AIM: To study the haemoglobin value in a dental Institution based population and to correlate the alterations in the value among people of various age group, sex and dental diseases.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 130 haemoglobin values were collected from the out patient population of Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, India for a period of 3months and analysed for the alterations in the value among people of various age group, sex and dental diseases.
BACKGROUND: With increasing age, people tend to develop more systemic diseases and oral health problems. Patients visiting dental clinics may have systemic medical condition and are on medication or without medication. Many of these systemic conditions have manifestations in the oral cavity, among which haemoglobin alterations serves to be the common condition affecting people of all age irrespective of male or female.
REASON: The alterations in the haemoglobin value is considered to be significant in any dental practice. There is little information regarding the relative frequency of these alterations and it's correlation with the age, sex and dental diseases among the Indian population.
Cite this article:
Shreya. S, M.P. Brundha. Alteration of Haemoglobin Value in Relation to Age, Sex and Dental Diseases- A Retrospective Correlation Study. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2017; 10(5): 1363-1366. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00241.4