Chapter 9. Maxillofacial Trauma

  1. Colin Yates BDS, MB, ChB, FDSRCS
  1. G.D.D. Roberts and
  2. C. Roberts

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698914.ch9

A Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Nurses

A Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Nurses

How to Cite

Roberts, G.D.D. and Roberts, C. (2000) Maxillofacial Trauma, in A Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Nurses (ed C. Yates), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698914.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632051564

Online ISBN: 9780470698914

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Keywords:

  • road traffic accident;
  • sporting injury;
  • advanced trauma life support;
  • facial skeleton;
  • cerebrospinal fluid

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • The facial skeleton

  • Preliminary assessment

  • Control of pain

  • Control of infection

  • History taking

  • General physical examination

  • Specific examination for maxillofacial trauma

  • Radiology

  • Soft tissue injuries

  • Fractures of the facial skeleton

  • Dentoalveolar trauma