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Care of Head and Neck Cancer Patients for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists

Harding, Jocelyn J. (Herausgeber)

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1. Auflage Januar 2023
304 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-79500-1
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Care of Head and Neck Cancer Patients for Dental Hygienistsand Dental Therapists

An accessible advisory guide for dental professionals to the area of care for head and neck cancer patients

Care of Head and Neck Cancer Patients for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists is an advisory guide that enables dental hygienists, dental therapists, and other health care professionals to appreciate the journey undertaken by head and neck cancer patients. Focusing on the before, during, and after treatments, the book covers common head and neck cancer treatments such as surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and innovative new therapies. It also discusses treatment complications such as halitosis, osteoradionecrosis, and radiation dermatitis. Some of the other sample topics discussed by the well-qualified authors include:
* An introduction to substance misuse and oral health and the early detection of mouth cancer
* The role of a dietitian in the care of head and neck cancer patients
* Proton beam therapy and transoral robotic surgery
* Physiotherapy for someone diagnosed with a head/neck cancer
* Lifestyle factors in oral cancer and pain management in head and neck cancer patients

Care of Head and Neck Cancer Patients for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists is an immensely valuable resource for dental hygienists, dental therapists, and other health care professionals who work in primary and secondary care.

Editor

Jocelyn J. Harding, DipDH PGCert, is a Dental Hygienist in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, UK. She has over 30 years' experience in dentistry, qualifying in the Royal Navy in 1992 and is currently studying for her MSc in Advanced and Specialist Healthcare at the University of Kent.