Volume 24, Issue 3 (Summer 2018)                   Intern Med Today 2018, 24(3): 203-213 | Back to browse issues page

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Mousavipour S, Samadi K. The Evaluation Knowledge and Use of General Practitioners and Interns From Intubation with Medication. Intern Med Today 2018; 24 (3) :203-213
URL: http://imtj.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-2809-en.html
1- Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran , ashkan.galaxy@gmail.com
Abstract:   (3221 Views)
Aims: Among the main responsibilities of an intern and general practitioner is airway management in patients. This study, thus, aims to assess internsand general practitionersknowledge about endotracheal intubation.
Materials & Methods: The studied cases involved physicians and interns responsible for and involved in intubation. Data was collected by a questionnaire developed based on expertscomments asking about the respondentsknowledge level.
Findings: 78.65% of interns and 55% of GPs had average knowledge, 17.98% of interns and 18% of GPs had good knowledge, 3.37% of interns and 27% of GPs had poor knowledge.
Conclusion: This can be helpful in emergency situations by the internes and general practitioners, and can be done by both of them. However, workshops and training courses are suggested to improve their performance and update their information.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Internal Medicine
Received: 2017/07/10 | Accepted: 2018/02/28 | Published: 2018/07/10

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