Management of the dental patient with congestive heart failure.

Nelson L Rhodus, Donald A. Falace

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-265, quiz 266-267
JournalGeneral dentistry
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002


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