International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2020, 8(3), 104-106
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-8-3-6
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Celiac Disease: Practical Knowledge of Young Doctors at Setif University Hospital, Algeria

Hakim Rahmoune1, 2, , Mounira Amrane1 and Nada Boutrid1, 2

1LMCVGN Research Laboratory; Setif-1 University, Algeria

2Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Setif; Setif-1 University, Algeria

Pub. Date: August 02, 2020

Cite this paper:
Hakim Rahmoune, Mounira Amrane and Nada Boutrid. Celiac Disease: Practical Knowledge of Young Doctors at Setif University Hospital, Algeria. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2020; 8(3):104-106. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-8-3-6

Abstract

The concept of celiac disease (CD) has greatly evolved during the last decades; ranging from the classical digestive form to the peculiar monosymptomatic and silent forms. Thus, in order to assess the knowledge of interns and residents in pediatrics about CD, a local survey was conducted through a 14-item questionnaire. This work provided a local glimpse of young doctors' awareness about CD. The level of knowledge was globally correct, but vigorous efforts are needed; notably regarding the use of celiac serology and the introduction of the gluten-free diet.

Keywords:
celiac disease physicians knowledge

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