This course teaches students intermediate knowledge and skills in the management of medically compromised patients and covers this important aspect of dentistry in detail, with special reference to the multi-disciplinary nature of diagnosis and treatment of medically compromised patients. It covers the implications for dental treatment in patients ranging from the child to the geriatric patient with cardiac, respiratory, neurological, oncological and other special needs.
clinical prac 20hr/wk, 1x3hr tut, 5x1hr lect
tutorials (20%), clinical (50%), exams (30%)
DENT5230 and DENT5233