Facial Trauma in Austere Environments
Facial Trauma in Austere Environments with WEM Dentist Dr Burjor Langdana. In an austere environment facing a challenging complex situation like facial injury, jaw dislocation can be overwhelming. Medivac may not be possible or excessively delayed.
This live session explores this situation and provides you with the essential skills needed to deal with it.
• Simple reduction and stabilisation of jaw fracture
• Contemporary methods for reducing a dislocated jaw joint
• Challenges and controversies managing upper jaw fractures
? And take away:
• Burj’s full presentation decks and session recording to review at your leisure
• 2.5 CPD (est.) to boost your career and a certificate
All the slides from this session are freely available on the Wilderness Expedition Dentistry website. If you have any further issues questions, you may freely contact me through World Extreme Medicine.
Relevant articles with links that we were included in this session:
More about Burjor.
Burjor is a former consultant dentist for the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit, WEM dentist, Honorary Clinical Lecturer In Extreme Medicine at the University Of Exeter and a resident expedition dentist for AdventureMedic. He has many years’ experience in Expedition/ Wilderness and Remote Access Dentistry, having first become interested in this specialism while running dental camps in remote parts of India (where he did his Masters in Oral Surgery), and later when working in the Sultanate of Oman.
Burjor deepened and broadened his expedition medical experience through spending four seasons in the Antarctic; working as a VSO dentist in Malawi, and working with Mobile Surgical Services in New Zealand.
The contributing author and editor for the dental chapter in the new Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine, Burjor has written numerous articles about his specialism, which have been published in AdventureMedic and in the dental section of competency guides for remote health care practitioners and expedition medicine. He has also lectured extensively on his subject and provides phone and email support for event medics.