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Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861764/the-relationship-between-perceived-social-support-in-the-first-pregnancy-and-fear-of-childbirth
#1
Masoomeh Azimi, Fariba Fahami, Soheila Mohamadirizi
Background: Numerous empirical evidences have shown that social and environmental circumstances and social relations have an important impact on pregnancy outcomes, women's ability to cope with stressful situations, and childbirth pain management. The present study was conducted to determine the relationship between perceived social support and fear of childbirth. Materials and Methods: The present descriptive correlational study was conducted on 270 nulliparous pregnant women who referred for pregnancy care in 2016...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861763/occupational-stressors-in-nurses-and-nursing-adverse-events
#2
Azam Karimi, Marzieh Adel-Mehraban, Mahin Moeini
Background: Nursing adverse events (AEs) are well-defined problems in the healthcare system and may have irreparable consequences. Due to the complexity of care, many factors contribute to AEs and affect patient safety, one of which is occupational stress. The present study aimed to determine the relationship between nursing AEs and occupational stress in nurses in centers affiliated to Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran, in 2015. Materials and Methods: In this descriptive correlational study, the participants were selected through random and quota sampling methods...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861762/self-care-education-needs-in-gestational-diabetes-tailored-to-the-iranian-culture-a-qualitative-content-analysis
#3
Mitra Kolivand, Afsaneh Keramat, MehrAli Rahimi, Zahra Motaghi, Mohammad Shariati, MohammadHassan Emamian
Background: Gestational diabetes is one of the most common health problems in pregnancy that requires participation through self-care to reduce the maternal and neonatal complications. The present study aimed to determine the needs of women as an essential first step to formulate a self-care guide fitting the Iranian culture. Materials and Methods: The present qualitative study was conducted through interviews with 13 diabetic pregnant women and 10 care providers using semi-structured questionnaires in several cities of Iran in 2016...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861761/improving-nursing-students-learning-outcomes-in-fundamentals-of-nursing-course-through-combination-of-traditional-and-e-learning-methods
#4
Rouhollah Sheikhaboumasoudi, Maryam Bagheri, Sayed Abbas Hosseini, Elaheh Ashouri, Nasrin Elahi
Background: Fundamentals of nursing course are prerequisite to providing comprehensive nursing care. Despite development of technology on nursing education, effectiveness of using e-learning methods in fundamentals of nursing course is unclear in clinical skills laboratory for nursing students. The aim of this study was to compare the effect of blended learning (combining e-learning with traditional learning methods) with traditional learning alone on nursing students' scores. Materials and Methods: A two-group post-test experimental study was administered from February 2014 to February 2015...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861760/association-between-outcome-of-severe-traumatic-brain-injury-and-demographic-clinical-injury-related-variables-of-patients
#5
Marzieh Ziaeirad, Nasrollah Alimohammadi, Alireza Irajpour, Bahram Aminmansour
Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a main health problem among communities. There exists a variety of effective factors on the outcome of patients with TBI. We describe the demographic, clinical, and injury related variables of the patients with severe TBI, and determine the predictors of outcome. Materials and Methods: We did this cross-sectional study on all 267 adult patients with severe TBI admitted to three trauma centers of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) from March 20, 2014 to March 19, 2015...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861759/performance-of-healthcare-providers-regarding-iranian-women-experiencing-physical-domestic-violence-in-isfahan
#6
Nasim Yousefnia, Nafisehsadat Nekuei, Ziba Farajzadegan, Ghasem Yadegarfar
Background: Domestic violence (DV) can threaten women's health. Healthcare providers (HCPs) may be the first to come into contact with a victim of DV. Their appropriate performance regarding a DV victim can decrease its complications. The aim of the present study was to investigate HCPs' performance regarding women experiencing DV in emergency and maternity wards of hospitals in Isfahan, Iran. Materials and Methods: The present descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted among 300 HCPs working in emergency and maternity wards in hospitals in Isfahan...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861758/association-between-the-religious-coping-of-infertile-people-with-their-own-quality-of-life-and-their-spouses-a-correlation-study-in-iranian-infertile-couples
#7
Tahmineh Dadkhahtehrani, Somayeh Momenyan, Saeide Heidari, Narges Momenyan
Background: Infertile couples have a lower quality of life (QoL) than that of the general population. Religious coping strategies (RCOPE) could affect QoL in distressing situations. The present study aimed to assess the association between the RCOPE of infertile people with their own QoL and that of their spouses'. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 200 infertile couples referring to Infertility Center of Qom, Iran in 2015. The data was collected using three questionnaires including Brief RCOPE scale, Short Form Health Survey, and a demographic questionnaire...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861757/evaluation-of-ethical-attitude-approaches-in-midwives-and-their-relationship-with-their-demographic-features
#8
Narges Afhami, Nafisehsadat Nekuei, Parvin Bahadoran, HamidReza Taleghani-Esfahani
Background: Ethical approach is one of the paramount aspects of life. The position of this approach in medical occupations has always been noticed. This study was carried out to analyze the types of ethical approaches in midwives and their relationship with their demographic features. Materials and Methods: The current descriptive-correlation and cross-sectional study was conducted from October to December 2014 using quota random sampling technique. The participants consisted of 189 midwives employed in Isfahan, Iran...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861756/determining-the-expected-competencies-for-oncology-nursing-a-needs-assessment-study
#9
Nikoo Yamani, Fariba Taleghani, Maryam Alizadeh, Mahboobeh Khabaz-Mafinejad
Background: A critical component of cancer care, rarely addressed in the published literature, is an expected competency in oncology nursing education. The present text describes an effort to develop cancer-nursing competencies in Iran and the process of the needs assessment. Materials and Methods: A 3-phase, mixed-method approach for needs assessment was used, incorporating modified Delphi technique, literature review, interviews, and an expert panel. Different stakeholders, consisting of nurses, faculty members in fields related to oncology nursing education, and patients and their families, participated in different phases of the study...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861755/the-relationship-between-family-functioning-and-academic-achievement-in-female-high-school-students-of-isfahan-iran-in-2013-2014
#10
Abdollah Rezaei-Dehaghani, Mahrokh Keshvari, Somayeh Paki
Background: Nowadays, the most important problem of the educational system is the vast spread of school failure. Therefore, detection of the factors leading to or preventing students' academic achievement is of utmost importance. Family function is considered to be a critical component of academic success. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between family functioning and academic achievement in high school female students in Isfahan. Materials and Methods: This descriptive correlational study was conducted through random sampling among 237 female high school students in Isfahan during school year 2013-2014...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861754/performance-of-icu-nurses-in-providing-respiratory-care
#11
Ahmadreza Yazdannik, Vajihe Atashi, Somayeh Ghafari
Background: Failure to provide proper respiratory care leads to incidence of certain complications such as ventilator-associated pneumonia. Nurses have a crucial role in providing this care. The aim of this study is to assess the performance of ICU (Intensive Care Unit) nurses in providing respiratory care. Materials and Methods: The present descriptive cross-sectional study recruited 120 nurses working in selected hospitals affiliated to Isfahan University of Medical Sciences from March to August 2016...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861753/the-effect-of-empowerment-program-on-maternal-discharge-preparation-and-neonatal-length-of-hospital-stay-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#12
Shahla Moradi, Mohammad Arshdi-Bostanabad, Alehe Seyedrasooli, Lily Tapak, Sousan Valizadeh
Background: Despite the increased survival of premature infants, many infants are discharged from the hospital while they still require care and follow-up. The present study aimed to determine the effect of empowerment program on maternal discharge preparation and infants' length of hospital stay. Materials and Methods: In this pretest-posttest clinical trial, 60 premature infants along with their mothers were selected from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a teaching hospital in Kermanshah in 2016 via convenience sampling and were allocated to experimental and control groups...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861752/the-relationship-between-psychological-wellbeing-and-body-image-in-pregnant-women
#13
Fariba Fahami, Maryam Amini-Abchuyeh, Asghar Aghaei
Background: The aim of the present study was to determine the association between body image and psychological wellbeing during pregnancy. Materials and Methods: This descriptive correlational study was conducted on 320 pregnant women who were referred to health centers in Isfahan, Iran, during 2016 and had the inclusion criteria. They were selected by nonprobability convenient sampling. Data were gathered using standard psychological wellbeing and body image satisfaction questionnaires...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861751/ethical-considerations-in-sexual-health-research-a-narrative-review
#14
REVIEW
Maryam Shirmohammadi, Shahnaz Kohan, Ehsan Shamsi-Gooshki, Mohsen Shahriari
Background: There is an assumption that sexual health research has great influence on the quality of human life through elevating sexual health standards, and their results will eliminate the burden of sexual health challenges on family relationships. The aim of this study was to review ethical considerations in sexual health research. Materials and Methods: This narrative review was conducted between January 1990 and December 2017 based on the five-step approach of York University...
May 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628965/improving-and-expanding-the-quality-of-emergency-obstetric-and-newborn-care-services-in-rural-areas-of-cambodia
#15
Saurabh R Shrivastava, Prateek S Shrivastava, Jegadeesh Ramasamy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628964/exploring-the-needs-of-family-caregivers-of-children-with-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-a-qualitative-study
#16
Saeid Pahlavanzadeh, Sharifeh Mousavi, Jahangir Maghsoudi
Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common chronic childhood disorders that lead to dysfunction and disability in childhood and subsequently be careful. This study aimed to understand the needs of the children's caregivers in Iran. Materials and Methods: This qualitative research was conducted in 2016. Using purposive sampling, 27 participants from 20 families of children with ADHD were interviewed. Unstructured interviews were conducted within 6 months in Isfahan...
March 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628963/the-effect-of-acupressure-on-physiological-parameters-of-myocardial-infarction-patients-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#17
Marzieh Batvani, Hojatollah Yousefi, Mahboubeh Valiani, Javad Shahabi, Hossein Mardanparvar
Background: Myocardial infarction is a major complication of coronary heart disease, and due to high mortality, is a part of important medical emergencies. Today, complementary and alternative medicine, as nonpharmacological and health promotion methods is considered. Therefore, this study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of acupressure on physiological parameters of patients with myocardial infarction. Materials and Methods: This clinical trial was carried out among two groups and three stages in 2015...
March 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628962/iranian-nursing-student-patient-health-communication-in-medical-surgical-wards
#18
Mahbobeh Abdolrahimi, Shahrzad Ghiyasvandian, Masoumeh Zakerimoghadam, Abbas Ebadi
Background: Health communication (HC) is considered an important task of nurses to provide high quality and holistic care as well as to improve patient health. The nursing student-patient HC is an abstract concept and needs to be clarified. Therefore, this study was conducted to increase the knowledge about nursing students' HC with patients by considering various participants' viewpoints. Materials and Methods: In this conventional qualitative content analysis, 18 semi-structured interviews were conducted with six nursing students, six nursing instructors, and six patients in educational hospitals affiliated to the University of Medical Sciences...
March 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628961/comparison-of-the-relationship-between-women-empowerment-and-fertility-between-single-child-and-multi-child-families
#19
Tahereh Saberi, Soheila Ehsanpour, Behzad Mahaki, Shahnaz Kohan
Background: The reduction in fertility and increase in the number of single-child families in Iran will result in an increased risk of population aging. One of the factors affecting fertility is women's empowerment. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between women's empowerment and fertility in single-child and multi-child families. Materials and Methods: This case-control study was conducted among 350 women (120 who had only 1 child as case group and 230 who had 2 or more children as control group) of 15-49 years of age in Isfahan, Iran, in 2016...
March 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628960/relationship-of-social-cognitive-theory-concepts-to-dietary-habits-of-pregnant-women
#20
Nasrin Torkan, Ashraf Kazemi, Zamzam Paknahad, Parvin Bahadoran
Background: Nutrition during pregnancy is undoubtedly one of the most important factors affecting maternal health. In this regard, considering the cognitive-behavioral factors associated with feeding, behaviors will play an important role in the effectiveness of interventions. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the correlation between food habits and structures of social cognitive theory in pregnant women. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 192 pregnant women were randomly selected...
March 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
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