Senthil Murugan P

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha University, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Knowledge, Attitude, and Perceived Confidence in the Management of Medical Emergencies in Dental Clinics: A Survey among Dental Professionals
    Author(s): Rezin Ahmed*, MR Muthusekhar and Senthil Murugan P

    Aims and objectives: Life-threatening emergencies can occur at anytime, anywhere, and in anyone. Effective management of an emergency in the dental office is ultimately the dentist’s responsibility. Lack of training and inability to overcome medical emergencies can lead to serious consequences and legal actions. The study aims to investigate and assess the knowledge, attitude, and perceived confidence of dental professionals in the management of medical emergencies Materials and methods: A Self -administered questionnaire was distributed to 115 random dental professionals of various years of working experience. The questionnaire consisted of sixteen questions to assess the knowledge and awareness regarding syncope, CPR, measuring vital signs, etc. Results: 115 responses were obtained in the study. Eighty three percent and 48% of the participants inquired about the medical histor.. Read More»

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