Basic Guide To Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
|Author||Rogers & Pickett|
An illustrated guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery, written by dental nurses for dental nurses Basic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will help you understand the role of the dental nurse in oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. Written in a highly accessible style, comprehensive coverage includes anatomy of the head and neck, pain and anxiety control, assessment clinics, equipment selection, extractions, soft tissue lesions, and trauma and more complex procedures.Key features include:Learning outcomes at the start of each chapter, and full-colour photographs and line drawings throughoutAn overview of the maxillofacial team, the referral process and the legal aspects of maxillofacial proceduresClear explanations of the various duties performed by dental nurses during oral and maxillofacial surgeryBasic Guide to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeryis suitable for dental nurses working in practice or specialist maxillofacial units, and is also ideal for student dental nurses working towards the NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing.
Table of Contents
How to use this book viiAcknowledgements ix1 Introduction 12 Anatomy of the head, neck and skull 93 Pain and anxiety control 254 Assessment clinics, equipment and medicaments used during complex procedures 475 Extractions 596 Soft tissue lesions and conditions of the mouth, and methods of their investigation 897 Trauma and complex procedures 105Index 141