Chapter 02: Dental Hygiene Metaparadigm Concepts and Conceptual Models Applied to Practice Bowen: Darby and Walsh Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, 5th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Each of the following is a paradigm concept of the dental hygiene discipline EXCEPT one. Which is the EXCEPTION? a. Dental hygiene actions b. Health and oral health c. Environment d. Patient e. Client ANS: D The term client was selected as a paradigm concept, rather than the term patient, because the term client is broad, suggests wellness rather than illness, and represents an active rather than passive relationship with the dental hygienist. DIF: Application REF: 12 OBJ: 1 TOP: NBDHE, Provision of Clinical Dental Hygiene Services, 3.0 Planning and Managing Dental Hygiene Care 2. The surroundings in which the client and dental hygienist are interacting is the concept of a. dental hygiene actions. b. environment. c. health and oral health. d. client. ANS: B This concept includes social, ethno-cultural, financial, political, and educational factors that can be barriers or facilitators to health, oral health, and dental hygiene actions. The environment affects the client and the dental hygienist, and the client and the dental hygienist also influence the environment. DIF: Comprehension REF: 12 OBJ: 1 TOP: NBDHE, Provision of Clinical Dental Hygiene Services, 3.0 Planning and Managing Dental Hygiene Care 3. Which concept includes the surroundings where the client and dental hygienist interact? a. health/oral health. b. environment. c. dental hygiene actions. d. client. ANS: C The concept of dental hygiene action is defined as the interventions provided by a dental hygienist for the benefit of, and in collaboration with, the client to promote oral health and wellness and prevent oral disease....Show More
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