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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/150582
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Awareness and Practices of Self Breast Examination: Systematic Review
Abstract:
Awareness and Practices of Self Breast Examination: Systematic Review
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2011
Author:Parvani, Zehra Ali Muhammad Ahmed, RN, BScN
P.I. Institution Name:Aga Khan University
Title:Nursing Instructor
[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Purpose: 
 The purpose of this systemic review is to explore the literature on breast self examination, its awareness and its practices.
Methods:  
 To review the literature supporting breast self examination, its awareness and its practice Medline, CINAHL, PubMed, Science Direct and Cochrane Databases were used. The key words ?awareness?, ?knowledge?, ?practice? and ?breast self examination? were used in conjunction with ?breast cancer?, ?breast screening? and ?early detection? to search the recent articles of last 8 years from 2000 to 2009.
Results: 
Results illustrate that the breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer related mortality in women. It is a disease that has clutched both the developed and the developing populations in its paws including Pakistan. Thus, it needs to be dealt seriously. Early detection of cancer significantly increases the chances of cancer survival therefore, the importance of breast self examination cannot be ignored.
Conclusion: 
The literature supports that the self breast examination can be a cost effective method to decrease morbidity and mortality related to breast cancer through early detection. Hence, Health care providers can play a significant role to aware the women about the importance of practicing breast self examination.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleAwareness and Practices of Self Breast Examination: Systematic Reviewen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/150582-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Awareness and Practices of Self Breast Examination: Systematic Review</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2011</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Parvani, Zehra Ali Muhammad Ahmed, RN, BScN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Aga Khan University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Nursing Instructor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">zehra_parvani@hotmail.com</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Purpose:&nbsp; <br/>&nbsp;The purpose of this systemic review is to explore the literature on breast self examination, its awareness and its practices. <br/>Methods: &nbsp; <br/>&nbsp;To review the literature supporting breast self examination, its awareness and its practice Medline, CINAHL, PubMed, Science Direct and Cochrane Databases were used. The key words ?awareness?, ?knowledge?, ?practice? and ?breast self examination? were used in conjunction with ?breast cancer?, ?breast screening? and ?early detection? to search the recent articles of last 8 years from 2000 to 2009. <br/>Results:&nbsp; <br/>Results illustrate that the breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer related mortality in women.&nbsp;It is a disease that has clutched both the developed and the developing populations in its paws including Pakistan. Thus, it needs to be dealt seriously. Early detection of cancer significantly increases the chances of cancer survival therefore, the importance of breast self examination cannot be ignored. <br/>Conclusion:&nbsp; <br/>The literature supports that the self breast examination can be a cost effective method to decrease morbidity and mortality related to breast cancer through early detection. Hence, Health care providers can play a significant role to aware the women about the importance of practicing breast self examination.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T10:37:10Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T10:37:10Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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