatment of specific injuries and conditions. The Law and Dental Trauma chapter explains legal issues unique to treating dental injuries under emergency conditions. Psychological Impact of Injuries chapter describes the reactions that trauma patients may have, and how dentists can improve treatment by providing the patient with emotional support and holistic management. Chapters on hard tissue injuries focus on injuries to tooth/hard tissue anatomy — and one chapter examines soft tissue management — discussing types of trauma and their effects on surrounding oral tissues. Introductory chapter provides an overview of topics discussed in the book. Hundreds of references are listed alphabetically at the end of each chapter with research studies and current articles for further research. An interdisciplinary approach includes periodontal, endodontic, and pediatric considerations for specific types of injuries.

Risk Assessment and Oral Diagnostics in Clinical Dentistry

Author: Dena J. Fischer,Nathaniel S. Treister,Andres Pinto

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118483278

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 9042

Many diseases can have an impact upon oral health and/or the safe delivery of dental care. Consequently, oral health care providers need to be comfortable with assessing the risk of providing dental care to their patients with systemic disease as well as the evaluation of oral conditions that may represent manifestations or consequences of systemic disease. Risk Assessment and Oral Diagnostics in Clinical Dentistry aims to enable the dental practitioner to comfortably and capably assess when medical conditions may impact dental care and diagnose oral conditions using routine testing modalities. This clinical guide contains succinct and detailed text with visual aids regarding how to obtain and perform diagnostic tests, how to interpret these tests, and the implications of tests results upon the management of medically complex dental patients and patients with oral conditions. Color photographs show conditions, testing equipment, and test results. An appendix highlights the ten most common oral medicine disorders encountered in dental practice.