International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2018, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part D
The use of flyer in regional language for patients undergoing third molar surgery
AUTHOR(S): Pradeep PS and R Randya
ABSTRACT:Most of the surgeons inform their patient about surgical procedures for the purpose of ensuring informed consent and improving satisfaction with the service provided. Written consent is made mandatory for every patient undergoing wisdom teeth surgery in hospital set up in most part of India. Providing Flyer on diagnosis, treatment plan and possible post op complications is a new topic in the field. This study is designed for the purpose of evaluating the patient satisfaction levels post operatively who are provided with Flyer in regional language before surgery. Total of hundred and twenty patients visiting the department of Dentistry were divided in three groups. First group of forty patients were provided with Flyer. Second group of forty patients were prompted along with providing Flyer. Third group of forty patients were only informed about the procedure and complications. Satisfaction level of all patients was recorded on 20th day post operatively. Statistical analysis done using chi square test. It is noted in this study that patients provided Flyer with prompting had higher satisfaction level than other two groups.
Pages: 210-212 | 508 Views 4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pradeep PS and R Randya. The use of flyer in regional language for patients undergoing third molar surgery. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2018; 4(1): 210-212.