Journal of Odontology

Journal of Odontology
Open Access

Neppala Gowtham

Dr, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Research Article   
    Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice among Dental Health Care Professionals: Using Personal Protection Equipment during Health Emergencies
    Author(s): Neppala Gowtham*

    Introduction: PPE helps health care professional from exposure by preventing occupational exposure from various highly contagious viruses like Ebola Virus, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), and novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) and helps them to treat when working in a dental operatory or quarantine facility. PPE is used by healthcare professionals, supporting staff, laboratory staff, family members of patients, and situations where contact with blood, body fluids, secretions, or excretions is highly contagious and infectious diseases. PPE acts as a physical barrier between Microorganisms and Health care professionals and protects by preventing microorganisms from contamination of hands, eyes, clothing, hair and shoes. Materials and methods: A questionnaire-based survey consisting of 10 questions with multiple choices is framed .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/JOY-22.6.616

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