• Medical

Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice


Author: Christoph Ramseier,Jean E. Suvan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470961902
Category: Medical
Page: 196
View: 5258
Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice presents an overview of health behavior change, focusing on the spirit of motivational interviewing. Targeting the clinical application of the principles, the book applies lessons learned from the field of general and behavioral medicine to the dental practice. By presenting a series of clinical examples and accompanying dialogue, the book guides the reader in using motivational interviewing techniques as tools for oral hygiene education, tobacco use cessation, and dietary counseling. Health Behavior Change in the Dental Practice supports the trend towards risk management in oral health care, offering practical guidance to promote health behavior change in patients.

    • Medical

Behavioral Dentistry


Author: David I. Mostofsky,Farida Fortune
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118764579
Category: Medical
Page: 400
View: 9668
Behavioral Dentistry, Second Edition, surveys the vast and absorbing topic of the role of behavioral science in the study and clinical practice of dentistry. An understanding of social sciences has long been a central part of dental education, and essential for developing a clinician’s appreciation of human behavior as it affects efficient dental treatment. This book gathers together contributions from leading experts in each of the major subspecialties of behavioral dentistry. Its aim is not merely to provide the student and clinician with a comprehensive review of the impressive literature or discussion of the theoretical background to the subject, but also with a practical guide to adapting the latest techniques and protocols and applying them to day-to-day clinical practice. This second edition of Behavioral Dentistry discusses biobehavioral processes, including the psychobiology of inflammation and pain, oral health and quality of life, saliva health, and hypnosis in dentistry. The book goes on to examine anxiety, fear, and dental and chronic orofacial pain, and then reviews techniques for designing and managing behavior change. It concludes with a section on professional practice, including care of special needs, geriatric, and diabetic patients, and interpersonal communication in dental education.

    • Medical

Oral Health Literacy

Workshop Summary
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Roundtable on Health Literacy
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309262925
Category: Medical
Page: 142
View: 667
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Health Literacy focuses on bringing together leaders from the federal government, foundations, health plans, associations, and private companies to address challenges facing health literacy practice and research and to identify approaches to promote health literacy in both the public and private sectors. The roundtable serves to educate the public, press, and policy makers regarding the issues of health literacy, sponsoring workshops to discuss approaches to resolve health literacy challenges. It also builds partnerships to move the field of health literacy forward by translating research findings into practical strategies for implementation. The Roundtable held a workshop March 29, 2012, to explore the field of oral health literacy. The workshop was organized by an independent planning committee in accordance with the procedures of the National Academy of Sciences. The planning group was composed of Sharon Barrett, Benard P. Dreyer, Alice M. Horowitz, Clarence Pearson, and Rima Rudd. The role of the workshop planning committee was limited to planning the workshop. Unlike a consensus committee report, a workshop summary may not contain conclusions and recommendations, except as expressed by and attributed to individual presenters and participants. Therefore, the summary has been prepared by the workshop rapporteur as a factual summary of what occurred at the workshop.

    • Business & Economics

Action Research in Organisations


Author: Jean McNiff,Jack Whitehead
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134600577
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
View: 7576
The current orthodoxy is that 'knowledge' is the most powerful resource for organisational success. So how can managers develop the appropriate knowledge base to make their organisations grow? The answer lies in action research. Action research is increasingly perceived and used as a powerful methodology to promote professional awareness and development. However, there are very few texts that demonstrate how this can be utilised to promote management and organisational improvement or that emphasise the reflective nature of improving professionalism. Action Research in Organisations fills this gap. Aimed at both practising managers and university students alike, key features of this title include: * the location of management and organisational theory within a framework * examination of the principles and practice of action research * real-world examples and case studies of people attempting to improve their own situations through action research.

    • Education

Reflective Writing


Author: Kate Williams,Mary Woolliams,Jane Spiro
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230377246
Category: Education
Page: 136
View: 9319
Reflective Writing provides concise and practical guidance on how students can improve their MA26 writing through self-reflective thinking, reading and writing. Covering a range of frameworks and strategies, it includes advice on applying reflective practices to personal and CV development.

    • Education

Reflective Practice

Writing and Professional Development
Author: Gillie Bolton,Russell Delderfield
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526450534
Category: Education
Page: 296
View: 9483
Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness and professional development. This newly updated fifth edition of Gillie Bolton’s bestselling book explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical enquiry. New to this edition: An expanded range of exercises and activities A new emphasis on using e-portfolios Further guidance on reflective writing assignments Enhanced discussion of reflection as a key employability skill Additional online resources This popular book has been used worldwide in various disciplines including education, social work, business and management, medicine and healthcare and is essential reading for students and professionals seeking to enhance their reflective writing skills and to examine their own practice in greater critical depth.

    • Medical

General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist


Author: Leslie Delong,Nancy Burkhart
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496354532
Category: Medical
Page: 672
View: 8466
This updated 3rd Edition of General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist provides the information students need to develop an understanding of basic pathology and recognize the clinical manifestations of oral and systemic disease. In accordance with ADEA Curriculum Guidelines, which stress the recognition of oral disease based on clinical signs and symptoms, the oral pathology section is uniquely organized by distinct clinical/radiographic features of oral lesions to help students evaluate and categorize lesions according to appearance, emphasizing the concept of differential diagnosis. This edition features new “Oral Medicine Considerations” that highlight the relationship between oral and systemic disease, a stunning collection of art work with over 600 images, and a wide range of online resources, such as case studies and practice questions, that reinforce student learning.

    • Political Science

Teeth

The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America
Author: Mary Otto
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1620972816
Category: Political Science
Page: 288
View: 7479
An NPR Best Book of 2017 "[Teeth is] . . . more than an exploration of a two-tiered system—it is a call for sweeping, radical change." —New York Times Book Review “Show me your teeth,” the great naturalist Georges Cuvier is credited with saying, “and I will tell you who you are.” In this shattering new work, veteran health journalist Mary Otto looks inside America’s mouth, revealing unsettling truths about our unequal society. Teeth takes readers on a disturbing journey into America’s silent epidemic of oral disease, exposing the hidden connections between tooth decay and stunted job prospects, low educational achievement, social mobility, and the troubling state of our public health. Otto’s subjects include the pioneering dentist who made Shirley Temple and Judy Garland’s teeth sparkle on the silver screen and helped create the all-American image of “pearly whites”; Deamonte Driver, the young Maryland boy whose tragic death from an abscessed tooth sparked congressional hearings; and a marketing guru who offers advice to dentists on how to push new and expensive treatments and how to keep Medicaid patients at bay. In one of its most disturbing findings, Teeth reveals that toothaches are not an occasional inconvenience, but rather a chronic reality for millions of people, including disproportionate numbers of the elderly and people of color. Many people, Otto reveals, resort to prayer to counteract the uniquely devastating effects of dental pain. Otto also goes back in time to understand the roots of our predicament in the history of dentistry, showing how it became separated from mainstream medicine, despite a century of growing evidence that oral health and general bodily health are closely related. Muckraking and paradigm-shifting, Teeth exposes for the first time the extent and meaning of our oral health crisis. It joins the small shelf of books that change the way we view society and ourselves—and will spark an urgent conversation about why our teeth matter.

    • Medical

Handbook of Health Behavior Research IV

Relevance for Professionals and Issues for the Future
Author: David S. Gochman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306454462
Category: Medical
Page: 532
View: 2709
Volume 4 considers the importance of health behavior research in practical settings. Particularly notable are treatments of the "narrative approach", the taxonomy of health behavior, and the organization of health behavior knowledge. Each volume features extensive supplementary and integrative material prepared by the editor, the detailed index to the entire four-volume set, and a glossary of health behavior terminology.

    • Medical

Motivational Interviewing

A Guide for Medical Trainees
Author: Antoine Douaihy,Thomas M. Kelly,Melanie A. Gold
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199958181
Category: Medical
Page: 280
View: 4125
This may be the single most important book you ever buy during your medical training. Rotations come and go, exams come and go, but regardless of specialty, patient-care will be at the heart of your practice. It is no exaggeration to say that motivational interviewing (MI) has transformed the way doctors engage with patients, families, and colleagues alike. MI is among the most powerful tools available to promote behavior change in patients. In an age of chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, obesity), behavior change is no longer limited to substance use or the field of psychiatry - maladaptive choices and behaviors that negatively impact health outcomes are rampant. There is an explosion of research projects using MI or adaptations of MI in the behavioral health medicine field in the past decade. Hospitalizations can't make people change. How marvelous is it that an evidence-based health behavior change approach (MI) can help people change the outcomes of their illnesses and the course of their lives. This therapeutic approach is not a form of psychotherapy and is not the stuff of cobwebs and old leather couches. MI is readily integrated into regular ward rounds and office visits and provides an effective and efficient approach to patients clinical encounters. Written by experts in the field and medical trainees across medicine, this is the first MI guide of its kind. Its explores how MI enhances contact with patients from every level of training, following an accessible, succinct approach. This book covers the application of MI method and skills into practice and also includes numerous clinical scenarios, personal reflections and online animated clinical vignettes (video clips) that share the challenges and successes the authors have focused. Furthermore this book is endorsed by the pioneers of MI: William R. Miller & Stephen Rollnick.

    • United States

Changing Demographic Profile of the United States


Author: Laura B. Shrestha
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437939341
Category: United States
Page: 28
View: 7924
This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The U.S. accounts for 4.6% of the world¿s population. By the end of the decade, the U.S. population is expected to reach twice its 1950 level of 152 million. This report highlights some of the demographic changes that have already occurred since 1950 and illustrates how these and future trends will reshape the nation through 2050. Contents: (1) Population Size and Growth: Fertility; Mortality; Net Immigration; (2) The Changing Age Profile; (3) Race and Ethnicity: Race; Hispanic Origin; (4) Some Policy Considerations: Work, Retirement, and Pensions; Private Wealth and Income Security; The Fed. Budget and Intergenerational Equity; The Health of an Aging Population; Immigration Policy; America¿s Changing Color Lines. Charts and tables.

    • Medical

Dental Public Health and Research


Author: Christine N. Nathe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134255460
Category: Medical
Page: 368
View: 9057
Preceded by Dental public health and research / Christine Nielsen Nathe. 3rd ed. c2011.

    • Medical

Psychology of Health and Fitness


Author: Barbara Brehm
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803640943
Category: Medical
Page: 480
View: 4021
Learn how to apply the psychology of health and fitness to your exercise programs and to solve the motivational and behavioral problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’ll explore the scientific principles and variables that influence behavior as you develop the confidence to design effective lifestyle interventions for disease prevention and develop individualized exercise programs that promote optimal health.

    • Medical

Advancing Oral Health in America


Author: Committee on an Oral Health Initiative,Board on Health Care Services,Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309186307
Category: Medical
Page: 268
View: 8325
Though it is highly preventable, tooth decay is a common chronic disease both in the United States and worldwide. Evidence shows that decay and other oral diseases may be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. However, individuals and many health care professionals remain unaware of the risk factors and preventive approaches for many oral diseases. They do not fully appreciate how oral health affects overall health and well-being. In Advancing Oral Health in America, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) highlights the vital role that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can play in improving oral health and oral health care in the United States. The IOM recommends that HHS design an oral health initiative which has clearly articulated goals, is coordinated effectively, adequately funded and has high-level accountability. In addition, the IOM stresses three key areas needed for successfully maintaining oral health as a priority issue: strong leadership, sustained interest, and the involvement of multiple stakeholders from both the public and private sectors. Advancing Oral Health in America provides practical recommendations that the Department of Health and Human Services can use to improve oral health care in America. The report will serve as a vital resource for federal health agencies, health care professionals, policy makers, researchers, and public and private health organizations.

    • Medical

Motivational Interviewing in Health Care

Helping Patients Change Behavior
Author: Stephen Rollnick,William R. Miller,Christopher Butler
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 159385613X
Category: Medical
Page: 210
View: 2974
Much of health care today involves helping patients manage conditions whose outcomes can be greatly influenced by lifestyle or behavior change. Written specifically for health care professionals, this concise book presents powerful tools to enhance communication with patients and guide them in making choices to improve their health, from weight loss, exercise, and smoking cessation, to medication adherence and safer sex practices. Engaging dialogues and vignettes bring to life the core skills of motivational interviewing (MI) and show how to incorporate this brief evidence-based approach into any health care setting. Appendices include MI training resources and publications on specific medical conditions. This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series.

    • Medical

The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade:

Workshop Summary
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 030913904X
Category: Medical
Page: 170
View: 8316
Access to oral health services is a problem for all segments of the U.S. population, and especially problematic for vulnerable populations, such as rural and underserved populations. The many challenges to improving access to oral health services include the lack of coordination and integration among the oral health, public health, and medical health care systems; misaligned payment and education systems that focus on the treatment of dental disease rather than prevention; the lack of a robust evidence base for many dental procedures and workforce models; and regulatory barriers that prevent the exploration of alternative models of care. This volume, the summary of a three-day workshop, evaluates the sufficiency of the U.S. oral health workforce to consider three key questions: What is the current status of access to oral health services for the U.S. population? What workforce strategies hold promise to improve access to oral health services? How can policy makers, state and federal governments, and oral health care providers and practitioners improve the regulations and structure of the oral health care system to improve access to oral health services?

    • Medical

Dentistry, Dental Practice, and the Community - E-Book


Author: Brian A. Burt,Steven A. Eklund
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437725619
Category: Medical
Page: 440
View: 394
This great resource presents dentistry and dental practice against the ever-changing backdrop of economic, technological, and demographic trends, as well as the distribution of the oral diseases that dental professionals treat and prevent. The text is logically divided into five parts. Dentistry and the Community deals with the development of the dental and dental hygiene professions, demographics of the public, its use of dental services, and the professional role. Dental Practice covers the structure and financing of dental care, the personnel involved in providing that care, and the emerging field of evidence-based dentistry. The Methods of Oral Epidemiology provides a comprehensive assessment of the epidemiology of oral diseases and the determinants of their distribution in society. The Distribution of Oral Diseases and Conditions gives a detailed presentation of how the common oral diseases are distributed in the community. Prevention of Oral Diseases in Public Health discusses methods of preventing oral diseases in dental practice and through public health action. Thorough explanations of how to read dental literature help readers understand how to draw their own conclusions from the latest studies. Coverage presents a number of complex problems facing practitioners today regarding access to dental care, and discusses how to solve them by working with public authorities and insurers. Comprehensive coverage of oral disease distribution helps readers to understand trends and risks they will encounter in the field. Material on prevention and control of oral diseases provides important information that all dental practitioners should have. Research designs used in oral epidemology assess the pros and cons of dental indexes available, allowing readers to gain an understanding of the complexities of disease measurement and research. Detailed content on providing dental care to the American public presents a unique opportunity to learn the system of dental care delivery. State-of-the-art coverage of mercury issues offer a balanced view of issues like toxicity, potential hazards, review of evidence, and politics. Ethical guidelines provide a discussion of how ethical principles have evolved over time and the precipitating events that pushed ethical practice into the forefront of health care. Information on the development of dental professions gives readers insight into how these professions originated and their current state. · Content addresses evidence-based dentistry, and how it can and should become part of the everyday clinical life of the practitioner, since staying current is vital to providing excellent patient care. · Discussions of infection control procedures and the impact of HIV and Hepatitis B incorporate new, updated guidelines in dental health care settings released in 2003.

    • Medical

Clinical Research in Oral Health


Author: William V. Giannobile,Brian A. Burt,Robert J. Genco
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780813820552
Category: Medical
Page: 344
View: 7105
Clinical Research in Oral Health surveys the essentials of clinical research in oral health, anchoring these principles within the specific context of the oral health arena. Addressing research questions exclusively applicable to dentistry and oral health, the book thoroughly illustrates the principles and practice of oral health clinical research. Clinical Research in Oral Health also clarifies the framework of regulatory issues and presents emerging concepts in clinical translation, relating the research principles to clinical improvement.

    • Health & Fitness

Oral health promotion


Author: Lone Schou,Anthony S. Blinkhorn
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192620033
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 277
View: 559
Many of the common dental diseases are behavioural in origin, and are affected by individual lifestyles. Health promotion is therefore at the heart of preventing and controlling dental ill health. This is the first book to tackle this important new area of dentistry and presents theoreticaland practical advice on a broad range of topics; including models and theories of health behaviour, influence of social factors on oral health promotion, government health policies, health education in specific settings, national campaigns, and evaluation of interventions. Here, the internationalcontributers provide a broad overview of the subject which enables the reader to target sections of particular interest. Practical guidelines for the planning and implementation of oral health programmes presented will be invaluable for practitioners.