The Interprofessional Management Of Geriatric Patients Undergoing Head And Neck Cancer Treatment In U.S. Nursing Homes
A dental approach toward interprofessional management, treatment planning and rehabilitation of diagnosed individuals undergoing cancer therapies is essential. Literature review focuses on presurgery oral hygiene instructions, pre-radiography/chemotherapy dental clearance, complications and management during radiotherapy/chemotherapy; post-radiotherapy/ chemotherapy oral healthcare; and adjunctive measures.
Wiley, Rashida; Gupta, Vidushi; Daftary, Riddhi A.; Baugh, Jessfor; Tran, Anh H.; Cataldo, Dorothy Lynne; Kang, Yang; and Komabayashi, Takashi, "The Interprofessional Management Of Geriatric Patients Undergoing Head And Neck Cancer Treatment In U.S. Nursing Homes" (2018). Dental Medicine Faculty Publications. 10.
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© 2018 New York State Dental Journal
Originally published in NYSDJ, April 2018; archived here with permission.
Authors Gupta, Daftary, Baugh, Tran, and Cataldo were UNE College of Dental Medicine students when this article was written.