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Finkel, D., Lindmark, U., Johansson, L. & Ernsth-Bravell, M. (2019). Oral health predicts quality of life in data from Swedish National Quality Registries. In: : . Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019, 23rd – 25th May 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Oral health predicts quality of life in data from Swedish National Quality Registries
2019 (English)Conference paper, Poster (with or without abstract) (Refereed)
National Category
Gerontology, specialising in Medical and Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-43781 (URN)
Conference
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019, 23rd – 25th May 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden
Available from: 2019-05-27 Created: 2019-05-27 Last updated: 2019-05-27Bibliographically approved
Lindmark, U., Bülow, P. H., Mårtensson, J. & Rönning, H. (2019). The use of the concept of transition in different disciplines within health and social welfare: An integrative literature review. Nursing Open, 6(3), 664-675
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The use of the concept of transition in different disciplines within health and social welfare: An integrative literature review
2019 (English)In: Nursing Open, E-ISSN 2054-1058, Vol. 6, no 3, p. 664-675Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Aims

To continuing the quest of the concept of transition in nursing research and to explore how the concept of transition is used in occupational therapy, oral health and social work as well as in interdisciplinary studies in health and welfare, between 2003–2013.

Design

An integrative literature review.

Methods

PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, DOSS, SocIndex, Social Science Citation Index and AMED databases from 2003–2013 were used. Identification of 350 articles including the concept of transition in relation to disciplines included. Assessment of articles are in accordance to Meleis' typologies of transition by experts in each discipline. Chosen key factors were entered into Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).

Results

Meleis' four typologies were found in all studied disciplines, except development in oral health. The health‐illness type was the most commonly explored, whereas in social work and in occupation therapy, situational transitions dominated.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2019
Keywords
literature review, nursing theory, occupational therapy, oral health, social welfare, social work, theory–practice gap, transition
National Category
Nursing
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-43307 (URN)10.1002/nop2.249 (DOI)31367388 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85069778425 (Scopus ID)GOA HHJ 2019 (Local ID)GOA HHJ 2019 (Archive number)GOA HHJ 2019 (OAI)
Available from: 2019-03-07 Created: 2019-03-07 Last updated: 2019-08-15Bibliographically approved
Lindmark, U. (2019). What is an Oral Health Risk Assessment Tool, and can it be useful within nursing care? ROAG-J in the Swedish Quality Register Senior Alert. In: : . Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019, 23rd – 25th May 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>What is an Oral Health Risk Assessment Tool, and can it be useful within nursing care? ROAG-J in the Swedish Quality Register Senior Alert
2019 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Refereed)
National Category
Dentistry Gerontology, specialising in Medical and Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-43738 (URN)
Conference
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019, 23rd – 25th May 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden
Available from: 2019-05-22 Created: 2019-05-22 Last updated: 2019-05-22Bibliographically approved
Lindmark, U., Norderyd, O. & Malmberg, B. (2019). What is oral health-related quality of life and is it related to loneliness in older persons?. In: : . Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019, 23rd – 25th May 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>What is oral health-related quality of life and is it related to loneliness in older persons?
2019 (English)Conference paper, Poster (with or without abstract) (Refereed)
National Category
Gerontology, specialising in Medical and Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-43784 (URN)
Conference
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019, 23rd – 25th May 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden
Available from: 2019-05-27 Created: 2019-05-27 Last updated: 2019-05-27Bibliographically approved
Rantzow, V., Andersson, P. & Lindmark, U. (2018). Occurrence of oral health problems and planned measures in dependent older people in nursing care. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(23-24), 4381-4389
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Occurrence of oral health problems and planned measures in dependent older people in nursing care
2018 (English)In: Journal of Clinical Nursing, ISSN 0962-1067, E-ISSN 1365-2702, Vol. 27, no 23-24, p. 4381-4389Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

AIMS AND OBJECTIVE:

To describe oral health problems and planned measures in older people receiving nursing care.

BACKGROUND:

Poor oral health conditions have a negative impact on the quality of life of older people. Therefore, oral care is an important task in daily nursing activities.

METHODS:

Data were obtained from the web-based Swedish national quality register Senior Alert. Data regarding oral health status and planned measures in individuals ≥65 years from one county in Sweden between July 2014-June 2015 were included. The Revised Oral Assessment Guide-the Jönköping (ROAG-J) was used routinely by nursing staff in nursing care facilities to measure oral health status.

RESULTS:

Oral assessments were made on 2,567 individuals (65.7% women). The most common oral health problem was related to "Teeth" (43.0%), which indicates deficient oral hygiene and/or broken teeth. At least one measure was planned in all the participants. The most common planned measures were "Moistening of the mouth" (16.6%), followed by "Brushing - assistance or complete help" (13.5%).

CONCLUSION:

Oral health problems were common, and planned measures did not seem to be sufficient to address the identified problems. The results indicate that greater priority should be given to the oral health care of older people in nursing care.

RELEVANCE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE:

The study highlights the importance of not only identifying oral health problems but also having knowledge and strategies for oral health care. Collaboration is needed to support nurses in caring for the oral health care of older people in nursing homes.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2018
Keywords
dependent elderly, oral care, oral health, oral health assessment, quality improvement, Sweden
National Category
Dentistry Geriatrics Nursing
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-41249 (URN)10.1111/jocn.14584 (DOI)000449828900017 ()29943858 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85052614584 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2018-08-27 Created: 2018-08-27 Last updated: 2019-01-23Bibliographically approved
Lindmark, U., Jansson, H., Lannering, C. & Johansson, L. (2018). Oral health matters for the nutritional status of older persons: A population-based study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(5-6), 1143-1152
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Oral health matters for the nutritional status of older persons: A population-based study
2018 (English)In: Journal of Clinical Nursing, ISSN 0962-1067, E-ISSN 1365-2702, Vol. 27, no 5-6, p. 1143-1152Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To explore the association between oral health and nutritional status in the context of daily care for older people.

BACKGROUND: Oral problems often increase with age and affect a person's ability to chew and swallow. They might also influence the ability to maintain a satisfactory nutritional status. Oral health awareness is therefore of great importance in nursing care for older people.

DESIGN: A retrospective cross-sectional study.

METHODS: Data from the Swedish quality register, Senior Alert, were used, including structured assessments of both oral and nutritional status using the Revised Oral Assessment Guide-Jönköping and the Mini Nutritional Assessment. In total, 1,156 persons (mean age: 82.8 ± 7.9) had both oral and nutritional assessments registered by the nursing staff in daily care.

RESULTS: Approximately 29% of participants had moderate oral health problems. Another 12% had severe problems. Over 60% of the persons were considered at risk of malnutrition or were malnourished. There was a weak correlation between poor nutritional status and poor oral health, and approximately one-third of the persons who were at risk or malnourished had simultaneous oral problems. A multivariate logistic regression revealed that when problems involving voice and swallowing were present, there was also a greater possibility of being assessed as at risk of malnourishment or being malnourished.

CONCLUSION: There is a relationship between oral health problems and nutritional status, indicating the importance of evaluating oral health status in older persons with nutritional problems.

RELEVANCE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE: Nursing staff involved in care for older people should be aware of the importance of including regular oral health check-ups in their work. There is also a need for nursing staff members and oral health professionals to exchange knowledge.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2018
Keywords
assessment, elder care, nutrition, older people, oral care
National Category
Dentistry Geriatrics Nursing
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-40998 (URN)10.1111/jocn.14146 (DOI)000428419400074 ()29076209 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85044286602 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2018-07-17 Created: 2018-07-17 Last updated: 2018-07-17Bibliographically approved
Lindmark, U., Wagman, P., Wåhlin, C. & Rolander, B. (2018). Workplace health in dental care – a salutogenic approach. International Journal of Dental Hygiene, 16(1), 103-113
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Workplace health in dental care – a salutogenic approach
2018 (English)In: International Journal of Dental Hygiene, ISSN 1601-5029, E-ISSN 1601-5037, Vol. 16, no 1, p. 103-113Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Objective

The purpose was to explore self-reported psychosocial health and work environments among different dental occupations and workplaces from a salutogenic perspective. A further purpose was to analyse possible associations between three salutogenic measurements: The Sense of Coherence questionnaire (SOC), the Salutogenic Health Indicator Scale (SHIS) and the Work Experience Measurement Scale (WEMS).

Methods

Employees in the Public Dental Service in a Swedish county council (n = 486) were invited to respond to a self-reported web survey including demographics, work-related factors, the SOC, the SHIS and the WEMS.

Results

This study showed positive associations between employee characteristics and self-reported overall psychosocial health as well as experienced work environment. Autonomy was reported more among men than women (P < 0.000) and to a higher degree by dentists and dental hygienists than dental nurses (P < 0.000). Meaningfulness, happiness, job satisfaction, autonomy and positive to reorganization were reported by personnels aged less than 40 years (P ≤ 0.047). Clinical coordinators reported significant better health (SOC, SHIS) and experienced more autonomy, better management and more positive to reorganization than other dental professions. Dental hygienists and nurses experienced less time pressure than dentists (P ≤ 0.007). Better health and positive work experiences were also seen in smaller clinics (P ≤ 0.29).

Conclusion

Dental professionals reported a high degree of overall psychosocial health as well as a positive work experience. Some variations could be seen between employee characteristics such as gender, years in dental care, professionals, managing position and workplace size. Identify resources and processes at each workplace are important and should be included in the employee's/employers dialogue.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2018
Keywords
dental staff; health promotion; psychosocial health; workplace
National Category
Dentistry
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-32258 (URN)10.1111/idh.12257 (DOI)000422697100011 ()27860378 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85002774457 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2016-11-10 Created: 2016-11-10 Last updated: 2018-02-07Bibliographically approved
Johansson, I., Torgé, C. J., Jansson, H. & Lindmark, U. (2017). Effekt på munhälsa av samarbete mellan tandhygienist och personal i äldreomsorg. In: : . Paper presented at TandhygienistDagarna 2017: Hälsomyter, erosion och munhälsa, Göteborg, 2-4 april, 2017..
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Effekt på munhälsa av samarbete mellan tandhygienist och personal i äldreomsorg
2017 (English)Conference paper, Poster (with or without abstract) (Other academic)
National Category
Dentistry
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-35488 (URN)
Conference
TandhygienistDagarna 2017: Hälsomyter, erosion och munhälsa, Göteborg, 2-4 april, 2017.
Available from: 2017-05-10 Created: 2017-05-10 Last updated: 2017-05-10Bibliographically approved
Wagman, P., Lindmark, U., Rolander, B., Wåhlin, C. & Håkansson, C. (2017). Occupational balance in health professionals in Sweden. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24(1), 18-23
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2017 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, ISSN 1103-8128, E-ISSN 1651-2014, Vol. 24, no 1, p. 18-23Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Background: Health care employees are often women, a group that has high degrees of sick leave and perhaps problems attaining occupational balance. However, people think differently about their everyday activities and it is therefore important to take their perceptions into account but occupational balance has not yet been measured in health professionals. The aim was to describe occupational balance in three different samples of health professionals in Sweden. A further aim was to investigate whether occupational therapists (OTs) rate their occupational balance differently from other health professionals.

Material and method: Four hundred and eighty-two health professionals, employees in public dentistry, mental health care and OTs, aged 21–70 years participated. The participants’ occupational balance was measured using the occupational balance questionnaire (OBQ).Results: The ratings of occupational balance were similar to earlier studies and did not differ significantly between the samples. The OTs’ occupational balance was also similar to that of the other health professionals.

Conclusion: The similarities in occupational balance indicate the same difficulties in attaining it.

Significance: The result highlights the possibility that working people face similar difficulties in achieving occupational balance. Further research is warranted about how to attain it.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Taylor & Francis, 2017
Keywords
Everyday life, health and well-being, occupational balance questionnaire (OBQ)
National Category
Occupational Therapy
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-31150 (URN)10.1080/11038128.2016.1203459 (DOI)000392839900003 ()27385582 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84978972762 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2016-08-01 Created: 2016-08-01 Last updated: 2017-11-28Bibliographically approved
Rolander, B., Wåhlin, C., Johnston, V., Wagman, P. & Lindmark, U. (2016). Changes in division of labour and tasks within public dentistry: relationship to employees work demands, health and work ability. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 74(6), 471-479
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2016 (English)In: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, ISSN 0001-6357, E-ISSN 1502-3850, Vol. 74, no 6, p. 471-479Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Objective: By 2023, fewer dentists are expected in Sweden, at the same time as the demand for dental care is expected to increase. Older people, in particular, are expected to require more dental health than previous generations. To meet this demand, the public sector dentistry in Sweden is moving towards changes in division of labour among dental professionals, including dentists, dental hygienists and dental nurses. However, the impact of this reallocation on the physical and psychosocial wellbeing of employees is unknown. The aim of this study was to compare workplaces with an equal or larger proportion of dental hygienists than dentists (HDH) with workplaces with a larger proportion of dentists than dental hygienists (HD) on the physical and psychosocial work load, musculoskeletal and psychosomatic disorders and sickness presence.

Material: A total of 298 persons employed in the Public Dental Service in a Swedish County Council participated in this study.

Conclusion: The medium large clinics HDH reported 85% of employee’s with considerably more high psychosocial demands compared to employees in medium HD (53%) and large HD (57%). Employees in medium large clinics HDH also reported sleep problems due to work (25%) compared with employees in medium large clinics HD (6%), large clinics HD (11%) and small clinics HDH (3%). Clinic size does not seem to influence the outcome of the HD and HD clinics to any great extent. Of all employees, about 94–100% reported high precision demands and 78–91% poor work postures.

Keywords
Dentistry employees, psychosocial workload, sickness absence, sickness presence, work organization
National Category
Dentistry Gerontology, specialising in Medical and Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-31238 (URN)10.1080/00016357.2016.1203023 (DOI)000381408200008 ()27391284 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-84978119340 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2016-08-12 Created: 2016-08-12 Last updated: 2018-01-10Bibliographically approved
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