Author(s): Ahmed Hilal Sheriff K, Archana Santhanam

Email(s): Email ID Not Available

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00101.4   

Address: Ahmed Hilal Sheriff K1. Dr. Archana Santhanam2
1II Year BDS, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
2Department of General Pathology, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2018


ABSTRACT:
Aim: The aim of this study was to assess the awareness and knowledge of the dental students towards oral biopsy as a diagnostic tool in relation to oral lesions. Background: Biopsy is defined as the removal of tissue from the living organisms for the purpose of microscopic examination and diagnosis. Clinician have to decide the type of biopsy required based on the site, clinical nature of the lesion, and proximity to vital structures. General dentists must be able to perform simple oral biopsies for the diagnosis of oral lesions. The capacity to differentiate between benign and premalignant or malignant oral lesions is essential for establishing a correct diagnosis. Materials and Methods: The survey was cross-sectional in design. Following participant self-administered enrolment in the study, data were collected by questionnaire that assessed participants’ knowledge on oral biopsy as a diagnostic tool in relation to oral lesions. A total of 100 questionnaires were disturbed to dental students of Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Results: The survey was completed within two weeks from the start of the study. Overall response rate was 100% and all completed the questionnaire (100 participants) within their stipulated time. The overall knowledge of the study participants was assessed based on their responses to the questionnaire. This study reveals that the dental students of Saveetha Dental College have a decent and fair general knowledge towards Oral Biopsy. The various ways to improve awareness regarding Oral biopsy as a diagnostic tool in relation to oral lesions are by conducting continuing medical education (CMEs), Workshops, Training students, etc.


Cite this article:
Ahmed Hilal Sheriff K, Archana Santhanam. Knowledge and Awareness towards Oral Biopsy among Students of Saveetha Dental College.. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(2):543-546. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00101.4


Recomonded Articles:

Author(s): G. Nithya Karpagam, Mahesh, Shanmugavel

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00179.7         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): M. A. Fazeelath Banu, Karthikeyan Murthykumar, Dr. Dhanraj

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00184.0         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Mahadeva Rao US, San San Oo, Nurul Liana Sabrin, Norsyahira Syazwana Mohd Razali, Khairunnisa Khalid, Nurul Farihah Mohamed Nadzari, Thant Zin

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00065.8         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Subashri. A, T. N. Uma Maheshwari

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00375.9         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Sun Ae Kim, Sun Kyung Kim, Jong-Im Kim, Ock Ja Chang, Ji Yeon Choi, Mi Ra Nam

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00401.2         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Fatemeh Haidari, Esmat Mansoori, Mehrnoosh Zakerkish, Mohammadhossein Haghighizadeh

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00263.3         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Ismael Hasan Jawad, Kahtan Hadi AL- Jubori, Hasan Alwan Baiee

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00363.8         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Swetha. S1*, Dr. Revathy Gounder2

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00438.8         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Avinash S. Khairnar, Mangesh S. Bhalerao, Pravin M. Bolshete

DOI: Not Available         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Jayawardhani V., Rajesh A. Kamtane, Ashok K. Kulkarni

DOI: Not Available         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Arun Sharma, S Amarnath, S Jaikumar, S. Basalingappa, S. Ramaswamy, M. Thulasimani

DOI: Not Available         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Ahmed Hilal Sheriff K, Archana Santhanam

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00101.4         Access: Open Access Read More

Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology (RJPT) is an international, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal.... Read more >>>

RNI: CHHENG00387/33/1/2008-TC                     
DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X 

0.38
2018CiteScore
 
56th percentile
Powered by  Scopus


SCImago Journal & Country Rank


Recent Articles




Tags