M R Welliver

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PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to identify the oral healthcare role of nurses' aides in nursing homes. Nurses' aides were asked to report what preventive and referral oral health services they provided, factors that encourage and discourage performance of these services, and their perceived knowledge of oral hygiene care procedures. METHODS(More)
This case presentation involves a 76-year-old man with a 60-year history of smoking one and a half packs of cigarettes per day, who presented for a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). A preadmission chest x-ray revealed a left upper lobe lung lesion that was suggestive of carcinoma by subsequent computerized axial tomography. The TURP procedure(More)
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