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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1997 ; Issue 9241544937: Oral Health Surveys

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Title: World Health Organization Publication : Year 1997 ; Issue 9241544937: Oral Health Surveys  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization Publication : Year 1997 ; Issue 9241544937. Retrieved from http://community.worldlibrary.in/


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Medical Reference Publication

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Basic oral health surveys provide a sound basis for estimation of the present oral health status of a population and its future needs for oral health care. They produce reliable baseline data for development of national or regional oral health programmes and for planning for appropriate numbers and types of personnel for oral care. Since the first edition of this manual was published in 1971, more than 130 health administrations have conducted oral health surveys in accordance with the recommended basic methods. These surveys have shown that dramatic changes in oral health have occurred in many populations, as a result of changes in disease trends and new treatment techniques as well as changes in age structure.

Table of Contents
Contents Preface Aims of the manual Acknowledgements 1. Design of a basic oral health survey Objectives Special characteristics of oral diseases Pathfinder surveys 2. Organizing the survey Preparing a survey protocol Obtaining approval from the authorities Budgeting Scheduling Emergency care and referral Courtesy reporting 3. Reliability and validity of data Training and calibrating examiners Duplicate examinations 4. Implementing the survey General Contacts with persons in authority Keeping a logbook Preliminary exercise Sources of fluorides Personnel and organization Recording clerk Organizing clerk Daily review of assessment forms Instruments and supplies Infection control Examination area Examination position Lighting Table or platform Seating of recording clerk Supply of survey forms Avoidance of crowding Avoidance of noise 5. Assessment form General Standard codes Oral health assessment form Identification and general information sections of the form Date of examination (boxes 5-10) Identification number (boxes 1 1-1 4) Examiner (box 15) Originallduplicate examinations (box 1 6) Name Date of birth (boxes 17-20) Age (boxes 21 and 22) Sex (box 23) Ethnic group (box 24) Occupation (box 25) Geographical location (boxes 26 and 27) Location type (box 28) Other data (boxes 29 and 30) Contraindication to examination (box 31) Clinical assessment Extra-oral examination (box 32) Temporomandibular joint assessment (boxes 33-36) Oral mucosa (boxes 37-42) Enamel opacities/hypoplasia (boxes 43-52) Dental fluorosis (box 53) Community Periodontal Index (CPI) (boxes 54-59) Loss of attachment (boxes 60-65) Dentition status and treatment need (boxes 66-161) Prosthetic status (boxes 162 and 163) Prosthetic need (boxes 164 and 165) Dentofacial anomalies (boxes 166-1 76) Need for immediate care and referral (boxes 177-1 80) 6. Obtaining assistance from WHO Pre-survey assistance Post-survey assistance 7. Post-survey action and preparation of survey reports Sending forms for analysis Preparation of survey reports References Annex 1. Tables prepared from survey data Annex 2. Explanation of statistical calculations and guidelines for data analysis Annex 3. Survey summary based on WHO Oral Health Assessment Form (1997)

 

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