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Evaluation of dentistry students' knowledge on hematologic disorders

By Camila Anselmo da SILVA (6136922), Cláudio Leite de SANTANA (6136925), Rita de Cássia Dias Viana ANDRADE (6136928), Taís de Lima e FRAGA (6136931) and Fabio Ornellas PRADO (6136934)

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<div><p>ABSTRACT Objective: To determine the knowledge level of undergraduate dentistry students of UESB on hematological disorders and their implications in the treatment of the patient. Methods: This is a descriptive, quantitative and cross-sectional study in which a questionnaire with 16 questions was used as a data collection instrument. The study subjects were 192 students enrolled at UESB Dentistry Course. For data analysis, SPSS statistical software (version 16.0) was used. Results: The response rate was 87.5%. Only 54.2% of respondents reported having information about blood disorders and 78% considered themselves not enough informed, fact observed through the low percentage of right answers in a knowledge test. Conclusion: The level of knowledge of UESB Dentistry academics on hematological disorders is insufficient and there isn't a gradual increment of this knowledge throughout the semesters, polarized mainly in the 6th and 10th semester.</p></div

Topics: Dentistry not elsewhere classified, Anemia, sickle cell. Hemophilia A. Hemophilia B. Knowledge. Leukemia. Students dental
Year: 2018
DOI identifier: 10.6084/m9.figshare.7512656.v1
OAI identifier: oai:figshare.com:article/7512656
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