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Oral Healthcare and the Frail Elder: A Clinical Perspective / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780813812649
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/21/2010
Series: Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael I. MacEntee, PhD, LDS(I), Dip. Prosth., FRCD(C) isProfessor of Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics at the Universityof British Columbia. He established the ELDERS (Elders' Link withDental Education, Research and Service) Group with colleagues atUBC to provide administrative structure to the service needs of ouraging population and to the educational needs of dentists anddental students within an overall context of research. His researchaddresses oral health and quality of life in old age, with aparticular focus on frailty and the psychosocial impact of oralprostheses.

Associate Editors:

Frauke Müller, Dr. med. dent. habil., is Professorand Chair of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics at theUniversity of Geneva, Switzerland.

Chris Wyatt, BSc, DMD, MSc, Dip Pros, FRCDC, is AssociateProfessor and Chair of Prosthodontics & DentalGeriatrics at the University of British Columbia. He is alsoDirector of the Geriatric Dentistry Program.

Table of Contents

Contributor List vii

Preface: The challenge of frailty xv

1 Theories and significance of oral health in frailty Joanie Sims-Gould Mario A. Brondani S. Ross Bryant Michael I. MacEntee 3

2 Ethical considerations for the oral healthcare of frail elders Mary E. McNally Shafik Dharamsi S. Ross Bryant Michael I. MacEntee 13

3 Oral pain and movement disorders in aging Pierre J. Blanchet Barry Sessle Gilles Lavigne 31

4 Dry mouth and medications W. Murray Thomson Kazunori Ikebe June M. Tordoff A. John Campbell 51

5 Dietary consequences of oral health in frail elders Paula Moynihan Jane Bradbury Frauke Müller 73

6 Management of periodontal and gingival diseases and other oral disorders in frail elders with cardiovascular disease or diabetes Jim Yuan Lai H.C. Tenenbaum Michael B. Goldberg 95

7 Oral health, dysphagia, and aspiration pneumonia Marcia Carr Lynda McKeown Michael I. MacEntee 111

8 Periodontal diseases in frail elders G. Rutger Persson 127

9 Caries and frail elders Chris Wyatt Athena S. Papas Michael I. MacEntee 147

10 Contexts of body image and social interactions among frail elders Leeann Donnelly Laura Hurd Clarke Alison Phinney Michael I. MacEntee 161

11 Communications and education for palliative care Ronald L. Ettinger Shiva Khatami Michael I. MacEntee 173

12 Prevention of oral diseases for a dependent population Heather Frenkel Debora C. Matthews Ina Nitschke 187

13 Prosthodontics, endodontics, and other restorative care for frail elders George Zarb Shane N. White Nico H.J. Creugers Frauke Müller Michael I. MacEntee 211

14 Ethnocultural diversity Stella Kwan Rodrigo Mariño H. Asuman Kiyak Victor Minichiello Michael I. MacEntee 237

15 Palliative care and complications of cancer therapy Martin Schimmel Michael A. Wiseman Stephen T. Sonis Frauke Müller 255

16 A framework for assessing the outcome of oral healthcare in long-term care facilities Matana Kettratad-Pruksapong Arminée Kazanjian B. Lynn Beattie Michael I. MacEntee 273

Appendix: Qualify assessment worksheets Matana Kettratad-Pruksapong Arminée Kazanjian B. Lynn Beattie Michael I. MacEntee 285

Index 289

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