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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-04-09T09:50:43-0400
The purpose of this study will to be to evaluate the effects of a mobile intervention focused on improving the chronic disease self management skills of individuals with low health literac...
Consistent adherence to antiretroviral therapy is necessary for treatment success. People with poor health literacy skills experience considerable difficulty adhering to their medications....
The aim of our study was to evaluate the periodontal healthy and diseased individuals with questionnaire, 0ral health impact profile-14(OHIP-14) and dental hygiene fear scale (DHFS) scales...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of additional nursing instruction for the caregivers of newly diagnosed pediatric atopic dermatitis patients at the University o...
Health literacy refers to personal and relational factors affecting a person's ability to acquire, understand and use information about health and health services. In a need assessment stu...
The prevalence of common oral diseases, such as dental caries, periodontal diseases and oral candidiasis remains high in the general population. Various preventive strategies have been proposed and in...
Oral health literacy and associated oral conditions: A systematic review. Firmino RT, Ferreira FM, Palva SM, Granvlle-Garcia AF, Fraiz FC, Martins CC. JADA 2017; 148(8):604-13.
To investigate whether oral health literacy (OHL) impacts missing data obtained through self-reporting in oral health epidemiological research.
There is an assumption that health literacy is higher among health professionals, allowing them to improve the health literacy of their patients. This study explored health literacy profiles of health...
This article provides an introduction to the definition and current theoretical/conceptual models for health literacy as well as their scope and importance to the provision of modern healthcare. We il...
Loss or destruction of periodontal tissue caused by periodontitis or other destructive periodontal diseases or by injury during instrumentation. Attachment refers to the periodontal ligament which attaches to the alveolar bone. It has been hypothesized that treatment of the underlying periodontal disease and the seeding of periodontal ligament cells enable the creating of new attachment.
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
A species of gram-negative bacteria strongly implicated in oral infection, PERIODONTAL DISEASES, eye and ear disorders, and SEPTIC ARTHRITIS.
Any restorative and replacement device that is used as a therapeutic aid in the treatment of periodontal disease. It is an adjunct to other forms of periodontal therapy and does not cure periodontal disease by itself. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 3d ed)