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Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034496/a-comparative-study-of-the-effects-of-skin-contact-and-kangaroo-care-on-mother-s-anxiety
#1
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
#2
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
#3
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
#4
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
#5
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
#6
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034490/exploring-self-care-needs-of-pregnant-women-with-gingivitis-a-qualitative-study-in-iran
#7
Babak Nemat-Shahrbabaki, Arezoo Fallahi, Sina Valiee, Mozhdeh Zarei, Parisa Fallahi
Background: Oral self-care behaviors are not satisfactory among pregnant women; incidence of gingivitis is high in them and training programs have slightly improved their gingivitis. This study was aimed to explore self-care needs of pregnant women suffering from gingival inflammation. Materials and Methods: This study was carried out in Sanandaj, west of Iran, in 2017. Twenty pregnant women with gingivitis were included in the study. Data were collected via semi-structured individual and group interviews and note-taking, and were analyzed by conventional content analysis...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034489/the-effects-of-motivational-interviewing-on-the-health-status-of-patients-undergoing-hemodialysis
#8
Alireza Dashtidehkordi, Nahid Shahgholian, Jahangir Maghsoudi, Jaleh Sadeghian
Background: Patients undergoing hemodialysis are exposed to a wide range of physical, psychological, and social problems. One of the most important strategies for health promotion in patients is motivational interviewing. This study investigated the effect of motivational interviewing on the health status of patients undergoing hemodialysis. Materials and Methods: This single-blind, parallel, randomized, clinical trial was conducted on 57 patients undergoing hemodialysis who referred to hemodialysis centers of Alzahra and Amin Hospitals, Isfahan, Iran...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034488/effect-of-hope-therapy-on-the-mood-status-of-patients-with-diabetes
#9
Firouz KhalediSardashti, Zahra Ghazavi, Farshad Keshani, Mojtaba Smaeilzadeh
Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease which imposes high costs on patients and society and results in complications in patients. One of these complications includes issues related to mood. Thus, the present study was conducted with the aim to determine the effect of hope therapy on the mood status of patients with DM. Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study was performed with two groups in three stages in the summer of 2015 on 38 individuals...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034487/effect-of-a-care-plan-on-the-quality-of-life-of-the-patients-with-atrial-fibrillation
#10
Asghar Khalifehzadeh-Esfahani, Ali Amirzadeh, Jafar Golshahi
Background: Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common cardiac arrhythmia affecting patients "quality of life (QoL)." With regard to limited number of interventional studies on such patients' QoL, the present study aimed to define the effect of a care plan on the QoL of the patients, hospitalized in coronary care unit (CCU), with atrial fibrillation. Materials and Methods: This is a randomized two-group clinical trial that was conducted on 50 patients, diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and hospitalized in CCU...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034486/the-effect-of-social-support-skill-training-group-intervention-on-perceived-social-support-in-veterans-with-posttraumatic-stress-disorder
#11
Masoud Sirati-Nir, Morteza Khaghanizade, Abolfazl Rahimi, Mohammad Khazaei, Fataneh Ghadirian
Background: Traumatic events related to war have long effects on psychiatric psychopathologies. From these disturbing conditions, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is considered to be the most characteristic feature of psychiatric traumatic experience. The current study was designed to assess the effect of two social support skill-training group interventions on perceived social support in veterans with PTSD. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted with the clinical trial method...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034485/thematic-analysis-of-management-behaviors-of-civilian-nurses-in-iran-iraq-war-1980-1988-a-historical-research
#12
Mohammadreza Firouzkouhi, Ali Zargham-Boroujeni, Abdolghani Abdollahimohammad
Background: One of the most important roles of nurses in the war was the application of management interventions, which led to provide better services for the wounded soldiers. The purpose of this study was to explore the Management behaviors of civilian nurses in the Iran-Iraq war. Materials and Methods: The historical research methodology and thematic analysis using in-depth interviews were applied to gather data. This study was conducted in 2010-2012 in five big cities of Iran, and involved 18 male nurses who were selected by purposeful sampling method...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034484/the-relationship-between-perception-of-social-support-and-fatigue-in-patients-with-cancer
#13
Leila Mardanian-Dehkordi, LeilaSadat Kahangi
Background: Fatigue is one of the most common issues related to cancer. Social support has direct effects on health status and coping with illness. This study investigated the relationship between the perception of social support and fatigue in patients with cancer. Materials and Methods: This descriptive/correlational study was conducted in Omid Hospital in Isfahan, Iran in 2014. One hundred and twenty-five cancer patients receiving chemotherapy were included in the study...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034483/-immersion-in-an-ocean-of-psychological-tension-the-voices-of-mothers-with-children-undergoing-hemodialysis
#14
Tayebeh Pourghaznein, Abbas Heydari, ZahraSadat Manzari, Najmeh ValizadehZare
Background: Compared with other renal replacement therapies, hemodialysis treatment can impose restrictions on children with chronic renal failure and their mothers. Such pediatric illness can also lead to negative effects on mothers' physical and mental health. Knowledge about mothers' experiences can aid medical teams to support mothers in playing their roles as care managers. Providing supports to mothers can exert significant effects on mothers' health status and indirectly improve patient outcomes and whole family functioning...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034482/effect-of-telenursing-on-levels-of-depression-and-anxiety-in-caregivers-of-patients-with-stroke-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#15
Maryam Goudarzian, Masoud Fallahi-Khoshknab, Asghar Dalvandi, Ahmad Delbari, Akbar Biglarian
Background: Telenursing is a low-cost, highly accessible method that can lead to increased awareness on the principles of care, and may eventually help reduce the stress experienced by caregivers of patients with stroke. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of telenursing through phone consultation on the levels of depression and anxiety in family caregivers of patients with stroke. Materials and Methods: This was a randomized clinical trial including 152 caregivers of stroke patients discharged from Mohammad Vase'ee Hospital in Sabzevar in 2016...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30034481/the-portfolio-as-a-tool-for-mentoring-in-nursing-students-a-scoping-review
#16
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Mohsen Mollahadi, Seyyed-Mohammad Khademolhoseini, Jamileh Mokhtari-Nouri, Morteza Khaghanizadeh
Background: One of the processes leading to education and evaluation promotion in nursing is mentoring. Moreover, using a portfolio leads to promotion of the mentoring process. Due to the importance of mentoring in nursing, its strengthening by the portfolio, the weakness of mentoring in nursing, and the lack of widespread use of portfolio in nursing education, the aim of this study was to determine portfolio content, which can help the mentoring performance. Materials and Methods: The present scoping review study was conducted in 2017...
July 2018: Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29861764/the-relationship-between-perceived-social-support-in-the-first-pregnancy-and-fear-of-childbirth
#17
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
#18
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
#19
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
#20
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
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