Study of Eye-Donation Awareness among Medical Students of P.D.U. Govt. Medical College, Rajkot
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016

Study of Eye-Donation Awareness among Medical Students of P.D.U. Govt. Medical College, Rajkot

Dr Kamal R. Dodia, Dr Aarti H. Dave, Dr Bholesh Ratna

TITLE- STUDY OF EYE-DONATION AWARENESS AMONG MEDICAL STUDENTS OF P.D.U. GOVT. MEDICAL COLLEGE, RAJKOT.PURPOSE- To study of eye-donation awareness among medical students of P.D.U. govt. medical college, Rajkot. OBJECTIVES-To test the knowledge about eye donation awareness as a special feature among medical students.To try to plan fill lacunae in eye donation awareness programme.To give the students some TAKE HOME MESSAGES.To assess the need to include eye donation content in syllabus.To initiate leadership for campaigning of eye donation.METHOD- This study is cross sectional, descriptive type of study in which source of data is 450 undergraduate students of P.D.U. govt..medical college, Rajkot. Inclusion criteria All students from 1st and 2nd year MBBS, P.D.U..govt.medical college, Rajkot Exclusion criteria3rd year MBBS students excluded. RESULTS and ANALYSIS- In our study 450 medical students 259 from 1st year MBBS and 191 from 2nd year MBBS were studied. Medical students of first and second year MBBS were assessed for their awareness and attitude on eye donation. 72 % did not know the correct place and contact for eye donation. 48 % students did not know that eyes should be enucleated within 6 hours of death. 73 % students did not know that a near relative of the donor should give consent for eye donation. 79.11 % students did not know the fact that anybody can donate eyes. 53 % of the students did not know that cornea is the part which is to be used after eye donation. Majority of the students reported Medical personnel as the major source of information (30.89 %) on eye donation. Lack of awareness on eye donation was the major reason (47 %) for not donating eyes. CONCLUSIONThe awareness of eye donation among 2nd year medical students is higher as compared to first year medical students.

Keywords: CORNEAL BLINDNESS, EYE DONATION, AWARENESS, KNOWLEDGE, MEDICAL STUDENTS

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016

Pages: 1179 - 1183

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Dr Kamal R. Dodia, Dr Aarti H. Dave, Dr Bholesh Ratna, "Study of Eye-Donation Awareness among Medical Students of P.D.U. Govt. Medical College, Rajkot", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20161176, Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016, 1179 - 1183

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