Applied Medicine and Surgery in Dentistry (Oxford Specialist Handbooks 3rd Revised edition)

Applied Medicine and Surgery in Dentistry (Oxford Specialist Handbooks 3rd Revised edition)

By: Athanasios Kalantzis (author), Crispian Scully (author)Paperback

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Medicine and Surgery for Dentists(previously published as the Oxford Handbook of Dental Patient Care) is the first in a new series of Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Dentistry. Bridging the gap between dental and medical knowledge, it provides postgraduate dental trainees with practical advice on dealing with clinical problems not encountered during their university training. This book covers the many areas of dentistry that overlap with, or border on, other specialities in the field of medicine and surgery-including history taking, examination, emergencies, and the treatment of special care patients. Major updates include general surgery, trauma and orthopaedics, anaesthesia, and critical care. It is the ideal resource to enable dental professionals to treat patients safely and effectively.

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Athanasios Kalantzis studied dentistry in Athens and became a scholar for postgraduate studies of the Institution of National Scholarships of Greece. He studied Medicine in Sheffield, UK and is a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and of the European Association of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgeons. He is Fellow in Training of the International Academy of Oral Oncology. His clinical experience includes posts in General Dental Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology General Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics and Intensive Care amongst others. He has published research and literature review papers in peer reviewed journals. He has taught junior oral & maxillofacial trainees for several years both informally and formally as demonstrator and lecturer. He has served as Members Rep of the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons as well as Officer of the Junior Trainees Group.


1. History taking ; 2. Examination ; 3. Investigations ; 4. Relevant medicine ; 5. General surgery ; 6. Trauma and orthopaedics ; 7. Special care groups ; 8. Therapeutics ; 9. Anaesthesia, analgesia, and sedation ; 10. Perioperative management ; 11. Principles of surgery in the head and neck ; 12. Differential diagnosis in oral medicine ; 13. Being a professional ; 14. Emergencies ; 15. Appendices

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/12/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780199560097
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 784
  • ID: 9780199560097
  • weight: 359
  • ISBN10: 0199560099
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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