Nevin Akdolun Balkaya

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BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths among women worldwide. The aim of the present study was to determine and compare knowledge, behavior and attitudes among female nurses and teachers concerning breast self-examination (BSE). METHODS Two-hundred and eighty nine women working in Aydin, Turkey (125 nurses and 164(More)
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To investigate knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of nursing and midwifery students regarding breast self-examination (BSE). DESIGN Descriptive, cross-sectional. SETTING Aydin School of Health at Adnan Menderes University in Aydin, Turkey. SAMPLE 244 female students of nursing and midwifery. METHODS Data were collected with a(More)
BACKGROUND Late detection of breast cancer is still a leading cause of morbidity among patients. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of preplanned breast self-examination (BSE) training on nursing and midwifery students. METHODS A total of 74 first-year nursing and midwifery students were trained on BSE. Data were collected before and after BSE education by(More)
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