Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003100
Title: Practice of management strategies among dental practitioners for treating oral manifestation of measles
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Measles is a highly communicable, viral infectious disease affecting mainly children and young adults. Its symptoms include high fever, maculopapular rash, keratoconjunctivitis, and pathognomonic oral Koplik’s spots. The study aims to increase the knowledge awareness and practice regarding management strategies among dental practitioners on oral manifestations of measles. Materials and Methods: A survey was conducted among dental practitioners in context to the title of our study and questions were put forward with the help of an online portal and the responses recorded and statistically analyzed. Results: From the survey, 70% of the dentists have treated the patients in measles and recommending the patients to the general practitioners for the further treatments. Conclusion: Form the survey, it is concluded that most of the dentists having patients flow in measles and 70% of them having a practice on measles. Through this survey, most dentists as well as patients and common people will have awareness about measles and controlling measures will take place.

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    K. A. Mohamed Thamemul Ansari 1 , M. Dhanraj 2 *, Vinay Sivaswamy2

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    1 Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical, Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. M. Dhanraj, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077,India

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    Author:

    K. A. Mohamed Thamemul Ansari 1 , M. Dhanraj 2 *, Vinay Sivaswamy2

    Title:Practice of management strategies among dental practitioners for treating oral manifestation of measles
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (January)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (241-243)
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    Methodology:A survey,Gingivitis, Koplik’s spots, Management strategies, Measles, Oral ulcerations, Pericoronitis
    Research Materials:dental practitioners

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Gingivitis Koplik’s spots Management strategies Measles Oral ulcerations Pericoronitis

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