Assessment of Awareness of Disease Knowledge among Health Care and Non Health Care Students

Nagappa, Anantha Naik and Daisy, PA and Agarwal, Saumya and Kumar, Amit and Virendra, Prasad and Anand, Vivek and Singh, Sukruthi and Bhusare, Kiran (2010) Assessment of Awareness of Disease Knowledge among Health Care and Non Health Care Students. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 9 (1). pp. 22-25.

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Abstract

The disease knowledge is an important factor in motivating the youth to adopt healthy life style and management of health. The health illiteracy acts as a stumbling block in the treatment of diseases, as person is unable to understand and appreciate the significance of the health, disease and the drugs. He/ she needs some help in relief of the symptoms and disease. The awareness of the disease knowledge is an important factor for the management of health. It is usually presumed that educated youth will have adequate knowledge regarding disease and healthy life style. There are no serious studies conducted to assess the extent of disease knowledge. In this study a survey is conducted to assess the knowledge levels of youth from health care and non health care sector. The result of the study mobilizes the necessity of health education among youth in the disease areas like AIDS, asthma, hypertension and diabetes mellitus.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disease knowledge,Diabetes mellitus, AIDS, Asthma, Hypertension
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacy Management
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2012 09:28
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2012 09:28
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/2697

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