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Assessment the Levels of Knowledge and Awareness about Organ and Tissue Donation among The Staff of Ministry of Health Ordu University Training and Research Hospital

Özgür Enginyurt, Nilay Taş, Erdal Özer


The aim of this study is to determine the level of knowledge and awareness about organ and tissue donation among the staff from Ordu University Education and Resarch Hospital. The 25 item questionaire was prepared and administered to 297 person who accepted to participate in the study. At the end of the study age, sex, and educational level did not change the status of being organ donors. But also thinking about organ donation was unchanged between different age groups, genders, and educational levels. The aim of this study is also to attract attention to the organ and tissue donation and also to raise awareness about this issue. Study has laid out that the level of staff knowledge about organ and tissue donation and also staff interest are not enough. The subject should be reminded to all society starting from health professionals. The importance of organ donation must be emphasized more often in the media.

Key words: tissue, organ, donation

Med-Science. 2013; 2(2): 548-56

Medicine Science Vol:2 Issue:2 Year:2013 PP:500-648
Posted in Vol: 2 Issue: 2 Year: 2013 June pp: 500-648

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