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Original Research Article

Year: 2018 | Month: August | Volume: 8 | Issue: 8 | Pages: 205-208

A Study to Assess the Awareness Regarding Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Therapy among Health Team Members in Tertiary Care Hospital, Karad

Mrs. Manisha C. Gholap1, Mrs. Namrata C. Mohite2, Dr. Vaishali R. Mohite3, Mr. Mahesh B. Chendke1,
Mr. Prabhuswami Hiremeth4, Mr. Samir K. Choudhari5

1Associate Professor, 2Assistant professor, 3Dean/Principal, 4Lecturer, 5Clinical Instructor,
Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences, Karad.

Corresponding Author: Mrs. Manisha C. Gholap


(1)To determine the awareness of Health Team Members on umbilical cord stem cell therapy. (2)To determine the association between socio demographic variable and awareness regarding umbilical cord stem cell therapy
Methods: Survey research design was used to conduct the study among health team members and totally 300 health team members was selected by Convenience Sampling technique. The study was conducted in Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad. The data were collected by structured questionnaire. The collected data were studied and analysed in terms of objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: Awareness regarding umbilical cord stem cell therapy among health team members shows that 77% samples having average awareness, 17% are having poor awareness and 6% of them have good awareness.
Conclusion: The study results show that health team members are having average awareness regarding umbilical cord stem cell therapy.

Key words: Awareness, umbilical cord stem cell therapy and health team members.

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