Ch 22: TMJ & Jaw Dislocations

About This Chapter

Professionals who need to develop knowledge and skills regarding TMJ and jaw dislocations can do so with this convenient online chapter. Access the chapter at any time to study bite-sized lessons and review essential information for continuing education and training purposes.

TMJ & Jaw Dislocations - Chapter Summary

This comprehensive skills and training chapter outlines basic information about TMJ and jaw dislocations. As you progress through this series of simple and informative lessons, you'll become familiar with the causes, symptoms and treatments for TMJ, tinnitus and dislocated hyoid bones.

Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you reinforce your understanding of the material. Take the chapter's final assessment and submit questions to our instructors if you have any. For your convenience, we've made the chapter accessible on any Internet-connected device.

How It Helps

This chapter can be used by any medical professional who works with different types of dislocation treatments. Professionals who need to develop skills regarding TMJ and jaw dislocations can study these lessons at any time. The chapter can also be used in conjunction with continuing education or training materials.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the causes of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)
  • Evaluate the symptoms and treatments for jaw dislocations, TMJ, tinnitus and dislocated hyoid bones
  • Describe TMJ surgery and recovery time

Final Exam
Critical Care Nursing
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TMJ & Jaw Dislocations
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