Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
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ISSN: 2161-0932

Afaf AbdAlla

Afaf AbdAlla

Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Khartoum

  • Research Article
    Perception of Nursing Students towards Palliative Care of Cervical Cancer in Sudan
    Author(s): Afaf AbdAlla and Moawia ElsadigAfaf AbdAlla and Moawia Elsadig

    Objective: The primary objective was to determine awareness, attitude, and practice of undergraduate nursing students towards prevention and treatment of cervical cancer. The Secondary objective was to ensure their participation in raising awareness, screening, management of pre cancel conditions, and invasive cervical cancer, as well as palliative care. Materials and methods: A descriptive - cross sectional study was carried out in the nursing colleges at Khartoum state universities. A total of 246 female undergraduate students, selected through simple random sample were interviewed. A pretest was done among 10 students to ensure validity of the study. The knowledge, and practice towards treatment of cervical cancer and palliative care were identified according to a certain scale, being as good, fair, and poor on the basis of correct items... View More»

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