This course covers trauma diagnosis and management in the oral and related environment, to enable assessment of an injured patient presenting either acutely or in the out-patient clinic, formulation of a differential diagnosis and an investigation and management plan; to treat the patient appropriately up to and including operative intervention if appropriately, to communicate the above information at the required level to patients/carers/other team members.
oral surgery clinics, medically complex clinical cases, participation in multidisciplinary clinics, clinical sessions weekly
Logbook, MCQ, OSCE, Viva voce, Written examination
Fonseca, RJ, RV Walker, NJ Betts, HD Barber, and MP Powers. Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma. Vol. 1, 2. 2 vols. Philadelphia, 2005. Sailer, HF, and GF Pajarola. Color Atlas of Dental Medicine: Oral Surgery for the General Dentist. Stuttgart: Thieme, 1999. Scully, C. Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine: The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment. Second ed. Edinburgh: Chruchill Livingston, 2004. Talley, NJ, and S O'Connor. Clinical Examination. A Systemic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. Fifth ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingston, 2006.
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
(DENT5204 and DENT6212 and DENT6213 and DENT6010)Co-requisites
(DENT5207 and DENT6214 and DENT6011)Prohibitions
physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.