Chapter 23. Craniofacial Reconstruction

  1. Jill E. Storch RN, RM, BEd, MEd St, MRCNA1 and
  2. Jan Rice RN, Plas Surg Cert.2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch23

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care

How to Cite

Storch, J. E. and Rice, J. (2005) Craniofacial Reconstruction, in Reconstructive Plastic Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management and Wound Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774656.ch23

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Associate (Nursing) to Professor GI Taylor, AO Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Manager, Education and Clinical Services, Wound Foundation of Australia, Department of Pharmacy/Melbourne, University Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101653

Online ISBN: 9780470774656

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Keywords:

  • congenital malformations;
  • craniofacial tumours;
  • malformations;
  • cleft lip;
  • craniofacial surgery

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • Common Presentations

  • History of Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery

  • Craniofacial Surgery—Preferred Outcomes of Reconstruction

  • Paediatric Craniofacial Surgical Approaches—Examples

  • Developments in Treating Congenital Malformations of the Mandible

  • Fixation Materials Utilised in Craniofacial Surgery

  • Congenital Malformation of the Upper Lip and/or Palate

  • Cleft Lip/Palate—Postoperative Nursing Management

  • Postoperative Patient Management Following Craniofacial Reconstruction

  • Facial and Oral Tumour Presentation

  • Postoperative Nursing Management Following Craniofacial Reconstruction

  • References

  • Recommended Websites