International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


Knowledge and attitude of people attending a Medical College & Research Foundation towards Organ donation


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Author Details: Sulphi Abdul Basheer, Jay Govind R, G. Midhun Mohan, Subhash R. Kurup, Snath Vijayan

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 253

Article End Page : 256


Abstract

Organ and tissue transplantation has become an integral part of health care in every nation. Hence it becomes important to know knowledge, attitude & belief of patients who visit the hospitals.
Methodology: A cross sectional descriptive study was designed & a questionnaire survey was conducted among patients visiting the college.
Results: The overall knowledge among study participants was 27.84%. And there was no statistical difference between the genders & graduation.
Conclusion: The results of the study revealed the urgent need for addressing this knowledge gap by conducting awareness sessions in medical schools and also engage them in discussions during mass campaigns.

Keywords:
Organ Donation, Out patients, Attitude, Belief

Doi No:-10.18231