Background: Hysterectomy is one of the most important surgeries in gynecology, therefore it is relevant to evaluate that the women want for facing this process. Objective: The aim is to know the educational necessity in histerectomized women. Methods: Cross sectional study, in 120 women. Data compilation was done by means of an interview, it was permits to know the education executed and the education wanted. Results: The 100% of the partner did not receive education about hysterectomy. The physicians gives the education in the 46.7%, however the women want the midwifery in the 80%. The 45% receives the education at the moment to establish the day of the surgery, however the women want it before in the 78%. The education was given in the 47% at the hospital, and the women want it in the 46%. The individual and verbal form is the methodology in the 75% and the women prefer the audiovisual form in the 47.5%. The women were educated in 3/16 topics in more than 50%. The principal topics were not related to the ones wanted. Conclusion: The education was not satisfied in the totality, for that it is important to emphasize the educational role of professional in this area.
|Translated title of the contribution||Education of hysterectomized women: What do they want to know?|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecologia|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology