Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Orofacial Pain

Author: Shawn S. Adibi Dds,Istvan a. Hargitai Dds,Charles S. Greene Dds

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781936176458

Category: Medical

Page: 56

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The object of this monograph is to address a long recognized need in the armamentarium of dentists by providing a user friendly reference to aid in the anticipation, recognition and management of problems of the medically complex dental patient. The information in this guide will be useful in a private office, as well as in an institutional setting.
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Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

Author: Gary W. Jay

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439824894

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 8546

As headache and facial pain are two of the most common medical complaints, it is essential that clinicians are well equipped to handle these issues. Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain is designed for all clinicians dealing with these syndromes in daily practice—whether in the outpatient, emergency, or ambulatory setting. Features: Presents the advice of 12 experts with considerable experience in headache and facial pain management Contains evidence-based chapters derived from past successes and failures and including clear, concise statistical outcomes Reviews both traditional and alternative interdisciplinary and interventional pain management therapies to help practitioners choose the best treatment or combination of treatments for their patients Offers broad-based coverage of all types of headaches and facial pain syndromes from facial neuralgias to post-traumatic headache Includes additional chapters on opioid usage and legal aspects of treatment help to prepare practitioners for a range of possible scenarios Devoted exclusively to managing chronic headache and facial pain, this book is an essential resource for clinicians.
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Pain Management

A Practical Guide for Clinicians, Sixth Edition

Author: Richard S. Weiner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420093193

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1168

View: 560

This authoritative reference, the Sixth Edition of an internationally acclaimed bestseller, offers the most up-to-date information available on multidisciplinary pain diagnosis, treatment, and management. Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians is a compilation of literature written by members of The American Academy of Pain Management, the largest multidisciplinary society of pain management professionals in North America and the largest physician-based pain society in the United States. This unique reference covers both traditional and alternative approaches and discusses the pain of children as well as adult and geriatric patients. It includes approximately 60 new chapters and each chapter is written to allow the reader to read independently topics of interest and thus may be viewed as a self-contained study module. The collection of chapters allows an authoritative self-study on many of the pressing issues faced by pain practitioners. Regardless of your specialty or medical training or whether you are in a large hospital or a small clinic, if you work with patients in need of pain management, this complete reference is for you.
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Orofacial Pain

A Guide to Medications and Management

Author: Glenn T. Clark,Raymond A. Dionne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813815592

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 8073

"Pain is a preoccupation in dentistry, but the dentist's role has expanded beyond the treatment of dental pain to being one of the most involved in the treatment of orofacial pain. Orofacial Pain: A Guide to Medications and Management guides readers through the rational use of medications for the treatment of chronic orofacial pain, including oral, injectable and topical medications. It also provides relevant information about treatment choices for managing neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain, headache and uncommon orofacial pain disorders"--Provided by publisher.
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Orofacial Pain

Author: Joanna M. Zakrzewska

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199236690

Category: Medical

Page: 196

View: 1742

Orofacial pain - defined as pain lasting over three months in the mouth or face - is increasing in prevelance, with approximately 7% of the UK population having experienced it. It is currently managed by either dentists or general medical practitioners, both of whom have radically different approaches to treatment. While management of orofacial pain has improved quite dramatically over recent years, it is essential that dentists and general practitioners are aware of these advances and of the differences in their approaches. This concise handbook takes an evidence-based psychosocial approach to the management of patients with pain in the face or mouth and provides basic guidelines to facilitate care quickly in the clinical setting. The book will serve as a useful guide for dental practitioners, specialists in orofacial pain, trainee pain specialists, neurologists with an interest in pain, specialist pain nurses, as well as general medical practitioners.
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Endodontics

Author: John Ide Ingle,Leif K. Bakland

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781550091885

Category: Medical

Page: 974

View: 8671

The professions standard since 1965, this Fifth Edition of Endodontics continues to be the complete and authoritative text on the subject. Widely considered the most readable text in the field, this edition presents chapters on cavity preparation, dental trauma endodontics, pain diagnosis and management. In addition, the text features expanded evidence of endodontic diagnostic procedures and discussion of the latest methods of rotary instrument cleaning and shaping. This edition sees increased coverage of surgery, microsurgery and implantations in addition to broadened chapters on bleaching and restoration. New illustrations support the presentation of current methods of obturation.
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Band 12: Funktionsdiagnostik und Therapieprinzipien

. Zus.-Arb.: Axel Bumann, Ulrich Lotzmann 858 meist farbige Abbildungen in 1304 Einzeldarstellungen

Author: Axel Bumann,Ulrich Lotzmann

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131553618

Category: Medical

Page: 372

View: 2026

- Zahnärztliche Primärdiagnostik - Anatomie des Kausystems - Manuelle Funktionsanalyse: Die Untersuchung der extraoralen Anteile des Kausystems mit Hilfe von manuellen Techniken - Bildgebende Verfahren - Modellmontage und instrumentelle Okklusionsanalyse - Instrumentelle Funktionsanalyse - Diagnosen und Klassifikationen - Therapieprinzipien
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Oral Medicine & Pathology: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Author: Saman Warnakulasuriya,WM Tilakaratna

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 935025221X

Category: Medical

Page: 563

View: 8516

This book is a comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology, with each chapter covering a different condition. Presented in an easy to read format, each topic begins with an outline of the disease, classification and a review of the etiology and clinical features, radiological and histological features, investigation methods and management. The pathology sections provide detailed explanations of pathogenesis, supported by numerous illustrations and photomicrographs. Emphasis is placed on developing clinical diagnostic skills, the role of haematological and immunological tests, biopsy and histopathology, imaging and other investigative techniques. ‘Key features’ boxes are included for every topic, as well as self assessment questions and suggestions for further reading. Key points Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology Emphasis placed on diagnostic skills and investigative techniques Self assessment questions and ‘key features’ boxes included for each topic More than 1300 photographs, diagrams, graphs and tables
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Neuropathic Pain

Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: David M. Simpson,Justin C. McArthur,Robert H. Dworkin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195394704

Category: Medical

Page: 529

View: 6803

The incidence of neuropathic pain continues to rise, yet it is an affliction often misdiagnosed or inadequately treated. Although in recent years considerable research has been dedicated to understanding its mechanisms, there have been few advances in treatment. The contributors to this book are internationally renowned leaders in the fields of peripheral neuropathy and neuropathic pain. They discuss clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment of neuropathic pain, its underlying mechanisms, and strategies for prevention. In addition, chapters cover timely issues, including legal and ethical concerns surrounding pain treatment, the status of clinical trial methods, and educational efforts. Comprehensive yet concise, this book serves as a guide for diagnostic approaches and treatment of neuropathic pain for the student, resident, practicing physician, researcher, and specialist.
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Clinician's guide to treatment of HIV-infected patients

Author: Lauren L. Patton,Michael Glick,Stephen Neal Abel,American Academy of Oral Medicine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 36

View: 5195

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Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry

Author: Poul Holm-Pedersen,Angus W. G. Walls,Jonathan A. Ship

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405153644

Category: Medical

Page: 386

View: 8306

Long considered the premier book on the subject, the third edition of Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry captures the major advancements in the field since the second edition published over a decade ago. The presentation of the book reveals the increasing prominence of gerodontology, alongside its heightened connections with related fields, particularly restorative dentistry. The structure of the new edition has been modernized considerably. Many of the physiological and gerontological aspects have been condensed into the clinical chapters. Color images are used more liberally throughout the book. The third edition provides an essential focus on the clinical aspects of geriatric dentistry, with a continued emphasis on the fundamental considerations that influence care.
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Management of the Airway, An Issue of Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics - E-Book

Author: Henry H. Rowshan,Dale A. Baur

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700169

Category: Medical

Page: 146

View: 2738

Articles include: Causes of the Difficult Airway, Management of the Difficult Airway in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emergency Cricothyrotomy, Operative Tracheostomy, Percutaneous Dialation Tracheostomy, Pediatric Tracheostomy, and Alternative Techniques in Airway Management.
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TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain

The Role of Dentistry in a Multidisciplinary Diagnostic Approach

Author: Axel Bumann,Ulrich Lotzmann

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9781588901118

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 5808

The treatment of temporomandibular disorders requires a multidisciplinary approach, involving the participation of dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and others. This lavishly illustrated text/atlas provides a wealth of valuable information for specialists who need to enhance their understanding of TMJ disorders. TMJ Disorders and Orofacial Pain is the invaluable diagnostic guide all dentists and related specialists need to provide optimize the care and treatment of patients in this condition. It ties together the anatomic, physiologic, and psychological aspects of TMJ to help you confidently reach an accurate diagnosis. MRI has proven to be the most reliable imaging modality for the diagnosis of TMJ disorders. A key benefit of this text is teaching dentists how to interpret MRIs, and also to provide the required knowledge for informed communication with radiologists. Throughout the text, you'll find exquisitely detailed, full-color photographs which take you step-by-step through the clinical examination of the jaw. The book teaches you how to analyze information as it comes in to select the proper course of treatment based on the patient's history and clinical data. Written in a clear and easy-to-follow format, the text presents state-of-the-art approaches to managing TMJ disorders. With this book, dentists and related specialists will gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to ensure their patients receive the best possible care!
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Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology

Author: Jean M. Bruch,Nathaniel Treister

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781603275200

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 435

Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology, is a clinically relevant and accessible resource for health care professionals that truly bridges the worlds of dentistry and medicine. This handbook of oral medicine and oral pathology serves as a highly readable guide for diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered oral conditions. The volume is organized by grouping clinical entities under easily recognizable, diagnostically related headings and subheadings and allows the busy clinician to quickly reference and identify a lesion of interest. Concise descriptions of each entity provide background information and treatment recommendations while including specific guidelines on diagnosis, management, and follow-up. The authors of this text both have extensive training in the fields of oral pathology, dentistry, oral surgery and otolaryngology, and provide a comprehensive approach to the practice of oral medicine for all those who are likely to encounter diseases of the oral cavity in their daily practice.
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Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2014 E-Book

5 Books in 1

Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323084311

Category: Medical

Page: 1712

View: 7140

Ferri's Clinical Advisor is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Fred Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on menorrhagia, Failure to Thrive (FTT), Cogan’s syndrome, and much more. Now featuring expanded online components, it makes the answers you need for your family practice even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Get the insurance billing codes you require, including ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including renal and epidural abscess and cardio-renal syndrome, with 23 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 39 new topics in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with 12 new tables in the Clinical Practice Guidelines section. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Get the insurance billing codes you require for your family healthcare practice with ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Access full-color images and 65 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as online-only contents including EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.
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Clinical Outline of Oral Pathology

Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: Lewis R. Eversole

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781607950158

Category: Medical

Page: 738

View: 4637

4th Edition with full color images integrates the precepts of basic oral pathology, oral radiology, and oral medicine. The primary objective of this text is the development of an approach to the patient, providing the student with a protocol for developing a differential diagnosis. Evaluating patient responses and clinical signs so as to limit the differential and ultimately securing a definitive diagnosis so that a treatment plan can be generated. It assists in constructing a differential diagnosis, arriving at a definitive diagnosis, and providing appropriate management and treatment. Diseases of the oral cavity have been categorized according to presenting signs and symptoms.
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Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2015 E-Book

5 Books in 1

Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323084303

Category: Medical

Page: 3237

View: 1826

Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2015 is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on short QT syndrome, microscopic polyangiitis, fungal meningitis, and much more. This medical reference makes the answers you need even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including diabetic foot infections, hypergonadism, and acute liver failure, with 22 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 38 new topics and 40 new images in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with more than 250 new figures and tables. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite your search. Expedite insurance reimbursements with current ICD-9 and future ICD-10 insurance billing codes. Access full-color images and more than 90 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.
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Practical Guide to Chronic Pain Syndromes

Author: Gary W. Jay

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420080466

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 436

View: 9146

Clinically oriented and evidence-based, Practical Guide to Chronic Pain Syndromes supplies pain specialists, neurologists, and anesthesiologists with the latest critical advances in pain management. Key features include: Sections clearly organized by specific pain syndromes Chapters with basic structural templates for fast-referencing Two supplemental sections offering in-depth discussions of medications and other treatment options Treatment recommendations for an array of syndromes, including headache/facial pain and soft-tissue, neuropathic, rheumatological, abdominal, urological, low back, and cancer-related pain The book delivers a swift and accurate diagnosis aide for the treatment of pain syndromes and the creation of treatment plans for chronic pain patients.
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