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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1991

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Dianna Sorenson

Keywords

breast examination, breast cancer, health and hygiene of rural women

Abstract

The primary aim of this study was the evaluation of performance proficiency of BSE among rural women that lived along the southeastern boarder of South Dakota. Insight gained from this study also provided two secondary benefits. Secondary benefits were: (1) the identification of educational deficits related to BSE performance, and (2) the potential improvement in the delivery of BSE education to rural women based upon the deficits identified. Additionally, the methodology utilized in this study was specifically designed to enhance BSE performance proficiency of the participants.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Breast -- Examination
Breast -- Cancer
Rural women -- Health and hygiene

Number of Pages

82

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1991 Linda Pudenz. All rights reserved

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