Attitude and Knowledge of Medical Negligence among General Population of Ahmedabad City, Gujarat

Authors

  • Mohammed Musaib M. Shaikh1 , Dushyantkumar Barot2 , Jayjeet Trivedi3 , R. S. Bhise4

Keywords:

Attitude, Knowledge, Medical Negligence, General Population

Abstract

This study explored perspective and knowledge on medical negligence among the general population of

Ahmedabad city. 500 Peoples voluntary participated in the study. Peoples were asked to respond anonymously

to a structured questionnaire which dealt with their views, perception, knowledge and attitude toward

medical negligence.In the present study, out of 500 participants, 69% were male,58.4% were aged between

21-40years & 56.8% were graduate & postgraduate. The majority of people have quite good knowledge about

medical negligence, but less knowledge about legal proceedings regarding medical negligence. Educational

seminar and awareness programs on this subject may helpful for them and for medical professionals also.

Author Biography

Mohammed Musaib M. Shaikh1 , Dushyantkumar Barot2 , Jayjeet Trivedi3 , R. S. Bhise4

1 Associate Professor, 2Assistant Professor,3Tutor,4Professor& Head, Department of Forensic Medicine,Dr. M. K

Shah Medical College & Research Centre,Ahmedabad Gujarat. India

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Mohammed Musaib M. Shaikh1 , Dushyantkumar Barot2 , Jayjeet Trivedi3 , R. S. Bhise4. (2020). Attitude and Knowledge of Medical Negligence among General Population of Ahmedabad City, Gujarat. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 2069-2074. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10728