Educational issues in oral care.

  title={Educational issues in oral care.},
  author={Betty T Daniel and Kathryn L. Damato and Judith Johnson},
  journal={Seminars in oncology nursing},
  volume={20 1},
OBJECTIVE To discuss the importance of patient, family, and health care professional education in enhancing oral care and adherence to treatment regimens. DATA SOURCE Textbooks, review articles, and research studies. CONCLUSION Oral complications of cancer therapy influence both patient outcomes and fiscal outcomes. Patient awareness of the importance of oral health improves adherence to the oral care standard. However, the lack of knowledge of health professionals is a barrier to… CONTINUE READING

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