Self-care for oral hygiene in adults and older adults in the field of nursing: a scoping review protocol
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Self Care
Oral Hygiene
Nursing Autocuidado
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Objective: To map available evidence on the antecedents, attributes, and consequences of self-care for oral hygiene in adults and older adults in the nursing field. Method: The study will be conducted according to the Joanna Briggs Institute's methodology. As eligibility criteria, the population of adults and older adults, the concept of self-care for oral hygiene, and the context of nursing care environments will be used. In the search strategy, relevant words will be searched in the titles and abstracts, initially in two databases, which will help achieve the final search strategy for all databases, and, finally, the references of the included studies will be consulted. The databases consulted will be Medline/Pubmed, CINAHL, Scopus, LILACS, Web of Science (WOS), and IBECS. The grey literature search will include the CAPES thesis, dissertation bank, and OpenGrey database. The results will be reported according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses extension for Scoping Reviews.
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