Oro-facial surgery 370

Module code OFC 370
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content (a) Surgical anatomy: Applied surgical anatomy. (b) Examination, anaesthesia, distress: Examination of a surgical patient, stress control and sedation, local anaesthetics, local anaesthetic techniques, applied pharmacology and prescription (synoptic), emergency procedures. (c) Basic oral surgery: Sterilisation and disinfection, oral surgical armamentarium, exodontia and related complications, bleeding problems, antrum. (d) Advanced oral surgery: Apaicectomy, impactions, electro and cryosurgery, soft tissue infections and osteomyelitis, pre-prosthodontic surgery (review). (e) Basic maxillo-facial surgery: Traumatology, surgical pathology, neuralgias, temporo-mandibular joint derangements. (f) Advanced maxillo-facial surgery: Micro surgery (review), orthognathic surgery, facial cleft deformities, cranio-facial surgery (review).
Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites BOK 280,(BOK 281 or (BOK 285,287)),BOK 283,GNK 286,GNK 288,GPS 280,IKT 200,SMO 211,SMO 281
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Maxillo-Facial + Oral Surgery
Period of presentation Year

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