Objective. The objective of the study is to assess the child’s anxiety before and after treatment using the technique of visual auditory distraction in children. Methodology. It is a quantitative, descriptive and transversal study. The study was conducted between 2016 and 2017 in two pediatric stomatology clinics. Where anxiety was evaluated before and after treatment using the audiovisual technique. Results. It is verified that the mild anxiety increases after the treatment is carried out, from 18% to 47%. Moderate to severe anxiety decreases from 16% to 3%, it is observed that no child after treatment has severe anxiety. These results being statistically significant. Conclusions. In conclusion, the technique of visual auditory distraction can be an effective method to reduce the levels of anxiety in pediatric patients during an invasive dental treatment.
|Translated title of the contribution||Audiovisual distraction technique for the control of anxiety in children|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Avances en Odontoestomatologia|
|State||Published - 2019|
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