Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

Author: Michael Mars,Alex Habel,Debbie Sell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470518168

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 4991

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This book explores the complex issues surrounding the management of cleft lip and palate in the Developing World, and aims to raise the profile of a condition commonly considered to be of only cosmetic importance in countries where infant and child mortality rates are high. It provides information and guidelines to three groups: those in the Developing World setting up programmes of cleft lip and palate care, and clinicians from developed countries delivering care in that context, as well as clinicians in the Developing World itself. The book is multidisciplinary, demonstrating the role of every member of the team, not just the surgeon, and includes contributions from charity organisations which support these cleft lip and palate programmes. Each area of clinical practice is covered, comparing typical care in developed countries with that in the Developing World, and contains practical suggestions as to how the gap may be narrowed. Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World is an important resource for anyone having - or planning to have - a commitment to develop services in that environment and to clinicians in the Developing World faced with large numbers of cleft lip and palate patients and limited resources of materials and manpower.
Release

Cleft Lip and Palate: Current Surgical Management, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery,

Author: Thomas J Sitzman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290116

Category: Medical

Page: 193

View: 5445

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Surgeon are presented an in-depth view of current surgical management of the cleft lip and palate patient in this issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Focusing on aspects most relevant to plastic surgeons, each article offers an evidence-based assessment of current management options along with detailed descriptions of the author’s preferred surgical technique. Outcomes measures for each aspect of cleft care are discussed, along with an update on current inter-center outcomes studies in the US and abroad. This issue of The Clinic’s brings the current state of the art in cleft treatment to the practicing plastic surgeon, highlighting the changes and ongoing developments in the field. Topics include the nuanced management of Pierre Robin Sequence and Velo-cardio-facial syndrome, the continued evolution of naso-alveolar molding, and new developments in orthognathic surgery.
Release

Cleft Lip and Palate

Diagnosis and Management

Author: Samuel Berkowitz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642307701

Category: Medical

Page: 982

View: 4238

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Cleft Lip and Palate: Diagnosis and Management is an unparalleled review of treatment concepts in all areas of cleft involvement presented by an international team of experienced clinicians. A unique feature of the book is that it largely consists of longitudinal facial and palatal growth studies of dental casts, photographs, panorexes, and cephalographs from birth to adolescence. Throughout the discussion of growth and treatment concepts, the importance of differential diagnosis in treatment planning is underscored. The underlying argument is that all the treatment goals – good speech, facial aesthetics, dental occlusion, and psychological development – may be realized without the need to sacrifice one for another. This updated third edition includes new chapters on further successful physiological treatment protocols, strategies for coping with psychological effects, the excellent clinical work being undertaken in Asia, future multicenter palatal growth studies, and other topics.
Release

Cleft Lip: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition

ScholarlyBrief

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464905770

Category: Medical

Page: 43

View: 2077

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Cleft Lip: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyBrief™ that delivers timely, authoritative, comprehensive, and specialized information about Cleft Lip in a concise format. The editors have built Cleft Lip: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Cleft Lip in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Cleft Lip: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
Release

Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries

Author: Dean T. Jamison,Joel G. Breman,Anthony R. Measham,George Alleyne,Mariam Claeson,David B. Evans,Prabhat Jha,Anne Mills,Philip Musgrove

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821361805

Category: Medical

Page: 1452

View: 549

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Based on careful analysis of burden of disease and the costs ofinterventions, this second edition of 'Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition' highlights achievable priorities; measures progresstoward providing efficient, equitable care; promotes cost-effectiveinterventions to targeted populations; and encourages integrated effortsto optimize health. Nearly 500 experts - scientists, epidemiologists, health economists,academicians, and public health practitioners - from around the worldcontributed to the data sources and methodologies, and identifiedchallenges and priorities, resulting in this integrated, comprehensivereference volume on the state of health in developing countries.
Release

Cleft Lip and Palate

Epidemiology, Aetiology, and Treatment

Author: Martyn T. Cobourne

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3318021075

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 5272

DOWNLOAD NOW »

A valuable source of up-to-date information Cleft lip and palate is a complex, multifactorial and relatively common craniofacial disorder, which arises because of disrupted facial development in the embryo. The manifestations of this condition can be life-long and associated with significant morbidity. In the last decade, progress has been made in our understanding of how clefts of the lip and palate arise in human populations, and laboratory studies are beginning to elucidate the molecular mechanisms that control development of the lip and palate. In addition, advances in surgical and medical care, and long-term rehabilitation are improving outcome and quality of life for affected individuals. Written by international experts in their respective fields, this publication covers in detail the epidemiology and genetic basis of cleft lip and palate, the developmental biology of lip and palate formation and provides current concepts in the management of patients affected by this condition. Thus, the book provides a contemporary overview of the epidemiology, aetiology and treatment of cleft lip and palate, and will be of use to a wide range of individuals, including students, biologists and clinicians, who have an interest in this subject.
Release

Cleft Lip and Palate

From Origin to Treatment

Author: Diego F. Wyszynski

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199771646

Category: Medical

Page: 548

View: 5220

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Majoradvances in the diagnosis and treatment of oral clefts have been made in the past 50 years, and recent genetics and epidemiological studies have led to new theories about the causes of cleft lip and palate. Addressing issues that are relevant to clinicians, researchers and family members, this book is a comprehensive, well-illustrated, and up-to-date account of the many facets of this common disorder. The authors describe the embryological and molecular mechanisms of cleft causation, present and illustrate the genetic and epidemiological methods used to identify risk factors for oral clefts, and describe treatments by the various professionals of the cleft team. A section is also devoted to the integration of research findings into public health practice, including ethical and financial considerations. The book draws together such diverse disciplines as craniofacial development, gene mapping, epidemiology, medicine, ethics, health economics, and health policy and management, and it will be an invaluable reference work.
Release

An Introduction to Orthodontics

Author: Laura Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199594716

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 4298

DOWNLOAD NOW »

A long-established starting point for students new to orthodontics, An Introduction to Orthodontics has been fully updated for a new edition. Highly illustrated and thoughtfully supported by further reading and case studies, this student-friendly text is an essential reference and revision guide to orthodontics. This book is a also suitable for practicing dental clinicians who wish to refresh themselves on current theory and practice in the field.
Release

Year Book of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery 2011 - E-Book

Author: Stephen Miller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323087477

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 2238

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The Year Book of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in plastic and aesthetic surgery, carefully selected from more than 500 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed!
Release