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Evaluation of the Knowledge of Primary Care Physicians About Important Nail Diseases Before and After a Short Online Training

By August 9, 2023January 30th, 2024No Comments

Greco P, Pham F, Duru G, Lainé X, Dalle S, Thomas L

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5826/dpc.1303a170

Introduction: Nail diseases are often diagnosed late with a potential prognostic and functional impact. This could be partly due to knowledge gaps among primary care physicians (PCPs).

Objectives: To evaluate the knowledge about diagnosis and management of ten common/important nail conditions in a population of French PCPs and its improvement after a 31-minute online training session.

Methods: We submitted 10 pre-test and post-test clinical cases and an educative online course on the diagnosis and the management of nail diseases to 138 volunteer PCPs; 73 completed the whole training path.

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