Oral Cancer Screening Among Nursing Home Dentists in Ohio
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00526851|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2014
RATIONALE: Learning about oral cancer screening practices, knowledge, and opinions of Ohio nursing home dentists may help the study of oral cancer in the future.
PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying oral cancer screening among nursing home dentists in Ohio.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Head and Neck Cancer||Other: survey administration|
- To develop a comprehensive sample of nursing home dentists in Ohio.
- To document knowledge of oral cancer detection among these dentists.
- To describe opinions of these dentists about oral cancer screening competency.
- To describe the current oral cancer screening practices of these dentists.
OUTLINE: Participants are stratified according to geographical location (urban vs rural).
A comprehensive sample of nursing home dentists practicing in Ohio are contacted through a recruitment letter and are asked to respond to questions regarding oral cancer screening practices, knowledge of oral cancer detection, and opinions about oral cancer screening using a newly developed survey, which is based on parts of an existing, pre-tested instrument (Oral Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Survey).
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||37 participants|
|Official Title:||Oral Cancer Screening: Practices, Knowledge and Opinions of Ohio Nursing Home Dentists|
|Study Start Date :||March 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2009|
Other: survey administration
- Knowledge of oral cancer detection among nursing home dentists in Ohio [ Time Frame: Cross-Sectional ]
- Opinions of these dentists about oral cancer screening competency [ Time Frame: Cross-Sectional ]
- Current oral cancer screening practices of nursing home dentists in Ohio [ Time Frame: Cross-Sectional ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00526851
|United States, Ohio|
|Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106-5065|
|Study Chair:||Suparna A. Mahalaha, DDS, MPH||Ireland Cancer Center at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center|