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Burket's oral medicine : diagnosis & treatment
Burket, Lester W. (Lester William), 1907-
Uniform Title:
Oral medicine
Tenth edition.
Publication Information:
Hamilton, Ont. : BC Decker, 2003.
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xiii, 658 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
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Oral medicine.
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Presenting the status of the fields of oral medicine and clinical oral pathology, this text also outlines the dentist's role in the management of patients with severe medical problems. It reflects the dramatic alterations in some disease patterns as well as the medical advances, which have made an impact on the field of oral medicine. Focusing on knowledge of the pathogenesis and management of diseases, it stresses new diagnostic techniques as well as new concepts of therapy. Chapter topics include the significant research in the field of facial pain management and the impact in oral medicine of such diseases as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and tuberculosis. Also examined is the growing importance of geriatrics in dentistry and the issues of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease and elderly patients receiving multiple medications. The book includes a CD-ROM with complete text and illustrations.

Table of Contents

Martin S. Greenberg, DDSMichael Glick, DMD and Michael A. Siegel, DDS, MS and Vernon J. Brightman, DMD, MDSc, PhDSharon L. Brooks, DDS, MSMartin S. Greenberg, DDSIndraneel Bhattacharyya, DDS, MSD and Donald M. Cohen, DMD, MS, MBA and Sol Silverman Jr, DDS, MSLewis R. Eversole, DDS, MSDLewis R. Eversole, DDS, MSDJoel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, FRCD(C)Margaret M. Grisius, DDS and Philip C. Fox, DDSBruce Blasberg, DMD, FRCD(C) and Martin S. Greenberg, DDSBruce Blasberg, DMD, FRCD(C) and Martin S. Greenberg, DDSMark Lepore, MD and Robert Anolik, MD and Michael Glick, DMDFrank E. Silvestry, MD and Michael Glick, DMD and Elizabeth A. Tarka, MD and Irving M. Herling, MDMichael A. Siegel, DDS, MS and Jed J. Jacobson, DDS, MS, MPH and Robert J. Braun, DDS, MSScott S. DeRossi, DMD and S. Gary Cohen, DMDScott S. DeRossi, DMD and Adi Garfunkel, DDS and Martin S. Greenberg, DDSLauren L. Patton, DDSKatharine N. Ciarrocca, DMD, MSEd and Martin S. Greenberg, DDSThomas P. Sollecito, DMDJohn A. Molinari, PhD and Michael Glick, DMDBrian Mealey, DDS, MSSusan F. Silverton, MD, PhDKatharine N. Ciarrocca, DMD, MSEd and Martin S. Greenberg, DDS and Adi Garfunkel, DDSJonathan A. Ship, DMD
Prefacep. ix
Part I Principles of Diagnosis
1. The Practice of Oral Medicinep. 1
2. Evaluation of the Dental Patient: Diagnosis and Medical Risk Assessmentp. 5
3. Maxillofacial Imagingp. 35
Part II Diagnosis and Management of Oral and Salivary Gland Diseases
4. Ulcerative, Vesicular, and Bullous Lesionsp. 50
5. Red and White Lesions of the Oral Mucosap. 85
6. Pigmented Lesions of the Oral Mucosap. 126
7. Benign Tumors of the Oral Cavityp. 137
8. Oral Cancerp. 194
9. Salivary Gland Diseasesp. 235
Part III Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders
10. Temporomandibular Disordersp. 271
11. Orofacial Painp. 307
Part IV Principles of Medicine
12. Diseases of the Respiratory Tractp. 341
13. Diseases of the Cardiovascular Systemp. 363
14. Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tractp. 389
15. Renal Diseasep. 407
16. Hematologic Diseasesp. 429
17. Bleeding and Clotting Disordersp. 454
18. Immunologic Diseasesp. 478
19. Transplantation Medicinep. 503
20. Infectious Diseasesp. 525
21. Diabetes Mellitusp. 563
22. Endocrine Diseasep. 578
23. Neuromuscular Diseasesp. 592
24. Geriatricsp. 605
Indexp. 623