Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P'Col-00005137
Title: Knowledge and awareness of neurological disorders among dental students
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: The central nervous system and oral cavity have a close anatomical location. Recognition of the orofacial manifestations of neurological diseases is in direct relation with the responsibilities of a dentist. Behavior management is a major challenge that affects the quality of dental treatment. Seizures, fear, and anxiety are commonly associated chairside difficulties and behavior management difficulties, in achieving a successful dental treatment for patients with neurological disorders. Materials and Methods: The study was carried among 100 dental students in Saveetha Dental College. Each student was asked to independently complete a survey comprising 10 questions constructed to assess the students on their knowledge and awareness of neurological disorders. Results: The extent of how much dental students and dental practitioners know about neurological disorders and to know how to treat a patient with neurological disorder progressively increases from undergraduates to dental practitioners. This can be attributed to increased awareness, knowledge, and experience into clinical practice and in-depth knowledge of various recent advancements in dealing with a patient with neurological disorders. Conclusion: The students did seem to be aware of neurological disorders, its oral manifestations but seem to lack a clinical perspective, and fault to effectively treat a patient with neurological disorder.

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    Kirtana Gopalasamy, V. Vishnu Priya*, R. Gayathri

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    Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: V. Vishnu Priya, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Kirtana Gopalasamy, V. Vishnu Priya*, R. Gayathri

    Title:Knowledge and awareness of neurological disorders among dental students
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (December )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (3409-3412)
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    Methodology:Awareness, Knowledge, Neurological disorders
    Research Materials: Patient

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Awareness Knowledge Neurological disorders Patient Treatment

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