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Pediatrics & Therapeutics
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JOINT EVENT on 11th International Conference on Clinical Pediatrics & 2nd International Conference on Pediatric Surgery
June 29- July 01, 2017 London, UK

Elena Martinez Cayuelas
Hospital Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Spain
Posters & Accepted Abstracts: Pediatr Ther
DOI: 10.4172/2161-0665-C1-040
Abstract
Background: Training in autistic spectrum disorders is crucial in order to achieve an early diagnosis. However, the number of papers describing this knowledge is limited. This study describes this level of knowledge among paediatricians from tertiary care hospitals in different counties in Spain and detects areas that would need improvement. Method: A total of one hundred and fifty-seven (157) consented paediatricians working in tertiary healthcare hospitals located in three different counties in Spain completed an online questionnaire divided in three sections (socio-demographic, knowledge about childhood autism and opinion). Data were analysed with SPSS version 15. Results: The total mean score of participated paediatricians on the questionnaire was 20.34±2.43 SD out of a total score of 23 possible. A 65% of paediatricians scored more or equal to the mean score. Knowledge gap was found to be higher within symptoms of repetitive pattern of behaviour, concept of autism and co-morbidity, with no statistical significance. There were no differences among paediatrician's scores within different socio-demographic groups. A 64% of paediatricians subscribed to the opinion that their own knowledge about autism is limited and there is an important lack of knowledge about facilities in every county. Conclusion: There is an appropriate level of knowledge about autism among paediatricians of tertiary healthcare although there is a lack of awareness about the management of these patients, with a poor coordination among different specialists who are involved in their treatment. Efforts should focus on achieve a better association between these specialists and update the knowledge gaps identified.
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Email: elenamartinezcayuelas@gmail.com

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