Treating Patients With CREST Syndrome
Dental hygienists are well prepared to help those with this autoimmune disorder maintain their oral health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define CREST syndrome.
- Discuss what the research says about the etiology, characterizations, diagnosis, and treatment of this disease.
- Identify the treatment considerations for patients with CREST syndrome.
This course was published in the February 2016 issue and expires February 28, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.