Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets

3rd Edition - October 15, 2015

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  • Authors: A. Omar Abubaker, Din Lam, Kenneth Benson
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323294300
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323294324

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Written in the proven Secrets® question-and-answer format, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets, 3rd Edition is an authoritative source for the effective and safe practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) — and the ideal preparation tool for clinical rotations, exams, and board certification in OMS. Thoroughly revised and updated with the most current clinical information, this new edition provides dental students, OMS residents, and clinicians with practical tips, answers, and secrets from OMS experts. Best of all, it fits in your lab coat pocket so you can consult it wherever you go!

Key Features

  • Over 2,300 questions and answers offer valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and secrets from oral and maxillofacial surgery experts in a concise, easy-to-read format.
  • Popular and trusted Secrets® question-and-answer format helps you better understand the questions you are asked and provides you with perspective for the questions you ask yourself.
  • Edited by two highly respected leaders in oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS), with chapters written by internationally recognized experts in the field, making this an authoritative resource for the safe and effective practice of OMS.
  • Convenient pocket size means you can consult this book wherever you go and carry it in your lab coat.

Table of Contents

  • Part I. Patient Evaluation
    1. Are You Ready for Your Surgery Rotation?
    2. Pre-operative Evaluation.
    3. EKG
    4. Laboratory Tests
    5. Imaging
    Part II. Anesthesia - Part Editor
    6. Local Anesthesia
    7. Intravenous Sedation
    8. Inhalational Anesthesia
    9. NEW! Anesthesia for Difficult Patients
    Part III. Postoperative Care
    10. Fluid and Electrolyte Management
    11. Nutritional Support
    12. Post-operative Complications
    13. NEW! ICU Care/Mechanical Ventilation
    Part IV. Medical Emergencies
    15. Tracheostomy and Cricothyrotomy
    Part V. Management Considerations
    16. Cardiovascular Disease
    17. Respiratory Disease
    18. Liver/Hematology
    19. Renal
    20. Endocrine/Pregnant Patient
    21. The Diabetic Patient
    22. Immunocomprised Patient
    Part VI: Oral Surgery
    Section 1. Basic Surgical Science
    23. Applied Surgical Anatomy
    24. NEW! Wound Healing
    Section 2. Dentoalveolar
    25. DA/Pre-prosthetic Surgery
    26. Dental Implant
    27. Nerve Injury
    28. Orofacial Infection/Osteomylitis
    Section 3. Trauma
    29. NEW! DA Trauma
    30. Mandible Fracture
    31. Zygomatic/ZMC/Orbit
    32. NOE/Lefort
    33. Frontal Sinus
    34. Soft Tissue Injury
    Section 4. Craniofacial
    35. Craniofacial Syndrome
    36. NEW! Oromandibular Dystopia
    37. Syndromes Affecting Orofacial Region
    38. Cleft Lip/Palate
    39. Orthognathic Surgery 
    40. NEW! Distraction Osteogenesis
    41. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Section 5. TMJ/Facial Pain
    42. Facial Pain/Headache
    43. TMJ
    Section 6. Pathology
    44. Cyst/Tumor
    45. Oral Cancer
    46. Salivary Gland Disease
    47. NEW! Vascular Anomalies
    48. NEW! Osteoradionecrosis/Osteonecrosis of the Jaws
    49. NEW! Neck Mass
    Section 7. Reconstruction
    50. NEW! Bone Grafting
    51. NEW! Local/Regional Flap
    52. NEW! Facial Special Unit Reconstruction
    53. NEW! Free Flap
    Section 8. NEW! Cosmetic
    54. Evaluation of Aging Face
    55. Forehead/Blepharoplasty
    56. Facelift/Neck
    57. Rhinoplasty
    58. Non-invasive Cosmetic Procedure

Product details

  • No. of pages: 576
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2015
  • Published: October 15, 2015
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323294300
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323294324

About the Authors

A. Omar Abubaker

Dr. A. Omar Abubaker, DMD, PhD is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dentistry, and he completed his residency training and a fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He has been on the Faculty at VCU School of Dentistry and Medical Center since 1991. He is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Board of Dental Anesthesiology. Dr. Abubaker serves as professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery School of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Dentistry, at MCV Hospital. He maintains a busy intramural private practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is also actively involved in teaching dental students and oral and maxillofacial surgery residents. Dr. Abubaker authored two oral and maxillofacial surgery textbooks, over 100 chapters, over 50 peer- review scientific articles, and numerous abstracts and scientific presentations. Dr. Abubaker has recently become involved in education and research in the field of addiction and opioid epidemic and pain management.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, VCU School of Dentistry

Din Lam

Affiliations and Expertise

Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Kenneth Benson

Affiliations and Expertise

Private Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Apex, NC, Staff Surgeon and Clinical Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology, Wake Medical Center, Raleigh, NC

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