Self Medication Practices for Oral Health Problems among Dental Patients in Bangalore : a Cross Sectional Study

@inproceedings{KomalRaj2015SelfMP,
  title={Self Medication Practices for Oral Health Problems among Dental Patients in Bangalore : a Cross Sectional Study},
  author={Dr. KomalRaj and D Bhat and Dr. Aruna},
  year={2015}
}
Introduction: Self‐ medication is commonly practiced all over the world. Self-medication is defined as the use of medication by a patient on his own initiative or on the advice of a pharmacist or a lay person instead of consulting a medical practitioner. The present study was aimed to estimate the prevalence of self-medication for oral health problems among dental patients in Bengaluru city; to identify triggering factors that could influence self-medication practices; to identify sources of… CONTINUE READING

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