Theory II


voluntary agreement to an action proposed by another


consent


pt voluntary agreement to a tx plan after details of the proposed tx have been presented and comprehended by pt


informed consent


a pt decision to refuse recommended tx after all options, ptential risks and potential benefits have been thoroughly explained


informed refusal


to happen or take place between other events; to intervene as with a specific tx


intervention


to arrage in order of importance


prioritize


a continuous or related series of things (such as dental hygiene interventions) following in a certain order or succession


sequence


sequential outline of the essential severices and procedures that must be carried out by the dentist, the dental hygienist and the pt to eliminate disease and restor the oral cavity to health and normal function


total treatment plan


the services within the framework of the total treatment plan to be carried out by the dental hygienist


dental hygiene care plan