Knowledge and attitudes of Polish university students toward organ donation and transplantation.

@article{Perenc2012KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes of Polish university students toward organ donation and transplantation.},
  author={Lidia Perenc and Mieczyslaw Radochonski and Anna Radochonski},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={667-73}
}
Although the number of patients needing organ transplantation systematically increases, recent years have seen a considerable shortage of donors. The level of knowledge and attitudes toward donation are critical factors in achieving the required balance between supply and demand. This pilot study assessed the knowledge, opinions, and behaviors related to organ donation and transplantation among 625 students representing eight different fields of study from the University of Rzeszow in south… CONTINUE READING