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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2018)

Knowledge and attitude of health care professionals regarding placental stem cell, cord blood banking and its utilization in Guru Gobind Singh medical college & hospital, Faridkot, Punjab

Author(s)
Rachna Gill, Bhupinder Kaur, Mohinder Kaur and P Latha
Abstract
Background: The notion of stem cells is a developing concept. Stem cells are undifferentiated cells, capable of self-regeneration and differentiation into specific lineage cells. Self-regeneration can be maintained along many generations, increasing the number of cells. Aim: The present study aims to assess the knowledge and attitude of health care professionals regarding placental stem cell, cord blood banking and its utilization. Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge of health care professionals regarding placental stem cell, cord blood banking and its utilization. 2. To assess the attitude of health care professionals regarding placental stem cell, cord blood banking and its utilization. 3. To co-relate the knowledge and attitude with various demographic variables. Methods: A descriptive survey approach with Purposive sampling was used to select 150 health care professionals working in GGSMC&H, Faridkot (Punjab). Results: Maximum no. of health care professionals (55.3%) had inadequate knowledge and most of them (98%) had positive attitude. Conclusion: The study concluded that, 55.33% of health care professionals had inadequate knowledge and 98% of health care professionals had positive attitude.
Pages: 25-27  |  366 Views  20 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rachna Gill, Bhupinder Kaur, Mohinder Kaur and P Latha. Knowledge and attitude of health care professionals regarding placental stem cell, cord blood banking and its utilization in Guru Gobind Singh medical college & hospital, Faridkot, Punjab. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(1): 25-27.
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