This course gives students knowledge and skill in the management of medically compromised patients and covers this important aspect of dentistry in detail, with special reference to the multi-disciplinary nature of diagnosis and treatment of medically compromised patients. It covers the implications for dental treatment in patients ranging from the child to the geriatric patient with cardiac, respiratory, neurological, oncological and other special needs.
clinical prac 20 hr/wk, 1x3hr tut, 5x1hr lect
tutorials (20%), clinical (50%), exams (30%)
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.