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Oro-facial surgery 570


 
Module code OFC 570
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 42.00
Prerequisites TBW 470,ODO 470,MFP 470,PDL 470,DFA 470,OFC 470,PTK 470,GAP 470,TMZ 470
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 1 discussion class per week, 1 lecture 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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