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Oro-facial surgery 470


 
Module code OFC 470
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 41.00
Prerequisites GNK 388,MDB 370,TGG 370,FSG 370,FAR 370,RAD 370,TBW 370,PDL 370,ODO 370,DFA 370,
Contact time 1 lecture per week, 1 discussion class per week, 2 practicals 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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