Emotional intelligence of dental students and patient satisfaction.
Summary of "Emotional intelligence of dental students and patient satisfaction."
Contrary to other reports, this study found a significant relationship between 'emotional intelligence' of dental students and patient satisfaction levels.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: British dental journal
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21109803
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2010.1034
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