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Comprehensive care strategy at El Guayabo Penitentiary Center

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Douglas Crispin-Rodríguez ,
Douglas Crispin-Rodríguez

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas Isla de la Juventud. Policlínico Docente Universitario “Orestes Falls Oñate”. Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.

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Douglas Crispin-Castellanos ,
Douglas Crispin-Castellanos

Universidad de la Isla de la Juventud “Jesús Montané Oropesa”. Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.

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Nila Ledesma-Céspedes ,
Nila Ledesma-Céspedes

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas Isla de la Juventud. Policlínico Docente Universitario “Orestes Falls Oñate”. Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.

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Gisier Reyes-Cortiña ,
Gisier Reyes-Cortiña

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas Isla de la Juventud. Policlínico Docente Universitario “Orestes Falls Oñate”. Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.

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Antonia María Lamorú-Pardo ,
Antonia María Lamorú-Pardo

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas Isla de la Juventud. Policlínico Docente Universitario “Juan Manuel Páez Inchausti”. Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.

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Ennis Ivonnet-Gutiérrez ,
Ennis Ivonnet-Gutiérrez

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas Isla de la Juventud. Isla de la Juventud, Cuba.

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Abstract

Introduction: this research is based on the framework of comprehensive oral health care for people deprived of liberty, to ensure that health services ensure their continuity of care, with a quality of care similar to that accessed by the population does not have this limitation.
Objective: to develop a comprehensive oral health care strategy at the “El Guayabo” Penitentiary Center on the Isla de la Juventud from October 2021 to October 2022.
Methods: an intervention study was carried out on 227 inmates, matching the universe and the sample. The variables were taken into account: age, oral diseases, level of oral health knowledge, oral health knowledge survey and results of the strategy. With prior informed consent, a survey of knowledge of oral health, Stomatological Clinical History, curative and rehabilitative treatment was carried out on each of the patients who were part of the research.
Results: before the intervention was applied, dental caries and poor level of knowledge predominated in 71,3% and 66,9% of the inmates respectively; managing to reduce the prevalence of dental caries and improve the level of knowledge to be regulated in the majority of inmates after applying the educational strategy; In addition, 47% of the sample was cured.
Conclusions: the implementation of the comprehensive oral health care strategy had a significant impact on the reduction of oral diseases among inmates.

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Crispin-Rodríguez D, Crispin-Castellanos D, Ledesma-Céspedes N, Reyes-Cortiña G, Lamorú-Pardo AM, Ivonnet-Gutiérrez E. Comprehensive care strategy at El Guayabo Penitentiary Center. Community and Interculturality in Dialogue [Internet]. 2024 Feb. 17 [cited 2024 Apr. 13];4:126. Available from: https://cid.saludcyt.ar/index.php/cid/article/view/126

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