Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications and Complications

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Author: Kanchan Ganda

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118313917

Category: Medical

Page: 792

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The second edition of Dentist's Guide to Medical Conditions, Medications and Complications continues to provide quick-access, clinical information on the dental treatment of patients with common systemic conditions and medical complications. Expanded in this second edition is information about patient medications. Ideal for general practitioners and students in advanced general dentistry programs, the book outlines protocols for treating patients with common conditions, presents essential drug interaction information, and guides the dental professional through prevention and management of in-office medical emergencies.

The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

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Author: LAUREN L. PATTON

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118924401

Category:

Page: 528

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With new medications, medical therapies, and increasing numbers of older and medically complex patients seeking dental care, all dentists, hygienists, and students must understand the intersection of common diseases, medical management, and dental management to coordinate and deliver safe care. This new second edition updates all of the protocols and guidelines for treatment and medications and adds more information to aid with patient medical assessments, and clearly organizes individual conditions under three headings: background, medical management, and dental management. Written by more than 25 expert academics and clinicians, this evidence–based guide takes a patient–focused approach to help you deliver safe, coordinated oral health care for patients with medical conditions. Other sections contain disease descriptions, pathogenesis, coordination of care between the dentist and physician, and key questions to ask the patient and physician.

The Dentist's Quick Guide to Medical Conditions

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Author: Mea A. Weinberg,Stuart L. Segelnick,Joseph S. Insler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118953088

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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With increasing numbers of dental patients being elderly or havingmedical conditions, it is important for the dentist to understandhow these conditions may impact dental treatment. TheDentist’s Quick Guide to Medical Conditions presents therelevant information dentists need—symptoms, diagnostictests, medications prescribed, and dental management—for eachdisease and condition. Chapters will focus on each major bodilysystem, including respiratory, cardiovascular, hematologic,endocrine, gastrointestinal, immune, nervous, reproductive, andurinary, as well as chapters on the liver, kidneys, skin, andpsychological conditions. Appendices list guidelines for antibioticprophylaxis, additional conditions requiring antibiotics, and aquick list of diagnostic tests.

Sedation - E-Book

A Guide to Patient Management

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Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075967

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Combining essential theory with “how-to technical instruction, this concise guide is the leading reference for basic techniques in sedation and anxiety control in the dental office. The latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists keep you up-to-date with the latest medical standards. Content on patient management for pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients helps you successfully treat any patient population. In-depth discussions of the pharmacology of commonly used sedative agents allow you to fully understand properties and characteristics of drugs used. Combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction Boxes and tables highlight key information and make it easy to find important content. Chapter 40-Legal Considerations includes the current liability standards for patient treatment to help you protect yourself and your patients. Chapter 41-The Controversial Development of Anesthesiology in Dentistry focuses on the growing controversies, legal and otherwise, from both without and within the profession. Updated patient management procedures provide the most current guidelines on everything from AHA CPR standards to the safest sedative procedures. Full-color art program shows anatomy and other important concepts in vibrant detail. Photos of the newest sedation and emergency equipment ensure you have the latest information on developments in the field.

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

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Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075940

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.

The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

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Author: American Dental Association

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111824530X

Category: Medical

Page: 467

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"The ADA's Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions is a clinical manual that provides practicing dentists with information on a range of common medical conditions and guidelines for treating patients presenting with these conditions. Individual chapters reflect different systems-such as Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Endocrine and Metabolic, Neurologic, Gastrointestinal and others-or specific disorders and conditions-such as Bleeding Disorders, HIV/AIDS and Related Conditions, Head and Neck Cancer, Women's Oral Health Issues, and others. Chapters follow a consistent format and include sections on background, description of disease, pathogenesis, coordination of care between the dentist and patient, medical management, dental management, and key questions to ask the patient and the physician. With contributions from over 25 experts in the field, The ADA's Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions is a must-have resource for all general dentists in practice"--Provided by publisher.

Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry

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Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702059633

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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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. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites

ADA Dental Drug Handbook

A Quick Reference

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Author: American Dental Association

Publisher: American Dental Association

ISBN: 1684470528

Category: Medical

Page: 164

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The ADA Dental Drug Handbook contains the latest information from dental pharmacology’s leading experts. Intended for use by practicing dentists, students, dental educators, it covers the drugs most commonly used in the dental practice, with information about dosage, possible interactions, potential complications and more. Patients are being prescribed more medications today than ever before, and the dental team is confronted with many considerations when treating patients. This book contains five sections; the main section focuses on drugs used by the dentist, and other sections include pediatric management, dental office emergencies, handling patients with specific medical conditions, and useful tables. Each chapter starts with a brief overview of the category and contains easy-to-use monographs with sample prescriptions, contraindications, precautions, drug interactions, common side effects, and more. This easy-to-read, spiral bound reference covers drugs used in dentistry, such as analgesics, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, anxiolytics, fluorides, local anesthetics and corticosteroids; smoking cessation, salivary management and oral lesion treatments; OTC products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance; ADA Guidelines on procedures such as general anesthesia, antibiotic prophylaxis and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw; diabetic events; drug management for pediatrics, emergency situations, and special care patients such as pregnant patients and the elderly.

The Midwives' Guide to Key Medical Conditions

Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Author: Linda Wylie,Helen Bryce

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443103879

Category: Medical

Page: 178

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Collects relevant clinical information on common medical problems that can affect the pregnancy. This book covers conditions as diverse as epilepsy, lupus, diabetes and HIV. It is suitable for all health professionals dealing with childbearing women.

The Midwives' Guide to Key Medical Conditions E-Book

Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Author: Linda Wylie,Helen G H Bryce

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702039853

Category: Medical

Page: 188

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The only book of its kind, this essential reference offers quick access to information on the effects medical conditions can have on pregnancy and childbirth. Coverage includes a brief overview of normal anatomy and physiology with concise, practical guidelines for managing disorders commonly seen in women of childbearing age. From mild diseases such as asthma to serious conditions such as heart lesions, this indispensable guide will help you manage pregnancy and childbirth in women with systemic disease, recognize the early onset of disease-related pregnancy complications, and determine when it may be necessary to refer patients to a specialist. Offers complete coverage of normal pathophysiology in both the general population and in the context of pregnancy and childbirth. Provides comprehensive midwifery management guidelines. Outlines potential consequences of disease-related complications for the fetus or neonate.

Handbook of Local Anesthesia - E-Book

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Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242022

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 552

A practical, "how-to" guide to safe anesthesia practices in dentistry, Handbook of Local Anesthesia, 6th Edition covers all the latest advances in science, instrumentation, and pain control techniques. From basic concepts to specific injection techniques, from dosage charts to the proper care and handling of equipment, this book provides in-depth, full-color coverage of key anesthesia topics, including specific hazards and errors in technique that may result in complications. Written by Dr. Stanley Malamed, dentistry's leading expert on this subject, Handbook of Local Anesthesia is a valuable reference that will help you prevent, recognize, and manage complications of local anesthesia administration. Videos on an available companion DVD (sold separately) are narrated by Dr. Stanley Malamed, covering topics such as local anesthetic agents, anesthetic injection techniques, potential complications, and risk management. Full-color photographs and line drawings are included throughout the book. In-depth discussions cover the anesthetic agents used in dentistry, along with their clinical actions. Routes of administration are described for all anesthetics. The proper care and handling of equipment is addressed, along with the problems that may be encountered. Requirements for pain control and local anesthesia within various dental specialties are included. Comprehensive information on Articaine is included, a local anesthetic that is gaining widespread use in the United States. Numerous boxes and tables provide a quick reference and comparison of techniques, drugs, and dosages. Dosage charts, injection techniques, information on duration of action, and contraindications for local anesthetics are included at the end of the book for quick reference. Updated discussions of the armamentarium needed to succeed in local anesthesia delivery reflect the latest available drugs and devices. Updated discussions of the techniques needed to provide successful pain control. Updated step-by-step procedures cover the techniques for administering intraoral anesthesia. The latest advances in science, technology, and pain control techniques are covered.

Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient - E-Book

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Author: James W. Little,Donald Falace,Craig Miller,Nelson L. Rhodus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323088015

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 2004

Learn how common medical conditions can affect the course of the dental treatment a patient receives. This updated, concise reference provides the information you need to provide appropriate dental care to any patient, regardless of existing medical conditions. Featuring vivid illustrations and well-organized tables in each chapter, this text gives you the in-depth details and the overall summaries you need to get to the root of your patients’ needs. Organization of medical conditions provides a brief overview of the basic disease process, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, and currently accepted medical therapy of each disorder. This is followed by a detailed explanation and recommendations for specific dental management. Coverage of dosages, side effects, and drug interactions with medications used in dentistry, including those used during pregnancy. Chapters focusing on major health problems in the US and other nations include, ischemic hearth disease, smoking and tobacco use cessation, sleep-related breathing disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders. Dental management summary table summarizes important factors for consideration in the dental management of medically compromised patients. Appendix on the therapeutic management of common oral lesions provides a quick reference to the causative factors, clinical description, currently accepted therapeutic management, and patient education regarding common oral conditions. Appendix on alternative and complementary drugs looks at herbal remedies, specifically efficacy, adverse effects/reactions, medical problems, drug interactions, and dental implications. NEW! Chapter on drug and alcohol abuse discusses the effects of marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines/methamphetamine, and alcohol, along with considerations for both medical and dental management. NEW! 2009 AAOS statement on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Bacteremia in Patients with Joint Replacements provides recommendations to supplement practitioners in their clinical judgment regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with a joint prosthesis.

Mosby's Dental Drug Reference

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Author: Arthur H. Jeske

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323172261

Category: Medical

Page: 1520

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Ideal for chairside use by the entire dental team, Mosby's Dental Drug Reference provides guidelines for safe, accurate drug administration. More than 800 drug monographs make it easy to find indications and dosages, contraindications, interactions, side effects, serious reactions, and dental-specific drug information. With profiles of drugs recently approved by the FDA, this edition is completely up to date! A companion Evolve website adds regular drug updates, and a CD offers a full-color pill atlas and printable patient education handouts. From lead editor Arthur Jeske, a well-known researcher and author on dental pharmacology, this pocket-sized reference provides the current, concise drug information you need at the point of care. User-friendly, durable, pocket-sized format provides information at a glance, and makes this guide ideal for chairside use. More than 800 detailed monographs include each drug's generic name, pronunciation, brand names, drug class, controlled substances schedule, mechanism of action, uses or indications, doses and routes of administration, side effects/adverse reactions, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions of concern to dentistry, and other dental considerations. Dental considerations include suggestions for consultations and recommendations for the patient/family in preventing dental complications. A companion CD includes a full-color pill atlas, a searchable glossary of terms with pronunciations, illustrations of drug-related pathologic oral conditions, and patient information handouts. Useful appendices summarize information such as combination products, food and herbal interactions, pregnancy and pediatric considerations, and IV compatibilities and incompatibilities. The companion Evolve website includes patient teaching guides, a full-color pill atlas, all appendices from the text, alternative medicine information, and regular updates to the book. New monographs for recently FDA approved drugs include up-to-date dental considerations. More emphasis on oral health, prevention, and treatment from the dental hygienist's perspective helps in educating the patient. Stronger coverage of oral contraceptives includes brand names with generic names when possible. A list of common prescriptions in the appendix includes the use for each along with rationales, providing a quick reference when considering a drug's implications for dental treatment. Expanded resources on CD include a search function and pronunciations for the glossary, plus crossword puzzles, word searches, and additional illustrations of common oral complications, making it easier to recognize terms, drug classes, and pathologic conditions.

Sedation

A Guide to Patient Management

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Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323012263

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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This definitive, authoritative clinical manual stands alone in the field of patient sedation. Combining essential theory with technical instruction, it presents "everything in a nutshell" for the practicing professional and student of dentistry. Key factors such as the physical, emotional, and mental condition of the patient - as well as required ADA guidelines - are incorporated into sedation techniques designed to improve the patient's overall dental experience. The result is an indispensable book, expert in its professional protocols and techniques, and comprehensive in its wide-ranging considerations. Detailed chapters, divided into eight parts, are devoted to topics on: the problem of fear and anxiety in dentistry; pain and anxiety control; pharmacosedation; history and techniques of general anesthesia; inhalation and intravenous sedation, preparation and management of emergencies in the dental office; and sedation for special needs patients - pediatric, geriatric, and medical and physically compromised patients. Written by an acknowledged expert in the field, the book draws on a wealth of clinical experience and ability. Combines all aspects of sedation with essential theoretical and technical instruction. Techniques are divided into sections on pharmacology, armamentarium, and technique and complications - described in explicit detail that allows it to be used as a chairside reference. Pharmacosedation is covered in full, with discussions of oral, rectal, and IM premedication, as well as nine chapters on inhalation sedation and ten chapters on IV sedation. Covers all of the components required by the ADA guidelines: review of cardiovascular and respiratory physiology; selection of agents; techniques of administration; and management of complications and emergencies. Step-by-step descriptions of inhalation sedation (nitrous oxide and oxygen) and intravenous sedation provide a superb clinical "picture" of the procedures. Chapters on pediatric, geriatric and physically and medically compromised patients offer valuable, up-to-date information on the management of these special needs patients. In-depth discussions of the pharmacology of commonly used sedative agents allow the reader to fully understand properties and characteristics of drugs used. Content has been completely updated to include the most current drug dosage information. More information on recreational abuse of nitrous oxide reflects the current societal trends. The latest American Heart Association recommendations help prevent bacterial endocarditis. Increased emphasis on nitrous oxide/oxygen, as many dental hygienists are becoming certified to administer this form of sedation. New contributors lend credibility and experience to each topic discussed. Content outlines at the beginning of each chapter allow for quick reference of specific topics. Improved illustrations and photographs offer a fresh look, with high-quality art to aid in the visualization of techniques and procedures. Spanish version of 3rd edition also available, ISBN: 84-8174-136-1

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine

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Author: Vicki Kotsirilos,Luis Vitetta,Avni Sali

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579085

Category: Medical

Page: 550

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The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical students, integrative clinicians and health practitioners. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine presents non-pharmacologic treatments for common medical practice complaints – all supported by current scientific evidence. These include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression and many more. This practical health resource profiles myriad approaches in integrative and complementary medicine, such as mind-body medicine, stress management techniques, dietary guidelines, exercise and sleep advice, acupuncture, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and advice for managing lifestyle and behavioural factors. It also looks at complementary medicines that may impact the treatment of disease. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine contains only proven therapies from current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies. • easy access to evidence-based clinical data on non-pharmacological treatments – including complementary medicines – for common diseases and conditions • instant advice on disease prevention, health promotion and lifestyle issues • chapter summaries based on scientific evidence using the NHMRC guidelines grading system • printable patient summary sheets at chapter end to facilitate discussion of clinical management • conveniently organised by common medical presentations

Oxford Handbook of Dental Patient Care

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Author: Crispian Scully,Athanasios Kalantzis

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198566236

Category: Medical

Page: 751

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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.

Dental Clinical Advisor - E-Book

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Author: James R. Hupp,Thomas P. Williams,F. John Firriolo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323079008

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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Do you know what impact a patient's condition or medication could have on dental treatment? Always be certain with this chairside resource designed to alert you to the dental significance or implications of medical conditions, drugs, emergencies, and more. Clinical algorithms expedite decision making, and a CD-ROM lets you search the text and print hundreds of patient education handouts provided in both English and Spanish. Information is specifically tailored to dentistry by pointing out the dental significance or implications of each subject, including how conditions, medications, emergencies, and more can affect dental treatment. Consistent concise organization makes it easy to locate key information. Covers over 300 topics from simple pharmacologic information to rare medical diseases. Includes ICD-9 CM and CPT diagnostic/treatment codes for insurance records and categorization with outside agencies to help professionals and staff understand how particular conditions fit into insurance continuums and facilitate better communication with outside groups. Discusses when a treatment should/can be referred to other health care providers. Appendices present facts and tips related to a variety of more common conditions in one location for easier treatment planning Clinical algorithms chart possible paths for managing common conditions to expedite decision making. Reference listings suggest reliable sources for more in-depth reading on each topic. CD-ROM contains 950 patient education handouts in English and Spanish to enhance communication between practitioners and their patients.

Eating Disorders

A Guide to Medical Care and Complications

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Author: Philip S. Mehler,Arnold E. Andersen

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421423421

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Eating disorders present diagnostic and treatment challenges to clinicians. While such disorders need both medical and psychological treatment, patients may be too medically ill for a thorough psychiatric evaluation and may be misunderstood by many primary care physicians. In this book, Drs. Philip S. Mehler and Arnold E. Andersen provide a user-friendly and comprehensive guide for primary care physicians, mental health professionals, and others who encounter patients who have eating disorders. Mehler and Andersen identify common medical complications that people who have eating disorders face and answer questions about how to treat them. They also cover such serious complications as osteoporosis, cardiac arrhythmia, electrolyte abnormalities, and gastrointestinal sequelae. Incorporating illustrative case studies, medical background on the complications, guidelines for diagnosis and treatment, and an up-to-date list of selected references, chapters cover important topics including team treatment and nutritional rehabilitation. Care of the patient who is very medically compromised is based on extensive experience. The authors also address special areas of concern, such as athletes who have eating disorders, males with eating disorders, and the pharmacological treatment of obesity. In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of Eating Disorders, Drs. Mehler and Andersen - discuss the results of recent randomized control trials- include new chapters on diabetes in eating disorders, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal complications, involuntary feeding, and innovative psychological strategies- present a fresh consideration of ethical conflicts, including involuntary treatment, harm reduction, palliative care, and futility- focus on evidence-based solutions- provide information pertinent to worried families and nonmedical professionals like teachers and coaches, including recent genetic findings- take a holistic approach that considers both the physical and mental health of the patient This classic foundational guide will help primary care and mental health professionals to understand and more effectively address the complex concerns of patients who have eating disorders.