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.
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