Volume 30, Issue 3 (9-2006)                   Research in Medicine 2006, 30(3): 235-241 | Back to browse issues page

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Abstract: Background: Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most common disease during childhood, therefore, every physician must be oriented about its diagnosis and treatment. This study was conducted to assess efficiency and performance of our medical educational system. Materials and methods: This descriptive study was performed on 100 general practitioners requesting them to fill a questionnaire composed of 9 questions dealing with diagnosis, treatment and follow up of AOM. Results: Totally, 100 general practitioners with the mean age of 28.6±2 years wee enrolled. Averagely, 30.5% of questions had been answered correctly. Conclusion: Our general practitioners' knowledge about AOM was poor, thus, we should revise our medical educational system.
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