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Index de Enfermería

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CALERO MARTIN DE VILLODRES, Paloma. Women suffering: A reality in time. Index Enferm [online]. 2009, vol.18, n.3, pp.201-205. ISSN 1699-5988.

Through the experiences of one person can understand and learn more about their experiences. The name of our protagonist is Ana, a woman of 84 years old, she will share with us a full life of misfortunes, suffering, loneliness and sorrow it would cause a clinical picture of arterial hypertension and high sugar that trigger asthma attacks in future, heart failure, embolism and countless falls fortuitous. Is a woman fighter, who has been trained to serve without protest, with a strong sense of family responsibility, subject to the male chauvinism of the time. Tired of silence, we will describe how it has been his life since his childhood, his marriage, his children, Alzheimer's disease from her husband, the disappearance of her symptoms and the long road of obstacles that had to overcome to reach today.

Keywords : Women suffering; Gender violence; Arterial hypertension; Heart failure; Alzheimer's disease.

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