Table 5

Process of care variables applied or not applied on treatment plan

Domain and VariableApplied (A)/Did Not Apply (DNA)PercentageMeanSD
Assessment
 Review/update dental historyA2244%0.440.501
DNA2856%
 Review/update med. historyA1668%0.680.471
DNA3432%
 Review/perform CPCA3366%0.660.479
DNA1734%
 BP/vital signsA1326%0.260.443
DNA3774%
 Addressed diabetesA918%0.180.388
DNA4182%
 EO/IOA2346%0.460.503
DNA2754%
 P.I.A48%0.080.274
DNA4692%
 D.D.S. examA1836%0.360.485
DNA3264%
 X-rayA3264%0.640.485
DNA1836%
 Tobacco cessationA2550%0.500.303
DNA2550%
Diagnosis
 Informed consentA510%0.100.303
DNA4590%
 Treatment planA1428%0.280.454
DNA3672%
 Question #25 dental hygiene diagnosisC1428%0.280.454
W3672%
Planning
 Min. 3 appointmentsA4590%0.900.303
DNA510%
 Arestin*A2448%0.520.505
DNA2652%
 Addressed chief complaintA2754%0.540.503
DNA2346%
Implementation
 Sc/RpA4590%0.900.303
DNA510%
 Pain managementA1938%0.380.490
DNA3162%
 FluorideA2346%0.460.503
DNA2754%
 Ultrasonic instrumentationA1530%0.300.463
DNA3570%
 Home care productsA1122%0.220.418
DNA3978%
 Patient educationA4080%0.800.404
DNA1020%
 Polish/flossA2452%0.480.505
DNA2648%
Evaluation
 4–6 week re-eval.A3978%0.780.418
DNA1122%
 3–4 month recareA3876%0.760.431
DNA1224%
  • * Arestin was coded in the opposite direction of all other variables. Students should not have applied this variable in their treatment plan design.