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Oral Care in Advanced Disease$
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Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780192632432

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.001.0001

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Oral assessment

Oral assessment

(p.7) Chapter 2 Oral assessment
Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Andrew Davies

Ilora Finlay

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the oral assessment. It provides an overview on how to investigate the oral history of a patient, on how to perform a standard medical examination with emphasis on the oral assessment and examination, and on the use and importance of appropriate investigations. The chapter also provides the assessment tools widely used in palliative care. These assessment tools are the Oral Assessment Guide and the Heal's tool.

Keywords:   oral assessment, oral history, examination, investigations, palliative care, Oral Assessment Guide, Heal's tool

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