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From the First Tooth. 2014. From the First Tooth practice questionnaire. Portland, ME: From the First Tooth, 2 pp. (From the First Tooth)

Annotation: This practice observation form is designed for use by health clinic staff to help them assess clinic workflow and documentation processes. Questions are divided into the following categories: pre-visit, role, tasks, documentation, education, and post-visit/referral. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: From the First Tooth / Before the First Tooth, c/o MaineHealth, 110 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 662-6296 E-mail: info@fromthefirsttooth.org Contact E-mail: COTES4@mainehealth.org Web Site: http://www.fromthefirsttooth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinic administration, Clinics, Forms, Oral health, Patient care management, Personnel, Program improvement, Program management, Quality assurance, Records management, Referrals, Role

American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Oral Health. 2013. Key elements to incorporate oral health in the pediatric electronic health record. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Oral Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This chart lists required oral-health-risk-assessment items as well as other elements for inclusion in pediatric electronic health records. Items include risk assessment for dental caries and information on referral, fluoride, and dental insurance status. Additional elements on environmental, biological, psychosocial, and pragmatic issues are suggested. Resources on oral health education, access to care, and preventive services are also provided.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Oral Health Initiative, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (866) 843-2271 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4779 E-mail: oralhealth@aap.org Web Site: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Oral-Health/Pages/Oral-Health.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Medical records, Oral health, Patient care management, Pediatrics, Screening

Moursi A. 2013. Patient centered care. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 12 pp.

Annotation: This brief describes principles of and case studies on how patient- and family-centered care fit within the dental home. The brief also addresses health information technology and government programs that promote this care model. Finally, policy recommendations for patient- and family-centered care are presented. Topics include respect and cultural competence, integration and coordination of care, communication and information sharing, quality of care, and whole-person and comprehensive care.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Secondary Telephone: (800) 544-2174 Fax: (312) 337-6329 E-mail: pohrpc@aapd.org Web Site: https://www.aapd.org/research/policy-center/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Cultural competence, Dental care, Family centered care, Health services delivery, Oral health, Patient care management, Physician patient relations, Service integration

Graham R, Rivara FP, Ford MA, Spicer CM, eds.; Institute of Medicine, Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth and National Research Council. 2013. Sports-related concussions in youth: Improving the science, changing the culture. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 340 pp., brief (4 pp.)

Annotation: This report provides information about the science of sports-related concussion in children and adolescents. Topics include an overview of normal brain development; considerations pertaining to the recognition, diagnosis, and acute management of concussions; treatment and management of individuals with concussion symptoms that persist beyond the typical 1- to 2-week recovery period; issues surrounding repetitive head impacts that do not produce the signs and symptoms of a concussion, as well as multiple concussions; interventions that may reduce the risk of sports-related concussions; and legislation directed toward concussion education and athlete protection. A brief is also available.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu $78.00 plus shipping and handling; also available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-29637-3.

Keywords: Adolescents, Brain injuries, Children, Legislation, Patient care management, Research, Risk management, Sports injuries

Silverman J, Reggiardo P, Litch CS. 2012. An essential health benefit: General anesthesia for treatment of early childhood caries. Chicago, IL: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 20 pp. (Technical report 2-2012)

Annotation: This report addresses the use of general anesthesia (GA) in providing medically necessary care for children. Topics include a description of GA and how the use of GA for dental restorations can improve a child’s quality of life, access to care, health behaviors, and health outcomes. Additional topics include cost considerations of GA, a rationale and justification for reimbursement of GA and related facility fee costs in benchmark medical plans, and policy implications.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611-2637, Telephone: (312) 337-2169 Secondary Telephone: (800) 544-2174 Fax: (312) 337-6329 E-mail: pohrpc@aapd.org Web Site: https://www.aapd.org/research/policy-center/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Anesthesia, Children with special health care needs, Early childhood caries, Oral health, Patient care management, Young children

Abrams MA, Dreyer BP, eds. 2009. Plain language pediatrics: Health literacy strategies and communication resources for common pediatric topics. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 337 pp.

Annotation: This book provides a framework for implementing a plain language approach to communication between health care staff and patients in the office. Part one explores limited health literacy, including the scope of the problem, how it affects children in particular, and how health care providers can address and overcome health literacy issues with patients and their caregivers. Part two of the book provides a series of 25 reproducible patient education handouts in both English and Spanish. Sample topics of handouts include asthma, bronchiolitis, fever, influenza, oral health, smoking, and temper tantrums. Provided with the handouts are techniques and professional guidance for health care providers to incorporate plain language about each topic into their daily practice.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org $54.95 for non-members, $49.95 for members, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 978-1-58110-265-9.

Keywords: Communication skills, Health literacy, Language barriers, Literacy education, Patient care management, Physician patient relations, Resources for professionals, Spanish language materials

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2009. Chart stickers. Elk Grove Village, IL: Academy of Pediatrics, 1 p.

Annotation: These stickers are to aid pediatricians to identify caries risk factors to know when to urgently refer patients to an oral health provider, apply fluoride varnish, and provide behavioral/nutritional counseling. Stickers include risk factors, protective factors, physical findings, and high or low risk status and are available in English and Spanish. Multiple copies of the sticker are shown on a single sheet that can be printed on label stock and transferred to patient charts. It is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Oral health, Patient care management, Pediatrics, Physicians, Resources for professionals, Spanish language materials

Cavanaugh D, Goldman S, Friesen B, Bender C, Le L. 2009. Designing a recovery-oriented care model for adolescents and transition age youth with substance use or co-occuring mental health disorders: Report from CSAT/CMHS/SAMHSA consultative session November 13-14, 2008. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, 108 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses the approach employed by planners of a consultive session held on November 13-14, 2008, which was convened to develop a recovery-oriented care model for adolescents and transition-age young adults with substance abuse and/or mental disorders. The report also identifies a conceptual model for the essential elements of a recovery-oriented system of care and discusses working assumptions; background information; consultive session presentation summaries; discussion group results; challenges; and opportunities.

Contact: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5503 Secondary Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: gucdc@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchd.georgetown.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Health care systems, Mental disorders, Patient care management, Substance abuse treatment, Therapeutics, Young adults, Youth

Barzel R, Holt K, Siegal M. 2008. Clinical operations for safety net dental clinics. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to help safety net dental clinic staff improve efficiency and quality of care, meet patients' needs, and set up an infrastructure that is conducive to these activities. The series of six modules provide detailed guidelines for developing a policies and procedures manual, developing a staff handbook, and recruiting and retaining staff. The modules also present information on the importance of health records, including their vital role in malpractice cases, and on how to efficiently purchase, stock, and track supplies. In addition, the modules contain detailed information on effective appointment scheduling and on how to handle hazardous substances and plan for emergencies in the clinic setting. The modules include both national information and information specific to Ohio.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Curricula, Dental clinics, Distance education, Fees and charges, Medical records, Medical records management, Ohio, Oral health, Patient care management, Personnel, Work force

Casamassimo P, Barzel R, Holt K, Siegal M. 2008. Oral health care for young children. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to help clinicians learn about providing oral health care to infants and children from birth through age 3. The modules provide information about prevention, risk assessment, and anticipatory guidance. Also included is guidance on how to manage children's behavior, with information on expectations, parental involvement, and helpful techniques. Providing restorative treatment is covered, with an emphasis on decision-making, positioning, restoration options, and alternatives to restoration. Finally, the modules address the management of emergency oral health care.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Anticipatory guidance, Curricula, Distance education, Emergencies, Infants, Ohio, Oral health, Patient care management, Young children

Family Voices. 2008. Family-centered care self-assessment tool: Provider tool. Albuquerque, NM: Family Voices, 8 pp.

Annotation: This provider tool helps health care professionals assess whether they are providing family-centered care and identify areas for growth in their practices. It covers the family-provicer partnership, care setting practices and policies, and community systems of services and supports. A glossary is included. A user's guide and a family tool are also available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Family Voices, P.O. Box 37188, Albuquerque, NM 87176, Telephone: (505) 872-4774 Secondary Telephone: (888) 835-5669 Fax: (505) 872-4780 Web Site: http://www.familyvoices.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Family centered services, Family relations, Health care delivery, Patient care management, Resources for professionals

Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 2008. Coming home: The patient-centered medical-dental home in primary care training—Seventh annual report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and to Congress. [Rockville, MD: U.S. Bureau of Health Professions], 25 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a client-centered medical and dental home model to serve as a primary care practice environment and defines the role that Title VII, section 747, played in its development and implementation. Contents include recommendations, background evidence on the health care environment, the medical-dental home, and changes needed in medical and dental education.

Contact: U.S. Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 8-05, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-5794 Fax: (301) 443-2111 Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov/about/organization/bureaus/bhw/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Medical home, Needs assessment, Oral health, Patient care management, Primary care, Professional education, Service integration, Work force

Castaneda M, Dibos P, Schwartz S, ed. 2007. Conversational Spanish in pediatric dentistry. Staten Island, NY: Proctor and Gamble Professional Oral Health with Staten Island University Hospital Department of Dentistry, 33 pp.

Annotation: This handbook provides guidance on pronunciation and common phrases for communicating with Spanish-speakers at a dental visit. Topics include numbers, days, time, medical and dental history, social and behavioral history, initial visit, behavior management, prevention, emergency visit, restorative dentistry, extraction, space maintenance, orthodontics, anti-anxiety management, premedication, and general anesthesia and operating room topics.

Contact: Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH Telephone: (800) 543-2577 Web Site: http://www.dentalcare.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Health care delivery, Oral health, Patient care management, Pediatric dentistry, Spanish language materials

American Dental Association, Council on Access, Prevention, and Interprofessional Relations. 2006. Women's oral health issues. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 46 pp. (Oral health care series)

Annotation: This document discusses hormonal effects on the oral cavity during various stages in women's lives, as well as the special oral health needs and considerations that may be encountered. Problems such as osteoporosis, Sjogren's disease, temporomandibular disorders, eating disorders, and thyroid disease-all of which are prevalent among females-are also addressed. Tables, appendices, references, and recommended readings are also provided.

Contact: American Dental Association, Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: Web Site: http://www.ada.org $19.95.

Keywords: Dental care, Disease management, High risk groups, Hormones, Oral health, Patient care management, Women

Crawford J. 2006. Helping patients understand the importance of oral health before and during pregnancy. Tulsa, OK: PennWell, 2 pp.

Annotation: This material is intended for use by oral health professionals in developing collaborative relationships with medical professionals. Topics include (1) what effects hormonal changes have on the oral tissues of pregnant women, (2) why it is important for women to maintain oral health during the childbearing years, (3) signs of gum disease, and (4) what women can do to eliminate the risk of pregnancy complications from oral infections. Additional resources are also presented. The two-page handout contains one full-color illustration of a woman who is pregnant and her developing fetus. Two smaller illustrations depict gum disease and microorganisms from gum infections in the blood that have migrated to the amniotic fluid. This material, along with two sample letters and bibliographies intended for use by oral health professionals in communicating with medical professionals about a mutual client, were developed as implementation tools to accompany the November 2006 issue of Grand Rounds in Oral-Systemic Medicine. The issue focused on periodontal disease in women of childbearing age.

Contact: PennWell, 1421 S. Sheridan Road, Tulsa, OK 74112, Telephone: (800) 331-4463 Secondary Telephone: (918) 835-3161 E-mail: Headquarters@PennWell.com Web Site: http://www.pennwell.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Oral health, Patient care management, Perinatal influences, Periodontal disease, Pregnant women

Leatherman S, McCarthy D. 2004. Quality of health care for children and adolescents: A chartbook. New York, NY: Commonwealth Fund, 134 pp.

Annotation: This chartbook is intended to raise public awareness of the state of health care quality for children and adolescents by providing practical guidance to help policymakers, health professionals, and advocates consider what actions might be taken to better meet the unique health care needs of children and adolescents. The chartbook includes an introduction and overview, methods and organization of the chartbook, and charts. Data topics include the effectiveness of staying healthy, getting better when sick or injured, and living with illness; patient safety; access to and timeliness of care, including oral health care; patient and family centeredness; gender and racial disparities; and capacity to improve. As a compendium of data and interpretation, the chartbook illustrates both successes achieved to date and gaps warranting improvement. The chartbook also includes a summary of charts and findings and a technical appendix.

Contact: Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, Telephone: (212) 606-3800 Fax: (212) 606-3500 E-mail: info@cmwf.org Web Site: http://www.commonwealthfund.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Adolescents, Advocacy, Child health, Children, Family centered services, Health care delivery, Oral health, Patient care management, Statistical data

Johnson, Bassin, and Shaw. 2004. What is substance abuse treatment?: A booklet for families. Rockville, MD: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, 31 pp.

Annotation: This booklet provides basic information, for family members and friends of patients addicted to drugs or alcohol, about substance abuse treatment and early recovery. It discusses what to expect when a family member or friend enters treatment, what us happening in the early stages of treatment, treatment planning and care, outpatient and inpatient programs, continuing care and relapse issues, and the impacts on family members or other close caregivers. One section is written especially for young people and their issues of parent substance abuse and the possible need for counseling. Also provided are a glossary and a resource section including government information sources and organizations. The publication is also available in Spanish.

Contact: U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockwall II Building, One Choke Cherry Road , Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (240) 276-1660 Secondary Telephone: Fax: E-mail: Available at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: DHHS (SMA) 04-3955.

Keywords: Alcohol abuse, Alcoholism, Drug addiction, Family support, Patient care management, Public awareness materials, Rehabilitation, Resource materials, Spanish language materials, Substance abuse treatment, Substance abusers, Substance use behavior

U.S. Indian Health Service. 2003. Caries diagnosis, risk assessment, and management: A practical guide. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, 6 v.; 1 CD-ROM.

Annotation: This continuing education course is designed to help dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants in the Indian Health Service work with individuals and communities to improve the oral health status of American Indian/Alaska Native populations. The overall goal is to provide a framework for decision-making to determine an individual's risk of tooth decay and appropriate preventive and treatment strategies. The course comprises six modules. Selected topics include (1) dental caries risk assessment and Indian Health Service risk categories; (2) factors that place some individuals at greater risk of developing dental caries; and (3) issues that influence thorough caries diagnosis, documentation, prioritized treatment planning, and appropriate recall interval.

Contact: U.S. Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N34 A, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (800) 447-3368 E-mail: dentaljobs@ihs.gov Web Site: http://www.ihs.gov/dentistry Available from the website. Document Number: DE0019.

Keywords: Alaska natives, American Indians, Continuing education, Dental caries, Dental education, Distance education, Educational materials, Oral health, Patient care management, Public health dental hygienists, Public health dentistry, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment

Acs G, Ng MW, Flaitz CM, Jandinski JJ, Podhurst LS, Gross E, Bonwit A, D'Orlando D, Keels MA, McKinney R, Zabos GP. 2002. Principles of oral health management for the pediatric HIV/AIDS patient: A course of training for the oral health professional. [Centerport, NY]: Dental Alliance for AIDS/HIV Care, 4 modules.

Annotation: This course for primary care and oral health professionals provides information about managing oral health care for children with HIV/AIDS. The course comprises four modules. Topics include the rationale for early recognition and prevention of dental caries risk in young children by the primary care team, considerations in the dental management of children with HIV infection, oral manifestation of pediatric HIV infection, and models of interdisciplinary care for integrating oral health care into the management of children with HIV infection.

Contact: AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, Rutgers School of Nursing, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07107, Telephone: (973) 972-5141 Fax: (973) 972-0397 E-mail: info@aidsetc.org Web Site: https://aidsetc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Dental care, Dental caries, HIV, Health education, Infectious diseases, Interdisciplinary approach, Models, Multidisciplinary teams, Oral health, Patient care management, Pediatric care, Primary care, Risk assessment, Service integration, Spanish language materials, Special health care services, Training, Young children

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 2001. Autism questions and answers for health care professionals. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, (Autism research at the NICHD)

Annotation: This web site highlights questions commonly asked by health professionals about autism and provides answers based on the latest research. Topics include causes of autism; defining the condition; pervasive development disorders (PDD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD); the health care professional's role; symptoms and onset of autism; addressing parental concerns; the diagnosis and screening processes; and treatments available. The brochure concludes with references and resources.

Contact: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Information Resource Center, P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847, Telephone: (800) 370-2943 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (866) 760-5947 E-mail: NICHDInformationResourceCenter@mail.nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nichd.nih.gov Document Number: NIH Pub. No. 01-4964.

Keywords: Autism, Developmental disabilities, Patient care management, Research, Resources for professionals, Therapeutics

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.