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Comparison the effects of two educational methods on knowledge, attitude and practices of Arak physicians about breast cancer.
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PMID:  23350164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Breast cancer is the most common and most preventable cancer in women and early detection has the important role in reducing its morbidity and mortality, so increase 95% survival time. The present study conducted to compare the effects of two educational methods on knowledge, attitude and practices of Arak physicians. An interventional study after randomized allocation of each 64 physician to any of two different educational methods (video and systematic review) used to compare knowledge; attitude and practices score variation about breast cancer screening skills. Data collection carried out with structured questionnaire and entered to SPSS software. Data analyzed by t-test, paired t-test and Man-Whitney test in significant level of 0.05. Mean of total score of knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) showed a significant difference before and after training and the total score of KAP increase (p < 0.05). But KAP score variation and their subscales were same in two groups and didn't show any significant difference (p > 0.05). Although KAP in Arak physician is appropriate and any educational program increase their KAP level, but continuing and repetition of educational courses seems to be necessary.
K Moshfeghi; A Mohammadbeigi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pakistan journal of biological sciences: PJBS     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1028-8880     ISO Abbreviation:  Pak. J. Biol. Sci.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247723     Medline TA:  Pak J Biol Sci     Country:  Pakistan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  901-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Oncologist-Medical School, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.
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