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Relation of necessity of the first aid education and attitude about traumatic dental injuries in some military men Yun-Jeong

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2013, 13(1), pp.122-128
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

Kim Yun Jeong 1 A 1 Dong-Min Shin 2

1광주여자대학교
2한국교통대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives : The purpose of this study was to investigate the traumatic injuries by first aid education and mouth protector in some military men. Methods : Among 195 military men, a total of 164 military men filled out the self-administered questionnaire and the return rate was 84.1%. The data were evaluated statistically using chi-square analysis. Results : 81.5% of respondents agreed that first aid education is necessary and 48.2% of respondents agreed that mouth protector of is necessary. In managing tooth fracture, subluxation, and avulsion, the military men answered the necessity of the first aid education revealed 87.2%, 86.8%, and 91.5%,respectively. The questions in managing tooth fracture, subluxation showed that mouth protector is necessary 56.3%, 49.0% respectively. In managing tooth fracture with reattachment, the necessity of the first aid education showed 88.9%. Conclusions : In order to get the knowledge about emergency treatment of traumatic injuries in military men, it is necessary to develop the professional education program for the dental hygiene personnel.

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