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A Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Nurses

  • ID: 2249619
  • Book
  • March 2000
  • 308 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Nurses working within the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery play an important role and need a sound awareness of the various aspects of nursing care involved. By drawing on practical examples, A Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Nurses will provide nurses with a deeper and more informed understanding of procedures and surgical techniques, and overall care of the patient in the specialty. The majority of conditions and procedures which would be seen in most units are described in terms of relevant anatomy and pathology as well as operative details, with due emphasis on pre– and post–operative nursing care and patient information.
Key Features

Comprehensive coverage of nursing care in the specialty

Nurse contributors for out–patient, operating theatre and ward care

Detailed pre– and post–operative nursing care

Practical examples of patient information provided throughout the book

This book will be of interest to nurses in the specialty working in the out–patient department, on the ward and in the operating theatre. Dental surgery assistants working in specialist dental practice will also find it a useful resource, as will dental students, operating department assistants and maxillofacial technicians.
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Contributors vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Out–patient Department 5
P. Daymond

Chapter 2 Pre–assessment 17
P. Edwards

Chapter 3 31 The Ward and Day Unit
M. Russell

Chapter 4 Operating Theatre 51
M. Slater

Chapter 5 Dentoalveolar Surgery 69
T.J. Storrs and C. Yates

Chapter 6 Benign Soft Tissue Lesions 103
G. Pel1 and C. Yates

Chapter 7 Surgery for Jaw Deformity 125
P. Cove

Chapter 8 Salivary Glands 143
C. Yates

Chapter 9 Maxillofacial Trauma 159
G.D.D. Roberts and C. Roberts

Chapter 10 The Temporomandibular Joint 189
R.P. Juniper

Chapter 11

Part I Malignancy of the Maxillofacial Region 213
P.J. Leopard

Part II Skin Cancer 231
M. Telfer

Part 111 The Role of the Head and Neck Nurse Specialist 249
L. Knighton

Chapter 12 Pre–prosthetic Surgery 255
G.T. Cheney

Chapter 13 Cleft Lip and Palate 273
G. Pell

Suggested further reading 285

Index 287

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Colin Yates
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