This book (second edition) attempts to cover all the scientific and clinical disciplines related to cleft care, which is indeed a wide remit. It ably achieves its aims....It is an enjoyable and very comprehensive read, being well written, presented, illustrated and organized. -- PMFA News
Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting. Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else. With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management. Volume One of the book covers non-surgical issues including: Embryology, Anatomy, Classification, Epidemiology, and Genetics; Nursing topics, Neuropsychosocial and Educational Aspects, Otologic, Audilogic, and Airway Assessment and Management, Outcomes and Research.