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Title Contemporary oral oncology : rehabilitation and supportive care / Moni Abraham Kuriakose, editor
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Foreword; Preface; Contents; 1: Comprehensive Rehabilitation of Oral Cancer; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Rehabilitation requirements for Oral Cavity Subsites; 1.2.1 Lip; 1.2.2 Tongue; 1.2.3 Mandible; 1.2.4 Palate and maxilla; 1.3 Mucositis; 1.4 Eating, Swallowing, and Dysphagia; 1.5 Swallowing Evaluation; 1.6 Dysphagia Treatment Strategies; 1.7 Alternative Methods of Feeding; 1.8 Xerostomia; 1.9 Trismus; 1.10 Dysgeusia; 1.11 Esophageal Strictures; 1.12 Dietary Modifications; 1.13 Speech; 1.14 Psychosocial Health; 1.15 Summary; References; 2: Dental Care of Oral Cancer Patients
2.1 Dental Examination and Assessment2.2 When to Extract Teeth Prior to Cancer Treatment; 2.3 Dental-Related Factors (DRF); 2.4 Patient-Related Factors (PRF), Financial Factors, and Patient Motivation; 2.5 Malignant-Related Risk Factors (MRRF); 2.6 National Institute of Health Conference on Oral Complications of Cancer Therapies; 2.6.1 Interpretation of Weighing to Assign the Dental Risk Factor (DRF) Score (Fig. 2.4 Interpretation as Flow Chart); 2.6.2 Interpretation of Weighing to Assign Malignancy-Related Risk Factors (MRRF) Score (Fig. 2.5, Interpretation as Flow Chart)
2.6.3 Baseline Decision2.7 Risk of Undertreatment and Associated Morbidity; 2.8 The Use of Fluoride Gel and High Concentration Fluoride Toothpaste; 2.9 Dental Care During Cancer Treatment; 2.9.1 Responsibility of the Patient; Post-cancer Treatment Dental Management Guidelines; References; 3: Oral Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of Head and Neck Cancer Patients; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Impact of Head and Neck Treatment on the Oral Environment; 3.2.1 Osteoradionecrosis; 3.2.2 Xerostomia; 3.2.3 Mucositis; 3.2.4 Trismus; 3.2.5 Dental Caries; 3.2.6 Opportunistic Infections
3.2.7 Psychological Impact3.3 The Role of the Dentist in the Head and Neck Cancer Care Pathway; 3.3.1 Prior to Head and Neck Cancer Therapy; 3.3.2 During Head and Neck Cancer Treatment; 3.3.3 After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment; 3.4 History and Emerging Trends of Dental Implants in Oral Rehabilitation; 3.4.1 History of Dental Implants; 3.4.2 Development of Dental Implantology as a Treatment Modality Oral Prosthodontic Rehabilitation; 3.4.3 Surgical Management of H & N Cancer and Resulting Challenges for Oral Rehabilitation; 3.5 General Principles of Oral Prosthodontic Rehabilitation
3.6 Prosthodontic Treatment Options3.6.1 The Implant-Retained Fixed Prosthesis; 3.6.2 Removable Implant-Retained Prosthesis; 3.6.3 Conventional Removable Prostheses; 3.7 Obturators; 3.7.1 Surgical Obturators; 3.7.2 Interim Obturators; 3.7.3 Definitive Obturator; 3.8 Challenges and Complications in Achieving Oral Rehabilitation; 3.9 The Impact of Oral Rehabilitation on Quality of Life; 3.9.1 Adjunctive Surgeries to Enable Restorative Management; 3.10 Planning for Dental Implants; 3.10.1 Planning for Primary Placement; 3.10.2 Planning for Secondary Placement
Summary This is the last of four volumes that together offer an authoritative, in-depth reference guide covering all aspects of the management of oral cancer from a multidisciplinary perspective and on the basis of a strong scientific foundation. This volume focuses on the topic of comprehensive rehabilitation and supportive care in oral cancer. The coverage includes the role of maxillofacial prosthodontics, advances in anaplastology techniques, and management of oral mucositis during radiation and chemotherapy. Holistic and supportive care approaches are discussed, and advice is provided on post-therapy surveillance and the use of different measures to assess quality of life. Nutritional evaluation and management and issues relating to healthcare economics are also considered. This volume will be of interest both to practicing specialists and to ancillary service staff involved in the care of oral cancer patients
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mouth -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Mouth Neoplasms
Surgical oncology.
Oral & maxillofacial surgery.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Mouth -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Mouth -- Cancer -- Diagnosis.
Mouth -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Kuriakose, Moni Abraham, editor.
ISBN 9783319438573