Prepared by an author of international rewn, Scully's Handbook of Medical Problems in Dentistry offers a wealth of information in a handy easy-to-carry format. Containing over 250 colour photographs, artworks and tables, many of which have never been published before, this useful guide covers the main conditions seen in clinical practice together with their relevance to oral health care. Frequently presented in an alphabetical format for ease of reference, the volume presents topics that range from medical history taking and perioperative assessment and planning to dealing with medical emergencies. The importance of age and gender is also explored together with specific medical and surgical conditions. Additional topics include infection control, therapeutic modalities, trauma, disability and vulnerable people. Fully up-to-date with the latest international guidelines, the book is rich with 'relevance for dentistry' boxes, abundant full-colour line diagrams and clinical photographs to demonstrate essential information at a glance. Scully's Handbook of Medical Problems in Dentistry will be ideal for all undergraduate dental and dental professional students, general practitioners, hospital based dental staff, post-graduates in specialist training and other members of the oral healthcare team.
Crispian Scully is a Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health; and is emeritus Professor at UCL. He is Co-Editor of Oral Diseases, Medicina Oral, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry. Crispian Scully is Past-President of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, European Association of Oral Medicine, British Society for Oral Medicine and British Society of Disability and Oral Health, he has served as Dean in Bristol and UCL; on the General Dental Council; on the Councils of the Royals colleges in Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on committees of NICE and CRUK, He has written and edited over 45 books, written over 150 book chapters and has over 1000 papers cited on MEDLINE. 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 Awards of the Spanish Society for Oral Medicine and the Hellenic Society for Oral Medicine, and the International Award of the Spanish Society for Oral Surgery.
Elsevier Health Sciences
Date of Publication
Dentistry & Dental Nursing
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