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Article: Effectiveness of Educational Poster on Knowledge of Emergency Management of Dental Trauma - Part 2: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial for Secondary School Students

TitleEffectiveness of Educational Poster on Knowledge of Emergency Management of Dental Trauma - Part 2: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial for Secondary School Students
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Issue Date2013
PublisherPublic Library of Science. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.plosone.org/home.action
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2013, v. 9 n. 8, article no. e101972 How to Cite?
AbstractObjective To investigate the effectiveness of educational poster on improving secondary school students' knowledge of emergency management of dental trauma. Methods A cluster randomised controlled trial was conducted. 16 schools with total 671 secondary students who can read Chinese or English were randomised into intervention (poster, 8 schools, 364 students) and control groups (8 schools, 305 students) at the school level. Baseline knowledge of dental trauma was obtained by a questionnaire. Poster containing information of dental trauma management was displayed in a classroom for 2 weeks in each school in the intervention group whereas in the control group there was no display of such posters. Students of both groups completed the same questionnarie after 2 weeks. Results Two-week display of posters improved the knowledge score by 1.25 (p-value = 0.0407) on average. Conclusion Educational poster on dental trauma management significantly improved the level of knowledge of secondary school students in Hong Kong.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/205885
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dc.contributor.authorYoung, C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWong, KYen_US
dc.contributor.authorCheung, LKen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-20T09:15:15Z-
dc.date.available2014-10-20T09:15:15Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citationPLoS ONE, 2013, v. 9 n. 8, article no. e101972en_US
dc.identifier.issn1932-6203-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/205885-
dc.description.abstractObjective To investigate the effectiveness of educational poster on improving secondary school students' knowledge of emergency management of dental trauma. Methods A cluster randomised controlled trial was conducted. 16 schools with total 671 secondary students who can read Chinese or English were randomised into intervention (poster, 8 schools, 364 students) and control groups (8 schools, 305 students) at the school level. Baseline knowledge of dental trauma was obtained by a questionnaire. Poster containing information of dental trauma management was displayed in a classroom for 2 weeks in each school in the intervention group whereas in the control group there was no display of such posters. Students of both groups completed the same questionnarie after 2 weeks. Results Two-week display of posters improved the knowledge score by 1.25 (p-value = 0.0407) on average. Conclusion Educational poster on dental trauma management significantly improved the level of knowledge of secondary school students in Hong Kong.-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherPublic Library of Science. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.plosone.org/home.action-
dc.relation.ispartofPLoS ONEen_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleEffectiveness of Educational Poster on Knowledge of Emergency Management of Dental Trauma - Part 2: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial for Secondary School Studentsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.emailCheung, LK: lkcheung@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityCheung, LK=rp00013en_US
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pone.0101972en_US
dc.identifier.pmid25093728-
dc.identifier.pmcidPMC4122350-
dc.identifier.hkuros240830en_US
dc.identifier.volume9en_US
dc.identifier.issue8en_US
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000341357200008-

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