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Title in Portuguese: Original research article unveiling nowledge and practices of brazilian community health agents on uterine cancer
Author: Lima, Janielle Ferreira de Brito
Lopes, Kelvya Fernanda Almeida Lago
Rouberte, Emília Soares Chaves
Ferreira, Adriana Gomes Nogueira
Rolim, Isaura Letícia Tavares Palmeira
Keywords: Atenção Primária à Saúde
Primary Health Care
Community Health Workers
Agentes Comunitários de Saúde
Issue Date: Mar-2018
Publisher: International Journal of Development Research
Citation: LIMA, J. F. B. et al. Original research article unveiling nowledge and practices of brazilian community health agents on uterine cancer. International Journal of Development Research, v. 8, n. 3, p.19298-19302, mar, 2018.
Abstract: Objective : to analyze the knowledge and practices of Brazilian community health agents on the prevention of uterine cancer. Method : convergent assistance research, with a qualitative approach. Thirteen community health workers participated in the interview stage. The analysis of the information was based on the Bardin content analysis. Results : there was recognition of the importanc e of cytopathological examination for the prevention of cancer and doubt about the recommended interval for the examination. We also identified a gap related to the promotion of educational lectures as an incentive to the oncology cytology. Conclusion : th e knowledge of the community agents presented diversities involving the scientific base and the empirical knowledge and they use a suitable and comprehensible language. It was highlighted the need for training of professionals to promote the prevention of this type of cancer
metadata.dc.type: Article
ISSN: 2230 - 9926
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