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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2015, Volume : 3, Issue : 4
First page : ( 325) Last page : ( 328)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00026.8

A Cross Sectional Study on Efficacy of Via in Early Detection of Cervical Cancer among Women

Ms Shakila*

Associate Professor, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur

*Corresponding Author's Email: shakilaobg@gmail.com

Online published on 2 December, 2015.

Abstract

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

India has a population of 432.20 million women aged 15 years and older who are at risk of developing cervical cancer.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

A Cross Sectional Study on Efficacy of Via In Early Detection of Cervical Cancer among Women

OBJECTIVES

To detect the early premalignant lesion of cervical cancer through VIA among women. To determine the diagnostic efficacy of Via in early detection of cervical cancer. DESIGN: A descriptive cross sectional research design was used.

SETTING

Setting of the study Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute Of Medical Sciences and Research

PARTICIPANT

50 married women were selected for the study

METHODS

After obtaining written consent demographic and reproductive data was collected using structured questionnaire. All the women were subjected VIA for early detection of cervical cancer and positive cases were subjected cervical biopsy.

RESULT

The study result revealed that specificity 97.8% s sensitivity 100% was high and it can be consider as an alternative screening tool for pap smear in early detection of cervical cancer.

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Keywords

Visual Inspection of Cervix By Application of Acetic Acid (Via), Cervical Cancer.

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