Quiz 15: Dental Hygiene Process of Care


C Based on the client's diabetes and hypertension, it is necessary to consult with the client's physician to establish a definitive diagnosis of diabetes and level of control for diabetes and hypertension before initiating invasive dental hygiene care.

C ASA class P3 status is assigned to clients with severe systemic disease that limits activity.

C Based on initial reading, recheck the blood pressure in five minutes; if it is still elevated within that range, provide only noninvasive care and receive medical consultation before dental hygiene therapy.