Theory IV

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  1. acknowledges the complex interaction of biological and individual psychologic and social factors that mediate health and illness
  2. these influence the educational and motivational efforts of the hygienist
    perception of self relative to society and family
    learning and concentration ability
    life circumstances
    perception of locus control
    psychosocial-behavioral characteristics
  3. psychologic preparation of a person to help relieve fear and anxiety of stressful event - used before initiating care - helps predict pt needs and to plan an approach to best meet those needs
    anticipatory guidance
  4. a step or measure that is designed to halt or significantly alter the current course of an event
  5. method that stops or prevents an expected or anticipated outcome from occuring
  6. in what week do teeth begin to develop in utero?
    14th week of pregnancy
  7. Maternal smoking can lead to delayed tooth formation and up to what percent of reduction in tooth maturity?
  8. What is the most commonly experienced oral disease in children in the early childhood life stage?
    dental caries
  9. What are small white spots that occur on the inside of the cheeks early in the course of measels?
    koplik spots
  10. When do permanent teeth begin to form?
    3-4 months after birth
  11. Weaning from pacifier and thumb should begin when?
    between 18 months and 2 years
  12. When should weaning from non-nutritive sucking be accopmlished?
    between 2-4 years of age
  13. Orthodontist recommend that children with potential orthodontic problems be referred at age _____-
  14. Oral tissues have many receptors for what 2 hormones, that cause them to be affected when levels rise and fall?
    estrogen and progesterone
  15. Estrogen and progesterone cause ____________ vascularity leading to _________ redness and bleeding on probing
    • increased
    • increased
  16. IN young women, reshearchers have found hemorrhagic lesions associated with premenstruation, increased gingival _______ and tooth _________
    • exudates
    • mobility
  17. The relative proportion of the baacteriodes species implicated in periodontal disease is increased ____% in pregnant women, and _____% in those taking oral contraceptives
    • 55
    • 16
  18. Studies indicate that periodontitis is correlated with a ____-_____ increase for cardiovascular disease
  19. Are men or women more likely to be under-reporters of symptoms?
  20. Men who have to leave to use the restroom frequently could be a sign of what?
    prostate problems
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Theory IV
2012-02-26 21:41:24
life stages

week one
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