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  1. t/f family members are the primary elder abusers
  2. har to the elder can occur through _____ infliction or by _____ neglect
    • intentional
    • unintentional
  3. ____ _____ is the intentional use of force that results in bodily injury, pain or anguish
    physical abuse
  4. ___ ____ is the failure to provide basic necessities such as food, clothing, water, shelter, medicine, dental care and personal hygiene. This type of neglect can be intentional or unintentional due to the caregivers lack of ability to provide such care
    physical neglect
  5. ____ ____ is the mental anguish and despair caused by ridicule, name calling, humiliation, harassment, manipulation, threats, and controlling behavior
    psychoological abuse
  6. ____ ____ is the nonverbal anguish caused by the lack of communication and isolation
    psychological neglect
  7. ____ ____ is improper, illegal or unethical exploitation of resources or assets
    financial abuse
  8. _____ ____ is the sexual contact with an elder who is unable to consent or otherwise nonconsensual sexual contact or explitation
    sexual abuse
  9. _____ _____ this can occur owing to depression from a loss of a loved one. the elder may feel unable to continue living
    self neglect
  10. with elder abuse it is a necessary to have a working knowledge of lesions that are related to ____ , ____ ___ or _____.
    • aging
    • health problems
    • medications
  11. bruising of the edentulous ridge is an intraoral sign of what type of abuse?
    forced oral sex
  12. what are 5 extraoral signs of abuse and neglect?
    • lip trauma
    • bruising of facial tissues
    • eye injuries
    • fractured or bruised mandible
    • TMJ pain
  13. wat are some lesions or sores in mouth due to illfitting dentures? (2)
    • epulis fissuratum
    • atrophic candidiasis
  14. t/f many of the same injuries from an elder person are evident with partner abuse
  15. where are the most frequent places of abuse with a partner?
    face eyes neck
  16. in intimate partner abuse the abused may ____ the abuse, ____ the abuser or provide ____
    • deny
    • defend
    • excuses
  17. as a dental hygienist we should approach intimate partner abuse by providing _____, encouraging open _____ and to be a source of ______
    • support
    • communication
    • reassurance
  18. t/f when it is known that the interview will be used in a legal setting what needs to be present?
    a witness
  19. what are three purposes of documentation?
    • future referecne and comparison
    • provide authorites
    • protect the abused pt (need a witness for examination and interview)
  20. t/f a witness is needed during the examimation and interview of the abused
  21. t/f histories of the injury should be taken from both the caregiver and the pt
  22. t/f you want to paraphrase the pt answers to your questions to keep the as concise as possible
    false-exact words
  23. when documenting lesions you want to pay close attention to what? and what characteristics about it?
    • ecchymoses-varying colors
    • injuries that appear bilaterally
  24. t/f a photograph can be used when documenting. it is best to take photograph without pt knowledge and given to authorites to protect the pt.
    • True
    • FALSE-only photograph with pt consent and release with pt consent
  25. t/f release of photographs without pt consent may be necessary if by law provider is required to report abuse
  26. what should you say in your documentation if pt denies abuse?
    use words suspected abuse (kinda like my suspected meth user)
  27. what is one prgram of prper training of dental personnel? (black and white bear?)
    • PANDA!
    • Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness
  28. t/f the united states has uniform laws for every state on reporting abuse
    FALSE-varies state to state
  29. t/f all states mandate healthcare workers to report suspected violence abuse and neglect of children to child prtective services agencies
  30. who do you report suspected abuse of a child to?
    child protective services agencies
  31. what five things are necessary to have when reporting suspected child maltreatment?
    • name and address of the child and parents
    • childs age
    • names of siblings if any
    • nautre of childs condition, including evidence of previous injuries
    • any information that might be helpful inestablishing the cause of abuse or neglect and identify person believed to have caused abuse or neglect
  32. t/f the requirements for reporting intimate partner violence is only in a few states vs elders and adults with disablities is in more.
  33. _____ ______ is that aspect of dental science that relates and applies dental facts to legal problems
    forensic dentistry
  34. what does forensic dentistry encompass? 5
    • dental identification
    • malpractice litigation
    • leislation
    • peer review
    • dental licensure
  35. when would it be necessary to request the aid of a forensic odontologist when looking at abuse?
    determine if particular injury, bite mark is result of abuse by particular suspect
  36. what are two factors to teach the abused elder or intimate partner?
    • where help can be obtained
    • tendency for maltreatment to increase in severity and frequency over time
  37. what are four factors to teach the abused or neglected child?
    • value of oral hygiene
    • what the dental biofilm is
    • how to sue new toothbrush
    • why it is important to brush teeth and tongue before going to sleep
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ch 57 family abuse and neglect part 2