An evaluation of four methods of assessing the behaviour of anxious child dental patients.

@article{Hosey1995AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of four methods of assessing the behaviour of anxious child dental patients.},
  author={Marie Therese Hosey and Anthony Stephenson Blinkhorn},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={87-95}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate four behavioural scales which have been used to assess anxious children during dental treatment: The Frankl (F), Houpt (H), Visual Analogue (VAS) and Global Rating (GR) scales. The study measured the agreement on three of the scales (F, H and VAS) between two judges expert in the management of anxious children and also between four other dentists. The operating dentists scored each visit using the fourth scale (GR). Twenty-nine anxious children aged 3-16… CONTINUE READING

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