Medical

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: 6874

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.
Medical

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: 608

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.
Medical

Cleft Lip and Palate

Diagnosis and Management

Author: Samuel Berkowitz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642307701

Category: Medical

Page: 982

View: 6754

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.
Medical

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: 3918

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.
Medical

Genomics and Health in the Developing World

Author: Dhavendra Kumar

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019970547X

Category: Medical

Page: 1536

View: 5781

Genomics and Health in the Developing World provides detailed and comprehensive coverage of population structures, human genomics, and genome variation--with particular emphasis on medical and health issues--in the emerging economies and countries of the developing world. With sections dedicated to fundamtals of genetics and genomics, epidemiology of human disease, biomarkers, comparative genomics, developments in translational genomic medicine, current and future health strategies related to genetic disease, and pertinent legislative and social factors, this volume highlights the importance of utilizing genetics/genomics knowledge to promote and achieve optimal health in the developing world. Grouped by geographic region, the chapters in this volume address: - Inherited disorders in the developing world, including a thorough look at genetic disorders in minority groups of every continent - The progress of diagnostic laboratory genetic testing, prenatal screening, and genetic counseling worldwide - Rising ethical and legal concerns of medical genetics in the developing world - Social, cultural, and religious issues related to genetic diseases across continents Both timely and vastly informative, this book is a unique and comprehensive resource for genetists, clinicians, and public health professionals interested in the social, ethical, economic, and legal matters associated with medical genetics in the developing world.
Business & Economics

Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education

A Reference for the Education of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Children and Adults

Author: Cecil R. Reynolds,Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 9780471652519

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1062

View: 758

The Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education, Second Edition is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fields of special education research and practice. Featuring reviews of assessment instruments and teaching approaches, legal issues, overviews of specific learning disabilities, dozens of biographies, and more, this complete desk reference is an indispensable guide for professionals, academics, and students alike. Named an American Library Association Top 25 Reference of the Year in its First Edition, The Concise Encyclopedia serves as an important reference for the education of handicapped and other exceptional children. Written and edited by highly regarded and respected experts in the fields of special education and psychology, this authoritative resource guide provides a reference base for educators as well as professionals in the areas of psychology, neuropsychology, medicine, health care, social work and law. Additionally, this acclaimed reference work is essential for administrators, psychologists, diagnosticians, and school counselors, as well as parents of the handicapped themselves. What's new in this edition Comprehensive coverage of new legislation such as Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Cultural competence in Special Education, including new material on culturally/linguistically diverse students Many new entries including notable biographies, new service delivery systems, special education laws, new assessment instruments, cross-cultural issues, neuropsychology, and use of the Internet in research and service delivery. Some of the topics covered Academic assessment Achievement tests Addictions Bilingual education Child and adolescent behavior management Counseling with individuals and families with disabilities Early childhood education Gifted education Intelligence tests Mathematics disabilities Psychoeducational methods Rehabilitation Socioeconomic status Special education parent and student rights Traumatic brain injury
Medical

Evaluation and Management of Cleft Lip and Palate

A Developmental Perspective

Author: David J. Zajac,Linda D. Vallino

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1597569569

Category: Medical

Page: 418

View: 2486

Evaluation and Management of Cleft Lip and Palate: A Developmental Perspectiveprovides fundamental knowledge of cleft palate anomalies and the current state of evidence-based practice relative to evaluation and management. This text contains information on the standard of care for children born with craniofacial anomalies from a developmental perspective along with clinical case studies to help facilitate understanding of the material. This graduate-level text targets speech-language pathology students, as well as audiology students, medical students, and graduate students studying communication disorders. Why adopt this textbook: Provides a developmental focus that provides a better understanding of the nature of craniofacial problems and the timetable for management and treatmentCovers material in a data-driven and evidenced based format, blending scholarly and clinical informationWell-illustrated with clear colored pictures-many of which are actual structures and people rather than line drawings-including pre- and post-treatment resultsPresents the role of the speech-language pathologist in all aspects of care (i.e., before and after surgery from infancy to adulthood)Emphasizes oral conditions (dental and occlusal) that impact speech in the school-aged childFull color text with more than 200 images Compared with other textbooks this book covers: An entire chapter devoted to adults with cleft lip and palate underscoring quality of lifeAn entire chapter on the school-aged childA detailed chapter devoted to alveolar bone graft with detailed photo illustration and discussion of treatment outcomeDetailed chapter on maxillary advancement with detailed photos, discussion of treatment outcomes related to speech, airway, and hearingPresentation of surgical treatment based on development ageChapter on hearing offers a practical approach to ear problems and hearing loss associated with cleft and craniofacial anomalies, and provides a summary of hearing tests that should be familiar to the reader and suggestions about counseling familiesChapters on Speech Characteristics and Assessment are written from a speech science perspective and evidence-based
Medical

An Introduction to Orthodontics

Author: Laura Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199594716

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 6280

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.
Medical

Cleft Lip and Palate

Lesions, Pathophysiology and Primary Treatment

Author: René Malek

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9781853174919

Category: Medical

Page: 278

View: 6636

Offering the advantage of 35 years of clinical experience in which he has treated more than 5000 patients, the distinguished author presents state-of-the-art techniques for managing all types of cleft lip and palate disorders. In addition to the surgical techniques he has personally developed, Dr. Malek reviews the full range of alternative and classic methods, highlighted by full-color photographs and line drawings. (Distributed by Thieme for Martin Dunitz Publishers)
Medical

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

ScholarlyBrief

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464905770

Category: Medical

Page: 43

View: 6497

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/.
Children

Hutchison's Paediatrics

Author: Krishna M. Goel,Devendra K. Gupta

Publisher: JAYPEE BROTHERS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS PVT. LTD.

ISBN: 9350906864

Category: Children

Page: 904

View: 5484

Second edition of this marvellous textbook ""Hutchison's Paediatrics"" will be of great value to all those who use it, whether students, or those preparing for professional examinations, or simply (like myself) keeping up-to-date or finding the answers to difficult clinical problems in daily practice. In this book to provide practical advice about the diagnosis, investigation and management of the full spectrum of childhood disorders, both medical and surgical. In this book indicate, and where appropriate to describe, techniques and laboratory investigations which are necessary for advanced di.
Medical

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

Author: Stephen Miller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323087477

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 9614

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!
Medical

Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery- E-Book

Author: Deepak Kademani,Paul Tiwana

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291325

Category: Medical

Page: 1520

View: 5478

Enhance your OMS surgical skills with Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery! This practical guide, written by respected international contributors and edited by OMS experts Deepak Kademani and Paul Tiwana, offers detailed, step-by-step instructions and over 2,000 full-color illustrations that demonstrate how to plan for and perform oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures safely and efficiently. Comprehensive coverage addresses the broad scope of the specialty, ranging from the surgical anatomy of the head and neck to oral surgery, implant surgery, orthognathic and craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate, craniomaxillofacial trauma, management of head and neck surgery, reconstructive procedures, TMJ surgery, and aesthetic facial surgery. A comprehensive approach to OMS operative procedures offers practical guidance to the management of patients with oral and maxillofacial disorders, with each surgical procedure chapter approximately six to eight pages in length and covering the following topics: armamentarium, history of the procedure, indications for use of the procedure, limitations and contraindications, technique, alternate or modified technique, avoidance and management of intraoperative complications, and postoperative considerations. Detailed, step-by-step approach shows how to perform OMS surgical procedures safely and efficiently. Coverage of alternative and modified techniques addresses options other than the standard techniques. A full-color design makes the text easier to navigate. Expert, international contributors provide authoritative guidance on the OMS procedures they typically perform.
Medical

The Management of epilepsy in developing countries

Author: Simon D. Shorvon,International Community Based Epilepsy Research Group

Publisher: Royal Society of Medicine

ISBN: 9781853151507

Category: Medical

Page: 66

View: 2093

Medical

Cleft Lip and Palate Treatment

A Comprehensive Guide

Author: Nivaldo Alonso,Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319632906

Category: Medical

Page: 389

View: 8706

The aim of this book is to discuss cleft lip and palate deformities in a comprehensive way, presenting it from the basics to the most clinically and surgically relevant issues. First, the basic concepts of embryology and pathogenesis of the facial deformities will be discussed. Special attention will be paid to the genetics underlying this condition. Following that, basic principles of surgical treatment through the most recent advances in the field will be presented, along with most important evidences from the literature and the personal experience of the editors and authors. Cleft Lip and Palate Treatment presents the state of the art and advances in the field and is intended to serve as a comprehensive guide for a broad audience. All the specialties involved in the comprehensive care of these craniofacial deformities will be presented in this book.
Medical

Neonatal Surgery of the Cleft Lip and Palate

Author: S.N. Desai

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810231163

Category: Medical

Page: 243

View: 3590

Traditionally, cleft lip repair has been carried out around 10 to 12 weeks of age. There have been surgeons who have done surgery in newborn but there has been no series where cleft lip repair has been carried out in the first 48 hours as a routine procedure over a long period with long term results. The author's unit has performed this operation routinely for the past 25 years and collected data on the speech, hearing, growth and appearance of the children, who are now in their 20s. The main argument against this procedure was the anaesthetic risk in performing surgery so early in life. Having analysed all the arguments for and against, the author provides a detailed analysis of the work in this book. As far as is known, this is the only book to analyse the long-term results of surgery in newborn. A number of centres around the world are contemplating or performing sugery in newborn and this would be a very good background for emphasising and promoting the operation.
Medical

Video Atlas of Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery

Author: Derek J. Rogers, MD,Christopher J. Hartnick,Usama Hamdan

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1597565733

Category: Medical

Page: 433

View: 4622

Medical

Cleft Lip and Palate

From Origin to Treatment

Author: Diego F. Wyszynski

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195139062

Category: Medical

Page: 518

View: 713

This broadly interdisciplinary reference work covers all important aspects of cleft lip palate, from genetic and epidemiological methods of identifying risk factors to treatment methods, ethical considerations and economic issues. It is comprehensive, up-to-date and generously illustrated.
Medical

Pediatric ENT

Author: John M. Graham,Glenis K. Scadding,Peter D. Bull

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540699309

Category: Medical

Page: 508

View: 7044

This concise textbook covers all the practical and theoretical aspects necessary for those taking exams or wishing to update their knowledge of pediatric ENT medicine. The book is divided into sections covering rhinology, otology and head and neck problems. Uniformly structured chapters, written by internationally recognized experts in their fields, cover all relevant topics comprehensively and succinctly. The book includes more than 300 figures, almost half in color. This useful and reader-friendly textbook will be inspirational to young specialists with an interest in pediatric ENT, useful to those who are due to take their final exams, and informative for established specialists.
Medical

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate

Author: A. Watson,Debbie Sell,Pamela Grunwell

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9781861561589

Category: Medical

Page: 330

View: 3781

This book the successor to Advances in the Management of Cleft Palate edited by Margaret Edwards and Tony Watson and published in 1980 but it is different enough for its publishers and editors to feel that its name should be changed. The aim of this present book is to provide an up-to-date review of all aspects of the management of clefts. There are an increased number of chapters and the contributors represent a wider range of professions associated with the care of cleft lip and palate. There are new chapters on genetics, associated conditions and syndromes. Contents: The Nature of Cleft Lip and Palate Embryology, incidence and aetiology Classification Anatomy and function Facial Growth Speech characteristics cleft condition Associated conditions and syndromes Management of the Infant and Young Child with a Cleft Lip and/or Palate Prenatal diagnosis-abnormalities of the fetal lip and palate Prenatal, perinatal and postnatal counselling The role of the paediatrician Early feeding management Presurgical orthopaedics Primary surgery and nursing care Speech development and early intervention Hearing and ENT management Management of the Older Child, Adolescent and Adult Speech assessment and therapy Assessment and surgical management of velopharyngeal function Secondary surgery of lip and nose deformities and palatal fistulae Orthodontics Alveolar bone grafting Orthognathic surgery Restorative dental treatment Growing up with a cleft: the impact on the child Role of parent support groups Choosing the best treatment for the child with a cleft