Oral health care for patients after stroke

Marian C. Brady, Denise L.C. Furlanetto, Romana V. Hunter, Steff C. Lewis, Vikki Milne

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Oral health care (OHC) is a deceptively simple task. For many people with stroke-related limitations, the routine practice of OHC becomes a challenge and they become partially or totally reliant on others for their OHC. Poor oral health contributes to discomfort, pain, infection, and systematic health problems. Evidence-based OHC interventions are essential for this vulnerable patient group. Our recent Cochrane review update1 synthesized the randomized control trial evidence relating to the effectiveness of staff-led OHC interventions for individuals after a stroke.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)636-637
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 13 Oct 2011


  • stroke
  • oral healthcare
  • patients


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