Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
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Aysun Caglar Torun

Aysun Caglar Torun
Faculty of Dentistry,

  • Research Article
    Assessment of Dental Students’ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Knowledge and Experience in Turkey
    Author(s): Aysun Caglar TorunAysun Caglar Torun

    Background: This questionnaire-based study aimed to evaluate the CPR knowledge and experiences of Turkish trainee dentists and research assistants at the Faculty of Dentistry of Ondokuz Mayis University in Turkey. Methods: All the dentists completed a 23-item questionnaire about basic and advanced life support. The survey questions focused on the CPR knowledge and experiences of the dentists. Results: During their undergraduate education, 68.7% (n=68) of the trainee dentists and 60.5% (n=23) of the research assistants stated they had received CPR training (p=0.010 and p=0.016, respectively). In postgraduate education, 7.9% (n=3) of the research assistants said they had received CPR training (p=0.028). With regard to performing orotracheal intubation on a model, 31.3% (n=3) of the interns and 68.4% (n=26) of the res.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000705

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