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give pap with a hatchet

To act or seem as though one is doing something with good or kind intentions when, really, the opposite is true. To "give pap" means for a mother to comfort an infant with her nipple—an intentional juxtaposition with the sharp and dangerous "hatchet." I thought Lauren wanted to be my friend, but then I found out she only invited me to sit at her table to make fun of me. Talk about giving pap with a hatchet!
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Nurses' responsibilities include meeting the information requirements of women regarding protection from and early detection of cervical cancer, encouraging families with higher risk to undergo screening, performing Pap smear testing, and collecting and evaluating the results of the performed screening.
The [chi square] and Fisher tests were used to correlate or examine the relationship between "knowledge about the Pap smear" and potential confounders such as age, pregnancy, delivery, educational level, have ever done a Pap smear, number of vaginal cytologies taken, frequency of Pap smear done and what age they got the information about the usefulness of the Pap smear.
Data Source: Responses from the 125,297 females in all 50 states and the District of Columbia who were queried about their Pap test status by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
However, HPV testing also produced more false-positive results than did Pap smears.
When answering the vignettes, two-thirds of all office-based physicians (73% of hospital-based) said they would order an annual Pap retest for a woman aged 3060 years who is currently Pap test normal, has a current negative HPV test result, and had two prior normal Pap test results during the prior 5 years.
Many studies from various countries have investigated the knowledge level, attitudes and behaviors about pap smear, and found that having low socio- economic status, and racial and ethnic minorities, having fatalistic and wrong thinking about cervical cancer were the reasons for lower prevalence in women having pap smear test, and lower knowledge level about pap smear.
We believe we should have legislative power of some kind in areas such as health, the environment, the circulation of goods and suchlike," the PAP president added.
HPV testing identified more women with a high 5-year risk of cervical cancer or precancer than Pap testing alone.
The DNA test by itself is more effective than the Pap smear.
Four in 10 women had a history of abnormal Pap test findings; in the past year, 18% had had an STD, and 7% had been pregnant.
They also noted whether they ever had a pelvic exam and whether it included a Pap test.
A 59-year old physician friend of ours told us that her gynecologist sends her cards every year urging her to come in for an annual Pap test.
Is there a time when one need not continue getting Pap smears?
For more than 50 years, doctors have used Papanicolaou tests--better known as Pap smears--to screen women for cervical cancer.
The new ThinPrep Pap test increases the specificity of the Pap smear test by examining more cells from the cervix, so the data are more accurate.