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Paper Title: Knowledge, Attitude and Practices towards Evidence Based Dentistry among Dental Practitioners
Authors Name: Tandra Das , M.P. Santhosh kumar
Unique Id: IJSDR2102012
Published In: Volume 6 Issue 2, February-2021
Abstract: BACKGROUND: A great deal of effort and resources are currently being directed at developing an evidence-based approach to healthcare delivery. The success of the evidence-based movement will depend upon the provision of necessary support to help GDPs achieve change. The use of evidence based dentistry in clinical practice can provide a higher success rate. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 80 questionnaires were distributed among dental practitioners and they were made to answer 12 questions regarding knowledge, awareness, attitude and barriers towards the Evidence based dental practice. RESULTS: Majority (79%) of the dentist had heard about EBDP before. When discussed about the terms used in EBD like Systematic review and meta-analysis .Randomised controlled trials, Case series/case reports, expert opinion, hierarchy of evidence positive response was seen of about 86.30%, 88.70%,93.8% , 79%, 71. 20% respectively. When asked if they would like to Would you like to participate in the CDE programs conducted on EBDP and its implications, 78.8% showed interest in gaining more knowledge. CONCLUSION: The present study showed that majority of dental practitioner had heard about evidence based dentistry and their knowledge about terms used in EBDP is significant. Yet more of training programs, research meeting and seminars on EBDP should be conducted for further awareness to implement a good quality health care for the patients.
Keywords: Evidence Based Dentistry, Dental practitioners, knowledge, attitude, Patients
Cite Article: "Knowledge, Attitude and Practices towards Evidence Based Dentistry among Dental Practitioners", International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research (www.ijsdr.org), ISSN:2455-2631, Vol.6, Issue 2, page no.77 - 84, February-2021, Available :http://www.ijsdr.org/papers/IJSDR2102012.pdf
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Published In: Volume 6 Issue 2, February-2021
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