Dental management of patients taking medications for systemic disorders: An overview

S. R. Prabhu

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice
Subtitle of host publicationA System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations
PublisherNova Science Publishers Inc
Pages255-263
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781634630283
ISBN (Print)9781634630061
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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    Prabhu, S. R. (2014). Dental management of patients taking medications for systemic disorders: An overview. In Lecture Notes on General Medicine for Dental Practice: A System Based approach with Dental Management Considerations (pp. 255-263). Nova Science Publishers Inc.