EVALUATION OF PATIENTS WITH FACIAL TRAUMA
History and Physical Examination
CAUSE AND CLASSIFICATION OF FACIAL FRACTURES
Causes of Facial Fractures
TREATMENT OF FACIAL FRACTURES
raurna to the facial region frequently results in injuries to soft tissue, teeth, and major skeletal components of the face, including the mandible,
maxilla. zygoma. nasoorbital-ethmoid (:”‘OE) complex, and supraorbital structures. In addition, these injuries frequentlv occur in combination with injuries to other areas of the body.! Participation in the management and rehabilitation of the patient with facial trauma involves J
thorough understanding of the types of, principles of evaluation for. and surgical treatment of facial injuries. This chapter outlines the fundamental principles for management of the patient with facial trauma.