1. General assessment.- 2. The injured patient.- 3. The head.- 4. The front of the neck.- 5. The back of the neck.- 6. The eye.- 7. The nose.- 8. The side of the face.- 9. The cheek and orbit.- 10. The upper jaw.- 11.The lower jaw.- 12. The mouth / teeth.- 13 The ear.- 14. The skin.- 15. Burns.
This book provides a practically applicable guide to injuries, diseases, and disorders affecting the head, neck, and dental region seen within accident and emergency departments. These regions contain a number of specialized structures each with individual neural, muscular and vascular elements, meaning that the study of these anatomical areas is complicated and often quite daunting. Chapters in this work aim to break the treatment of such injuries and diseases into an easy-to-digest format via chapters featuring a symptom-based approach. Therefore, enabling the reader to quickly access the information they require when treating patients with a variety of disorders in the emergency room.
Diseases and Injuries to the Head, Face and Neck: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management is a concise overview of how to deal with head, neck, and dental emergencies and is an important up-to-date resource for all medical professionals and trainees who encounter these patients.
Michael Perry (FRCS, FDS, FRCSOMFS, BSc) has been a consultant craniofacial / maxillofacial surgeon since 2001. He is registered with both the UK's GMC and GDC and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has previously been listed in The Times Magazine as one of the country's 50 top surgeons (to his surprise). Mr Perry's current practice is based in North West London (at Northwick Park Hospital) including the regional Trauma Centre. Mr Perry has extensive experience in the management of diseases of the face, jaws and mouth, with particular practice and expertise in the management of facial trauma, orbital surgery, facial deformity and skin cancer. He is an enthusiastic teacher and has taken on various educational roles over the years (nationally and internationally), including the conception and design of several trauma related course.