A Study on Medications and Health Histories of 2,528 Dental Patients

초진시 치과환자가 복용중인 약과 병력에 관한 조사연구

  • 고경용 (서울대학교 치과대학 구강진단학교실) ;
  • 정성창 (서울대학교 치과대학 구강진단학교실)
  • Published : 1980.03.01


The purpose of this survey is to determine what medication dental patients are taking and to compile information from medical histories on the most frequent conditions. The frequency of use of drug and positive medical findings are reported by age and sex group. 1.Use of drugs were found to increase with age. The proportion taking a medication was 1 in 5 for teenage group, 1 in 4 for young adults, 1 in 3 for patients in their 40s, and 1 in 2 for patients aged 50and older. 2. One seconds of all dental patients in the study had a positive medical history for at least one problem, and more than 35% of these patients reported multiple medical problem.