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Current issues in head and neck trauma

Current issues in head and neck trauma

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert A. Weisman, Robert B. Stanley, guest editors.
SeriesThe Otolaryngologic clinics of North America -- 24/1
ContributionsWeisman, Robert A., Stanley, Robert B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14319447M

neck trauma may be complex and yield a significant incidence of cSi. certain injury patterns, such as facial injuries, are associated with caSimong all facial injuries, there. was a % incidence of cSi in a retrospective study,7 and the incidence appears to increase with greater facial injury severity. 8 among patients with head inju-. To stabilize people who have experienced critical injury of the head and neck, our head and neck trauma team will: Assess the need for resuscitation, establishing an airway, ventilating, fluid replacement and other responses. Examine the skull for fractures (e.g., around the eye, mid-facial skeleton and jaw).

Traumatic neck injury is challenging to manage, as there are many structures placed in the neck, namely the airway, esophagus, major blood vessels, spinal cord, and structures most susceptible to injury are the larynx and trachea [1]. Neck trauma is thus an emergency and can be rapidly lethal, despite a possible lack of outward signs indicating a serious injury.   Any part of your neck - muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves - can cause neck problems. Neck pain is very common. Pain may also come from your shoulder, jaw, head, or upper arms. Muscle strain or tension often causes neck pain. The problem is usually overuse, such as from sitting at a computer for too long.

Brain diseases come in different forms. Infections, trauma, stroke, seizures, and tumors are some of the major categories of brain 's an overview of various diseases of the brain. Blunt neck trauma is even more uncommon than penetrating neck trauma. The majority of blunt neck trauma is from MVCs, as well as assault and strangulation. The major issue with blunt trauma of the neck is in missed or delayed diagnosis. Stable patients should be evaluated for “hard” and “soft” signs.


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Current issues in head and neck trauma Download PDF EPUB FB2

When a Stiff Neck from Direct Trauma Needs Medical Attention Sometimes an accident causes obvious pain and damage that requires immediate medical attention, such as a trip to the emergency room. However, it is common for people to sustain a serious injury in an accident but feel surprisingly fine until hours later when a stiff neck or other.

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This is an essential book for all trauma specialists, and an excellent learning tool for the resident or fellow-in-training. Complete and concise, it puts the clinical facts at your fingertips for managing any type of head and neck trauma -- soft tissue, bony, blunt or penetrating, nerve, otologic, ocular, or by: 7.

16 Resident Manual of Trauma to the Face, Head, and Neck Preface The surgical care of trauma to the face, head, and neck that is an integral part of the modern practice of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery has its origins in the early formation of the specialty over years ago.

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This site is for us all, developed by us all. Effectively avoiding, recognizing, and managing complications is integral to your operative success. Let a multidisciplinary team of experts in otolaryngology, plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general surgery guide you through the full range of complications associated with every type of head and neck procedure so you will be equipped to.

Getting medical help as soon as possible after a head trauma improves long-term outcomes. Remember, any time you suspect head, neck, or spine trauma you need to call It's always best to err on the side of caution. Many people with head and neck cancers have trouble eating and drinking because of the disease itself.

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How common is face and neck trauma in children. Facial and neck trauma occurs frequently in children, however, because of the small face size, skeletal flexibility and increased fatty tissue in a child’s face, most of these injuries result in soft tissue (cuts and bruising) injuries.

Poor neck posture, neck disorders, or trauma to the cervical spine cause this condition. Cervical vertigo often results from a head injury that disrupts head and neck alignment, or whiplash. Members only Click below to view member's publications Publications Publications You can also click right dropdown box to go to the member's publications All publications will go through a peer review process.

If you would like to submit a paper, poster or audit project please contact us. Guide for authors Guide for authors Below are some links to some trauma related. Understanding the general principles of trauma repair in the face, head, and neck region is very important to achieving optimal outcome for the patient.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: General management of the trauma patient --Diagnostic imaging in head and neck trauma --Biomechanics of fracture healing in the craniofacial skeleton --Frontal sinus trauma --Nasal and naso-orbital-ethmoid fractures --Ophthalmic and optic nerve trauma.

To investigate cases of trauma in head and neck region; to elucidate the characteristic problems in a developing country. Design and setting. Prospective study; patients with trauma related to head and neck analysed in a tertiary care.

The incidence of vascular injury in the extracranial head and neck vessels varies depending on the mechanism of injury. With blunt trauma injury occurs mostly to the carotid and vertebral arteries and the reported incidence of injury is between 1% and 3%.

8, 9 With penetrating trauma the incidence of injury is higher and a previous study at.Less well documented is the lingering effect of early brain trauma on ordinary Americans. Not just jocks "This problem is not unique to athletes," says Robert Cantu, a clinical professor in Boston University's Department of Neurosurgery and a senior adviser to the National Football League on head and neck injuries.Head and Neck Trauma covers everything from wound management to the latest surgical techniques and their complications.

The authors also discuss the medical and technical aspects of trauma management, including antibiotic therapy, grafting and osteosynthesis materials, and the assessment of posttraumatic functional disorders.