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Notificação compulsoria de doenças : aspectos eticos e legais

by Carvalho Souza, Denise de

Abstract (Summary)
Infectious contagious diseases are controlled by Epidemiologic Surveillance System. This control is done by compulsory notification. The actually law show it is necessary to the Dentist, like another health professional, to do the compulsory notification. As we saw, the DIR XV (Piracicaba) never received notification from Dentist. So. , we changed some towns Pirassununga, Leme, Conchal, Santa Cruz da Conceição, Araras and Engenheiro Coelho) subordinates at that government office and, throught of a questionary, we gave some to few professional of this region. After analyse results collected, we could verify that Dentists show a insatisfatory knowledge about compulsory notification, as anyhow a poor knowledge of legislation and diseases that must be notificated. We concluded that the minimum curriculum needs be changed, and so, gives to our students the knowledge necessary about compulsory notification and public health
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Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Roberto Jose Gonçalves; Roberto Jose Gonçalves [Orientador]; Max Reichhardt; Luiz Francesquini Junior

School:Universidade Estadual de Campinas

School Location:Brazil

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:odontologia legal saude publica vigilancia epidemiologica etica profissional responsabilidade direito doenças transmissiveis

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Date of Publication:02/21/2002

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