Theory II

  1. information collected during evaluation procedure that is analyzed to determine oral health outcomes related to dental hygiene interventions
  2. a description of the purpose, plans and strategies that will be needed to gather, process and interpret the data used to determine treatment outcomes
    evaluation design
  3. data collection procedures and strategies that are selected to determine wheater or not expected outcomes related to pt specific oral health goals identified in the dental hygiene care plane have been met
    evaluation methods
  4. communication that occurs among all individuals participating in the pt's care, including the dentist, dental hygienist, the pt and the pt physician or caregiver if necessary. giving and receiving _____ creates trukst and ensures that those involved in all aspects of pt care stay informed at every step
  5. ongoing evaluation to monitor each step in the dental hygiene process of care; ongoing feedback that determines any needed changes in the dental hygiene care plan prior to the completion of a treatment sequence
    formative evaluation
  6. benchmarks used to measure or test changes. In evaluating dental hygiene interventions, ____ can be quantitative (such as measurements of probing depths or plaque scores) or qualiative (such as patient expressions of satisfaction or ability to perform self-care routines)
  7. measurable goals; the expected outcomes of cinical treatment, pt education, counseling or oral hygiene instruction/home care interventions identified in the pt care plan
  8. a measure of the effectiveness of dental hygiene clinical and educational interventions in meeting oral helath goals identified in the pt care plan
    outcomes assessment
  9. forma, standardized evaluation procedures conducted at the end of a treament series includes determination of periodontal maintenance interval and or identification of further treatment needs
    summative evaluation
  10. action in accordance with request; extent to which a preson's health behaviors conicide with dental/medical health advice (also called adherence)
  11. the joint deliberation, usually for diagnostic purposes between two or more practitioners or between a pt and a practitioner
  12. ongoing dynamic process that results in loss of clinical attachment and alveolar supporting bone; an area is quiescent when a diseased site becomes inactive or stable without treatment
    disease activity
  13. criteria for completion of a particular procedure; therapeutic ___ ___ genraly have been reached when the clinical signs of the treated pathologic condition have been eliminated or reduced
    end points
  14. periodontal maintenance therapy; also called preventative maintenance, supportive periodontal treatment
  15. system of appointments for the long term maintenance phase of pt care; the system is carreid out by computer, telephone and or mail
    recall (YUCK! the main reason I need an assistant please no recall)
  16. resistant not responding to routine therapy
  17. diminution or abatement of the symptoms of a disease the period during which the diminution occurs
  18. the diagnosis made at a reevaluation spaced for a period of time after treatmen (or series of treatments); diagnosis that shows the response to prior treatment
    response diagnosis
  19. a characteristic, habit or predisposing condition that makes an individual susceptibel to or in danger of aquiring a certain disease or disability
    risk factor
  20. supportive periodontal therapy; procedures performed at selected intervals as an extension of periodontal therapy to assist the pt in maintaining oral health; instruction in dental biofilm control and such clinical procedures as scaling and root planing; also called preventive maintenance, periodontal maintenance therapy
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Theory II
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