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)
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)
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)
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