A Survey of Dental Hygiene Students' perception toward the Biomedical Ethics Problem
Yun-Jeong Kim, Jung-Mi Choi1
Department of Dental Hygiene, Mokpo Science College,
1Department of Dental Hygiene, Busan Info-Tech College
Key words : biomedical ethics, dental hygiene students
This paper describes biomedical ethics problem perception in dental hygiene students. Questionnaire surveys were conducted for 285 in dental hygiene students from September 3th to 21th of 2007. For statistical analyses of collected data, the descriptive analyses and chi-square were adopted.
This collected data showed that bribery as the most common ethical problem. Other frequently mentioned problems are unkindness of patient and treatment equality. They agreed to artificial abortion in 79.1%, human cloning was statistically significant by grade. Biomedical ethics problem except euthanasia and human cloning were statistically significant by resident area. Also, brain death was statistically significant by religion.