Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas
On-line version ISSN 1729-519X
CASTRO ABREU, Idania and RIZO MONTERO, Yelena. Knowledge level of the female Population from the consulting Number six about the mammary gland self . Rev haban cienc méd [online]. 2009, vol.8, suppl.5, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1729-519X.
ABSTRACT This present work aims at deepen the female population knowledge about the mammary gland self-test and its techniques. A retrospective-transverse-research was done by the consulting room number six doctors. From January to April, 174 patients were asked in a survey. The ways of learning, the techniques, and the frequency of the self-test were evaluated. There were also evaluated the knowledge about the malign o benign nature of the mammary gland and the relation between the mammary gland cancer and the breast-feeding. The results were expressed by percentage and demonstrated that, although the female patients say they knew how to do their mammary gland test, their knowledge about frequency and quality of these tests was not enough for the objective application of it. The primary way of learning was media. In general the people study and know the, protect action of the breast- feeding and its relation with the mammary gland cancer. June, 2009.
Keywords : Mammary gland self-test; Knowledge level..