On-call in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

On-call in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909818583
Publisher: Libri Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Series: On-Call Series
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,082,856
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Karl F. B. Payne works as a clinical fellow in oral and maxillofacial surgery at King’s College Hospital in London. He founded the online, open-access trainee journal Face Mouth & Jaw Surgery. Alexander M. C. Goodson works as a clinical fellow at King’s College Hospital. He is the founder of King’s Maxillofacial Seminars, a regional teaching program aiming to prepare junior surgeons for entry into specialty training programs. Arpan S. Tahim works as a clinical fellow at King’s College Hospital. He has taught on numerous courses aimed at enhancing surgical skills in medical students and junior doctors, and has set up regional teaching programs and online learning resources for junior oral and maxillofacial trainees. Nabeela Ahmed is a registrar training in London and works at King’s College Hospital. Kathleen Fan is a consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery at King’s College Hospital. She is also an honorary senior lecturer in oral and maxillofacial surgery at King’s College London and is a PhD supervisor, coordinating research within the oral and maxillofacial surgery department of King’s College Hospital. Professor Mark McGurk is the chair of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Guy’s Hospital. He has published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals that include his own surgical results and has edited five major texts. He is a past president of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a member of the board of the faculty of dental surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, and is chairman of the High Claims Committee of Dental Protection Limited.

Table of Contents

Dedication vi

Abbreviations vii

Foreword ix

Introduction 1

Disclaimer 2

Essentials 3

Patients under your care 3

Referrals 4

Ward administration 6

Admission clerking for elective and emergency patients 8

An introduction to teeth 13

Dental occlusion IS

Anatomy 20

Radiology 33

Drugs 39

Emergency Department 41

Assessment and initial management of facial trauma 41

Mid facial fractures 48

Mandible fractures 55

Frontal sinus fractures 57

Retrobulbar haemorrhage (RBH)-acute orbital compartment syndrome 59

Head injuries 61

Facial lacerations 63

Facial burns 67

Epistaxis 69

Post extraction complications 71

Dental trauma 74

TMJ dislocation 77

Orofacial and neck space infections 79

Ludwig's angina 84

Acute sialadenitis 85

Infected sebaceous cyst 86

Penetrating neck injury 87

Bleeding and ulcerated gums 89

Operating Theatre 91

Classification of emergency surgery 91

WHO surgical safety checklist 92

Surgical instruments 93

How to scrub for theatre 98

How to drape the maxillofacial surgical patient 101

Ward 105

Prescribing intravenous fluids 105

Patients with altered fluid / electrolyte requirements 107

Glucose control 110

Tracheostomies 113

Flaps in oral and maxillofacial reconstruction 116

Enteral feeding 119

Evaluating the acutely 'unwell' patient 122

Patients on oral anticoagulants 125

Clinic 129

Acute trauma clinic 129

Oncology clinic 133

Salivary gland clinic 137

Facial skin clinic 140

Oral medicine clink 143

Suspected oral malignancy 150

TMJ clinic 152

Facial and oral pain clinic 155

Neck lump clinic 157

Pre-operative assessment clinic 159

Consenting a patient for surgery 163

Benefits -and risks of specific surgical procedures 165

Post-operative review clinic 172

Procedures 177

Venepuncture, IV cannulation and taking blood cultures 177

Nerve blocks of the mouth and face 182

Tooth splinting 192

Suturing of the face and mouth 195

Bridle wiring 200

Nasal packing 202

Draining abscesses under local anaesthetic 206

Pinna haematoma 208

Septal haematoma 210

Flexible nasoendoscopy 211

Lateral canthotomy 214

Cricothyroidotomy 216

Inserting a nasogastric tube 218

Index 220

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