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This two-volume set details step-by-step, integrated diagnosis and management of maxillofacial and associated trauma injuries. It goes beyond the surgical management of head and neck trauma, and covers general management of traumatic injuries, systemic evaluation of the trauma patient, and special considerations addressed when dealing with traumatic injury. With over 80 highly respected contributors and nearly 2,000 images to illustrate injuries and their treatment, this comprehensive text provides all of the information necessary to offer the best care possible to the trauma patient.
• Logical organization of topics presents the material in an efficient way for better comprehension and enhanced readability.
• Contributors represent not only the specialties associated with oral and maxillofacial surgery, but also different areas of medicine such as anesthesiology, urology and otolaryngology.
• Key topics include:
• The management of trauma in pediatric and geriatric patients, both of whom suffer a high incidence of injury.
• The evaluation and management of neurologic injuries, one of the most significant causes of death from trauma.
• Wound healing, airway management, and radiographic evaluation - essential components of effective traumatic injury treatment.
• Coverage of shock - its pathophysiology, treatment, and management.
• The management of nasal fractures, a controversial and debated topic.
• Content has been updated to reflect current thinking and the latest techniques.
• Many new or completely rewritten chapters are included and feature new artwork. New chapters cover topics such as:
• Firearm injuries, one of the most devastating and difficult injuries to treat.
• Avulsive injuries to the maxillofacial complex, including the most effective, time-proven methods of evaluation, diagnosis and management.
• Traumatic injuries of the trigeminal nerve, describing microsurgery indications, nerve grafts, and outcomes.
• The impact traumatic injury has on society, including how the high cost of treatment affects patient care and management.
The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.
Part I: Basic Principles in the Management of Traumatic Injuries
1. The societal impact of maxillofacial trauma
2. Metabolic response to trauma
3. Healing of traumatic injuries
4. Nutrition for the oral and maxillofacial surgery patient
Part II: Systematic Evaluation of the Traumatized Patient
5. Initial assessment and intensive care of the trauma patient
6. Emergency airway management in the traumatized patient
7. Management of nonpenetrating chest trauma
8. Recognition and management of shock
9. Neurologic evaluation and management
10. Abdominal evaluation and management
11. Urologic injuries
12. Initial assessment and management of the multiple-injury patient with orthopaedic injuries
Part III: Management of Head and Neck Injuries
13. Applied surgical anatomy of the head and neck
14. Advances in maxillofacial trauma surgery
15. Early assessment and treatment planning of the maxillofacial trauma patient
16. Radiographic evaluation of facial injuries
17. Diagnosis and management of dentoalveolar injuries
18. Mandibular fractures
19. Trauma to the temporomandibular joint region
20. Fractures of the zygomatic complex and arch
21. Diagnosis and treatment of midface fractures
22. Ophthalmic consequences of maxillofacial injuries
23. Evaluation and Management of Frontal Sinus Injuries
24. Nasal fractures
25. Management of soft tissue injuries
26. Secondary revision of soft tissue injury
SECTION 1: Scar analysis, w-plasty, geometric brokenline closure, and z-plasty
SECTION 2: Resurfacing and injectables for adjunctive scar revision procedures
27. Management of human and animal bites
28. Diagnosis and management of traumatic salivary gland injuries
29. Traumatic injuries of the trigeminal nerve
Part IV: Special Considerations in the Management of Traumatic Injuries
30. Anesthetic considerations in the acutely injured patient
31. Maxillofacial firearm injuries
32. Burns of the head and neck
33. Management of facial fractures in the growing patient
34. Oral and maxillofacial trauma in the geriatric patient
35. Biomaterials for posttraumatic reconstruction
36. Reconstruction of avulsive defects of the maxillofacial complex
37. Maxillofacial prosthetics for the trauma patient
38. Infection in the patient with maxillofacial trauma
39. Principles of fixation for maxillofacial trauma
Posted December 19, 2008
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