This chapter deals with the dental management of patients taking medications for systemic conditions. Topics include dental management of those who are on anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy, systemic corticosteroid therapy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunosuppressant drugs and also those on medications for diabetes, asthma, cardiovascular diseases, seizures and HIV disease. Dental aspects of those who are known to have alcohol and substance abuse are also discussed in this chapter.
|Title of host publication||Lecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice|
|Subtitle of host publication||A System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers Inc|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 01-10-2014|
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