Aljoharah Ahmad Alfaqeeh

Dental Public Health, Riyadh Elm University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Publications

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    Oral Health Care in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury A Systematic Review
    Author(s): Aljoharah Ahmad Alfaqeeh*, Mansour K Assery and Navin Anand Ingle

    Background: The increase in the number of vehicle accidents and falls has contributed to many spinal cord injuries (SCIs). One of the personal hygiene functions is oral care with common activities including brushing, flossing, mouth washing, and dental cleaning. However, little research has been done on the oral care that they need during their treatment and rehabilitation processes. This study assesses the oral health care for patients with SCI with a view to identifying possible remedies for improving their health. Materials and Methods: A search for articles on the topic published between 2005 and 2020 was done on PubMed, Medline, Google Scholar, and Cochrane. The Cochrane Risk of Bias Assessment tool was then used to establish the extent to which the articles could be biased to their authors’ ideas. Resul.. Read More»

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