Attitudes and beliefs regarding organ donation among South Asian people in the UK

Pradeep, A, Ormandy, P ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6951-972X, Augustine, T, Randhawa, G and Whitling, M 2019, 'Attitudes and beliefs regarding organ donation among South Asian people in the UK' , Journal of Kidney Care, 4 (4) , pp. 184-198.

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Abstract

There is an acute shortage of organ donors in the UK, specifically among South Asian communities. This article reports the findings from the largest ever study undertaken among South Asian people in the UK that seeks to explore attitudes and beliefs towards organ donation. This article highlights that seemingly intractable factors, such as religion and culture, are often tied to more complex issues, such as distrust in the medical system and lack of awareness, that contribute to the shortage of organ donors among South Asian communities in the UK

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Article originally called 'Scarcity of South Asian organ donors, a growing concern in the health care sector! A survey of attitudes and beliefs regarding organ donation among the South Asians in the UK'
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Kidney Care
Publisher: Mark Allen Healthcare
ISSN: 2397-9534
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Funders: British Renal Society
Depositing User: Professor Paula Ormandy
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2019 10:57
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2020 02:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/50492

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