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The process of seeking and undergoing surgical contraception: an ethnographic study in a Brazilian community.
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PMID:  15608094     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose of this research is to describe the process of seeking and undergoing surgical contraception by women of a low-income community in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The ethnonursing research method was followed and data were collected with seven key and 11 general informants. The three cultural categories described (a) the difficulties women encountered with nonsurgical contraceptive methods, (b) the obstacles and barriers to obtaining surgical contraception for low-income women, and (c) beliefs and values of and about women who have undergone tubal ligation procedures. The cultural theme was that "being operada was the realization of a great dream." Leininger's sunrise model provided a framework for the discussion of the findings and implications for socially and culturally congruent nursing care.
Edileusa Aparecida Almeida de Oliveira; Luiza Akiko Komura Hoga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society / Transcultural Nursing Society     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1043-6596     ISO Abbreviation:  J Transcult Nurs     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-20     Completed Date:  2005-04-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001407     Medline TA:  J Transcult Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-14     Citation Subset:  N    
São Paulo City Health Office, São Paulo, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological
Anthropology, Cultural
Cultural Diversity
Educational Status
Family Planning Services
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Marital Status
Middle Aged
Models, Nursing
Needs Assessment
Nursing Methodology Research
Nursing Theory
Patient Acceptance of Health Care / ethnology*
Poverty Areas
Socioeconomic Factors
Sterilization, Tubal / psychology*
Transcultural Nursing
Urban Population
Women / education,  psychology*

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