Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Author: Andrew Davies,Ilora G. Finlay

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192632432

Category: Medical

Page: 221

View: 7438

Lesions of the oral cavity have an enormous impact on the quality of life of patients with advanced disease. They cause considerable morbidity and diminish a patient's physical and psychological well-being. Oral complications impair oral nutrition and can cause a variety of problems including malnutrition, anorexia, and cachexia. Psychological problems relate to the role that the oral cavity plays in communication and social life. This book provides comprehensive, clinically relevant, evidence-based guidelines on oral problems to ensure first rate care. The scientific foundations and research base for their management underpin the discussion throughout. A multi-disciplinary group of contributors provide authoritative guidelines on clinical features, investigations, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, as well as complementary therapies. Chapters cover oral assessment, hygiene, domiciliary dental care, infections, taste disturbance, pain, HIV infection and AIDS, neurological diseases, and paediatric problems. Highly illustrated throughout, the book also includes an extensive colour plate section. This book should appeal to all members of the multi-disciplinary team working in palliative care, care of the dying and care of the elderly including hospice dentists and speech therapists working with chronically ill patients.

Personalized Oral Health Care

From Concept Design to Clinical Practice

Author: Peter J. Polverini

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319232975

Category: Medical

Page: 158

View: 1090

This book provides an overview of the oral health care environment as the transition is made to a system increasingly focusing on disease prevention, early intervention to minimize disease progression, and a personalized approach that meets each individual’s needs. Descriptions are provided of an array of technologies based on rapid advances in genomic medicine and omics technology that are already entering clinical practice and promise to have a huge impact on risk assessment, diagnosis, and therapy. Detailed consideration is also paid to personalized health insurance in the new environment, the impact of personalized health care on the economics of health care, and the consequences for the global diagnostic market place and improved access to care. The changes in dental education required to produce dentists better equipped to participate in the new health care environment are examined, and the book concludes by considering key opportunities and challenges.

A Guide to Symptom Relief in Palliative Care

Author: Claud F. B. Regnard,Mervyn Dean

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846193567

Category: Medical

Page: 366

View: 608

This established and well-regarded Guide describes the management of patients with advanced disease. Its foundation is a clinical decision-making approach in which the patient's information guides the professional's approach to appropriate management

Oral Complications of Cancer and Its Management

Author: Andrew Davies,Joel Epstein

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199543585

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 4248

Oral complications are hugely important for those treating cancer patients, either as an indication of disease or as a symptom of the disease. This is the first book to focus on this unique area of cancer care, providing international, evidence-based, clinical guidance for the whole team involved in treating the cancer patient with oral problems.

Prevention in Clinical Oral Health Care

Author: David P. Cappelli,Connie C. Mobley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323036953

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 3029

PART ONE: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION THEORY 1. Epidemiology/Biology of Dental Caries 2. Epidemiology/Biology of Periodontal Diseases 3. Epidemiology/Biology of Oral Cancer PART TWO: RISK-BASED PREVENTION 4. Dental Caries and Associated Risk Factors 5. Periodontal Disease and Associated Risk Factors 6. Oral Cancer and Associated Risk Factors 7. Synergism between Pharmacology and Oral Health PART THREE: ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES TO TAILOR YOUR PATIENT CARE PLAN 8. Nutritional Risk Assessment 9. Laboratory Testing 10. Integrating Risk and Health Promotion Counseling 11. Enhancing Patient Adherence to Preventive Programs 12. The Fearful and Phobic Patient 13. Cultural Competence and Risk Assessment PART FOUR: PREVENTION AND PRACTICE 14. Disease Prevention/Health Promotion 15. Prevention Strategies for Dental Caries 16. Prevention Strategies for Periodontal Diseases 17. Prevention Strategies for Oral Cancer 18. Prevention Strategies for Oral Components of Systemic Conditions 19. Prevention Strategies for Special Populations 20. Integrating Preventive Strategies into Clinical Practice.

Helping the Patient with Advanced Disease

A Workbook

Author: Claud F. B. Regnard

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781857759648

Category: Medical

Page: 241

View: 6589

Helping others to learn about caring for people with advanced disease has always been a fundamental part of effective palliative care. This flexible learning material, formally evaluated by the Open University, is based on the Current Learning in Palliative Care (CLIP) worksheets to cover all aspects of palliative care. Easy to use, with activities throughout, they can be reproduced as handouts when presenting to a group, or used individually alongside a tutor, or within a group setting. Each worksheet is carefully structured and assigned a learning level from introductory to advanced, to give the reader an indication of how much experience or knowledge is needed to carry out the exercise. This book provides an essential resource to arm health professionals, carers and teams with the knowledge and skills needed in their daily work.

Advancing Oral Health in America

Author: Committee on an Oral Health Initiative,Board on Health Care Services,Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309186307

Category: Medical

Page: 268

View: 3886

Though it is highly preventable, tooth decay is a common chronic disease both in the United States and worldwide. Evidence shows that decay and other oral diseases may be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. However, individuals and many health care professionals remain unaware of the risk factors and preventive approaches for many oral diseases. They do not fully appreciate how oral health affects overall health and well-being. In Advancing Oral Health in America, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) highlights the vital role that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can play in improving oral health and oral health care in the United States. The IOM recommends that HHS design an oral health initiative which has clearly articulated goals, is coordinated effectively, adequately funded and has high-level accountability. In addition, the IOM stresses three key areas needed for successfully maintaining oral health as a priority issue: strong leadership, sustained interest, and the involvement of multiple stakeholders from both the public and private sectors. Advancing Oral Health in America provides practical recommendations that the Department of Health and Human Services can use to improve oral health care in America. The report will serve as a vital resource for federal health agencies, health care professionals, policy makers, researchers, and public and private health organizations.

Holistic Dental Care

The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums

Author: Nadine Artemis

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583947213

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 152

View: 7603

A comprehensive guide to natural, do-it-yourself oral care, Holistic Dental Care introduces simple, at-home dental procedures that anyone can do. Highlighted with fifty-three full-color photos and illustrations, this book offers dental self-care strategies and practices that get to the core of the problems in our mouths--preventing issues from taking root and gently restoring dental health. Based on a "whole body approach" to oral care, Holistic Dental Care addresses the limits of the traditional approach that treats only the symptoms and not the source of body imbalances. Taking readers on a tour of the ecology of the mouth, dental health expert and author Nadine Artemis describes the physiology of the teeth and the sources of bacteria and decay. Revealing the truth about the artificial chemicals in many toothpastes and mouthwashes, Artemis also discusses the harmful effects of mercury fillings and the much safer ceramic filling options that are available. Covering topics that include healthy nutrition, oral care for children, and the benefits of botanical substances and plant extracts for maintaining oral health, Artemis introduces a comprehensive eight-step self-dentistry protocol that offers an effective way to prevent decay, illness, acidic saliva, plaque build-up, gum bleeding, inflammation, and more.

A Guide to Symptom Relief in Advanced Disease

Author: Claud F. B. Regnard,Sue Tempest

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 143

View: 6048

This reference guide has become an indispensable companion for doctors and nurses, helping them to solve the urgent problems they encounter on the ward or in the consulting room. The second and third editions sold over 60,000 copies each.

Special Care in Dentistry

Handbook of Oral Healthcare

Author: Crispian Scully,Pedro Diz Dios,Navdeep Kumar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040290

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 5055

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is comprehensive and concise information source on special care dentistry by the foremost authority on the subject in the UK.

Color Atlas of Oral Diseases in Children and Adolescents

Author: George Laskaris

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9780865777897

Category: Medical

Page: 338

View: 9173

Children and adolescents are affected by a large range of diseases with oral manifestations that may not be seen in adults. Such diseases include viral and bacterial infections, but many other conditions as well, for example, after swallowing caustic liquids. As with the author's immensely successful Color Atlas of Oral Diseases, this new work is lavishly illustrated with high-quality color photographs, providing the reader with an at-a-glance diagnostic guide. Succinct texts in tabular form complement the images to help the reader formulate a differential diagnosis and a treatment plan.

A Life Course Perspective on Health Trajectories and Transitions

Author: Claudine Burton-Jeangros,Stéphane Cullati,Amanda Sacker,David Blane

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331920484X

Category: Medical

Page: 213

View: 8513

This open access book examines health trajectories and health transitions at different stages of the life course, including childhood, adulthood and later life. It provides findings that assess the role of biological and social transitions on health status over time. The essays examine a wide range of health issues, including the consequences of military service on body mass index, childhood obesity and cardiovascular health, socio-economic inequalities in preventive health care use, depression and anxiety during the child rearing period, health trajectories and transitions in people with cystic fibrosis and oral health over the life course. The book addresses theoretical, empirical and methodological issues as well as examines different national contexts, which help to identify factors of vulnerability and potential resources that support resilience available for specific groups and/or populations. Health reflects the ability of individuals to adapt to their social environment. This book analyzes health as a dynamic experience. It examines how different aspects of individual health unfold over time as a result of aging but also in relation to changing socioeconomic conditions. It also offers readers potential insights into public policies that affect the health status of a population.

Integration of Palliative Care in Chronic Conditions

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Kim K. Kuebler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781935864899

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 5362

Integration of Palliative Care in Chronic Conditions: An Interdisciplinary Approach will equip multidisciplinary teams with the resources necessary to provide patients and their families with the best possible care and management of multiple chronic conditions. Written in an easily accessible outline format, this comprehensive text explores pharmacologic interventions; advance care planning; and the physiology, symptoms, diagnostics, and interventions of various chronic conditions and malignancies. In addition, case studies highlight approaches to the care of individual patients with varying backgrounds and needs. Emphasizing the importance of self care, spiritual and religious support, compassion, goal setting, education, preparation, and communication in all areas of the palliative care realm, this book is an essential resource in guiding healthcare professionals in their mission of providing quality care to patients and their families.

Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine

Author: Nathan E. Goldstein,Rolfe Sean Morrison

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143773796X

Category: Medical

Page: 499

View: 6320

"Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine" is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine. Dr. Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. R. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness.

Dementia

From Advanced Disease to Bereavement

Author: Victor Pace,Adrian Treloar,Sharon Scott

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199237808

Category: Medical

Page: 426

View: 5370

Dementia is a growing issue, exacerbated by improvements in health care which have led to an ageing population. This book concentrates on advanced disease and addresses issues such as pain management, decision-making, communication, the Mental Health Capacity Act, dementia in the younger patient, and the carer's perspective.

Prevention in Clinical Oral Health Care - E-Book

Author: David P. Cappelli,Connie Chenevert Mobley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323058361

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 5271

This book focuses on oral health promotion and the impact of systemic disease in the development of oral disease, as well as how to introduce, apply, and communicate prevention to a patient with a defined risk profile. Prevention in Clinical Oral Health Care integrates preventive approaches into clinical practice, and is a valuable tool for all health care professionals to integrate oral health prevention as a component of their overall preventive message to the patient. Discusses risk-based approaches to prevent problems such as caries, periodontal disease, and oral cancer. Topics are written at a level that can be understood by both practicing dental health team members and by dental hygiene and dental students so strategies can be applied to better understand the patient's risk for oral disease and how to prevent future disease. Identifies the barriers, oral health care needs, and preventive strategies for special populations such as children, the elderly, and the physically or mentally disabled. Explores the development of a culturally sensitive dental practice and strategies to make the dental environment more welcoming to individuals with different cultural backgrounds. Discusses how to gather patient information, the synthesis of the patient's data, and the application of the information collected in order to evaluate the patient's risk for disease.

Impact of Oral Health on Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, An Issue of Dental Clinics of North America,

Author: Leslie R. Halpern,Linda M. Kaste

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032346307X

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 7857

This issue of Dental Clinics of North America focuses on Impact of Oral Health on Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, and is edited by Drs. Linda Kaste and Leslie Halpern. Articles will include: The Barber Pole Might Have Been an Early Sign for Patient-Centered Care: What does IPE/CP/PCC look like now?; Collaborative Practice Models for Chronic Disease Management; Problems and Solutions for Interprofessional Education in North American Dental Schools; Interprofessional Education in Pain Management for Dentists; Interprofessional Collaboration in Improving Oral Health for Special Populations; Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: An Oral Health Paradigm for Women; Interprofessional Collaboration for the Understanding and Elimination of Health Disparities: The Example of LGBTQ; Oral Health and Inter-professional Collaborative Practice: Examples of the TEAM Approach to Geriatric Care; Immunization Care and Dental Practice; Policy Development Fosters Collaborative Practice: The Example of the Minamata Convention on Mercury; Genetics: The Future is Now with Interprofessional Collaboration; Integrating Oral Health and Primary Care: Federal Initiatives to Drive Systems Change, and more!

Primary Health Care in the Dental Office, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Ira B. Lamster

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747548

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 8429

This issue of Dental Clinics of North America points the dental profession in the direction of greater coordination with the health care system for chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, obesity, and by promoting smoking cessation and a healthy lifestyle.

Teeth

The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America

Author: Mary Otto

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 1620972816

Category: Political Science

Page: 288

View: 7755

An NPR Best Book of 2017 "[Teeth is] . . . more than an exploration of a two-tiered system—it is a call for sweeping, radical change." —New York Times Book Review “Show me your teeth,” the great naturalist Georges Cuvier is credited with saying, “and I will tell you who you are.” In this shattering new work, veteran health journalist Mary Otto looks inside America’s mouth, revealing unsettling truths about our unequal society. Teeth takes readers on a disturbing journey into America’s silent epidemic of oral disease, exposing the hidden connections between tooth decay and stunted job prospects, low educational achievement, social mobility, and the troubling state of our public health. Otto’s subjects include the pioneering dentist who made Shirley Temple and Judy Garland’s teeth sparkle on the silver screen and helped create the all-American image of “pearly whites”; Deamonte Driver, the young Maryland boy whose tragic death from an abscessed tooth sparked congressional hearings; and a marketing guru who offers advice to dentists on how to push new and expensive treatments and how to keep Medicaid patients at bay. In one of its most disturbing findings, Teeth reveals that toothaches are not an occasional inconvenience, but rather a chronic reality for millions of people, including disproportionate numbers of the elderly and people of color. Many people, Otto reveals, resort to prayer to counteract the uniquely devastating effects of dental pain. Otto also goes back in time to understand the roots of our predicament in the history of dentistry, showing how it became separated from mainstream medicine, despite a century of growing evidence that oral health and general bodily health are closely related. Muckraking and paradigm-shifting, Teeth exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of our oral health crisis. It joins the small shelf of books that change the way we view society and ourselves—and will spark an urgent conversation about why our teeth matter.