Knowledge of firefighters with special paramedic training of the emergency management of avulsed teeth.

@article{Cardoso2009KnowledgeOF,
  title={Knowledge of firefighters with special paramedic training of the emergency management of avulsed teeth.},
  author={Leandro de Carvalho Cardoso and Wilson Roberto Poi and S{\^o}nia Regina Panzarini and Celso K Sonoda and Tha{\'i}s da Silveira Rodrigues and Tha{\'i}s Mara Manfrin},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={58-63}
}
Immediate replantation into the socket is the ideal procedure in cases of accidental avulsion of permanent teeth. In Brazil, firefighters with special paramedic training are in charge of providing first-aid care to victims of road accidents and might have to deal with tooth avulsions. This study assessed the knowledge of firefighters regarding the emergency management of avulsed teeth. Information was collected from a questionnaire submitted to 110 volunteer firefighters in seven cities in the… CONTINUE READING

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