A Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Nurses
Nurses working within the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery play an important role and need a sound awareness of the various aspects of nursing care involved. By drawing on practical examples, "A Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Nurses" will provide nurses with a deeper and more informed understanding of procedures and surgical techniques, and overall care of the patient in the specialty. The majority of conditions and procedures which would be seen in most units are described in terms of relevant anatomy and pathology as well as operative details, with due emphasis on pre- and post-operative nursing care and patient information.It provides comprehensive coverage of nursing care in the specialty. It features nurse contributors for out-patient, operating theatre and ward care. It provides detailed pre- and post-operative nursing care. Practical examples of patient information are provided throughout the book. This book will be of interest to nurses in the specialty working in the out-patient department, on the ward and in the operating theatre.
Dental surgery assistants working in specialist dental practice will also find it a useful resource, as will dental students, operating department assistants and maxillofacial technicians.