Caring for Stroke Survivors
Maintaining the oral health of patients who have experienced stroke is critical to supporting their systemic health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define stroke and identify its risk factors.
- Discuss the risk of recurrence among stroke survivors.
- Explain the symptoms of stroke and how to respond.
- Identify the components of providing effective dental care to patients who have experienced stroke.
This course was published in the October 2015 issue and expires October 31, 2018. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.