Knowledge and attitudes of emergency medicine physicians and nurses regarding emergency management of dentofacial trauma in pediatric patients

Coskun A., Sener A., Sahin O., Ekmekcioglu C.

ARCHIVES DE PEDIATRIE, vol.28, no.7, pp.520-524, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.arcped.2021.07.005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.520-524
  • Keywords: Traumatic dental injuries, Dentofacial trauma, Emergency, Nurses, Physicians, DENTAL INJURIES, AVULSED TOOTH, AWARENESS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


Objectives: Considering that the first visit for dentofacial trauma is generally in emergency departments, the awareness and knowledge of the emergency medicine staff regarding the treatment of dentofacial injuries is very important for the prognosis. The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge, education, and self-confidence levels of emergency medicine physicians and nurses concerning the diagnosis and treatment of dentofacial traumatic injuries in pediatric patients.