Abbas Heydari

Abbas Heydari
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences | MUMS · Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery

PhD in Nursing

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March 2016 - present
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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  • Professor (Full)
December 2011 - March 2016
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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  • Professor (Associate)
August 2006 - December 2011
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (154)
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This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to summarize the randomized clinical trial studies regarding the effects of Valsalva maneuver on the severity of short peripheral cannula insertion pain and hemodynamic status in adults. A systematic search was conducted on PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus databases, Cochrane, ClinicalTrials.gov, and Goo...
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Introduction: The economic issues and problems associated with the health sector have always been the focus of attention in terms of the significant share they make of the GDP. Intensive care units, and especially ICUs, are among the most expensive in the hospital sector, and nurses, as the most important person involved in the use of resources in...
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Background: Despite the obvious importance of teamwork in emergency care, the dimensions of teamwork in resuscitation remain a subject of debate among specialists and researchers. The aim of this study was to identify the dimensions of teamwork based on the experiences of members of the resuscitation team. Materials and methods: This study was c...
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Background Inborn errors of amino acid metabolism are chronic conditions which have many sequels. Mothers of these children are facing different challenges which are underdetermined. This study was done to explore lived experience of mothers caring these children. Methods This is an interpretive phenomenology with Van Manen's approach which has 6...
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Objectives Accurate identification of the unmet needs of cancer patients with a valid and reliable scale leads to improvement of planning and implementation of nursing care. Thus, this study aims to translate the Short-Form Survivor Unmet Needs Survey (SF-SUNS) into Persian and to assess the psychometric properties of the Persian version among canc...
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Background: Mothers with children undergoing hemodialysis play the role of primary caregivers for their child and fully sacrifice themselves for care, leading to social isolation, suffering, stress, and negative effects on their health. Therefore, this study was conducted to design a supportive program based on the real needs of mothers with child...
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In student-teacher relationship, role modeling of the clinical teachers has frequently been identified as a strategy to promotion of professional development of students and their learning. The aim of the current study was to explore the experiences of nursing students and teachers concerning role modeling in clinical education. In this qualitative...
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Background A Near Miss Mother (NMM) who survives life-threatening conditions, experiences intense physical, emotional, and psychological consequences following the maternal near-miss (MNM) events. The aim of this study was therefore to explore indepth understanding meaning of NMM everyday lived experiences on the social and cultural background of I...
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Objective: To identify the elements of teamwork in resuscitation, an integrative review and synthesize current primary studies conducted. Methods: PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and Embase, as well as Google Scholar search engine were searched from November 2015 to March 2020 to review previously published peer-reviewed studies. Out of the 5495...
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Objective: Understanding the experiences of survivors and healthcare providers about health-promoting lifestyle (HPL) in colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors is important in planning for coping with the disease, managing treatment side effects, increasing survival, and improving quality of life (QOL). This study was conducted to explore the experience...
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Objective: Understanding the experiences of survivors and healthcare providers about health-promoting lifestyle (HPL) in colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors is important in planning for coping with the disease, managing treatment side effects, increasing survival, and improving quality of life (QOL). This study was conducted to explore the experienc...
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Introduction: Maternal Near Miss (MNM) case is defined as “a woman who nearly died but survived a life-threatening and failure organ during pregnancy or childbirth complication that the challenges of this group of mothers have not been addressed. Aim: This qualitative study of healthcare providers was conducted to discover the Iranian near miss mot...
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Introduction: Infertile women use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) frequently, in addition to conventional therapy. The aim of the study was to explore infertile women's healing experiences of using complementary and alternative medicine. Method: This qualitative study was conducted using Van Mannen's approach to phenomenology. Individu...
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Background A Near Miss Mother (NMM) who survives life-threatening conditions, experiences intense physical, emotional, and psychological consequences following the maternal near-miss (MNM) events. The aim of this study was therefore to explore indepth understanding meaning of NMM everyday lived experiences on the social and cultural background of I...
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Background: Caring for brain dead patients is the heaviest of duties for nurses, and despite tremendous stress, there are no theories/models to support nurses in this situation. This study designed a supportive model for nurses to provide care for potential organ donors. Materials and methods: This qualitative study was conducted in two stages....
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Background: Maternal near-miss (MNM) is defined as "a woman who almost died but survived a serious maternal complication during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of completion of pregnancy". Despite the long-term physical and psychological burden of this event on the mother's life, the meaning of MNM is not clear. In addition, the mother's r...
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Background: Chest tube insertion is recommended after cardiac surgery, and inserted annually for a large number of these patients. In addition to its benefits, the chest tube may have risks that are mismanaged. One of these risks is the possibility of pleural effusion, which can occur in high rates. Therefore, we conducted a systematic review to pr...
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Nurses are faced with tremendous pressure when providing brain-dead patients with care. There is limited guidance for nurses on the care of these patients. The present study aimed to report the experiences of nurses regarding the care of patients diagnosed with brain death.Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 31 nurses and other stakehold...
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Background: postpartum depression (PPD) is one of the psychological complications of mothers who have experienced severe maternal morbidity/maternal near miss (SMM/MNM) which can adversely affect the wellbeing of mothers, new born infants and other family members, but the risk level in this group is unclear. Therefore, we did a meta-analysis to as...
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Background: Mothers who have experienced a near miss event, their normal life is affected by physical, psychological, emotional, social and economic adverse effects. The aim of this study is to develop a supportive program for near miss mothers (NMM), based on a program logical model (PLM) that has been validated using the nominal group technique (...
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Background: The families of children with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) experience challenges in taking care of their child, which may affect the whole family. Therefore, the families need to manage and organize the caregiving process for the child. In order to help families provide optimized and quality care for their child, it is important to u...
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Background: Social stigma is the most common and challenging burden of care on the family of people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) In Iran, despite the cultural and social influences, this issue has been less studied. Therefore, present study was conducted to determine the lived experiences of caregivers of patients with BPD of social...
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Introduction: The wives of veterans are under great pressure because of their husbands 'physical and mental problems, and this can affect their mental health and quality of life. It seems that the training of some skills can have a significant impact on improving quality of life and reducing their mental burden. This study was conducted to determin...
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Purpose Maternal near miss (MNM) refers to women who survive death as a result of life-threatening obstetric complications or organ system dysfunction during pregnancy, childbirth or postpartum. The aim of the present study was to gain an understanding of mothering experiences in survivors ‘mothers due maternal near miss event. Materials and metho...
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Background: Household labor has been indicated as a feminine role even in the present millennium, in which gender role orientations have been changed. As pregnancy is an important time for studying the division of household labor, this study aimed to discover the meaning of the pregnant women's experiences of household roles. Methods: An ethno-p...
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Background & aim: Women experience many physical and emotional changes during pregnancy. Simultaneously, they experience dramatic alterations in their family structure and function including changes in the spousal role of couple. Due to the scarcity of studies in this regard, the present study aimed to provide an account of women's experiences of s...
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Background: A maternal near miss (MNM) is an event in which a pregnant woman comes close to maternal death, but does not die. The aim of this study was therefore to understanding meaning of NMM lived experiences of being supported on the social and cultural context of Iran. Methods: This qualitative study utilized a hermeneutic phenomenology study....
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Students' engagement in academic-related learning activities is one of the important determinants of students' success. Identifying the best teaching strategies to sustain and promote nursing students' engagement in academic and clinical settings has always been a challenge for nurse educators. Hence, it is essential to provide a set of strategies...
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Background: The families of children with congenital heart disease experience significant stress as to the care of the child and need to cope with stress. Accordingly, understanding of how families cope and use coping strategies is more important to help them better cope with stressful situations caused by caregiving. This study aimed to explore c...
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Background: Having a patient with borderline personality disorder (BPD) in the family is a complicated and stressful experience. The caregivers' experiences and the problems they have in care of patient with BPD have remained unknown. The aim of this research was to explore the experiences of the caregivers while living with BPD patients in Iran....
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Background & aim: In some situations in quantitative or qualitative research, complementary tools would be of great help in data collection. Vignette technique is a data collection tool, which has been used for over 50 years in different disciplines including health sciences. Nonetheless, there is a paucity of information regarding this method. Wit...
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Background: Family members' participation in care is internationally advocated as a way to improve patient outcomes admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). Objective: to provide an overview of current understandings about family participation in the care of older adult patients admitted to ICU. Design, data sources, and methods: The Arksey...
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Background: The role of women and men is changing across the world, and women, including pregnant women, are adopting newer roles in traditional societies like Iran. This study aimed to explore the meaning of pregnant women's experiences regarding their social roles in the sociocultural context of Iran. Materials and methods: This study was carr...
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Introduction: Triage in the interactive atmosphere of the emergency department (ED) has been described as complex and challenging. The influence of nurses’ belief systems on triage decision making has not to the authors’ knowledge been addressed. This study attempted to gain an understanding of the ED nurses’ culture of practice with respect to con...
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Introduction: The performance of community health nurses depends on a comprehensive collection of scientific and practical competencies that can be acquired through training courses in the nursing curriculum. Aim: The present study is an attempt to describe the process of community health nursing education during the training and field training cou...
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Background: In care of brain-dead patients, nurses face several challenges. It is important to determine the context behind these challenges since they affect the performance of nurses and the organ donation process. Objective: To identify factors affecting the emergence of challenges related to the management of brain-dead patients by nurses in...
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BACKGROUND: Enhancing the quality of care for elderly patients needs an understanding of the challenges and obstacles experienced by the intensive care unit (ICU) staff in providing care. AIM: To explore the most challenging issues experienced by ICU staff, in particular, nurses, in the care of elderly patients in the general adult ICU. DESIGN: A...
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Background: With regard to critical illness and stress, medication side effects, decreased appetite, and increased nausea and vomiting; patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) are at particular risk of malnutrition. Feeding behavior i.e. time and method in these patients has still remained as an unresolved issue. Thus; enteral and parenter...
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Background: Maternal Near Miss (MNM) event is associated with emotional, psychological, and social effects on women. Determining the needs of women with these experiences is the key to programming for providing high-quality care and reducing its burden. Hence, this study was conducted to determine the needs of women who have experienced MNM. Mate...
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Background: The role of women and men is changing across the world, and women, including pregnant women, are adopting newer roles in traditional societies like Iran. This study aimed to explore the meaning of pregnant women’s experiences regarding their social roles in the socio-cultural context of Iran. Method: This study was carried out using an...
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Background: Home care has gradually become a nursing model for nursing care. The nurses' experiences of challenges they have in home care have remained unknown. The aim of this study was to explore the hidden aspects of challenges related to home care in Iran. Methods: This study was conducted to explore the challenges of home nursing care using...
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According to the World Health Organization, the main mission of palliative care is to optimize the quality of life of patients with serious chronic disease, as well as their caregivers, by providing biopsychosociospiritual care. However, historically, the primary focus of palliative care is on providing care only for cancer diseases. Based on the c...
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Background: According to the World Health Organization, one in four people experience a psychiatric disorder throughout his/her life. For centuries, psychiatric patients have been sent to psychiatric hospitals that often stigmatized and located out of the community. Moreover, these patients are stigmatized by the hospital staff because they are not...
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Introduction: In providing pregnancy services, particular attention is given to the mother and her infant and comparatively less consideration is paid to men’s role. This study aimed to explore how Iranian men are confronted with pregnancy from pregnant women’s point of view. Methods: This study was conducted, using an ethno-phenomenological approa...
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Introduction: Hospital services are considered to be the principal factors contributing to increasing healthcare costs in many countries; therefore, considering productivity issues and identifying background factors affecting them is one of the top priorities of health care management. This study aimed to determine factors affecting the culture of...
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Background Caring for patients with brain death diagnosis is the heaviest of duties for nurses, and, due to the complexities and stressors, it is the biggest challenge of nursing in an intensive care unit. Objective This qualitative research aimed to disclose the nurses’ experience of caring for brain-dead patients. Methods The present study was...
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BACKGROUND: Standardization of documentation has enabled the use of medical records as a primary tool for evaluating health care functions and obtaining appropriate credit points for medical centres. However, previous studies have shown that the quality of medical records in emergency departments is unsatisfactory. AIM: The aim of this study was i...
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Background: Nowadays, in light of gender inequity, new concern has been raised for health-seeking behavior of women in clinical setting. The aim of this study was to investigate the perceptions and health-seeking behaviors of Afghan immigrant women residing in Mashhad, Iran. Method: An ethnographic design was used to examine the health-seeking b...
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Background and aim Academic engagement is an important indicator of quality of higher education. This study aimed to explain the experiences of undergraduate nursing students in terms of student-related factors affecting academic engagement. Methods This qualitative study was conducted in 2017 at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran. Dat...
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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...
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Purpose: To describe Iranian mothers' perspectives regarding hemodialysis for their children. Design and methods: This qualitative study was conducted using the hermeneutic phenomenological approach. The sample consisted of 11 mothers, among whom five were interviewed once and six were interviewed twice, for a total of 17 interviews. The data we...
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Background Professionalism is one of the basic concepts of home care nursing, as a growing model of community-based nursing. This phenomenon results from the nurse-patient interaction in home and community environments with multiple dimensions. Objective The purpose of this study was to explore the professional experiences of home care nurses in I...
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Background Patients undergoing mechanical ventilation in intensive care units are in a special position of suffering, and discovering their experiences in the painful situations of the intensive care unit can contribute greatly to improve the quality of nursing care for them. Objective The present study was performed aiming to explain the experien...
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Background: Researches has shown that the quality of nursing documentation services in the world, including Iran, is far from existing standards. Understanding the barriers to improving the documentation of nursing services is essential for the first step. The aim of this study was to identify barriers to improving the nursing documentation service...
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The propounded dualism in Content Analysis as quantitative and qualitative approaches is widely supported and justified in nursing literature. Nevertheless, another sort of dualism is proposed for Qualitative Content Analysis, suggesting the adoption of “inductive” and/or “deductive” approaches in the process of qualitative data analysis. These app...
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Background Despite the clinical importance of adherence to treatment in β-Thalassemia Major (β-TM) patients, poor adherence remains a prevalent and persistent problem in these patients. Objective The aim of this study was to explore Iranian β-TM patients’ perception regarding the barriers and facilitators of adherence to their treatments. Methods...
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Globally, β-Thalassemia Major (β-TM) is the most commonly inherited hemolytic anemia, with a high incidence rate in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Mediterranean countries. Patients with β-TM require lifelong adherence to their distressing treatment regimens, including regular blood transfusions and daily chelation therapy.
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Background The unlearning process is complex and sometimes painful in nature. This process usually occurs in social interactions and is very dependent on social contexts and the work environment. Objective To explore the concerns and mental challenges in facing unlearning situations in nurses. Methods This qualitative study using content analysis...
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Introduction: Faculty- student caring relationship in nursing education has been offered as enhancing students’ learning experiences to care , desire to care for others and self-actu­alization. This review therefore was carried out to analyze faculty-student caring interactions in nursing education. Methods: This concept analysis of caring in the n...
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Background: Visiting family members is one of the basic human needs; however, there is contradictory evidence about the advantages and disadvantages of the existing visiting systems. Therefore, the investigation of patients' preferences for the visiting strategies, and achievement of their authentic experiences can significantly contribute to decis...
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Introduction: The development of interprofessional collaboration is of great significance for facilitating the flow of information and provision of collaborated services. In fact, only one single profession cannot respond to all demands. Thus, this study was aimed to investigate clinical nurse-physician collaboration in Iran. Methods: This study...
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The growing number of doctoral graduates in nursing management, together with more focus on qualitative studies, has contributed to the development of qualitative studies. This study aimed to provide a critical appraisal of qualitative research papers in the field of nursing management by Iranian authors, published in national and international jou...
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Background Caring is a value-based concept in the nursing field and in education. Exact understanding of caring in education and developing this concept in nursing will result in the evolution of the position of nursing science and profession. Aim The aim of this study was to attempt to develop the concept of caring in nursing education. Methods...
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Background Mashhad is a center of diverse cultures, where many local and foreign cultures live together in its context. One of the main needs of a society with cultural diversity is transcultural care of patients. Hence, the present study took the first step for care of culturally diversified and minority patients in Mashhad. This research has been...
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Objective: Nurses are the most important staff in the health care system, thus, their job satisfaction is important in nursing management. The present study aimed at determining the impact of teaching spiritual intelligence on the job satisfaction of psychiatric nurses. Method: The participants were divided into 2 groups by random allocation. Data...
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Objective: To develop and psychometrically assess spiritual health scale based on Islamic view in Iran. Methods: The cross-sectional study was conducted at Imam Ali and Quem hospitals in Mashhad and Imam Ali and Imam Reza hospitals in Bojnurd, Iran, from 2015 to 2016 In the first stage, an 81-item Likert-type scale was developed using a qualitat...
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Background: Mental illness stigma has undesirable consequences for patients with psychiatric disorders. Objectives: The current study aimed at understanding the lived experiences of patients with psychiatric disorders on the consequences of stigma. Methods: Hermeneuticphenomenology was conductedon12 patients. They were selected from psychiatric hos...
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Research is an approach with which human beings can attempt to answer questions and discover the unknowns. Research methodology is something that is determined by the researcher’s attitude toward the universe as well as by the question he is trying to answer. Some essential questions regarding the research process are: “What is the nature of realit...
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Introduction: Until now, the concept of spiritual health has not been explained according to Islamic teachings and Iranian culture and there is no appropriate scale. The aim of this study was to construct and validate a scale to measure the spiritual health of Islamic patients based on Islamic teachings in Iran. Methods: A mixed method study was do...
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Nurses are of the most important staff in health systems. Nurses' job satisfaction is an important issue in the nursing management. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of critical thinking training on the nurses of psychiatric wards’ job satisfaction. In this study, 54 participants were divided into two groups by random allocation. Bra...
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Background: Resistive Inspiratory Muscle Training (RIMT) is a well-known technique for rehabilitation of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Incentive spirometry is another technique with potential viability for this application, but there is limited evidence in support of its efficacy in the rehabilitation of COPD patients....