Knowledge of Breast Cancer and the Practice of Breast Self-Examination Among Female Student Nurses

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/623508
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Poster
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Knowledge of Breast Cancer and the Practice of Breast Self-Examination Among Female Student Nurses
Author(s):
Okantey, Christiana; Berchie, Gifty Osei; Abraham, Susanna Aba; Agyare, Dorcas Frempomaa
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Alpha Omicron
Author Details:
Christiana Okantey, MPhil, BA; Gifty Osei Berchie, MSc; Susanna Aba Abraham, MPH; Dorcas Frempomaa Agyare, MN, BSc -- School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
Abstract:

There is to date a deficit in the knowledge and practice of breast self-examination (BSE) especially in developing countries. Knowledge on breast cancer and practice of BSE among student nurses was assessed in this study. Barriers to effective BSE practice have been identified and recommendations have been made.

Keywords:
Breast Self-examination; Knowledge; Practice
Repository Posting Date:
25-Oct-2017
Date of Publication:
25-Oct-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17PST631
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
Note:
Items submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePosteren
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleKnowledge of Breast Cancer and the Practice of Breast Self-Examination Among Female Student Nursesen_US
dc.contributor.authorOkantey, Christianaen
dc.contributor.authorBerchie, Gifty Oseien
dc.contributor.authorAbraham, Susanna Abaen
dc.contributor.authorAgyare, Dorcas Frempomaaen
dc.contributor.departmentAlpha Omicronen
dc.author.detailsChristiana Okantey, MPhil, BA; Gifty Osei Berchie, MSc; Susanna Aba Abraham, MPH; Dorcas Frempomaa Agyare, MN, BSc -- School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghanaen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/623508-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>There is to date a deficit in the knowledge and practice of breast self-examination (BSE) especially in developing countries. Knowledge on breast cancer and practice of BSE among student nurses was assessed in this study. Barriers to effective BSE practice have been identified and recommendations have been made.</span></p>en
dc.subjectBreast Self-examinationen
dc.subjectKnowledgeen
dc.subjectPracticeen
dc.date.available2017-10-25T19:47:31Z-
dc.date.issued2017-10-25-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-25T19:47:31Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
dc.description.noteItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.-
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