What is it about?
Breast cancer screening is critical for early detection and lowering mortality rates. Mammography, clinical breast examination, and breast self-examination (BSE) are all suggested screening methods for early breast cancer detection. Regular BSE has been proposed as part of a broader health promotion strategy; nevertheless, BSE is dependent on women's understanding and attitudes toward BSE practise.
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Why is it important?
The current study found that after program implementation, there was a significant improvement in knowledge, practice, and health beliefs about breast self-examination among visually impaired women, emphasizing that educational programs based on health beliefs models have positive effect in improving women's knowledge, practice, and health beliefs about breast self-examination.
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This page is a summary of: Effect of Utilizing Health Belief Model on Knowledge, Beliefs and Behaviour of Visually Impaired Women toward Breast Self-Examination, The Open Nursing Journal, December 2022, Bentham Science Publishers, DOI: 10.2174/18744346-v16-e221221-2022-115.
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