Deborah J Jones
Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Natural history of dental plaque accumulation in mechanically ventilated adults: a descriptive correlational studyDeborah J Jones
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, 6901 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 27:299-304. 2011..Dental plaque, counts of decayed, missing and filled teeth and systemic antibiotic use was assessed on study days 1, 3, 5 and 7. Dental plaque averages per study day, tooth type and tooth location were analysed...
- Oral care and the risk of bloodstream infections in mechanically ventilated adults: A reviewDeborah J Jones
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, 6901 Bertner Avenue, 660, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:152-61. 2008..This paper reviews the literature on the link between the manipulation of the oral cavity and the development of bacteraemia in mechanically ventilated adults...
- Oral care and bacteremia risk in mechanically ventilated adultsDeborah J Jones
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Heart Lung 39:S57-65. 2010....
- Chlorhexidine, toothbrushing, and preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill adultsCindy L Munro
Adult Health Department, School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0567, USA
Am J Crit Care 18:428-37; quiz 438. 2009..Ventilator-associated pneumonia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality...