Knowledge, Awareness and Attitude about Breast Lump among Females Attending Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Hospital

Authors

  • Ishwari Gaikwad1 , Pradnya Dandekar2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13466

Keywords:

Breast lump, Breast self examination, Clinical Breast examination

Abstract

Background: Breast lump is considered as carcinogenic unless it is tested and diagnosed as other than this.
Today in India, it is one of the main causes of cancer deaths among women. Only early detection and early
medical intervention could decrease its mortality rate. Knowledge and awareness of palpation of breast
lumps and attitude to get diagnosed at earliest is extremely crucial. Aims & Objectives: Aim is to assess
knowledge, awareness and attitude about breast lumps in women attending Hospital OPD. Objectives are
to assess the existing knowledge and awareness and to study the attitude about breast lump examination
for prevention & early diagnostic measures. Methodology: The proposed cross sectional observational
study will be carried out in in Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Hospital, Salod (H),Wardha. The women visiting
OPD will be randomly selected and with their consent will be interviewed personally by a structured and
validated questioner. Result: Result will be interpreted on the basis of statistical analysed data. Conclusion:
Conclusion will be drawn from the observations and analysis.

Author Biography

Ishwari Gaikwad1 , Pradnya Dandekar2

1
UG Scholar 2nd BAMS Student, MGACH & RC, Salod(H), Wardha, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences,
Wardha, 2
Professor & HOD, Dept. of Kriya Sharir, Mahatma Gandhi ayurved College, Hospital and Research
Centre, Salod (H), Wardha, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Ishwari Gaikwad1 , Pradnya Dandekar2. (2020). Knowledge, Awareness and Attitude about Breast Lump among Females Attending Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Hospital. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 561-563. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13466