Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of dentists regarding child physical abuse in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

@article{Mogaddam2016KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of dentists regarding child physical abuse in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Meaad Mogaddam and Iman Kamal and Leena Adnan Merdad and Najlaa Alamoudi},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2016},
  volume={54},
  pages={43-56}
}
A large proportion of child physical abuse cases go undocumented and unreported. Dentists can play an important role in identifying and reporting these cases, but little has been reported about this issue in Saudi Arabia. The aims of the study were to (1) assess dentists' knowledge of child physical abuse, (2) assess dentists' attitudes towards child physical abuse, and (3) assess the behaviors of dentists in identifying and reporting child physical abuse. A cross-sectional survey of pediatric… CONTINUE READING
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