publication . Article . 2015

Beliefs and barriers for organ donation and influence of educational intervention on dental students: A questionnaire study

Basavaraj Patthi; Shilpi Singh; Khushboo Singh; Ashish Singla; Swati Jain; Hansa Kundu;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (issn: 2319-5932, eissn: 2350-0484, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Introduction: Many developmental disorders or accidents leave the victims crippled resulting in vision loss and fatal damages to the vital organs. At such point of time, organ donation remains the only ray of hope. However, there exists very little awareness among the masses regarding the same. Aim: To assess the knowledge, attitude and, belief on/toward organ donation and the impact of an educational intervention among the Dental undergraduate students of a Dental College of Modinagar, India. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire and intervention based survey was carried out. All the students from B.D.S 1 st year to internship and patients who attended screeni...
free text keywords: Dental undergraduates, educational intervention, knowledge, organ donation, patients, Dentistry, RK1-715, Internship, Statistical difference, Health education, Questionnaire study, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Public health, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Psychology, Social psychology
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