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Attitudes of dental students towards treating elderly patients

Published inSwiss Dental Journal, vol. 131, no. 2, p. 116-124
Publication date2020
Abstract

The purpose of this questionnaire-based survey was to evaluate the attitudes of the undergraduate dental students towards elders. The 14-item Geriatric attitudes scale (GAS) questionnaire, along with a 9-item questionnaire with specific questions on the current dental geriatrics curriculum, confidence, and preference in treating elderly patients were administered to the undergraduate dental students (3rd bachelor, 1st master, and 2nd master) in the four Swiss university dental schools.

Keywords
  • Geriatric dentistry
  • Gerodontology
  • Ageism Dental education
  • Geriatric attitudes scale
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CARELLIS, Clio et al. Attitudes of dental students towards treating elderly patients. In: Swiss Dental Journal, 2020, vol. 131, n° 2, p. 116–124.
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