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Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386402/a-response-to-a-second-look-at-the-impact-of-normal-saline-on-the-incidence-of-exposure-keratopathy
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Zohreh Davoodabady, Korosh Rezaei
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386401/a-second-look-at-the-impact-of-normal-saline-on-the-incidence-of-exposure-keratopathy
#2
Chinomso U Nwozichi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386400/effect-of-oral-care-program-on-prevention-of-ventilator-associated-pneumonia-in-intensive-care-unit-patients-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#3
Vajihe Atashi, Hojatollah Yousefi, Hosein Mahjobipoor, Reza Bekhradi, Ahmadreza Yazdannik
Background: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most common nosocomial infections that increase mortality rate and the length of hospitalization. Oral care can improve patient's oral health, however, the role of oral care in the reduction in incidence rate of VAP is indisputable. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of oral care on the frequency of VAP of patients in intensive care unit. Materials and Methods: This clinical trial was conducted on 80 participants who were randomly assigned to a control group and an intervention group from 2016 to 2017...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386399/educational-and-managerial-policy-making-to-reduce-workplace-violence-against-nurses-an-action-research-study
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Maliheh Hemati-Esmaeili, Fatemeh Heshmati-Nabavi, Zohre Pouresmail, SeyedReza Mazlom, Hamidreza Reihani
Background: The level of occupational violence against nurses increases from 68.8 to 98.6 percent, which is a considerable rate among healthcare settings. To create a safe environment for patient care in the emergency department (ED), a comprehensive program for the prevention of violence is necessary. The aim of this study was to plan a workplace violence prevention program (WVPP) to reduce the level of patients' and their families' violence against nurses. Materials and Methods: The present study is a quantitative part of a participatory action research project conducted in an 18-month period from October 2012 to May 2014 in an ED of Iran...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386398/effect-of-training-on-knowledge-perception-and-risk-reduction-regarding-infection-control-among-nurses-in-selected-teaching-hospitals-in-nigeria
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Adekunbi Abosede Farotimi, Ezekiel Olasunkanmi Ajao, Chinomso Ugochukwu Nwozichi, Iyabo Yewande Ademuyiwa
Background: Healthcare workers, especially nurses, are at a high risk of infection. By complying with infection control measures, a lot of infections can be prevented. This study examined the effects of a training program on knowledge, perception, and risk reduction regarding infection control among nurses. Materials and Methods: This study adopted a pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design. The samples consisted of 87 participants comprising 42 nurses in the experimental group and 45 nurses in the control group...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386397/exploring-first-time-pregnant-women-s-motivations-for-planning-vaginal-delivery-a-qualitative-study
#6
Fatemeh Darsareh, Teamur Aghamolaei, Minoo Rajaei, Abdoulhossain Madani
Background: In spite of medical indications, preferences for the mode of delivery are influenced by several factors. However, as the literature suggests, the underlying motivation of women choosing vaginal delivery is rarely attended to. The current study aimed to explore first-time pregnant women's motivation for planning vaginal delivery. Materials and Methods: An exploratory design with in-depth interviews was employed from September 2015 to March 2016. Participants were asked key questions about their beliefs about vaginal delivery, perceived outcomes of vaginal delivery, the impact of others perspectives on their decision, and factors that might inhibit or facilitate vaginal delivery...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386396/the-effects-of-extended-parallel-process-model-on-obese-soldiers-knowledge-attitudes-and-practices-about-obesity-management-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial
#7
Meysam Hosseini-Amiri, Shahla Aliyari, Armin Zareiyan, Arasb Dabbagh-Moghadam
Background: There are standard guidelines for obesity management, although only few obese people can adhere to these guidelines. This study aimed to assess the effects of Extended Parallel Process Model (EPPM) on obese soldiers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAPs) about obesity management. Materials and Methods: This randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted in Yazd, Iran (2016). Two military centers were chosen through simple random sampling. They were randomly assigned to the experimental or the control group...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386395/occupational-stress-experienced-by-nurses-working-in-a-greek-regional-hospital-a-cross-sectional-study
#8
Dimitra Chatzigianni, Andreas Tsounis, Nikolaos Markopoulos, Pavlos Sarafis
Background: Occupational stress is both psychologically and physically challenging and may lead to high rates of absenteeism, burnout, and turnover. Nursing is considered as one of the most stressful and demanding professions. This study aims to measure perceived stress levels among nurses in a Greek public general hospital. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted. A total of 157 nurses and nursing assistants took part. A self-administered questionnaire including sociodemographics and Expanded Nursing Stress Scale (ENSS) for stress assessment was used...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386394/the-impact-of-the-preceptorship-program-on-self-efficacy-and-learning-outcomes-in-nursing-students
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Masoume Rambod, Farkhondeh Sharif, Zahra Khademian
Background: This study aimed to determine the impact of the preceptorship program on self-efficacy and learning outcomes and the association between self-efficacy and learning outcomes in nursing students. Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted on 112 nursing students in 2012-2013. The subjects were selected through convenience sampling from the School of Nursing and Midwifery of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran. The general self-efficacy scale and the perception of overall learning outcomes scale were used to measure the students' perception of self-efficacy and achievement of learning outcomes...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386393/expectant-mothers-experiences-with-lay-doulas-in-maternity-units-of-hospitals-in-impoverished-areas-of-iran-a-qualitative-study
#10
Ameneh Safarzadeh, Vida Shafipour, AliReza Salar
Background: Qualitative research methods can help investigators ascertain the depth of people's needs and their perceptions. This study was designed to describe mothers' experiences and perceptions of lay doula services during labor and delivery. Materials and Methods: This study was conducted using a qualitative approach and conventional procedures of content analysis. The participants consisted of 13 nulliparous women at three hospitals affiliated with Zahedan University of Medical Sciences in 2016...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386392/environmental-risk-factors-for-multiple-sclerosis-a-case-control-study-in-kerman-iran
#11
Mahlagha Dehghan, Fatemeh Ghaedi-Heidari
Background: Several studies have addressed the environmental risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS). Concerning contradictory results and change of epidemiologic patterns and the role of environmental factors, in the present study, some risk factors, especially environmental factors, on MS were studied. Materials and Methods: This was a retrospective case-control study conducted among 120 patients with MS and 360 healthy individuals in Kerman, Iran. Inclusion criteria included (1) MS disease, diagnosed by a neurologist according to the McDonald criteria, and (2) tendency to participation in the study...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386391/evaluation-of-the-effect-of-individual-and-group-tour-on-the-anxiety-scores-of-4-7-year-old-hospitalized-children-and-their-mothers
#12
Maryam Marofi, Mahnaz Mokhtari-Dinani, Zohreh Ghazavi
Background: Anxiety is a human response to any unknown situation. Hospitalization and encountering an unfamiliar environment could lead to anxiety and its complications. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of individual and group tours on anxiety in children and their mothers. Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted on the three groups of individual tour, group tour, and control in two stages. The study was performed on 84 children...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386390/reliability-and-validity-of-the-persian-language-version-of-the-female-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-long-form-questionnaire
#13
AbbasAli Pourmomeny, Samane Alebouye-Langeroudi, Mahtab Zargham
Background: Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are important and prevalent health problems that seriously affect many women and their quality of life (QOL). The female LUTS long form (FLUTS-LF) is a robust measure to assess the QOL of women. This study aimed at translating FLUTS-LF and assessing the reliability and validity of this questionnaire among Iranian patients with LUTS. Materials and Methods: Forward and backward translations of FLUTS-LF questionnaire were carried out by the research team...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30386389/the-effect-of-listening-to-holy-quran-recitation-on-anxiety-a-systematic-review
#14
REVIEW
Ashraf Ghiasi, Afsaneh Keramat
Background: Among all mental health disorders in the general population, anxiety is the most frequent. Both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions are used to manage anxiety in various settings. There is a growing interest among researchers on religion therapy as a non-pharmacological intervention for anxiety management. Hence, due to the importance of Holy Quran in Muslims' lives, this systematic review was performed to assess the studies that evaluated the effect of Quran recitation on anxiety in various settings...
November 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186349/mothers-and-low-birth-weight-infants-a-holistic-perspective
#15
Radha Saini, Preety Narula, Bimla Rani, Tanay Maiti
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186348/high-efficiency-strategies-to-improve-health-information-of-the-general-population
#16
Ali Soroush, Mozhgan Saeidi, Saeid Komasi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186347/the-vulnerability-of-the-iranian-elderly-in-disasters-qualitative-content-analysis
#17
Leila Daddoust, HamidReza Khankeh, Abbas Ebadi, Robab Sahaf, Maryam Nakhaei, Ali Asgary
Background: Elderly people are among the most vulnerable groups in natural disaster events. Although old age is responsible for them becoming unequally vulnerable, understanding the different aspects of vulnerability can help health care providers, especially nurses, to manage disaster risk for this increasing number of people. This study intended to explore disaster-related vulnerability and its contributing factors based on older adults' perceptions and experiences. Materials and Methods: This qualitative content analysis study was performed in Iran in 2016...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186346/the-effects-of-inhalation-aromatherapy-with-rose-and-lavender-at-week-38-and-postpartum-period-on-postpartum-depression-in-high-risk-women-referred-to-selected-health-centers-of-yazd-iran-in-2015
#18
Maryam Kianpour, Fateme Moshirenia, GolamReza Kheirabadi, GolamReza Asghari, Ali Dehghani, Arefah Dehghani-Tafti
Background: Postpartum depression (PPD) is one of the most common problems in women of childbearing age. This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of aromatherapy on PPD. Materials and Methods: In this study, 105 pregnant women at 35-37 weeks of pregnancy were enrolled using convenient sampling and randomly assigned to three groups. The intervention group dropped 7 drops of lavender oil and 1 cc rose water at the concentration of 100%, and the placebo group dropped 7 drops of odorless sesame seed oil, with 1 cc of musk willow sweat at the concentration of 100% by dropper on a special cloth...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186345/the-effect-of-relaxation-technique-on-fatigue-levels-after-stem-cell-transplant
#19
Hedayat Jafari, Yadollah Janati, Jamshid Yazdani, Nasrin Bali, Somayeh Hassanpour
Background: Many patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) experience fatigue due to their disease process and its long period of treatment. Using nonpharmacological methods to help reduce their fatigue is a reasonable endeavor. The present study was conducted to investigate the effect of Benson's relaxation technique on fatigue levels in patients after HSCT. Materials and Methods: Thirty-seven patients were randomly selected to the intervention ( n = 19) and control group ( n = 18)...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186344/needlestick-injuries-among-healthcare-workers-why-they-do-not-report-their-incidence
#20
Farahnaz Joukar, Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei, MohammadReza Naghipour, Mehrnaz Asgharnezhad
Background: Needlestick injuries (NSIs) among healthcare workers (HCWs) pose an important health challenge and several pieces of evidence show that in many cases HCWs do not report the injury. Materials and Methods: This multicenter descriptive cross-sectional study was performed in eight teaching hospitals of Rasht, Iran. Using consecutive sampling methods, 1010 nurses were enrolled from October 2014 to January 2015. A three-part self-administered questionnaire was used...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
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