Differences between men and women regarding attitudes toward dental local anesthesia among junior students at a United Kingdom dental school.

@article{Meechan2005DifferencesBM,
  title={Differences between men and women regarding attitudes toward dental local anesthesia among junior students at a United Kingdom dental school.},
  author={John Gerard Meechan},
  journal={Anesthesia progress},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          50-5
        }
}
The aim of this study was to assess the attitudes of junior dental students at a United Kingdom dental school regarding the administration and receipt of a local anesthetic injection. The effect of teaching on these attitudes was also evaluated. Data were collected by questionnaire. Previous experience with local anesthesia in a dental office did not affect students' attitudes toward administration and receipt of a local anesthetic injection from a classmate. Female students were more anxious… CONTINUE READING
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