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Bone Marrow Donation (KAPsurvey)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02279797
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2014 by Lukasz Szarpak, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : October 31, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 31, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lukasz Szarpak, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland

Brief Summary:
The study evaluates the knowledge, attitude and practice about bone marrow donation among medical students and medical staff.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Bone Marrow Donation Behavioral: survey

Detailed Description:

In Europe the biggest database of bone marrow donors have Germany - more than 5.5 million people registered, in Poland is only 700 thousand people, and a total worldwide 24 million people willing to donate bone marrow.

In the study the investigators are examining how medical students and medical staff feel about the issues of bone marrow donation, especially: bone marrow shortage, methods of donation.

The investigators are planning to focus on the following specific questions:

What is the level of knowledge about bone marrow donation among participants? What are the sociodemographic, sociocultural and socioeconomic characteristics of listed as an Organ Donor and non-listed as an Organ Donor among participants? Evidence on the role of financial and other incentives in eliciting bone marrow donation.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices About Bone Marrow Donation Among Medical Students and Medical Staff
Study Start Date : October 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2014

Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: survey
    Survey about Knowledge, Attitude and Practice About bone marrow donation


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of participants who approve prosocial motivation to bone marrow donation [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Percentage of healthcare workers and medical students with appropriate attitude assessed by 10- items questionnaire about perception towards financial and other incentives in eliciting bone marrow donation. For each correct answer participant receive 1 point (0-1 point scale).


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Results of the Medical Knowledge Tool (Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Percentage of healthcare workers and medical students with appropriate knowledge assessed by 10- items questionnaire about basic information about bone marrow registry and methods of harvest of bone marrow . For each correct answer participant receive 1 point (0-1 point scale).

  2. Results of the Practice Tool (Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Percentage of healthcare workers and medical students with appropriate practice assessed by 10- items questionnaire about basic information about practice with bone marrow (prohibited and unethical practices). For each correct answer participant receive 1 point (0-1 point scale).



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Medical staff: medical doctors, nurses, paramedics Medical students: PhD students, medicine students, nursing and paramedics studies
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Give voluntary consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not meet the above criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02279797


Contacts
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Contact: Lukas Czyzewski, MSc +48696457655 czyzewski_lukasz@wp.pl

Locations
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Poland
International Institute of Rescue Research and Education Recruiting
Warsaw, Masovia, Poland, 03-122
Contact: Lukasz Czyżewski    +48696457655    czyzewski_lukasz@wp.pl   
Contact: Lukasz Szarpak    +48500186225    lukasz.szarpak@gmail.com   
International Institute of Rescue Research and Education Recruiting
Warsaw, Masovia, Poland, 03-122
Contact: Lukasz Szarpak    (+48)500186225    lukasz.szarpak@gmail.com   
Principal Investigator: Lukasz Szarpak         
Sub-Investigator: Andrzej Kurowski, PhD, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Lukasz Czyżewski         
Sponsors and Collaborators
International Institute of Rescue Research and Education
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Lukasz Szarpak Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
Principal Investigator: Lukasz Czyzewski Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
Principal Investigator: Andrzej Kurowski Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland

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Responsible Party: Lukasz Szarpak, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02279797    
Other Study ID Numbers: Bone_marrow2014
First Posted: October 31, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 31, 2014
Last Verified: October 2014
Keywords provided by Lukasz Szarpak, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland:
bone marrow
attitude