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Bio-Medical Waste Disposal- A Survey to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour Among Dental Personnel in Kanpur City, (U.P.), India

Authors(6) :-Dr. Lakshmana Rao. Bathala, Dr.Rajashekar Sangur, Dr.Tanu Mahajan, Dr.Pawanjeet Singh Chawla, Dr.Ankit Mehrotra, Dr.Parul Singhal

To investigate the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of dental personnel in Kanpur city, (U.P), India towads bio-medical waste disposal management in dentistry. A Cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted over a period of 3 months from November 2012 to Jan 2013 A pre-tested Self administerred questionnaire was given to a total number of 423 dental personnel includes Faculty ,Post graduate students, Interns, Under graduate clinical students of a teaching institute and Private Practitioners in Kanpur city,India . A total of 406 dental personnel, including 41Faculty, 36 post graduate students, 93 interns, 149 Clinical under graduate students and 87 Private practioners participated in the study.Statistics was analysed by Dichotomisation analysis. All the dental personnel required to undergo continuing training programme on bio-medical waste management.
Dr. Lakshmana Rao. Bathala, Dr.Rajashekar Sangur, Dr.Tanu Mahajan, Dr.Pawanjeet Singh Chawla, Dr.Ankit Mehrotra, Dr.Parul Singhal
Bio-Medical Waste (B.M.W); Tuberculocidal disinfectant solution, Segregation; Sponge type Mercontainer TM; Colour Coding.
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 2 | May-June 2015
  Date of Publication : 2015-07-05
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 90-93
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151236
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Dr. Lakshmana Rao. Bathala, Dr.Rajashekar Sangur, Dr.Tanu Mahajan, Dr.Pawanjeet Singh Chawla, Dr.Ankit Mehrotra, Dr.Parul Singhal, "Bio-Medical Waste Disposal- A Survey to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour Among Dental Personnel in Kanpur City, (U.P.), India", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.90-93, May-June-2015
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