Knowledge about transplantation and attitudes toward organ donation: a survey among medical students in northeast Brazil.

@article{Dutra2004KnowledgeAT,
  title={Knowledge about transplantation and attitudes toward organ donation: a survey among medical students in northeast Brazil.},
  author={Michel Machado Dutra and T{\'a}rcyo Antonio Silva Bonfim and Ivan dos Santos Pereira and Iramaia Campos Ribeiro Figueiredo and Aline Mara Dutra and Ant{\^o}nio Alberto Lopes},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={818-20}
}
During the registration for the second semester of 2002, 779 of the 1001 students from the Medical School, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, answered an anonymous multiple-choice questionnaire including demographic variables, knowledge about transplantation issues, and willingness to donate organs. Mean age was 21.9 +/- 2.9 years (range: 17 to 51 years); 59.5% were men. Regarding the knowledge of which organs and tissues could be transplanted, 99.1% answered kidneys, 96.1% heart, 88.2% liver… CONTINUE READING

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