Qualitative studies of patients' perceptions of loss of teeth, the edentulous state and prosthetic rehabilitation: a systematic review with meta-synthesis.

@article{Nordenram2013QualitativeSO,
  title={Qualitative studies of patients' perceptions of loss of teeth, the edentulous state and prosthetic rehabilitation: a systematic review with meta-synthesis.},
  author={Gunilla Nordenram and T. Davidson and G{\"o}ran Gynther and Gert Helgesson and Margareta Hultin and Torsten Jemt and Ulf Lekholm and Krister Nilner and Anders Norlund and Madeleine Rohlin and Karin Sunneg{\aa}rdh-Gr{\"o}nberg and Sofia H. Tran{\ae}us},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={2013},
  volume={71 3-4},
  pages={937-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies addressing patients' perceptions of loss of teeth, edentulism and oral rehabilitation. BACKGROUND Qualitative studies can complement quantitative studies by achieving deep understanding of patients' subjective experiences of losing teeth and coping with edentulism. They can also explore the perception that the benefits of prosthetic rehabilitation extend far beyond primary clinical treatment goals of… CONTINUE READING
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