Public education for the prevention of hemoglobinopathies: a study targeting Kocaeli University students.

@article{Gllerolu2007PublicEF,
  title={Public education for the prevention of hemoglobinopathies: a study targeting Kocaeli University students.},
  author={Kaan Savaş G{\"u}lleroğlu and Nazan Sarper and Ayşe Sevim G{\"o}kalp},
  journal={Turkish journal of haematology : official journal of Turkish Society of Haematology},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={164-70}
}
In addition to premarital screening programs, education of the general population is important in preventing hemoglobinopathies. The aim of the present study was the education of university students. Short questionnaires were applied before and after a prepared lecture. A 20-minute audiovisual education was provided including the clinical characteristics and inheritance of thalassemia and sickle cell anemia (SCA) as well as the importance of carrier screening. The attendance to 42 lectures was… CONTINUE READING

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