Results: 3

For: dental workforce

Surgical masks versus N95 respirators

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This review of the effectiveness of N95 respirators versus surgical masks for prevention of influenza included 6 RCTs involving 9171 participants. THe findings suggest that use of N95 respirators compared with surgical masks was not associated with a lower risk of laboratory-confirmed influenza.

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Musculoskeletal disorders in dental care providers: limited evidence for preventive interventions

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Just two RCTs were identified for this Cochrane review of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in dental care providers providing very-low quality evidence for physical ergonomic interventions.

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Burnout in dentistry

Feeling about abuse were so strong people found it difficult to find words

33 papers on burnout in dentistry were included in this review with thematic analysis identifying a number of factors including; younger age, male gender, student status, high job-strain/working hours, those enrolled in clinical degree programmes and certain personality types associated with the condition.

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