This article presents the basic pathophysiology, clinical findings, medical management, and dental management for patients with congestive heart failure. The emphasis is on the role of the dentist in detecting these patients based on history and clinical findings, referring the patient for medical diagnosis and management, and working closely with the physician to develop a dental management plan that will be effective and safe for the patient.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||260-265, quiz 266-267|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2002|