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International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607346/relationship-between-body-image-and-psychological-well-being-in-patients-with-morbid-obesity
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Negar Yazdani, Sayed Vahid Hosseini, Masood Amini, Zahra Sobhani, Farkhondeh Sharif, Hajar Khazraei
Background: Morbid obesity is rising around the world. It can cause unpleasant appearance and body image. Most of the studies have aimed to evaluate the psychopathology of overweight and obesity and paying attention to mental well-being in morbid obese individuals is rare. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the relationship between body image and psychological well-being in morbid obese patients. Methods: This cross-sectional study, using simple random sampling method, was done on 124 morbid obese patients who referred to obesity clinic in Shiraz from 2016 to 2017...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607345/women-s-perceptions-and-feelings-about-loss-of-their-sexual-desire-a-qualitative-study-in-iran
#2
Pouran Akhavan Akbari, Giti Ozgoli, Masoumeh Simbar, Mohammad Ali Besharat
Background: Reduced sexual desire leaves serious impacts on women's life. The current study aims to investigate the perceptions and concerns of Iranian women of reproductive age with female sexual interest and arousal disorder (FSIAD). Methods: This qualitative research was conducted using content analysis approach. Data were collected through seventeen in-depth interviews from October 2015 to June 2016. Purposive sampling was carried out from among reproductive-aged women suffering from FSIAD who responded to female sexual function index (FSFI) with mean scores of ≤3...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607344/a-qualitative-approach-to-women-s-perspectives-on-exercise-in-iran
#3
Zohreh Kalani, Zahra Pourmovahed, Tahmineh Farajkhoda, Imane Bagheri
Background: It is believed that women of all ages do less physical activities compared to men. The development of interventional projects for increasing the women's participation in physical activity needs the recognition of resources and exploration of women's perspectives on exercise in their lives in the Iranian culture and context. Methods: This qualitative study was conducted in an urban area of Iran on 46 women attending healthcare centers, volunteer health care providers, university students, sportswomen and one of the officials of the provincial women's sports...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607343/the-effect-of-teach-back-training-on-self-management-in-kidney-transplant-recipients-a-clinical-trial
#4
Farzin Mollazadeh, Masumeh Hemmati Maslakpak
Background: Kidney transplant recipients need self-management during their lifetime, and training these patients is essential for the realization of self-management. Teach-back training (TBT) was used to receive, understand, and retain information. This study aimed to determine the effect of TBT on self-management in kidney transplant recipients. Methods: In this clinical trial study, 84 kidney transplant recipients who referred to the clinic of Imam Khomeini Hospital in Urmia (a city in northwest of Iran), from January to March 2017, were selected through convenience sampling and randomly assigned to intervention and control groups...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607342/effectiveness-of-life-review-therapy-on-quality-of-life-in-the-late-life-at-day-care-centers-of-shiraz-iran-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#5
Farkhondeh Sharif, Iran Jahanbin, Afsar Amirsadat, Mahboobeh Hosseini Moghadam
Background: Life review therapy, used as part of a comprehensive therapy plan for increasing the quality of life of the elderly, helps them to resolve their past conflicts, reconstruct their life stories, and accept their present conditions. The present study aimed to explore the effectiveness of life review therapy on the quality of life of the elderly. Methods: The present study was a randomized controlled trial with a pre-posttest design during April to Aug 2014...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607341/contextual-factors-for-establishing-nursing-regulation-in-iran-a-qualitative-content-analysis
#6
Ahmad Nejatian, Hassan Joulaei
Background: Professional regulation is one of the strategies of the governments which protect the public's right. Nursing practice is not an exception; hence, it is regulated to protect the public against nursing services' adverse effects. Although modern nursing in Iran started from 100 years ago, documents show that there was no regulation mechanism for nursing in Iran till 2016. Hence, this study was conducted to illuminate the contextual factors affecting the nursing regulation process in Iran...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607340/educational-needs-on-palliative-care-for-cancer-patients-in-iran-a-swot-analysis
#7
Mojgan Ansari, Maryam Rassouli, Mohamad Esmaiel Akbari, Abbas Abbaszadeh, Ali Akbari Sari
Background: By acceptance of palliative care as a part of health system of each country and due to increasing prevalence of cancer, special focus on stakeholder's educational needs is of vital importance so that palliative care services are improved and the quality of life of patients is enhanced. This study was conducted to explore the educational needs of stakeholders of palliative care for cancer patients in Iran. Methods: This qualitative study with 20 semi-structured interviews was conducted from August 2016 to February 2017 in Shohadaye Tajrish and Emam Khomeini Hospitals of Tehran...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607339/the-effect-of-prangos-ferulacea-vaginal-cream-on-accelerating-the-recovery-of-bacterial-vaginosis-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial
#8
Asieh Azadpour Motlagh, Mahrokh Dolatian, Faraze Mojab, Malihe Nasiri, Behrouz Ezatpour, Yadollah Sahranavard, Heshmat Shakiba, Bahram Rahimy, Kiandokht Ghanati
Background: The present study was conducted on the effect of prangos ferulacea vaginal cream on accelerating the recovery of bacterial vaginosis. Methods: This randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted on 100 non-pregnant women referring to health centers affiliated to Lorestan University of Medical Sciences in 2016 with the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis based on the patient's complaints, Amsel's clinical criteria, and the Nugent microscopic criteria...
April 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29399585/the-effect-of-educational-program-on-self-efficacy-of-women-with-rheumatoid-arthritis-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial
#9
Mahboobeh Hosseini Moghadam, Iran Jahanbin, Mohammad Ali Nazarinia
Background: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic and inflammatory disorder which is the major cause of disability in adults. Patient training is a vital aspect of nursing care for people with arthritis aiming to enable them to live as independently as possible. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the effect of the educational program on self-efficacy on women with rheumatoid arthritis. Methods: This study was an open randomized controlled clinical trial during May to July 2013...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344539/agreement-between-heart-failure-patients-and-their-primary-caregivers-on-symptom-assessment
#10
Hassan Sharifi, Mohammad Ali Rezaei, Nastaran Heydari Khayat, Neda Mohammadinia
Background: To decrease the readmission rate of heart failure (HF) patients, patients and their caregivers (CGs) should participate in symptoms assessment. This study aimed to assess the agreement between HF patients and their CGs on symptoms assessment. Methods: Using a correlational design, 100 HF patients with their CGs (100 dyads) were recruited from Department of Cardiology, Iranshahr, during August-December 2014. Data were collected using modified Heart Failure Symptom Survey (HFSS)...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344538/lived-experiences-of-mothers-with-diabetic-children-from-the-transfer-of-caring-role
#11
Maryam Khandan, Farokh Abazari, Batool Tirgari, Mohammad Ali Cheraghi
Background: Following the confirmed type 1 diabetes in children and their discharge from the hospital, the care responsibilities are transferred from nurses to mothers. These mothers are faced with many challenges to play this caring role. The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of the diabetic children's mothers from the transfer of caring role. Methods: In 2016, semi-structured interviews with Eleven Iranian mothers of children (aged≤14 year) with type 1 diabetes were conducted...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344537/the-relationship-between-health-literacy-and-health-promoting-behaviors-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes
#12
Shima Chahardah-Cherik, Mahin Gheibizadeh, Simin Jahani, Bahman Cheraghian
Background: Health promoting behaviors are known to be a key factor in managing type 2 diabetes and improving the quality of life in diabetic patients. However, there is little known about the factors influencing these behaviors in diabetic patients. This study aimed to find the relationship between the health literacy and health promoting behaviors in patients with type II diabetes. Methods: This correlational study was conducted from August to September 2016 on 175 eligible diabetic patients (20 to 65 year-old) who referred to the selected centers of diabetes control in Ahvaz City...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344536/a-cry-for-help-and-protest-self-immolation-in-young-kurdish-iraqi-women-a-qualitative-study
#13
Pakestan Mohammad Amin, Jila Mirlashari, Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi
Background: Suicide is a major psychiatric emergency that has always been a topic of great interest to researchers. Self-immolation is a heinous suicide method that is common in Eastern societies. The present study was conducted to explore probable issues which might lead to self-immolation in young Kurdish Iraqi women. Methods: The present qualitative study was conducted in Soran, Erbil Governorate in Iraq, and the surrounding villages of Soran District (March 2015 to May 2016)...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344535/sexual-experience-of-iranian-women-in-their-middle-life-a-qualitative-approach
#14
Sedigheh Moghasemi, Giti Ozgoli, Fazlollah Ahmadi, Masomeh Simbar
Background: Sexual problems are common among the middle-aged women; however, there is no deep understanding of sexuality in midlife. The current study aimed to investigate Iranian women's attitudes and experiences about sexual life changes in midlife. Methods: This is a descriptive qualitative study. Seventeen women aged 40 -65 years old were purposively selected from urban health centers in Gorgan, Iran, in 2015. Face-to-face, semi-structured and in-depth interviews were conducted for data collection until data saturation was attained...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344534/the-effect-of-self-care-education-on-emotional-intelligence-and-hba1c-level-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial
#15
Salma Tavakol Moghadam, Seyed Saeed Najafi, Shahrzad Yektatalab
Background: The role of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in glycemic control in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) has not been fully understood. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of self-care education on EI and hemoglobin glycosylated (HbA1c) in patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods: In this randomized controlled clinical trial, 48 patients with type 2 DM referred to Shahid Motahari Diabetes Center in 2015 were divided into an intervention and a control group using block randomization...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344533/the-effect-of-family-centered-empowerment-program-on-self-efficacy-of-adolescents-with-thalassemia-major-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial
#16
Leili Borimnejad, Soroor Parvizy, Hamid Haghaani, Belgheis Sheibani
Background: Chronic nature of thalassemia causes changes in different aspects of life in patients, including their self-efficacy. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of family-centered empowerment program on the self-efficacy of adolescents with Thalassemia major. Methods: A quasi-experimental study was performed on adolescents with thalassemia major in 2013 in Bandar Abbas, Iran. The participants were divided into intervention and control groups, respectively...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344532/functional-ability-of-clients-with-bipolar-disorders-in-tertiary-hospital-puducherry
#17
Rajendran Rangasamy Kavitha, Sethuramachandran Kamalam, Ravi Philip Rajkumar
Background: Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a common long standing mental illness which is episodic in nature, affecting approximately1-2% of the world adult population. BD frequently affects the patient's life. Few studies have examined the functional impairment in patients with affective illness. The main objective of the current study was to assess specific domains of functioning as well as the overall functioning of the clients with BD. Methods: This cross-sectional study aimed to assess the level of function among the clients with BD in JIPMER Hospital, Puducherry during 2015-2016 and to identify the socio- demographic and clinical factors associated with the level of functioning...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344531/factors-affecting-the-place-of-delivery-among-mothers-residing-in-jhorahat-vdc-morang-nepal
#18
Prativa Dhakal, Mangala Shrestha, Dharanidhar Baral, Santosh Pathak
Background: In Nepal, the maternal mortality ratio is 281 per thousand live births, among which 40% mortality occurs during home delivery. Home delivery increases the risk of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity due to the birth not assisted by skilled attendant. This study was carried out to determine the factors affecting the place of delivery among the mothers residing in Jhorahat VDC, Morang district, Nepal. Methods: A mixed method study using interviews based on semi-structured questionnaire (n=93) among mothers and two focus group discussion among decision makers of the house and female community health volunteers was conducted between November to December 2012...
January 2018: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29043288/the-authors-reply
#19
Mohammad Farajzadeh, Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh, Kourosh Sayehmiri
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October 2017: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29043287/improving-the-search-strategy-of-systematic-reviews-and-meta-analysis
#20
Sougand Tourani, Aidin Aryankhesal, Masoud Behzadifar
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October 2017: International Journal of Community Based Nursing and Midwifery
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