Oral Cancer Screening: Practices, Knowledge and Opinions of Ohio Nursing Home Dentists
- To develop a comprehensive sample of nursing home dentists in Ohio.
- To document knowledge of oral cancer detection among these dentists.
- To describe opinions of these dentists about oral cancer screening competency.
- To describe the current oral cancer screening practices of these dentists.
OUTLINE: Participants are stratified according to geographical location (urban vs rural).
A comprehensive sample of nursing home dentists practicing in Ohio are contacted through a
recruitment letter and are asked to respond to questions regarding oral cancer screening
practices, knowledge of oral cancer detection, and opinions about oral cancer screening
using a newly developed survey, which is based on parts of an existing, pre-tested
instrument (Oral Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Survey).
Time Perspective: Prospective
Knowledge of oral cancer detection among nursing home dentists in Ohio
Suparna A. Mahalaha, DDS, MPH
Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
United States: Federal Government
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