高齢者の口腔ADL  [in Japanese] Oral ADL in the Elderly  [in Japanese]

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“Evaluation scale of oral ADL” was designed for the purpose of establishing clinical standards to assess various masticatory conditions in elderly and disabled patients.<BR>Two hundred eight elderly patients with various general condition were examined in order to study the effectiveness of this evaluation method for identifying characteristics of masticatory function and to demonstrate a relationship between masticatory function and general conditions.<BR>The method and results were as follows:<BR>1. The parameter of “Evaluation scale of oral ADL” includes the number of remaining teeth, the condition of denture, types of food which can be chewed and oral maintenance. By evaluating each parameter in a patient with five graded scores, the total scores were expressed as “oral ADL score.”<BR>2. In terms of the teeth score, food score, oral maintenance score, “oral ADL score, ” biting force, grip force and mental score, there was significant difference between the two groups of elderly patients with different backgrounds.<BR>3. It was indicated that there is a relationship between “oral ADL score” and ADL score.<BR>The above indicate that this method is effective for assessment of masticatory function in elderly patients.

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  • Nihon Hotetsu Shika Gakkai Zasshi

    Nihon Hotetsu Shika Gakkai Zasshi 41(1), 117-124, 1997-02-01

    Japan Prosthodontic Society

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    10008165458
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN00197911
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • Article Type
    Journal Article
  • ISSN
    03895386
  • Data Source
    CJP  CJPref  J-STAGE 
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