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Author Schou, Lone.

Title Oral health promotion / [edited by] Lone Schou and Anthony S. Blinkhorn
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993


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 MELB  617.60107 Sch/Ohp  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Oxford medical publications
Oxford medical publications.
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. The history of dental health education: a case study of Britain -- 2. Theories and models of health behaviour -- Basic theories -- Models of health behaviour -- Comprehensive systems models - metamodels -- 3. Social factors in oral health promotion -- Oral functions and dysfunction, established risk factors, and known preventive interactions -- The social process and context of oral function and dysfunction -- Social factors associated with oral health promotion -- 4. The role of the decision maker in oral health promotion -- Decision making at the level of the individual -- The dental health professional as decision maker -- State and local agencies -- National programmes -- International programmes -- 5. The role of oral health promotion in oral health policy -- The stakeholders and their role in policy -- Evaluating policies: SWOT -- Policy formation -- National dental associations -- Governments -- The mass media -- The United Kingdom experience -- The contribution of policy to improvements in oral health -- 6A. National campaigns -- Behavioural theory -- Dental association campaigns -- Government sponsored campaigns -- Campaigns advertising dental products -- 6B. General dental practice, health education, and health promotion: a critical reappraisal -- The role of health education and health promotion in general practice -- Criticisms of the current practice of health education in general dental practice -- The current practice of oral health education -- Health education materials in general dental practice -- Developing an oral health promotion strategy for general dental practice -- 6C. Oral health promotion with children and adolescents -- Lifestyles conducive to oral health -- Socialization -- Programmes of oral health promotion for children -- Healthy environment -- 6D. Oral health promotion in the workplace -- General health promotion programmes in the workplace -- The management perspective -- The dental profession's point of view -- Employees' point of view -- Examples of oral health promotion programmes in the workplace -- Theoretical considerations -- 6E. Oral health promotions in old age -- Changing patterns of ageing -- Why be concerned about older poeple's oral health? -- What is the goal of oral health promotion with older adults? -- Is there hope for older adults? Some dos and don'ts -- 6F. Oral health promotion in developing countries -- Realities -- Risk factors -- Shifting the focus -- Supportive strategies -- Participatory research -- The challenge -- 7. Evaluation and planning of oral health promotion programmes -- What is evaluation? -- Why evaluate? -- Defining what should be evaluated -- Evaluation and measurement -- Problems of measurement in the evaluation of health promotion -- The study population -- Collecting the data -- Evaluation and experimental methodology -- Common problems associated with the planning of health promotion programmes
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Frost, Helen, 1949- Dental health.
Dental health education.
Dental health
Dental hygiene.
Health promotion.
Health Promotion.
Mouth Diseases -- prevention & control.
Oral Health.
Preventive Dentistry.
Author Blinkhorn, A. S.
Schou, Lone.
LC no. 92048851
ISBN 0192620037 (hbk.)