Avoiding excessive detail, the prize-winning book offers sound guidance on the whole range of common and potentially serious disorders that are routinely encountered in clinical practice. It places a strong emphasis on practical issues with a clear ahow toa approach and easy access to information via the liberal use of artworks, tables, colour photographs, patient care pathways and chapter summary boxes. Completely revised and updated, with additional text and illustrations, this volume is ideal for senior dental students, dental practitioners and for trainees and practitioners in oral medicine, surgery and pathology in particular. An accessible account of the basics of oral and maxillofacial medicine from one of the best-selling dental authors world-wide Explores common presenting complaints such as cervical lymphadenopathy, lumps and swellings, soreness and ulceration Highlights the conditions which are most important - whether because of frequency, or potential seriousness e.g. aphthae, denture-induced stomatitis, temporomandibular joint pain-dysfunction syndrome and oral cancer Presents key information in a templated, easily-readable, practical manner - ideal for the busy clinical environment Contains clear guidance on how to talk with patients and their relatives and provides sample patient advice information Previous edition was WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE/SOCIETY OF AUTHORS BOOK AWARDS IN THE 'NEW AUTHORED BOOK' CATEGORY Fully updated throughout to ensure currency of information New chapters on sialorrhoea, drooling and adverse drug reactions Revised page design with liberal use of bullet points, algorithms, tables and summary boxes - all with new colour photography - for easy access to information Increased number of diagnostic algorithms to help build diagnostic skills Summary boxes at the end of each section further facilitate rapid-access to information and aid retention of key factsCompletely revised and updated, with additional text and illustrations, this volume is ideal for senior dental students, dental practitioners and for trainees and practitioners in oral medicine, surgery and pathology in particular.
|Title||:||Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2008-02-04|