FIGURE 1. Markov model for dental recall intervalls.

FIGURE 1Markov model for dental recall intervalls

This diagram shows how the status of a tooth during any (3-month) period is dependent probablistically on:

  1. the status in the previous period; and
  2. whether there was an oral health review in the last period

From: Appendix E, Economic Modelling

Cover of Dental Recall
Dental Recall: Recall Interval Between Routine Dental Examinations.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 19.
National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care (UK).
Copyright © 2004, National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care.

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