[Characteristics of the patients needing emergency dental treatment at the hospital of Clermont-Ferrand (France)].

@article{RogerLeroi2007CharacteristicsOT,
  title={[Characteristics of the patients needing emergency dental treatment at the hospital of Clermont-Ferrand (France)].},
  author={Val{\'e}rie Roger-Leroi and C Lal{\'e}ch{\`e}re-Lestrade and S Tubert-Jeannin},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={197-202}
}
BACKGROUND Data on the profile of patients attending hospital dental emergencies units in France, and the activity of these units is scarce. Such knowledge is nevertheless necessary not only to optimize care, but also as the first step in a quality assurance process. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in the Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital dental emergencies unit to estimate its activity and ascertain the profile of the attending patients. The unit's computerized database was… CONTINUE READING