Nurse-administered oral hygiene in the hospitalized patient

Br J Nurs. 1993 May 13-26;2(9):459-62. doi: 10.12968/bjon.1993.2.9.459.


This article is a critical analysis of the literature on nurse-administered oral hygiene in the hospitalized patient. Current practice and trends are examined and recommendations for future practice are made.

MeSH terms

  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Nursing Care / methods*
  • Oral Hygiene / instrumentation
  • Oral Hygiene / methods*
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'