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Pediatric Dentistry for Special Child

  • Edited by: Priya Verma Gupta, Amitha M Hegde
  • ISBN: 9789352501939
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: March 31, 2016
  • Format: Hardback – 486 pages
  • Language: English


Pediatric Dentistry for Special Child is a comprehensive and highly illustrated guide to dentistry for children with special needs.

The book is divided into thirty-five chapters across eight sections, covering learning disabilities, physical disabilities, medical disorders, genetic disorders, emotional and behavioural disorders, and more. The final section covers pharmacological behaviour management in dentistry for children with special needs, including chapters on pre-medication, nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation sedation, general anaesthesia, and paediatric dentistry in hospital.

Pediatric Dentistry for Special Child covers a wide range of conditions, from Cerebral Palsy to liver disorders, cleft lip and palate, and dyslexia. Each chapter provides management strategies, relevant to a particular paediatric disability. This book is enhanced by over 360 full colour images and illustrations, making it an ideal reference guide for paediatric dentists and paediatricians.

Key Features
  • A comprehensive reference guide for special child management
  • Elaborated presentation of medical and dental aspects of the various disabilities and conditions seen in children with special needs
  • Presents unique management strategies necessary to manage children with special needs
  • Includes current trends of pharmacological behavior management. E.g. Nitrous oxide oxygen inhalation sedation
  • A special chapter dedicated to understand the needs of special children in hospital set-up along with other aspects, i.e., admission procedures, clinical records and medico-legal issues.
Target Audience

Serves as one point source of information for postgraduate students, teachers, clinicians, pediatric dentists and pediatricians.

Table of Contents
  1. Section 1: Basic Concepts
    1. General Considerations
  2. Section 2: Intellectually Challenged
    1. Mental Retardation
    2. Cerebral Palsy
    3. Epilepsy
    4. Autism
  3. Section 3: Physically Challenged
    1. Hearing Impairments
    2. Visual Impairments
    3. Speech Impairments
  4. Section 4: Medically Challenged
    1. Cardiovascular Disorders
    2. Respiratory Disorders
    3. Gastrointestinal Disorders
    4. Renal Disorders
    5. Hematological Disorders
    6. Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
    7. Liver Disorders and Hepatitis
    8. Pediatric HIV Infection
  5. Section 5: Genetically Challenged
    1. Down’s Syndrome
    2. Marfan Syndrome
    3. Pierre Robin Sequence
    4. Ectodermal Dysplasia
    5. Cleidocranial Dysplasia
    6. Crouzon Syndrome
    7. Apert Syndrome
    8. Klinefelter Syndrome
    9. Myopathies
    10. Treacher Collins Syndrome
    11. Hemifacial Microsomia
    12. Cleft Lip and Palate
  6. Section 6: Emotionally Challenged
    1. Child Abuse and Neglect
  7. Section 7: Learning Disabilities
    1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    2. Dyslexia
  8. Section 8: Pharmacological Behavior Management
    1. Premedication
    2. Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Inhalation Sedation
    3. Dental General Anesthesia
    4. Hospital Pediatric Dentistry
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Weight 1.850 kg

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