Educación de mujeres histerectomizadas: ¿qué desean saber?

Translated title of the contribution: Education of hysterectomized women: What do they want to know?

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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 contributionEducation of hysterectomized women: What do they want to know?
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)410-416
Number of pages7
JournalRevista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecologia
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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