K Ohrn

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Affiliation: Dalarna University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of dental hygienists in oral health prevention
    Kerstin Ohrn
    Dalarna University, Health and Social Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:277-81. 2004
  2. doi request reprint A comparison of two questionnaires measuring oral health-related quality of life before and after dental hygiene treatment in patients with periodontal disease
    K Ohrn
    Dalarna University, School of Health and Social Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 10:9-14. 2012
  3. pmc Using system dynamics for collaborative design: a case study
    Marie Elf
    Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:123. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Dental beliefs, patients' specific attitudes towards dentists and dental hygienists: a comparative study
    K Ohrn
    School of Health and Caring Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:205-13. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Prevention and therapeutic approaches to gingival inflammation
    Kerstin Ohrn
    School of Health and Caring Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 36:20-6. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Research utilization among dental hygienists in Sweden--a national survey
    K Ohrn
    Department of Health and Social Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 3:104-11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Experiences of oral care in patients with haematological malignancies or head and neck cancer
    K E O Ohrn
    Högskolan Dalarna, Health and Caring Sciences, S 791 88 Falun, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 12:274-82. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of oral sequelae in health-related quality of life of cancer patients
    Kerstin Ohrn
    Dalarna University, Health and Caring Sciences, 791 88 Falun, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 10:656-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral health and quality of life among patients with head and neck cancer or haematological malignancies
    K E Ohrn
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 9:528-38. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral status during radiotherapy and chemotherapy: a descriptive study of patient experiences and the occurrence of oral complications
    K E Ohrn
    Högskolan Dalarna, Health and Caring Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 9:247-57. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint The role of dental hygienists in oral health prevention
    Kerstin Ohrn
    Dalarna University, Health and Social Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:277-81. 2004
    ..Consequently the focus on prevention and health promotion makes the dental hygienist a very important person in the dental team of the future...
  2. doi request reprint A comparison of two questionnaires measuring oral health-related quality of life before and after dental hygiene treatment in patients with periodontal disease
    K Ohrn
    Dalarna University, School of Health and Social Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 10:9-14. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the usefulness of two different questionnaires assessing oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) at the basic examination and after initial dental hygiene treatment (DHtx)...
  3. pmc Using system dynamics for collaborative design: a case study
    Marie Elf
    Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:123. 2007
    ..In order to facilitate the collaborative design, system dynamics (SD) with a group modelling approach was used in the early stages of planning a new stroke unit. During six workshops a SD model was created in a multiprofessional group...
  4. doi request reprint Dental beliefs, patients' specific attitudes towards dentists and dental hygienists: a comparative study
    K Ohrn
    School of Health and Caring Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:205-13. 2008
    ..The conclusion is that participants had a less negative attitude towards DH with the exception of situations which may give rise to feelings of shame and guilt, an important finding for future dental hygiene care...
  5. doi request reprint Prevention and therapeutic approaches to gingival inflammation
    Kerstin Ohrn
    School of Health and Caring Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 36:20-6. 2009
    ..Inter-dental brushes seem to be most effective and useful for inter-dental cleaning. Scaling and root planing is effective in reducing inflammation and probing depths in patients with periodontitis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Research utilization among dental hygienists in Sweden--a national survey
    K Ohrn
    Department of Health and Social Sciences, Dalarna University, Falun, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 3:104-11. 2005
    ..One-year education appears to be inadequate to achieve evidence-based practice. Moreover, not even two years of formal education guarantees necessary competence in research for evidence-based dental hygiene practice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Experiences of oral care in patients with haematological malignancies or head and neck cancer
    K E O Ohrn
    Högskolan Dalarna, Health and Caring Sciences, S 791 88 Falun, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 12:274-82. 2003
    ..There are no acceptable reasons for allowing patients to suffer from oral symptoms that can be reduced...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of oral sequelae in health-related quality of life of cancer patients
    Kerstin Ohrn
    Dalarna University, Health and Caring Sciences, 791 88 Falun, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 10:656-8. 2002
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  9. ncbi request reprint Oral health and quality of life among patients with head and neck cancer or haematological malignancies
    K E Ohrn
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 9:528-38. 2001
    ..Patients who reported more severe oral symptoms also reported lower HRQOL scores. The results demonstrate that oral status is related to HRQOL in these patient groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral status during radiotherapy and chemotherapy: a descriptive study of patient experiences and the occurrence of oral complications
    K E Ohrn
    Högskolan Dalarna, Health and Caring Sciences, Falun, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 9:247-57. 2001
    ..Their unstimulated salivary secretion rate did not change over time. There was good agreement between patient experiences and observations recorded by dental staff...
  11. ncbi request reprint Oral care in cancer nursing
    K E Ohrn
    Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 9:22-9. 2000
    ..A majority reported that they received sufficient help from dentistry. There is a need for continuing education in oral care among nurses and enrolled nurses, which must be a responsibility of and in co-operation with dentistry...
  12. doi request reprint An individually tailored treatment programme for improved oral hygiene: introduction of a new course of action in health education for patients with periodontitis
    B Jonsson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 7:166-75. 2009
    ..To describe and evaluate an individually tailored treatment programme based on a behavioural medicine approach to oral hygiene self-care for patients with chronic periodontitis...
  13. doi request reprint The effectiveness of an individually tailored oral health educational programme on oral hygiene behaviour in patients with periodontal disease: a blinded randomized-controlled clinical trial (one-year follow-up)
    B Jonsson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Science, Uppsala University, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 36:1025-34. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an individually tailored oral health educational programme for oral hygiene self-care in patients with chronic periodontitis compared with the standard treatment...
  14. doi request reprint Does oral health matter in people's daily life? Oral health-related quality of life in adults 35-47 years of age in Norway
    K E Dahl
    Faculty of Dentistry, School of Dental Hygiene and Oral Health, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Dent Hyg 10:15-21. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Improved compliance and self-care in patients with periodontitis--a randomized control trial
    B Jonsson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Services, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Dent Hyg 4:77-83. 2006
    ..The present study was a randomized control trial to test an intervention emanating from the Client Self-care Commitment Model (CSCCM), to encourage patients to increase their responsibility for their oral self-care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of dental hygienists in diagnosing dental decay
    K Ohrn
    College of Health and Caring Professions, Falun, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:182-6. 1996
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  17. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use prevention and cessation in dental and dental hygiene undergraduate education
    Christoph A Ramseier
    University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, Deptartment of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, Ann Arbor 48109 1078, USA
    Oral Health Prev Dent 4:49-60. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Dental beliefs: evaluation of the Swedish version of the revised Dental Beliefs Survey in different patient groups and in a non-clinical student sample
    Kajsa H Abrahamsson
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    Eur J Oral Sci 114:209-15. 2006
    ..However, the underlying factor structure of the DBS-R needs to be further explored and established...
  19. ncbi request reprint A dynamic conceptual model of care planning
    Marie Elf
    Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:530-8. 2007
    ..System dynamics offers the potential to describe processes in a nonlinear, dynamic way and is suitable for exploring, comprehending, learning and communicating complex ideas about care processes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using system dynamics as a quality improvement tool
    Marie Elf
    Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:1031. 2006
    ..Moreover, the method is transparent, showing the model boundaries and explicitly defined the variables and the relationships between them...