Resources


DATA:

NIDCR/CDC Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Data Resource Center Updated entries to the Catalog of Surveys and Archive of Procedures Related to Oral Health. This update is only available on the web. To order the Catalog/Archive on CD from March 2005, go to
http://drc.nidcr.nih.gov/catalog.htm.

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The Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Data Resource Center (DRC) has recently posted to its web site (http://drc.nidcr.nih.gov) a compilation of dental and oral health questions included in national health surveys. Survey questions can be reviewed by survey and by topic. Users can search for questions by the survey they were used in or by subject area. CD-ROM copies can be ordered free of charge on the DRC web site or by E-mail at oralhealthdrc@ngc.com.

The DRC is funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health and the Division of Oral Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For more information please contact:
Henry Wong, Ph.D., Director
Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Data Resource Center
oralhealthdrc@ngc.com
(301) 294-5634

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EVENTS / TRAINING:

NIDCR/CDC Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Data Resource Center 2006 Calendar of Oral Health Related Conferences and Meetings
http://drc.nidcr.nih.gov/2006meeting.htm

2007 Calendar of Oral Health Related Conferences and Meetings
http://drc.nidcr.nih.gov/2007meeting.htm

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As you know, the California Dental Association and the Dental Health Foundation are jointly presenting First 5 oral health education and training known as First Smiles. For some time now, this training has been offered in person by calibrated trainers at various locations around the state in one-hour, two-hour, and longer formats.We are happy to announce that as of today, First Smiles training is available online. The First Smiles Online Course takes about two hours to complete and is offered in two customized versions, one for dental and one for medical professionals. To view this new, state-of-the-art training modality, visit our First Smiles home page, www.first5oralhealth.org, and click on the blue lettering in the center of your screen that says NEW! Free, 2-unit continuing education course.

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Children's Oral Health: Closing the Gaps - 03/22/06 webcast archive
http://www.ncsl.org/programs/health/webcastmar06.htm#children


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REPORTS / LITERATURE:


CANDO research cited in UCSF's Clinical & Translational Science Institute community engagement publications

Handley M, Pasick R, Potter M, Oliva G, Goldstein E, Nguyen T. (2010) Community-Engaged Research: A Quick-Start Guide for Researchers. From the Series: UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Resource Manuals and Guides to Community-Engaged Research, P. Fleisher, ed. Published by Clinical Translational Science Institute Community Engagement Program, University of California San Francisco.
http://ctsi.ucsf.edu/files/CE/guide_for_researchers.pdf

Pasick R, Oliva G, Goldstein E, Nguyen T. (2010). Community-Engaged Research with Community-Based Organizations: A Resource Manual for UCSF Researchers. From the Series: UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Resource Manuals and Guides to Community-Engaged Research, P. Fleisher, ed. Published by Clinical Translational Science Institute Community Engagement Program, University of California San Francisco.
http://ctsi.ucsf.edu/files/CE/manual_for_researchers_agencies.pdf

Handley M, Potter M, Goldstein E. (2010). Community-Engaged Research with Community-Based Clinicians: A Resource Manual for Researchers. From the series: UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)  Resource Manuals and Guides to Community-Engaged Research, P. Fleisher, ed. Published by Clinical Translational Science Institute Community Engagement Program, University of California San Francisco.
http://ctsi.ucsf.edu/files/CE/manual_for_researchers_clinicians.pdf

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A link to the MMWR issue (August 26, 2005 / 54(03);1-44) dedicated solely to oral health which includes data analysis from NHANES III and NHANES 1999-2002.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5403a1.htm

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California Program on Access to Care (CPAC) flyers on oral health
Oral Health of California's Latino Childrens Fact Sheet (PDF)
CPAC/CPRC Research on Access to Oral Health (PDF)

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American Dental Association: Fluoride & Fluoridation
http://www.ada.org/public/topics/fluoride/index.asp


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Health & Safety in the Childcare Setting: Promoting Children's Oral Health
California Childcare Health Program
http://www.ucsfchildcarehealth.org/pdfs/Curricula/oral_health_11_v6b.pdf

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CDC Oral Health Resources -- Water Fluoridation
http://198.246.98.21/OralHealth/publications/journal_articles.htm#cwf

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The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) at Georgetown University, gathers, develops, and shares high-quality information and materials to help states and communities address current and emerging public oral health issues and improve oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and their families.
http://www.mchoralhealth.org/

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HIPAA Documents **Please Read**
What HIPAA means for affiliated associates with CANDO
Partial solutions for file transferunder HIPAA

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Samples of revelant oral health projects from the Wold Health (WHO)
http://www. whocollab.od.mah.se/index.html

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Recommended Reading

Risch N, Burchard E, Ziv E, Tang H. Categorization of humans in biomedical research: genes, race and disease. Genome Biol 2002 Jul 1;3(7): comment2007. 1-2007.12
http://genomebiology.com/2002/3/7/comment/2007/abstract

Boehmer U, Kressin NR, Berlowitz DR, Chirstiansen CL, Kazis LE, Jones JA. Self-reported vs administrative race/ethnicity data and study results. Am J Public Health 2002 Sep;92(9):1471-2
http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/full/92/9/1471?view=full&pmid=12197976

Krieger N, Waterman P, Chen JT, Soobader MJ, Subramanian SV, Carson R.: Zipcode Caveat: bias due to spatiotemporal mismatches between zipcodes and US census-defined geographic areas--the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project. Am J Public Health 2002 Jul;92(7):1100-2
http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/full/92/7/1100?view=full&pmid=12084688

Betancourt J, Green A, Carrillo J:"Cultural Competence in Health Care: Emerging Frame Works and Practical Approaches". Funded by the Commonwealth Fund. http://www.cmwf.org/publications/publications_show.htm?doc_id=221320

Nolan L, Kamoie B, Harvey J, Vaquerano L, Blake S, Chawla S, Levi J, Rosenbaum S: The effects of state dental practice laws allowing alternative models of preventive oral health care delivery to low-income children. http://www.gwhealthpolicy.org/downloads/Oral_Health.pdf

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SOFTWARE:

Reliability Analysis Tools
- Bland-Altman Analysis (Microsoft Excel File)
- Lin's Concordance (Microsoft Excel File)

Health Disparity Index SAS Macros and Documentation
from Cheng, Han & Gansky AJE 2008. Instructions ( Microsoft Word File) and SAS Program

Methods and software for estimating health disparities: the case of children's oral
health.

Abstract from NCBI Pub Meb website:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18779387

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SAS SOFTWARE:


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TOOLS:

Recommendations for ensuring readability and legibility
http://db2.doyma.es//Images/27v31n07/grande/27v31n07-13046951tab08.gif

(from Barrio Cantalejo IM, Simon Lorda P (2003): Can Patients Read What We Want Them to Read? Analysis of the Readability of Printed Materials for Health Education Atencion Primaria 31 - Número 07 p. 409 - 414)

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LINKS:

Center on Social Disparities in Health (CSDH)
http://www.ucsf.edu/csdh/

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INSTRUMENTS (QUESTIONAIRES):

Measurement and Data Collection Instruments
Participant race/ethnicity form compliant with 1997 OMB Directive 15
http://cando.ucsf.edu/PDF%20Files/race_ethnic.pdf

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