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Kia S, Ghodsian B. Survey the Knowledge of General Dental Practitioners about Coagulation Tests and Bleeding Disorders . jour guilan uni med sci. 2010; 19 (75) :18-24
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Guilan University of Medical sciences
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Abstract Introduction: Dentists encountered to bleeding disorders in dental clinic. So they must be aware of dental management of them. Patients dental and medical evaluation is necessary especially when treatment has potential bleeding risk. Objective: To determine of knowledge and behavior of general dental Practitioner about coagulation tests and bleeding disorders in Rasht in year of 2009. Materials and Methods: In this cross sectional study were evaluated 102 general dentists (66 males and 36 females). The structured questionnaire was used consisted of 3 sections: first section was about what dental procedure need to more attention? Second section was about laboratory tests and their normal range in dental procedure and third section evaluated behavior of dentists about bleeding disorders. The validity and reliability of questionnaire was confirmed by professors of oral disease department. Data was analyzed by SPSS software and Chi-square Test. Results: Maximum total score was 24 of 25 questions. The mean age of studied group and the duration after graduation time was 38.8±9.35 and 13.46±8.1 years respectively. %43.1 of dentists had poor knowledge, %44.1 of them had moderate knowledge and %12.8 of them had good knowledge. The knowledge of dentists was decreased significantly with increasing of age and duration after graduation. Conclusion: The results showed the low knowledge about bleeding disorders between general dentists. So suggested to improve the knowledge of dentists according to training program and congress.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/11 | Accepted: 2013/11/11 | Published: 2013/11/11

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