This course covers trauma diagnosis and management in the oral and related environment, to enable assessment of an injured patient presenting either acutely or in the out-patient clinic, formulation of a differential diagnosis and an investigation and management plan; to treat the patient appropriately up to and including operative intervention if appropriately, to communicate the above information at the required level to patients/carers/other team members.
oral surgery clinics, medically complex clinical cases, participation in multidisciplinary clinics, clinical sessions weekly
Clinical assessment (40%), Assignment (60%)
Fonseca, RJ, RV Walker, NJ Betts, HD Barber, and MP Powers. Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma. Vol. 1, 2. 2 vols. Philadelphia, 2005. Sailer, HF, and GF Pajarola. Color Atlas of Dental Medicine: Oral Surgery for the General Dentist. Stuttgart: Thieme, 1999. Scully, C. Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment. Second ed. Edinburgh: Chruchill Livingston, 2004. Talley, NJ, and S O'Connor. Clinical Examination. A Systemic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. Fifth ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingston, 2006.
(DENT5204 and DENT6212 and DENT6213 and DENT6010)Co-requisites
(DENT5207 and DENT6214 and DENT6011)