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Cervical cancer screening: knowledge, attitude and practices among nursing staff in a tertiary level teaching institution of rural India

Cervical cancer screening: knowledge, attitude and practices among nursing staff in a tertiary level teaching institution of rural India

Shekhar, S., Sharma, C., Thakur, S., & Raina, N. (2013). Cervical cancer screening: knowledge, attitude and practices among nursing staff in a tertiary level teaching institution of rural India. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 14(6), 3641-3645.  Abstract Background: Assessment of the nursing staff knowledge, attitude and practices about cervical cancer screening in a tertiary care teaching institute of rural India. Materials and Methods: A cross sectional, descriptive, interviewbased survey was conducted with a pretested questionnaire among 262 staff nurses of a tertiary care teaching and research institute. Results: In this study 77% respondents knew that Pap smear is used for detection of cervical cancer, but less than half knew that Pap smear can detect even precancerous lesions of cervix. Only... Show More
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