Ajesh George

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi The evaluation of an oral health education program for midwives in Australia
    Ajesh George
    Collaboration for Oral Health Outcomes, Research, Translation and Evaluation COHORTE Research Group, Western Sydney University South Western Sydney Local Health District University of Sydney Centre for Applied Nursing Research Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Liverpool 1871, Australia Electronic address
    Women Birth 29:208-13. 2016
  2. ncbi Piloting of an oral health education program and knowledge test for midwives
    Ajesh George
    Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research Email
    Contemp Nurse . 2013
  3. doi The oral health status, practices and knowledge of pregnant women in south-western Sydney
    A George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, The University of Western Sydney, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research South Western Sydney Local Health District, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Dent J 58:26-33. 2013
  4. doi Midwives and oral health care during pregnancy: perceptions of pregnant women in south-western Sydney, Australia
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, South Western Sydney Local Health District and University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:1087-96. 2012
  5. doi Periodontal treatment during pregnancy and birth outcomes: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, South Western Sydney Local Health Network University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Int J Evid Based Healthc 9:122-47. 2011
  6. ncbi Maintaining oral health during pregnancy: perceptions of midwives in Southwest Sydney
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research A Joint Venture of Sydney South West Area Health Service and the University of Western Sydney, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Collegian 18:71-9. 2011
  7. doi Promoting oral health during pregnancy: current evidence and implications for Australian midwives
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, University of Western Sydney, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:3324-33. 2010
  8. doi Views of pregnant women in South Western Sydney towards dental care and an oral-health program initiated by midwives
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney, South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD and Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 24:178-84. 2013
  9. doi Piloting of an oral health education programme and knowledge test for midwives
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW, Australia, 2 South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD, Liverpool, NSW, Australia, 3 Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Liverpool, NSW, Australia, 4 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 46:180-6. 2014
  10. doi How do dental and prenatal care practitioners perceive dental care during pregnancy? Current evidence and implications
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research CANR, South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 39:238-47. 2012

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Publications17

  1. doi The evaluation of an oral health education program for midwives in Australia
    Ajesh George
    Collaboration for Oral Health Outcomes, Research, Translation and Evaluation COHORTE Research Group, Western Sydney University South Western Sydney Local Health District University of Sydney Centre for Applied Nursing Research Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Liverpool 1871, Australia Electronic address
    Women Birth 29:208-13. 2016
    ..To address this shortcoming, an online evidence based midwifery initiated oral health (MIOH) education program was systematically developed as a professional development activity...
  2. ncbi Piloting of an oral health education program and knowledge test for midwives
    Ajesh George
    Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research Email
    Contemp Nurse . 2013
    ..3) which suggests most items were suitable for assessing knowledge improvement. However, in 3 items midwives had low correct responses. Various aspects that could be improved or clarified were identified and suggestions discussed...
  3. doi The oral health status, practices and knowledge of pregnant women in south-western Sydney
    A George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, The University of Western Sydney, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research South Western Sydney Local Health District, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Dent J 58:26-33. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the oral health of pregnant women in Australia. The aim of this study was to report the oral health status, knowledge and practices of pregnant women in south-western Sydney...
  4. doi Midwives and oral health care during pregnancy: perceptions of pregnant women in south-western Sydney, Australia
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, South Western Sydney Local Health District and University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:1087-96. 2012
    ..This study sought to explore the perceptions of pregnant women in Australia towards oral health care during pregnancy and their views regarding midwives providing oral health education, assessment and referrals as part of antenatal care...
  5. doi Periodontal treatment during pregnancy and birth outcomes: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, South Western Sydney Local Health Network University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Int J Evid Based Healthc 9:122-47. 2011
    ..The objective of this review was to conduct a meta-analysis of all up-to-date randomised control trials to determine whether periodontal treatment during pregnancy has the potential of reducing preterm birth and low birth weight incidence...
  6. ncbi Maintaining oral health during pregnancy: perceptions of midwives in Southwest Sydney
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research A Joint Venture of Sydney South West Area Health Service and the University of Western Sydney, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Collegian 18:71-9. 2011
    ..The findings suggest that a midwifery-initiated oral health service has potential although issues such as training, time constraints and referral pathways must be addressed...
  7. doi Promoting oral health during pregnancy: current evidence and implications for Australian midwives
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, Sydney South West Area Health Service, University of Western Sydney, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:3324-33. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine current evidence supporting the promotion of oral health during pregnancy and proffer aspects of a potential role for Australian midwives...
  8. doi Views of pregnant women in South Western Sydney towards dental care and an oral-health program initiated by midwives
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney, South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD and Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 24:178-84. 2013
    ..A program is currently being developed for midwives in Australia to promote maternal oral health. The aim of this study was to record the views of pregnant women in Australia towards dental care and midwives promoting oral health...
  9. doi Piloting of an oral health education programme and knowledge test for midwives
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW, Australia, 2 South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD, Liverpool, NSW, Australia, 3 Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Liverpool, NSW, Australia, 4 Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 46:180-6. 2014
    ..3) which suggests most items were suitable for assessing knowledge improvement. However, in three items midwives had low correct responses. Various aspects that could be improved or clarified were identified and suggestions discussed...
  10. doi How do dental and prenatal care practitioners perceive dental care during pregnancy? Current evidence and implications
    Ajesh George
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research CANR, South Western Sydney Local Health District SWSLHD University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 39:238-47. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to review current knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of dental and prenatal care practitioners about oral health care during pregnancy...
  11. pmc Measuring oral health during pregnancy: sensitivity and specificity of a maternal oral screening (MOS) tool
    Ajesh George
    Collaboration for Oral Health Outcomes, Research Translation and Evaluation COHORTE Research Group, Western Sydney University, South Western Sydney Local Health District, Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, University of Sydney, Liverpool BC, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool, NSW, 1871, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:347. 2016
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  12. doi Developing and Testing of an Oral Health Screening Tool for Midwives to Assess Pregnant Woman
    Ajesh George
    a Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney UWS South Western Sydney Local Health District, University of Sydney and Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 36:1160-74. 2015
    ..A two-item screening tool has been identified that is sensitive to identifying dental problems and facilitating referrals. Further validation using a larger sample is required to reassess the tool's specificity. ..
  13. pmc The midwifery initiated oral health-dental service protocol: an intervention to improve oral health outcomes for pregnant women
    Maree Johnson
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney South Western Sydney Local Health District, University of Sydney, Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Liverpool BC, Locked Bag 7103, Sydney, NSW 1871, Australia
    BMC Oral Health 15:2. 2015
    ..Evidence is emerging that women's poor oral health and health practices during pregnancy are associated with poor oral health in their children and potentially an increased risk of pre-term or low-birth weight infants...
  14. pmc What do antenatal care providers understand and do about oral health care during pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey in New South Wales, Australia
    Ajesh George
    Collaboration for Oral Health Outcomes, Research Translation and Evaluation COHORTE Research Group, Western Sydney University, South Western Sydney Local Health District, Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, University of Sydney, Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool, 1871, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:382. 2016
    ....
  15. doi Integrated oral health care for stroke patients - a scoping review
    Shilpi Ajwani
    Sydney Local Health District Oral Health Services and Sydney Dental Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs . 2016
    ....
  16. pmc The early childhood oral health program: a qualitative study of the perceptions of child and family health nurses in South Western Sydney, Australia
    Maxine Veale
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Oral Health 16:56. 2016
    ..It aims to explore the perceptions of CFHNs regarding the implementation of the ECOH program in South Western Sydney and the challenges and barriers related to its sustainability...
  17. doi An innovative fever management education program for parents, caregivers, and emergency nurses
    Muhammad Alqudah
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Australia Mr Alqudah and Dr Cowin Centre for Applied Nursing Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, South Western Sydney Local Health District and Ingham Institute Applied Medical Research, Sydney, Australia, Drs Johnson and George Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Dr George
    Adv Emerg Nurs J 36:52-61. 2014
    ..We envisage that this program will be continuously televised within local EDs and available for parents or caregivers to view online. ..