Developing and implementing an oral care policy and assessment tool.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/200962
Title:
Developing and implementing an oral care policy and assessment tool.
Authors:
Stout, Michelle; Goulding, Orla; Powell, Anne
Affiliation:
Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. Michelle.Stout@hse.ie
Citation:
Developing and implementing an oral care policy and assessment tool., 23 (49):42-8 Nurs Stand
Journal:
Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Issue Date:
9-Jan-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/200962
PubMed ID:
19743609
Abstract:
Oral hygiene is an essential aspect of nursing care. Poor oral care results in patients experiencing pain and discomfort, puts individuals at risk of nutritional deficiency and infection, and has an adverse effect on quality of life. This article describes how an oral care policy and assessment tool were updated to ensure the implementation of evidence-based practice at one hospital in the Republic of Ireland.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Oral hygiene is an essential aspect of nursing care. Poor oral care results in patients experiencing pain and discomfort, puts individuals at risk of nutritional deficiency and infection, and has an adverse effect on quality of life. This article describes how an oral care policy and assessment tool were updated to ensure the implementation of evidence-based practice at one hospital in the Republic of Ireland.
MeSH:
Evidence-Based Medicine; Health Policy; Humans; Ireland; Nursing Assessment; Nursing Staff, Hospital; Oral Hygiene; Quality of Life
ISSN:
0029-6570

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorStout, Michelleen
dc.contributor.authorGoulding, Orlaen
dc.contributor.authorPowell, Anneen
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-09T16:13:33Z-
dc.date.available2012-01-09T16:13:33Z-
dc.date.issued2012-01-09T16:13:33Z-
dc.identifier.citationDeveloping and implementing an oral care policy and assessment tool., 23 (49):42-8 Nurs Standen
dc.identifier.issn0029-6570-
dc.identifier.pmid19743609-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/200962-
dc.descriptionOral hygiene is an essential aspect of nursing care. Poor oral care results in patients experiencing pain and discomfort, puts individuals at risk of nutritional deficiency and infection, and has an adverse effect on quality of life. This article describes how an oral care policy and assessment tool were updated to ensure the implementation of evidence-based practice at one hospital in the Republic of Ireland.en
dc.description.abstractOral hygiene is an essential aspect of nursing care. Poor oral care results in patients experiencing pain and discomfort, puts individuals at risk of nutritional deficiency and infection, and has an adverse effect on quality of life. This article describes how an oral care policy and assessment tool were updated to ensure the implementation of evidence-based practice at one hospital in the Republic of Ireland.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subject.meshEvidence-Based Medicine-
dc.subject.meshHealth Policy-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshIreland-
dc.subject.meshNursing Assessment-
dc.subject.meshNursing Staff, Hospital-
dc.subject.meshOral Hygiene-
dc.subject.meshQuality of Life-
dc.titleDeveloping and implementing an oral care policy and assessment tool.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentCork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. Michelle.Stout@hse.ieen
dc.identifier.journalNursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)en
dc.description.provinceMunster-

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