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Tropical Dental Journal - N° 165 - March 2019

N° 165



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Ougandaphoto_auteurKnowledge, attitudes and practices of dental health practitioners on oral cancer: A Ugandan experience

I. Okullo, A. Kamulegeya - Ouganda
Published in English in Tropical Dental Journal N° 165 - Volume 42 - Mars 2019 - 47-56


Abstract

Introduction: Despite the fact that treatment for oral cancer has greatly improved over the last two decades, the sequela of the therapy on quality of life is still substantial. Even worse is the survival in developing countries which are increasingly bearing the brunt of the disease. Prevention and early detection are the key to surmounting the disease thus the role of oral health care providers in carrying out these two activities.
Methods: We therefore embarked on a research to the level of knowledge, attitude and practices regarding oral cancer in Uganda. We used a 13-item questionnaire that included the background characteristics, knowledge items (signs, symptoms and risk factors, examination techniques for oral cancer), attitude items (significance of knowledge needed for oral cancer examinations ...

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Presence of oral bacteria in cerebral emboli of stroke patients

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