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Oral hygiene

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The maintenance of good oral hygiene is crucial in all patients, particularly patients with advanced disease. Poor oral hygiene can have physical, psychological, and social repercussions. Poor oral ... More


Mouth care

Dominique Dion, Bernard Lapointe, and Martin T. Tyler

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0048
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter illustrates via a case study the necessary skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to manage oral problems in cancer patients. It examines several questions such as: How common and ... More


Oral and Mental Health Services

David Ozar and James Sabin

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0034
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which access to oral and mental health care falls short of patients’ needs. It shows how public attitudes and the structure of U.S. insurance programs have created ... More


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