Perceived need for local anesthesia in tooth drilling among Anglo-Americans, Chinese, and Scandinavians.

@article{Moore1998PerceivedNF,
  title={Perceived need for local anesthesia in tooth drilling among Anglo-Americans, Chinese, and Scandinavians.},
  author={Ray H. Moore and Inger Br\odsgaard and Tin Ky Mao and M L Miller and Samuel Franklin Dworkin},
  journal={Anesthesia progress},
  year={1998},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={22-8}
}
This study explored ethnic differences in perceptions of pain and the need for local anesthesia for tooth drilling among age- and gender-matched Anglo-American, Mandarin Chinese, and Scandinavian dentists (n = 129) and adult patients (n = 396) using a systematic qualitative research strategy. Semistructured qualitative interviews determined: (a) the… CONTINUE READING