Uma Maheswari TN

Department of Oral Medicine, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Saveetha University, Chennai, India

Publications

  • Research   
    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19): Dentists Perception towards the Pandemic: A Questionnaire Based study
    Author(s): Manjari Chaudhary and Uma Maheswari TN*

    The epidemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), originating in China has become a global health challenge due to its spread worldwide. The World Health Organization announced that the outbreaks of the novel coronavirus have constituted a global health emergency. As of April 11, 2020, COVID-19 is affecting 210 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. The health care workers are at high risk especially the dentist community as the risk of cross infection is high between patients and dental practitioners. Strict and effective infection control protocols are urgently needed to prevent the virus from further spreading and to help control the epidemic situation. The aim of the study was to assess the general perception of the Dentist community in India towards pandemic Covid-19 and the measures taken by them for protection against SA.. Read More»

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