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Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186349/mothers-and-low-birth-weight-infants-a-holistic-perspective
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Radha Saini, Preety Narula, Bimla Rani, Tanay Maiti
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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
#2
Ali Soroush, Mozhgan Saeidi, Saeid Komasi
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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
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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
#4
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
#5
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
#6
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186343/the-perception-and-experience-of-infertile-women-who-received-acupressure-in-relation-to-anxiety-a-qualitative-study
#7
Maryam Hassanzadeh-Bashtian, Talat Khadivzadeh, Shapour Badiee-Aval, Habibollah Esmaily
Background: Women, who are in a critical situation like infertility, are more prone to depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem than other people. The aim of this study was to explore the deep experience of anxiety in infertile women who received acupressure during in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF/ICSI). Materials and Methods: This qualitative, conventional content analysis study was performed on 14 infertile female participants in the Milad IVF Center in Mashhad, Iran, from September 2015 to August 2016...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186342/investigating-the-effect-of-reflexology-on-the-breast-milk-volume-of-preterm-infants-mothers
#8
Atena Mohammadpour, Mahboubeh Valiani, Alireza Sadeghnia, Sedigheh Talakoub
Background: Reflexology is an interventional method which may lead to improved breast milk. Because the mechanism of milk production is complex, detailed research is required on the relationship between lactation and reflexology. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to determine the effect of reflexology on the volume of milk among mothers with premature infants. Materials and Methods: This clinical trial was conducted among 50 mothers with premature infants in two groups of 25 patients admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit of Alzahra and Shahid Beheshti hospitals of Isfahan, Iran from August 2015 to November 2015...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186341/the-meaning-of-managerial-competency-of-icu-head-nurses-in-iran-a-phenomenological-study
#9
Roghieh Nazari, Zohreh Vanaki, Sima MohammadKhan Kermanshahi, Ebrahim Hajizadeh
Background: The health system in Iran faces specific challenges as the managerial role of head nurses have changed. The importance of this role cannot be underestimated for the healthcare organizations' success. The present study was conducted to explore the meaning of managerial competence of head nurses in intensive care units (ICU) in Iran. Materials and Methods: This study used a qualitative approach. We extracted the lived experience of ten Iranian ICU head nurses...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186340/the-effect-of-using-communication-boards-on-ease-of-communication-and-anxiety-in-mechanically-ventilated-conscious-patients-admitted-to-intensive-care-units
#10
Seyede-Roghayeh Hosseini, Mohammad-Amin Valizad-Hasanloei, Aram Feizi
Background: Using mechanical ventilation devices has unique advantages for the patient; however, it can also cause various problems. This study aimed to determine the effect of using communication boards on the ease of communication and anxiety in mechanically ventilated conscious patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs). Materials and Methods: In this quasi-experimental study, 30 conscious patients undergoing mechanical ventilation were enrolled using consecutive sampling method and assigned to experimental ( n = 15) and control ( n = 15) groups...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186339/comparing-the-effects-of-face-to-face-and-video-based-education-on-inhaler-use-a-randomized-two-group-pretest-posttest-study
#11
Mohsen Adib-Hajbaghery, Zeynab Karimi
Background: The quality of inhaler use can significantly affect the effectiveness of inhalation medications. This study was done to compare the effects of face-to-face and video-based education methods on inhaler use. Materials and Methods: A quasi-experimental, pretest/posttest clinical trial study was conducted on 120 patients with respiratory diseases who were under treatment with metered-dose inhalers. Patients were randomly allocated into two groups to receive either face-to-face ( n = 60) or video-based education ( n = 60) about correct inhaler use...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186338/characteristics-of-shared-governance-in-iranian-nursing-schools-several-souls-in-one-body
#12
Maryam Sattarzadeh-Pashabeig, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Mohammad-Mehdi Sadoughi, Alice Khachian, Mansoureh Zagheri-Tafreshi
Background: Shared governance is a decentralized structural model that gives individuals the right to make decisions and a position analogous to managers. The shared governance is different based on context in every organization. This study identified the characteristics of shared governance in Iranian nursing schools. Materials and Methods: In this qualitative research, 11 participants were selected using purposive sampling method. Deep semi-structured interviews were conducted, and the data were analyzed using conventional content analysis...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186337/the-viewpoints-of-managers-and-healthcare-providers-on-individual-barriers-to-perform-preconception-care-for-diabetic-women
#13
Leili Abedini, Nafisehsadat Nekuei, Maryam Kianpour, Alireza Jabbari
Background: Individual barriers can affect the provision of preconception care (PCC). The aim of the present study was to determine the rank of importance of individual barriers (care recipients) in the provision of PCC among diabetic women from the viewpoints of care providers. Materials and Methods: The present cross-sectional study was conducted on 212 health managers, physicians, and midwives from December 2015 to March 2016. The data collection tool was a two-part researcher-made questionnaire consisting of a demographic characteristics and viewpoints scored on a five-point Likert scale (range: 0-4)...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30186336/challenges-of-family-caregivers-of-patients-with-mental-disorders-in-iran-a-narrative-review
#14
REVIEW
Mohammad Akbari, Mousa Alavi, Alireza Irajpour, Jahangir Maghsoudi
Background: Family caregivers of patients with mental disorders play the most important role in the care of psychiatric patients (PPs) and preventing their readmission. These caregivers face different challenges in different cultures. We conducted this study to determine the challenges of caregivers of patients with mental disorders in Iran. Materials and Methods: This study is a narrative review with a matrix approach conducted by searching electronic databases, SID, IRANMEDEX, MAGIRAN, PUBMED, SCOPUS, Web of Sciences, from February 2000 to 2017...
September 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034496/a-comparative-study-of-the-effects-of-skin-contact-and-kangaroo-care-on-mother-s-anxiety
#15
Mohadese Adeli, Somayeh Alirezaei
Background: The aim of the study was to compare of mother and newborns abdominal contact and Kangaroo skin on mother's anxiety. Materials and Methods: This study is a single-blind randomized control trial in 2015. Questionnaire about Demographic and Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was completed for two groups. Results: There was no significant difference in maternal anxiety between kangaroo care and abdominal contact by Mann-Whitney test immediately after birth (Z = -1...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034495/the-effect-of-spiritual-care-on-the-body-image-of-patients-undergoing-amputation-due-to-type-2-diabetes-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#16
Malihe Imeni, Fakhri Sabouhi, Parvaneh Abazari, Bijan Iraj
Background: Body image, as an important factor in quality of life (QOL) satisfaction, in amputee patients is strongly affected by amputation, which can put the patient at risk of psychological disorders such as depression. Hence, this study was conducted to investigate the effect of spiritual care on body image in patients with type 2 diabetes-related amputation. Materials and Methods: In this study, an experimental pretest-posttest design with two groups was used...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034494/effectiveness-of-postpartum-homecare-program-as-a-new-method-on-mothers-knowledge-about-the-health-of-the-mother-and-the-infant
#17
Fatemeh Mokhtari, Parvin Bahadoran, Zahra Baghersad
Background: Reduced maternal mortality due to pregnancy and delivery is one of the priorities of reproductive health programs of World Health Organization. Benefiting from appropriate social support, such as receiving homecare, has an important role in mothers' adaptation and health. Lack of access to comprehensive and desirable health services is the most important barrier to improvement of maternal health. In this study, the effect of postpartum homecare on mother's knowledge about maternal and child health is evaluated...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034493/psychosocial-factors-related-to-dietary-habits-in-women-undergoing-preconception-care
#18
Zahra Karami, Nafisehsadat Nekuei, Ashraf Kazemi, Zamzam Paknahad
Background: Correct health behaviors such as dietary habits before pregnancy ensure desired pregnancy outcomes. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between psychosocial factors and dietary habits using social cognitive theory (SCT) in women undergoing preconception care (PCC). Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 120 women from October to December 2015 in health centres in Isfahan, Iran. Using a researcher-made questionnaire, the researcher conducted stratified random sampling and convenience sampling for selecting health centres and participants, respectively...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034492/the-barriers-and-challenges-of-applying-new-strategies-in-the-clinical-evaluation-of-nursing-students-from-the-viewpoints-of-clinical-teachers
#19
Camellia Torabizadeh, Fariba Ghodsbin, Sorur Javanmardifard, Fatemeh Shirazi, Mehdi Amirkhani, Mostafa Bijani
Background: Numerous studies have emphasized the use of new approaches in clinical evaluation. However, there are some challenges and barriers to applying these new approaches. The aim of the present study was to investigate the barriers and challenges of applying new strategies in the clinical evaluation of nursing students from the viewpoints of clinical teachers. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 151 clinical teachers. A researcher-made questionnaire was used to collect data...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034491/comparing-the-effects-of-progressive-muscle-relaxation-and-physical-activity-on-pregnant-women-s-general-health
#20
Bita Sadeghi, Masoud Sirati-Nir, Zahra Hajimini, Abbas Ebadi, Matin Ali-Asgari
Background: Pregnancy is important because maternal health and well-being directly affects another person's life. This study aimed to compare the effects of progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) and physical activity (PA) on the general health of pregnant women. Materials and Methods: This randomized clinical trial was conducted among 96 primiparous women enrolled in a prenatal clinic in Tehran (Iran) between May 3, 2013 and August 7, 2013. The participants were selected through convenience sampling over 3 weeks and randomly assigned to the PMR, PA, and control groups, comprising 32 participants each...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
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