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Why buy Important Oral and Maxillofacial Presentations for the Primary Care Clinician? This book gives the Primary Care Clinician a grasp of the basic assessment of Oral and Maxillofacial presentations and will enable him or her to instigate an appropriate management plan.
This book is unique in its presentation-based approach. It is a practical, problem-solving tool. It provides a simple, step-by-step algorithm approach to differential diagnosis and early management of seven important oral and maxillofacial presentations: Oral Ulcers, Patches on the Oral Mucosa, Lumps in the Mouth, Lumps of the Face, Facial Pain / Altered Sensation, Restricted Jaw Movement and Neck Lumps. Furthermore, the simple 'Ask', 'Look' and 'Sinister Features' lists for each presentation ensure that key questions are addressed when assessing the patient. Important Oral and Maxillofacial Presentations for the Primary Care Clinician is aimed internationally at medical, dental and allied healthcare professionals working in primary care.
What’s inside: Chapter 1 covers the basic examination of the mouth, face and neck. Chapters 2–8 each deal with a specific clinical presentation and provide the user with a management algorithm plus essential history and examination findings per clinical presentation. Furthermore, this is backed up with practical explanation and numerous clinical photographs
About the authors/editors
Alexander M. C. Goodson, Specialty Trainee in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Wales Deanery, UK
Arpan S. Tahim, Specialty Trainee in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery London Deanery, UK
Karl F. B. Payne, Specialty Trainee in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery West Midlands Deanery, UK
Peter A. Brennan, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Honorary Professor of Surgery, Portsmouth, UK; 2016 President, British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS); Chairman, Intercollegiate Committee for Basic Surgical Examinations (MRCS and DOHNS