ch 22 keywords


voluntary agreement to an action proposed by another


consent


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


informed consent


a pt's decision to refuse recommended tx after all options, potential 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 arrange 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 services and procedures that must be carried out by the dentist, hygienist, and the pt to eliminate disease and restore the oral cavity to health and normal function


total treatment plan


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


dental hygiene care plan