Improving gynaecological screening uptake through trauma-informed care
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Improving gynaecological screening uptake through trauma-informed care

Helen Quinn Freelance journalist

Gynaecological screening can be difficult for women with experience of sexual abuse but with trauma-informed adaptations nurses can help improve cancer outcomes

For women who have experienced sexual violence, screening and treatment for gynaecological cancers can trigger difficult and traumatic memories. Trauma-informed care in gynaecological services can help improve cancer outcomes for people who have experienced sexual abuse.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 21, 3, 11-13. doi: 10.7748/cnp.21.3.11.s8

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