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Project ECHO: a Potential Best-Practice Tool for Training Healthcare Providers in Oral Cancer Screening and Tobacco Cessation
The oral cancer pandemic and inadvertent tobacco consumption have rendered timely oral cavity screening and tobacco cessation essential, skills which most healthcare providers (HCPs) lack. ProjectExpand
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Non Communicable Disease Risk Factors and their Trends in India
Background: India is a populous country of about 1.3 billion. Non communicable diseases (NCDs) contribute to around 5.87 million (60%) of all deaths in India. Hence, the objectives of this paper areExpand
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A revisit at 16 years for individuals from peri-urban New Delhi for tobacco use and associated oral lesions
Objectives: India has a high incidence of oral cancer due to multifarious tobacco use. The objective of this study was to assess the status of tobacco-related oral lesions over 16 years, in aExpand
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Smokeless tobacco cessation interventions: A systematic review
Background & objectives: Smokeless tobacco (SLT) consumption is a global health issue with about 350 million users and numerous adverse health consequences like oral cancer and myocardial disorders.Expand
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Tobacco use as a well-recognized cause of severe COVID-19 manifestations
Introduction The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection is caused by the novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) primarily affectingExpand
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Behavioural interventions for smokeless tobacco cessation.
INTRODUCTION Consumption of smokeless tobacco (SLT) is on the rise (especially in the WHO South-East Asian region) and has numerous repercussions over the consumer's health. This paper reviewsExpand
Misnomers & Misconceptions in Oral Medicine: A Retrospection
The names of diseases are usually derived from languages such as Greek or Latin, and are based on either the etiology, the clinical or the histopathological description of the same. However, some ofExpand