Mothers and Pediatricians: Self-Power Versus Knowledge
Simone De Carvalho and Jose Martins Filho
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 19, 2018
Data collection was realized through a questionnaire sent to participants via e-mail and recorded the interview. A total of 200 mothers from a virtual community in the social network participated in the research. The answers were transcribed using the Discourse of the Collective Subject method. The analysis was supported by the qualitative research perspective, from the Social Representation Theory. The following categories were obtained through data analysis: (1) Being prepared to discuss pedia...
Health Beliefs as Predictors of Breast Self-Examination Behavior
Fatemeh Mousavi, Parisa Shojaei and Sam Homasan
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 29, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the frequency of getting such health screenings as breast self-examination among a group of women and to identify the role of health beliefs in predicting breast self-examination (BSE). The data were collected from a convenience sample of 225 women covered of the clinics in northwest of Tehran. The participants completed the demographic questions and Champion Health Beliefs Scale (CHBS) designed to measure patients' perception on breast self-ex...
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice Related to Pap Smear Test among Iranian Women
Fatemeh Mousavi, Parisa Shojaei and Hoda Aryan
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: August 24, 2018
The Pap smear is a reliable, inexpensive and effective screening test for cervical cancer; the second most common cancer among women worldwide. We aimed to determine women's knowledge, attitudes and practice towards Pap smear in women live at the northwest of Tehran city. This study, was carried out on 334 outpatient Iranian women in winter 2018. A questionnaire including demographic characteristics (10 questions), knowledge (10 questions), attitudes (5 questions) and practice (2 questions) towa...
Guidelines for Management of Analgesics after Caesarean Section: Cognitive Survey
Eleonora Storti, Silvia Vaccari, Raffaele Bruno, Alba Ricchi, Jessica Buffagni and Isabella Neri
Article Type: Clinical Trial | First Published: August 18, 2018
The term puerperium is used to indicate a time span that varies from six to eight weeks after childbirth, necessary for the woman's body to return to the conditions it was in before the pregnancy. Independently of its actual duration, the puerperium is a very delicate phase of the woman's life, with possible physical and psychological implications. What characterises this period is also the experience of pain. It is therefore important that all health workers who follow the woman at this particu...
Determinants of Risky Sexual Behaviors among Students of Mizan Aman College of Health Science, Southwest Ethiopia: Cross- Sectional Study
Teklemariam Ergat Yarinbab, Nega Yimer Tawi, Israel Darkiab, Fikadu Debele and Wasihun Adraro Ambo
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 18, 2018
Risky sexual behavior is a behavior related to sexuality which increases the susceptibility of an individual to reproductive health problems like Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STIs), unwanted pregnancy, abortion and psychological distress. Young people's are at higher risk of practicing risky sexual behaviors due to their risk taking behavior. The rate of risky sexual behaviors is increasing in developing countries. Therefore, the aim of this study was to the determinants of risky sexual behavi...