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- It is important that women get regular Pap smears? Pinette, Gilles // Raven's Eye;Jan2002, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p10
Focuses on the importance of regular Pap smears for women in Canada. Prevention of death from cervical cancer; Procedure of the Pap smear screening; Detection of abnormal cells.
- Say yes to Pap smears. Barton, David W.; D.R.M. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p109
Presents an argument for performance of Pap smears on women who have had complete hysterectomies and no history of gynecological cancer. Possibility that the surgeon may have left a bit of cervix; Tissue bit's potential to turn cancerous; Cost-effective recommendation.
- Practice nurses will be trained to carry out LBC smear test. // Practice Nurse;11/14/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p6
Reports on the plan to retrain practice nurses to carry out liquid based cytology (LBC) smear test in Great Britain. Advantages of LBC smear test; Changes in the frequency of screening; Negative comment on LBC smear test.
- Effectiveness of follow up-letters to health care providers in triggering follow-up for women with abnormal results on Papanicolaou testing. Wagner, Elizabeth; Duggan, Maire A. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/23/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 2, p207
Reports on the effectiveness of follow up letters sent to health care providers in triggering follow up for women with abnormal results on Papanicolaou testing. Percentage of women who do not receive any follow-up; Focus on the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta whose laboratory sends...
- One in four non-elderly women forgoes care due to costs. // Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p12
Highlights the results of the report, "Women and Health Care: A National Profile," based on a national survey of women age 18 and older conducted in 2004 in the United States. Evidence that a substantial percentage of women cannot afford to go to the doctor or get prescriptions filled, and many...
- Women's Health Care in Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Survey of Camps with Echelon I or II Facilities. Thomson, Brook Allen; Nielsen, Peter Edward // Military Medicine;Mar2006, Vol. 171 Issue 3, p216
Objective: To assess women's perceptions of health care delivery in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Methods: An anonymous questionnaire was distributed through command channels to female soldiers stationed in camps receiving echelon I or II care. Questions covered predeployment screening, contraceptive...
- Revisiting the Effect of the Pap Test on Cervical Cancer. Holmquist, Nelson D. // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2000, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p620
Objectives. This report documents the effect of not having had a Papanicolaou (Pap) test on survival with uterine cervical squamous carcinoma. Methods. Data were derived from Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans Tumor Registry reports for 1984-1987 and 1996. Results. During the 5 study...
- A Simple Test That Saves Lives. Brownworth, Victoria A. // Curve;May2004, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p48
Encourages lesbians to get a Pap test to detect cervical cancer in reference to the death of Louise Beth Kuney's death from cervical cancer. Link between cervical cancer and human papillomavirus; Author's love for Kuney.
- Impact of U.S. Citizenship Status on Cancer Screening Among Immigrant Women. de Alba, Israel; Hubbell, F. Allan; McMullin, Juliet M.; Sweningson, Jamie M.; Saitz, Richard // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Mar2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p290
We evaluated the relationship between U.S. citizenship status and the receipt of Pap smears and mammograms among immigrant women in California. Cross-sectional study using data from the 2001 California Health Interview Survey. Noninstitutionalized, civilian women, aged 18 years and older living...