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See You Now Podcast

See You Now Podcast

Brushing for Your Life

March 2, 2020

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Nurse, educator and historian Dian Baker, PhD, APRN-BC, PNP, PHN, has been championing a creative solution to reduce cases of hospital-acquired pneumonia across the country: encouraging patients to brush their teeth. In this episode, Baker and Shawna Butler discuss the significance of nurses taking the lead in developing partners for scaling innovative solutions across an enterprise and why dental care, as well as mental healthcare, should be a larger priority in every healthcare setting.

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Featured in this episode –
Dian Baker, PhD, APRN-BC, PNP, PHN

Additional resources and background information –

“Could the Answer to Preventing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Be as Simple as Better Oral Care? This Nurse Thinks So” Johnson & Johnson Innovation https://bit.ly/393h1Sb

“Brushing up on pneumonia prevention” ACP Hospitalist https://bit.ly/32F7peh

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