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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2022, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding blood and organ donation among the adolescents in selected colleges at Bangalore with a view to develop a self-instructional module

Nissy Paul and Cheryl Lobo

The life force in all human beings, regardless of color, race or belief, flows through their arteries and veins; it is red liquid which – depends on whether they are well or ill – bears good and bad tidings. Its various components form a highly developed defense and transport system which gives and saves life. Life is a dynamic process. It starts from birth and ends in to death. In between comes a different stage of life with different diseases and problems. The medical advancement of modern medicine is organ transplantation which has the power to save the lives of the clients. The present study was aimed to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding blood and organ donation among adolescents in selected colleges at Bangalore with a view to prepare a self-instructional module. The conceptual frame work of the study was based on community Nursing practice model Marilyn E. Parker and Dr. Barry. The research design used for this study was Non experimental descriptive design. Non probability purposive Sampling was used to select 100 samples for the study. The tool used for the study was structured interview schedule to assess knowledge and attitude regarding blood and organ donation. The data gathered were analyzed employing descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings of the study includes 33% of adolescents had inadequate knowledge and 77% of adolescents had favorable attitude regarding blood and organ donation. The study revealed that there was positive correlation (r=0. 268) between the knowledge and attitude scores of blood and organ donation. Distributing SIM regarding blood and organ donation helps the adolescents to have adequate knowledge, awareness and positive attitude regarding blood and organ donation.
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Nissy Paul, Cheryl Lobo. A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding blood and organ donation among the adolescents in selected colleges at Bangalore with a view to develop a self-instructional module. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2022;5(2):19-25.
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