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Module 4: Patient Information- Oral Health Resources1. Toolkit for Dental Health Professionals Oral Health Information Tutorial for Dental Evidence-BasedDental Public Health Public Health Professionals Data Tools and Statistics Patient Information Purpose:Provides instruction for public health dental practitioners that focuses on finding and evaluatinginformation relevant to public health dental practice. This project has been funded in whole or in partwith Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department ofHealth and Human Services, under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3505 under the Houston Academy ofMedicine-Texas Medical Center Library.2. Patient Information: Oral Health Resources3. Objectives  Be able to identify and evaluate quality online patient/consumer oral health information Be introduced to quality online resources for patient/consumer oral health information4. Evaluating Online Consumer Health Resources Five basic criteria for website evaluation:  Accuracy Authority  Bias  Currency  Coverage.5. How accurate is the information?  Are the facts accurate?  Are the sources of the information clearlystated? Is the author drawing conclusions and generalizations based on his/her experience or personalopinion and are they appropriate?  Is the information consistent with other sources?  Is theinformation well written, well organized and logically presented?6. Who maintains the website? Who is the author?  Can you identify the author/s or sponsoringorganization? Is there an “About Us” section?  Are credentials given for contributors to the site? Is the

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Dentistry, Patient Information Oral Health Resources, Bias Currency Coverage

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