Histerectomía: La experiencia de no tener útero para un grupo de mujeres chilenas

María Teresa Urrutia, Alejandra Araya, Claudia Flores, Daniel Jara, Sergio Silva, María Jesús Lira

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3 Citas (Scopus)

Resumen

Background: The uterus has been described as a feminine symbol, sexuality and reproduction, therefore the hysterectomy has a multiple meaning by the woman. Aims: To describe the meaning that hysterectomy has by a group of hysterectomized women. Method: Qualitative study with 52 hysterectomized women. By the data collection interviews and focus group was used. Results: It were identified 6 dimensions: previous symptoms, sense of wellness of not having uterus, beliefs and myths, the meaning of uterus and surgery, fear and sexuality. Hysterectomy only like a disease solution would be and slanted vision about the reality that the woman live, and therefore moved away of the needs that they and their partners have. Conclusion: The health care professionals must understand the complex process that means her to assume herself like hysterectomized woman.

Título traducido de la contribuciónHysterectomy: The experience of having no uterus for a group of Chilean women
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)262-268
Número de páginas7
PublicaciónRevista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecologia
Volumen78
N.º4
EstadoPublicada - jul 2013

Palabras clave

  • Beliefs
  • Education
  • Hysterectomy
  • Meaning
  • Myths
  • Sexuality

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  • Ginecología y obstetricia

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