Health Beliefs Concerning Breast Self-examination of Nurses in Turkey


Tastan S., Lyigun E., Kilic A., Unver V.

ASIAN NURSING RESEARCH, vol.5, no.3, pp.151-156, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.anr.2011.09.001
  • Journal Name: ASIAN NURSING RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-156
  • Keywords: breast self-examination, breast cancer, nurse, RISK-FACTORS, SCREENING BEHAVIORS, FEMALE PHYSICIANS, TURKISH WOMEN, CANCER, KNOWLEDGE, MAMMOGRAPHY, MODEL, ATTITUDES, ADAPTATION
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the health beliefs regarding breast self-examination (BSE) and their relationship with age, educational status and history of breast cancer in the family among nurses working in a university hospital.