Trauma Reports (Vol.15, No. 1) - Maxillofacial Trauma: Critical Aspects of Management - Jan 01, 2014

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency, family, osteopathic, trauma, surgical, and general practice physicians and nurses who have contact with trauma patients.


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Faculty Listing:

Editor in Chief
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics
Ohio State University
Attending Physician
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Associate Pediatric Medical Director
Columbus, Ohio

Melissa H. Warta, MD,
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY; Attending Physician, Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Paterson, NJ.

Abdulla Fakhro, MD, MRCSI,
Plastic Surgery Resident,
Cooper University Hospital at Rowan University,
Camden, NJ.

Peer Reviewer
Robert E. Falcone, MD, FACS,
Clinical Professor of Surgery,
The Ohio State University College of Medicine,

Nurse Reviewer
Sue A. Behrens, DPN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC
Director of Emergency/CDU/Trauma Services
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Peoria, IL

Executive Editor
Shelley Mark
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin
AHC Media


  • Maxillofacial Trauma: Critical Aspects of Management


  • Discuss conditions that should increase suspicion for traumatic injuries
  • Describe the various modalities used to identify different traumatic conditions
  • Cite methods of quickly stabilizing and managing patients
  • Identify possible complications that may occur with traumatic injuries

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Dr. Dietrich (editor in chief), Dr. Warta (author), Dr. Fakhro (author), Dr. Falcone (peer reviewer), and Ms. Behrens (nurse reviewer) report no relationships with companies related to this field of study. Ms. Mark (executive editor), and Ms. Hamlin (managing editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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