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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Assessment Of Attitude Of Liver Transplantation Among Patients With Chronic Liver Disease

Priya Thomas, CS Akhil, Ameena Thaha, MS Anjana

Keywords : Chronic liver disease, Attitude, Liver transplantation

Citation Information : Thomas P, Akhil C, Thaha A, Anjana M. Assessment Of Attitude Of Liver Transplantation Among Patients With Chronic Liver Disease. 2016; 9 (3):29-31.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-3-29

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives- To identify the attitude among patients with chronic liver disease towards liver transplantation. Method- descriptive research design. Convenience sampling technique Result- 86.7% of chronic liver disease patients had average attitude towards liver transplantation and 13.3% of chronic liver disease patient had good attitude towards liver transplantation. Conclusion- The patients are lacking in-depth knowledge and awareness regarding the positive effects and quality of life changes after transplantation.


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