This is the second of four volumes that together offer an authoritative, in-depth reference guide covering all aspects of the management of oral cancer from a multidisciplinary perspective and on the basis of a strong scientific foundation.
This volume addresses a range of management issues in oral cancer, from imaging and staging through to the roles of radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
Principles of ablative surgery are explained, and neck dissection and sentinel lymph node biopsy techniques, described.
Detailed consideration is also given to the management of complications, salvage surgery and re-radiation, the biologic basis of treatment failure, and emerging approaches to overcome treatment resistance.
The inclusion of resource-stratified guidelines will meet the needs of practitioners in different geographic regions with varying resources.
A major revision of this well-respected book, this clinical guide
has been completely rewritten to reflect important changes that
have occurred since the publication of the second edition.
Information on specifi c drugs recommended for use in the
treatment has been increased to include details of dosage
and frequency and three new chapters have also been added,
covering aspects of prescribing, adverse drug reactions and oral
medicine at extremes of age.
Many of the original illustrations have been replaced to show the
clinical conditions even more clearly than before.
Now available in a sturdy and attractive hardback format.
The new edition of this classic book continues to support a new generation of dental students in their understanding of the essential aspects of oral pathology, oral medicine and systemic disease, as they relate to the day-to-day practice of dentistry. Fully updated throughout with the latest diagnostic tests, treatment protocols and international guidelines, the book will be essential for all undergraduates studying dentistry as well as postgraduate examinations.
Oral Medicine – Update for the Dental Practitioner provides
the detail necessary to assist the primary dental clinical team
caring for patients with oral complaints that may be seen in
general dental practice, approaching the subject mainly by the
The clinical aspects of the relevant disorders are discussed,
including a brief overview of the aetiology, detail on the
clinical features and how the diagnosis is made. Guidance on
management and when to refer is also provided, along with
relevant websites which off er further detail.
This title is an ideal companion for all students of dentistry and
recently qualified clinicians as it outlines the most important
conditions in oral medicine and pathology that are commonly
encountered. This book will also appeal – through its focus
on oral health care provision in general practice – to general
dental practitioners wanting to update their knowledge of oral
medicine and pathology. It is set up in an easy-to-use format,
with double pages that feature diagrams, photographs,
quick-reference tables alongside key facts.
This superbly illustrated book presents the most current and comprehensive review of oral anatomy for clinicians and researchers alike.
In 26 chapters, the reader is taken on a unique anatomical journey, starting with the oral fissure, continuing via the maxilla and mandible to the tongue and floor of the mouth, and concluding with the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles.
Each chapter offers a detailed description of the relevant anatomical structures and their spatial relationships, provides quantitative morphological assessments, and explains the relevance of the region for clinical dentistry.
All dental health care professionals require a sound knowledge of anatomy for the purposes of diagnostics, treatment planning, and therapeutic intervention.
A full understanding of the relationship between anatomy and clinical practice is the ultimate objective, and this book will enable the reader to achieve such understanding as the basis for provision of the best possible treatment for each individual patient as well as recognition and comprehension of unexpected clinical findings.