ISSN:2148-2489

EVALUATION OF ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATIONS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: A QUALITATIVE RESEARCH


This study aimed to determine the level of awareness and awareness of health professionals regarding organ and tissue donation. Interviews were held between December 2018 and January 2019 with doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nurses, physiotherapists, organ and tissue transplant coordinators, assistant coordinators and health managers. The total interview time was 151.97 minutes. As a result of the interviews, five main dimensions were determined. These; “Knowledge Level, Attitude in Three Dimension, Attendants, Professional Activities and Recommendations sıralan. These dimensions are then subdivided into categories. The most important barriers to organ and tissue donation from the eyes of all professional groups participating in the study are; uncertainty of diagnosis of brain death, the inadequacy of people providing donation training, removal of organs and tissues after brain death and lack of religious satisfactory clarity. In addition, in order to increase organ and tissue donation throughout the country, it is recommended to establish coordination units that will create platforms where health professionals groups with different domains can share joint information and guidance.


Keywords


Organ and tissue donation, organ transplantation, donor

Author : BETÜL AKALIN - Taner ABİŞ
Number of pages: 130-141
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/ASOS.36985
Full text:
The Journal of Academic Social Sciences
E-Mail Subscription

By subscribing to E-Newsletter, you can get the latest news to your e-mail.