Oral healthcare and the frail elder : a clinical perspective /
[edited by] Michael I. MacEntee, Frauke Müller, Chris Wyatt.
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Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
description
xx, 305 p.
ISBN
081381264X (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780813812649 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
isbn
081381264X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813812649 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Theories and significance of oral health in frailty / Joanie Sims-Gould ... [et al.] -- Ethical considerations for the oral healthcare of frail elders / Mary E McNally ... [et al.] -- Oral pain and movement disorders in ageing / Pierre J. Blanchet, Barry Sessle, and Gilles J. Lavigne -- Dry mouth and medications / W. Murray Thomson ... [et al.] -- Dietary consequences of oral health in frail elders / Paula Moynihan, Jane Bradbury, Frauke Müller -- Management of periodontal and gingival diseases and other oral disorders in frail elders with cardiovascular disease or diabetes / Jim Yuan Lai, Howard C Tenenbaum, Michael B. Goldberg -- Oral health, dysphagia, and aspiration pneumonia / Marcia Carr, Lynda McKeown, and Michael MacEntee -- Periodontal diseases in frail elders / G. Rutger Persson -- Caries and frail elders / Chris Wyatt, Athena Papas, and Michael MacEntee -- Contexts of body image and social interactions among frail elders / Leeann Donnelly ... [et al.] -- Communications and education for palliative care / Ronald L. Ettinger, Shiva Khatami, and Michael MacEntee -- Prevention of oral disease for a dependent population / Heather Frenkel, Debora Matthews, and Ina Nitschke -- Prosthodontics, endodontics and other restorative care for frail elders / George Zarb ... [et al.] -- Ethno-cultural diversity / Stella Kwan ... [et al.] -- Palliative care and complications of cancer therapy / Martin Schimmel ... [et al.] -- A framework for assessing the outcome of oral healthcare in long-term care facilities / Matana Kettratad-Pruksapong ... [et al.].
catalogue key
7375340
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Michael I. MacEntee, PhD, LDS(I), Dip. Prosth., FRCD(C) is Professor of Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics at the University of British Columbia. He established the ELDERS (Elders' Link with Dental Education, Research and Service) Group with colleagues at UBC to provide administrative structure to the service needs of our aging population and to the educational needs of dentists and dental students within an overall context of research. His research addresses oral health and quality of life in old age, with a particular focus on frailty and the psychosocial impact of oral prostheses. Frauke Mller, Dr. med. dent. habil., is Professor and Chair of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Chris Wyatt, BSc, DMD, MSc, Dip Pros, FRCDC, is Associate Professor and Chair of Prosthodontics Dental Geriatrics at the University of British Columbia. He is also Director of the Geriatric Dentistry Program.
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Summaries
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Oral healthcare is an integral part of overall health and well-being, and it is a significant and increasing challenge as people grow frail. Incidence of caries and gingivitis among residents of long-term care facilities are on the rise, and daily oral hygiene is often difficult for patients who are frail or in need of assistance. Oral Healthcare and the Frail Elder: A Clinical Perspective provides dentists, dental hygienists, and other healthcare professionals with comprehensive, practical instruction on managing the multifaceted oral healthcare needs of frail elders. By discussing background information and relevant literature, the book provides a holistic approach to clinical issues such as oral pain, dry mouth, and periodontal disease. Edited by experts in the field, Oral Healthcare and the Frail Elder enhances clinical application with thorough reviews of pertinent social and ethical issues, access to care issues, and the practicalities for overcoming these in order to provide high-quality oral healthcare to an aging population. Key Features: Provides necessary background information as well as clinical and practical instruction on managing the oral health of frail elders. Situates oral healthcare in the context of multidisciplinary management Features Clinical Scenarios in each chapter illustrating immediate, practical application of topics discussed Discusses social and ethical issues such as body image, social interactions, effective communication, and ethno-cultural diversity
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Oral healthcare is an integral part of overall health and well-being, and it is a significant and increasing challenge as people grow frail. Incidence of caries and gingivitis among residents of long-term care facilities are on the rise, and daily oral hygiene is often difficult for patients who are frail or in need of assistance. Oral Healthcare and the Frail Elder: A Clinical Perspective provides dentists, dental hygienists, and other healthcare professionals with comprehensive, practical instruction on managing the multifaceted oral healthcare needs of frail elders. By discussing background information and relevant literature, the book provides a holistic approach to clinical issues such as oral pain, dry mouth, and periodontal disease.Edited by experts in the field, Oral Healthcare and the Frail Elder enhances clinical application with thorough reviews of pertinent social and ethical issues, access to care issues, and the practicalities for overcoming these in order to provide high-quality oral healthcare to an aging population.Key Features: Provides necessary background information as well as clinical and practical instruction on managing the oral health of frail elders. Situates oral healthcare in the context of multidisciplinary management Features Clinical Scenarios in each chapter illustrating immediate, practical application of topics discussed Discusses social and ethical issues such as body image, social interactions, effective communication, and ethno-cultural diversity
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Oral healthcare is an integral part of overall health and well-being, and it is a significant and increasing challenge as people grow frail. This book provides dentists, dental hygienists, and other healthcare professionals with practical instruction on managing the multifaceted oral healthcare needs of frail elders.
Main Description
Oral Healthcare for the Frail Elder: A Clinical Perspective provides essential information for dentists, dental hygienists, and other healthcare professionals who attend to the needs of frail elders. In addition to providing clinical instruction in the mechanics of how to treat frail elders, it will also discuss social and ethical issues, access to care issues, and the practicalities for overcoming these in order to provide comprehensive, high-quality oral healthcare to an aging population.
Main Description
Oral healthcare is an integral part of overall health and well-being, and it is a significant and increasing challenge as people grow frail. Oral Healthcare and the Frail Elder: A Clinical Perspective provides dentists, dental hygienists, and other healthcare professionals with comprehensive, practical instruction on managing the multifaceted oral healthcare needs of frail elders. By discussing background information and relevant literature, the book provides a holistic approach to clinical issues such as oral pain, dry mouth, and periodontal disease.
Table of Contents
Contributor Listp. vii
Preface: The challenge of frailtyp. xv
Theories and significance of oral health in frailtyp. 3
Ethical considerations for the oral healthcare of frail eldersp. 13
Oral pain and movement disorders in agingp. 31
Dry mouth and medicationsp. 51
Dietary consequences of oral health in frail eldersp. 73
Management of periodontal and gingival diseases and other oral disorders in frail elders with cardiovascular disease or diabetesp. 95
Oral health, dysphagia, and aspiration pneumoniap. 111
Periodontal diseases in frail eldersp. 127
Caries and frail eldersp. 147
Contexts of body image and social interactions among frail eldersp. 161
Communications and education for palliative carep. 173
Prevention of oral diseases for a dependent populationp. 187
Prosthodontics, endodontics, and other restorative care for frail eldersp. 211
Ethnocultural diversityp. 237
Palliative care and complications of cancer therapyp. 255
A framework for assessing the outcome of oral healthcare in long-term care facilitiesp. 273
Appendix: Qualify assessment worksheetsp. 285
Indexp. 289
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