Dental and oral hygiene student's knowledge of HIV infection and AIDS.

@article{Hartshorne1994DentalAO,
  title={Dental and oral hygiene student's knowledge of HIV infection and AIDS.},
  author={J E Hartshorne and I L Carstens and Johann Engelbrecht and D Hattingh},
  journal={The Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa = Die Tydskrif van die Tandheelkundige Vereniging van Suid-Afrika},
  year={1994},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={161-7}
}
A survey was conducted to assess the knowledge of 30 oral hygiene (OH I & II) and 79 dental students (BCHD III & VI) on HIV infection and AIDS. A questionnaire consisting of twenty-nine questions based on the 'agree-disagree' format was prepared for this study. Clinical slides were projected to assess students' ability to identify oral manifestations of HIV infection. Most students agreed that HIV-sero-positive people were entitled to the same dignity and respect as those who were suffering… CONTINUE READING