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A profile of current internet users in dentistry

Schleyer, TKL and Spallek, H and Torres-Urquidy, MH (1998) A profile of current internet users in dentistry. Journal of the American Dental Association, 129 (12). 1748 - 1753. ISSN 0002-8177

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Abstract

The authors developed a profile of current Internet users in dentistry using a survey administered through electronic mail and the World Wide Web. Eight hundred twenty-five respondents from 52 countries comprised dentists, assistants, hygienists, dental students and educators. Respondents reported that they used the Internet for discussing clinical cases, obtaining diagnostic and therapeutic information, buying dental products, communicating with patients and participating in continuing education. Eighty percent considered the Internet to be a useful or very useful resource in dentistry.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Schleyer, TKLtitus@pitt.eduTITUS0000-0003-1829-971X
Spallek, Hhspallek@pitt.eduHSPALLEK
Torres-Urquidy, MH
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Center for Dental Informatics
Date: 1 January 1998
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of the American Dental Association
Volume: 129
Number: 12
Page Range: 1748 - 1753
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.14219/jada.archive.1998.0146
Schools and Programs: School of Dental Medicine > Dental Science
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0002-8177
MeSH Headings: Canada; Dentistry; Dentists--statistics & numerical data; Faculty, Dental; Germany; Humans; Internet--utilization; Questionnaires; Students, Dental--statistics & numerical data; United States
PubMed ID: 9854927
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2012 20:30
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 07:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14368

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