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Reducing care-resistant behaviors during oral hygiene in persons with dementia

  • Rita A Jablonski1Email author,
  • Ann Kolanowski2,
  • Barbara Therrien3,
  • Ellen K Mahoney4,
  • Cathy Kassab5 and
  • Douglas L Leslie6
BMC Oral Health201111:30

Received: 13 June 2011

Accepted: 19 November 2011

Published: 19 November 2011

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19 Nov 2011 Editorially accepted
19 Nov 2011 Article published 10.1186/1472-6831-11-30

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Authors’ Affiliations

CRNP, The Pennsylvania University School of Nursing, 201 Health &
School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University
University of Michigan School of Nursing
William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine