OHT/DT/Hyg role in the management of radiation-induced side effects in patients with head and neck cancer … Ms Shae Beaton
$13.00 – $25.00
Saturday 4th May, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM, R5
Radiation – the gift that keeps giving!
There are a number of significant toxicities that may occur as a result of radiotherapy to the head and neck region. Some of these side effects will be permanent, and can have a devastating impact on a patient’s quality of life.
This presentation will endeavor to discuss the role of OHT/DT/DH within dental oncology, with a particular focus on the prevention and management of oral radiation-induced side effects.
Identify the possible side effects associated with radiation treatment to the head and neck
Discuss prevention and management strategies for radiation-induced side effects
Discuss the role of an OHT/DT/HYG in providing dental care for patients with head and neck cancer.