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Injuries to the face, nose, and ears

Patricia Sylla

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198529101
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597529 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529101.003.0008

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Injuries to the face, nose, and ears

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General points in facial trauma - Maxillofacial (trauma) emergencies - Facial trauma—general considerations - Useful clinical signs and their significance - Mandibular fractures - Dislocated condyle - Alveolar fractures - Dental trauma - Zygomatic and orbital fractures—applied anatomy - Zygomatic (malar) fractures - Orbital fractures (isolated) - Mid-facial ('middle-third') fractures—applied anatomy - Le Fort mid-face fractures - Nasal fractures - Naso-ethmoid (naso-orbital-ethmoid) fractures - Pan-facial fractures - Special considerations for children and the elderly atrophic mandible - Wound healing - Types of wound healing - Wound assessment - Wound cleansing - Soft tissue injuries - Soft tissue injuries of the head and neck - The closure of wounds - Suturing and suture removal - Soft tissue injuries—tissue loss - Surgical drains - Scars - Paediatric facial trauma

Chapter.  26578 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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