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American Journal of Nursing Research. 2018, 6(5), 282-290
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-6-5-9
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Investigate Young Female Reaction Concerning Their Gynecological Examination

Samia I Hassan1, , Samia Abdel Hakeem Hanseen Aboud2 and Manal Mohamed Elkayal3

1Woman's Health & Midwifery, Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Mansoura University, Egypt

2Obstetrics and Woman Health Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Egypt

3Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, Zagazig University, Egypt

Pub. Date: July 05, 2018

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Samia I Hassan, Samia Abdel Hakeem Hanseen Aboud and Manal Mohamed Elkayal. Investigate Young Female Reaction Concerning Their Gynecological Examination. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2018; 6(5):282-290. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-6-5-9


The aim of this study was to investigate young female reaction concerning their gynecological examination. Design: descriptive study. Setting: This study was conducted at obstetrics and gynecology outpatient clinic at Mansoura university hospital, Egypt. Subjects: two hundred and three young female. Sample type: purposive sample. Tools: An interviewing questionnaire schedule, emotional stress reaction questionnaire, visual analogue scale and immediately post gynecological examination assessment. Results: The present study results had revealed that, majority among young female had incorrect knowledge. Also, 90.1% of young female complain from pain during bimanual examination &insertion of instrument, It was observed that majority among young female had totally correspond negative nonverbal reaction during (Gyne Ex) were feeling of embarrassment (92.1%), while (84.2%) closed& tight her thighs during (Gyne Ex). In addition negative verbal emotional stressful reaction during (Gyne Ex) was no clinic discharge information from health team (88.7%). Moreover most of young female were disagreed about technique, pre-preparation (Gyne Ex). Furthermore 71.4% refused to repeated future (Gyne Ex). Additionally the main barriers by self reported by young female were stressful event (88.2%), lack of communication with health team (85.2%) & taking long time for waiting (79.3%). Conclusion: the present study concluded that the majority of the young female had incorrect knowledge. Also, most of them corresponding with negatively verbal and nonverbal emotional reaction as well as the majority were embarrassment and (Gyne Ex) hurted the dignity, Recommendation: design purshor, guideline and poster concerning the importance & technique of female gynecological examination to enhance young female emotional verbal and non verbal reaction towards their regular Gyne Ex).

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