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dc.contributor.authorLakshmi, Krishnan
dc.contributor.authorMadan Kumar, P. D
dc.contributor.authorDas, Himangshu
dc.identifier.citationLakshmi, K.; Madan Kumar, P. D; Das, H. Design considerations for a dental health care for patients with special needs. "Journal of Accessibility and Design for All", 31 Maig 2018, vol. 8, núm. 1, p. 80-101.
dc.description.abstractOut of 121 million population, 2.86 crore accounts for disabled people which 1.21% of total population. It has been reported that oral health care status of disabled people are poor than normal population. The main reason for this situation is barrier to access health care centres. This article throws light on definition and types of disability listed by Indian government. It also highlights the prevalence of disability and their oral health status. Article focuses on barrier in accessing dental care and guidelines required to build a disable friendly dental health care deliver center to make the treatment acceptable for such pupils. It is utmost important to provide dental care to such patients by overcoming the barrier to accessibility. Before motivating the patients and caregivers, it is the dentist who has to be motivated first in fulfilling special health care needs of patients resulting in improvement of quality of life.
dc.format.extent23 p.
dc.publisherCàtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC)
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Arquitectura::Disseny
dc.subject.lcshMedical centers
dc.subject.lcshDental care
dc.subject.lcshPeople with disabilities
dc.subject.lcshBarrier-free design
dc.subject.otherDevelopmental disability
dc.subject.otherOral health status
dc.subject.otherArchitectural barrier
dc.subject.otherDesign consideration
dc.titleDesign considerations for a dental health care for patients with special needs
dc.subject.lemacCentres sanitaris
dc.subject.lemacSupressió de barreres arquitectòniques
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
local.citation.publicationNameJournal of Accessibility and Design for All

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