Assessment of Knowledge and attitude about Medicolegal Aspect of Organ Donation amongst Medical Students

Authors

  • Pande Varsha1 , Nagrale Ninad2 , Patond Swapnil3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13469

Keywords:

Organ donation, Knowledge, Attitude, Medical students, Donor

Abstract

Organ Donation is one the lifesaving procedure for many critically ill patients with organ failure. Even if
the various advanced and modern medical science and technology, there is Scarcity of organs led to big
gap between the demand and Supply of organs with number of donors. Present study was conducted At
Jawaharlal Nehru medical college DMIMS, Wardha. It was a cross sectional study and second year medical
students who were willing to participate included in the study. After taking their informed consent total
of 100 students, brief introduction about the scope of our study, general demographic data was collected.
Most of the students answered correctly the knowledge based questions on Organ Donation Appropriate
knowledge and a positive attitude by health science students could play a crucial role in shaping public
perspective.

Author Biography

Pande Varsha1 , Nagrale Ninad2 , Patond Swapnil3

1
Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of
Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India, 2Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, Datta
Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India (MS), 3
Associate Professor, Department of
Forensic Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha,
Maharashtra, India

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Pande Varsha1 , Nagrale Ninad2 , Patond Swapnil3. (2020). Assessment of Knowledge and attitude about Medicolegal Aspect of Organ Donation amongst Medical Students. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 572-575. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13469