Volume 20, Issue 77 (4-2011)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2011, 20(77): 81-88 | Back to browse issues page

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Esmailpour N, Mirblouk F, Shodjaei Tehrani H, Poorseyad Reza A, Dalil Heirati S. Survey the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Popsmear in Nurses and Midwives . jour guilan uni med sci. 2011; 20 (77) :81-88
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Guilan university of Medical Sciences
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Abstract Introduction: Despite the easy of detection of cervical cancers in the pre-cancer stage, it is still one of the most common cancers in Iran and the world. The responsibility of women's education about this safe and unexpositive screening test is for nurses and midwives. Objective: Survey the knowledge, attitude and practice on Popsmear in nurses and midwifes in Alzahra Maternity Hospital. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectonal study, 80 Nurses and midwives of Alzahra maternity Hospital were studied. Data collection tool was a questionnaire designed in 5 section to determined their knowledge, attitude and practice. Chi- square, Maun- Whitney – U, Fisher's exact test, Kruskal-wallis and T – student test SPSS ver14 were used for statical analysis. Results: Knowledge of 91.3 % of participations was scored as "Good" and it was significantly different between nurses and midwives. 83.8% of them has "positive" attitude toward the test. There was no significant relationship between attitude, age, duration of occupation and marital status of two groups. Nurses and midwives were matched in terms of age marital status and duration of occupation.42/9 % were remarked to have "good" practice. Conclusion: With regard to Knowledge role of nurses and midwives in performing papsmear screening test it is necessary to improvement their education and compare their attitude and practice.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/10 | Accepted: 2013/11/10 | Published: 2013/11/10

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