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Main description:

Fractures of the Facial Skeleton, Second Edition gives a clear, concise and practical overview of the management of maxillofacial injuries. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments and improvements in facial trauma management, with expanded sections on emergency and early treatment, soft tissue injuries and major maxillofacial injuries.


Written by an experienced author team, this text will appeal to trainees in all surgical specialities involved in facial trauma. Summary tables and colour illustrations throughout aid understanding, making this both an ideal introduction to the subject and a useful exam revision text.


Key features include:



  • New, updated edition of a well–respected text

  • Easy–to–read, practical clinical handbook

  • Covers aetiology and anatomy, emergency management of trauma, imaging, treatment of dentoalveolar, mandible and midfacial injuries, postoperative care, and complications

  • Suitable for postgraduate students, trainees and practitioners in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practitioners of other medical disciplines involved in facial trauma


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Fractures of the Facial Skeleton, Second Edition gives a clear, concise and practical overview of the management of maxillofacial injuries. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments and improvements in facial trauma management, with expanded sections on emergency and early treatment, soft tissue injuries and major maxillofacial injuries.


Written by an experienced author team, this text will appeal to trainees in all surgical specialities involved in facial trauma. Summary tables and colour illustrations throughout aid understanding, making this both an ideal introduction to the subject and a useful exam revision text.


Key features include:



  • New, updated edition of a well–respected text

  • Easy–to–read, practical clinical handbook

  • Covers aetiology and anatomy, emergency management of trauma, imaging, treatment of dentoalveolar, mandible and midfacial injuries, postoperative care, and complications

  • Suitable for postgraduate students, trainees and practitioners in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practitioners of other medical disciplines involved in facial trauma


Contents:

Preface, vii


Acknowledgements, ix


1 Facial trauma: incidence, aetiology and principles of treatment, 1


2 Emergency management of facial trauma, 9


3 Clinical features of facial fractures, 23


4 Imaging, 51


5 Treatment of dentoalveolar injuries, 60


6 Treatment of fractures of the mandible, 69


7 Treatment of fractures of the midface and upper face, 97


8 Soft tissue injuries and fractures associated with tissue loss, 127


9 Postoperative care, 139


10 Complications, 148


Index, 161


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781119029342
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: June, 2015
Pages: 256

Subcategories: Dentistry, Orthopaedics and Fractures

MEET THE AUTHOR

Michael Perry is a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK.


Andrew Brown is an Honorary Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK.


Peter Banks is an Honorary Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK.