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Thesis #2857

[error in script] (2004) Evaluation of general Physicians Knowledge about Common cold and Streptococcal Pharyngitis in Bandar abbas‬. پایان نامه مقطع Doctoral.

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Backgrond: the common cold is a contagious viral infection of the upper respiratory teact. it can caused by a number of common viruses_ most typically the rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. the aim of this study is to investigate knowledge and beliefs of physicians, about pediartric common cold, using a self_ administered questionnaire. Methods: In this study we selected 100 general physicians randomly ( by simple sampling method). A self developed questionnaire was designed. the questionnaire contains 30 multi answers questions. these questions were a bout epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis treatment and complications of common cold and streptococcal pharyngitis. results: Mean total score was 20.42 +_6.7, minimum score was 12 and maximum score was 35. Conclusion : physicians knowledge about common cold and pharyngitis is not bad ( mean score is 20.42) but its not satisfactory. diagnosis and appropriate treatment of children's pharyngitis is very important and could prevent of many adverse complications. Both administrative and educational interention should be implemented to improve antibotic prescribing habits at the primary health care level to reduce the unnecessary use of antimicrobial agents. keywords: Common cold, General physician, pharyngitis, Bandar abbas

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Thesis Type: Doctoral
Keywords: Common cold, General physician, pharyngitis, Bandar abbas
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رحمتی, محمدباقرUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: pediatrician
Divisions: Education Vice-Chancellor Department > Faculty of Medicine > Departments of Clinical Sciences > Department of Pediatrics
Depositing User: کتابخانه مرکزی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی هرمزگان

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