Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi

Alireza Nikbakht Nasrabadi
Tehran University of Medical Sciences | TUMS · Department of Medical Surgical Nursing

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November 2018 - present
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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  • Head of Faculty
June 2015 - March 2017
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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  • Head of Faculty
January 2000 - September 2013
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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  • Professor (Full)

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Publications (236)
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Objectives In the nursing education system, evolution is required to train qualified and professionally competent nurses who can face workplace challenges and evolving needs of societies. This study aimed to explore effective factors and challenges of the formation of transformational education in the nursing education system. Methods This was a q...
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AIM: The present study was conducted to explain the perception of diabetic people about the transition of diabetes care from childhood to adulthood. METHOD: This study with the hermeneutic phenomenology approach was conducted on 10 young people with type 1 diabetes with a history of childhood diabetes. They were selected through purposive sampling....
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Objective: Educated midwives have a range of abilities to use their skills in normal situations. Given that working under normal situations is different from critical conditions, the recognition of skills and competencies required for midwifery practice is important. The purpose of this study was to explore specific professional competencies that...
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Objectives Edication management is a process in which medications are selected, procured, delivered, prescribed, reviewed, administered and monitored to assure high-quality patient care and safety. This paper explores clinicians’ attitudes towards medication management which is both open to influence and strongly linked to successful changes in med...
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Background Moral distress is a poorly defined and frequently misunderstood phenomenon, and little is known about its triggering factors during ICU end-of-life decisions for nurses in Iran. This study aimed to explore the experiences of nurses’ moral distress in the long-term care of older adults via a phenomenological study. Methods A qualitative,...
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Introduction Nurses face several stresses during a pandemic. Therefore, it seems necessary to use appropriate adaptation and coping methods to reduce the destructive effects of physical and psychological stresses. This study aimed to explain nurses' experience of stresses and coping methods used for care of patients with Covid-19. Method A qualita...
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Background Improving the competencies of nurses requires improving educational methods through the use of novel methods in teaching and learning. We aim to explore the perceptions of stakeholders (including nursing education directors, faculty members and nursing students) of the requirements of implementing innovative educational approaches in nur...
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Introduction:Praxis is a process of applying knowledge in nursing practice to advance emancipatory goals in society and in the world and to eliminate any injustice and discrimination in care. Praxis requires the coherent application of patterns of knowing in nursing practice; however, understanding nursing knowledge is complex and using experientia...
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Background In many developing and developed countries, the profession of nursing is directly affected by the country’s legislative structure and associated governance arrangements. Thus, nursing policymakers, practitioners, and educators should understand the way nursing legislation is created and implemented, as well as its impact on the nursing p...
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Background Suicide is one of the most important causes of death in the world. A critical problem that Iraqi women in Kurdistan are facing is self-immolation. Deformity caused by burn can have many psychological effects on the individuals, including self-image disorder, loss of quality of life, low self-confidence, and disturbances in social interac...
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Aim The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of blindness simulation among a group of nursing students. Design This qualitative study was conducted using an interpretive phenomenological method. Methods Using purposeful sampling method, students were informed and invited to participate in the research through the Website of Tehran Sch...
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Background: Personal Knowing (PK) is an expression of self-knowledge concerning others. Besides, PK is the most difficult as well as the most essential pattern of knowing in nursing. The current study aimed to explore how nurses apply personal knowledge in patient care. Methods: This qualitative study was performed based on the grounded theory meth...
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Background: People with concurrent chronic conditions face different situations that lead to frequent transferring between the hospital and home. Despite the use of different strategies for improving transitional care, these transferring is associated with different challenges. This article aims to explore family caregivers' experiences of transit...
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While much research has focused on the direct impact of socioeconomic status on cancer patients, what is not clear is the impact of socioeconomic status on social support and the burden of care for caregivers. In this study, a cross-sectional method, using a convenience sampling approach, was adopted to collect the data of 191 caregivers of cancer...
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Transitional care is a designed plan to ensure the continuity of care received by patients as they transfer between different locations or levels of care. The aim of this paper is to explore nurses’ experiences of transitional care in multiple chronic conditions. A qualitative method with a conventional content analysis approach was utilized. The s...
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Background & Aim: Drug dosage calculation is one of the main skills in the drug administration process that requires sufficient knowledge about mathematical calculations and drug dosage; in addition, lack of math anxiety is required for drug dosage calculation as well. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of mathematical calculation an...
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Introduction. Understanding the experiences of diabetes of unsuccessful management will help the treatment team to plan appropriate interventions to solve the problems they face. The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of unsuccessful diabetes management in people with diabetes. Methods. A hermeneutic phenomenological method was used t...
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Due to the growing trend of COVID-19 incidence in societies, HCWs are faced with an additional workload and stress. Skin damage caused by enhanced infection-prevention measures among health care workers. This study aims to estimate the prevalence and clinical features of this skin damage among Iranian Healthcare workers. six hundred HCWs were surve...
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Background Pediatric cancer is a global problem, and some studies have emphasized that nurses caring for these children experience work-related challenges. This has caused many children diagnosed with cancer to have a prolonged hospital stay and suffer unnecessary pain. However, there is insufficient documentary evidence on this issue. This study a...
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Background: Nursing can and is directly affected by the legislation structure and its associated governance. So, nursing regulators and indeed practitioners must be aware of their own legislative framework. This content analysis was conducted to define the structure of nursing legislation in Iran. Method: A qualitative design using a content analys...
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Background: Nurses require a great deal of knowledge to provide a comprehensive and effective nursing care. A number of patterns have been put into place to help nurses acquire this knowledge. The aim of this study was to describe the core variable in the process of using patterns of knowing by nurses in clinical practice. Methods: The study was...
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Background: Missed care is a global phenomenon, which can include many clinical conditions that threaten the patients’ safety in all countries and cultures, and also indicates the quality of nursing care. The nursing students’ awareness and understanding of missed nursing care is of great importance. The current study aims to explore the lived expe...
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Background: Medication management is a cyclic and multidisciplinary approach to enhance safe medication therapy. This paper explores clinician attitude toward medication management which is both open to influence and strongly linked to successful changes in mediation behavior. Purpose: To investigate effects of engaging in participatory action rese...
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Background: During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, healthcare workers (HCWs) stand-in the frontline of the fight against this disease. Objective: This study aims to assess the challenges of HCWs protection during COVID-19 pandemic in Tehran, Iran. Methods: Seven hundred HCWs were surveyed between April and May 2020. The study was performed in surg...
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Communication and sharing information with ill children are challenging. To protect a child from the bitter reality, sometimes use of well-intended untruths, or white lies is necessary. This research aimed at studying the experiences of nurses about the use of white lies in in pediatric clinical setting. In this qualitative, content-analysis study,...
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Aim To provide insights into nurses lived experiences in caring for children with cancer. Background Little is known about the paediatric oncology nurses shared practices of caring for children with cancer in Ghana. Design A hermeneutic phenomenological qualitative study. Methods A semi‐structured interview with 14 purposely sampled Ghanaian pae...
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Background: A few studies have been done regarding the validity and reliability of the Mini-Peer Assessment Tool across various specialties. This study was conducted to determine the reliability, content and construct validity of Mini-Peer Assessment Tool to assess the competency of emergency medicine residents. Methods: This study was carried out...
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Background: Covid-19 pandemic with its sudden and widespread global outbreak has stunned health care systems. Nurses are at the forefront of fight against this pandemic, and Intensive care unit (ICU) nurses are more at risk of infection as they have a greater interaction with infected patients. Therefore, the present study was conducted to explore...
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Background: Keeping the patients well and fully informed about diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments is one of the patient's rights in any healthcare system. Although all healthcare providers have the same viewpoint about rendering the truth in treatment process, sometimes the truth is not told to the patients; that is why the healthcare staff tell...
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Aim To explore the extent to which action research assists developing medication safety behaviors among emergency medicine staff. Background Healthcare staff involved in medication therapy are frequently required to implement progressive changes. To permanently improve medication safety, we must consider staff behavior. This study utilizes action...
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The birth of preterm multiple new-borns, especially triplets or more, creates numerous psychological and clinical challenges for parents during the neonatal and infancy period. This study investigated parents’ experiences of parenting preterm multiple-birth new-borns. A qualitative study was undertaken using an interpretive phenomenology study meth...
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Introduction: Maintaining a sense of dignity in incurable patients and providing a death with dignity is one of the most important goals of palliative care. In this regard, dignity therapy is considered
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The authors conducted a systematic review of factors that moderate the influence of intergenerational contact on ageism. MEDLINE (using PubMed), EMBASE, Scopus, Web of Science, and Proquest databases were searched, using terms and keywords including intergenerational conflict, intergenerational relation, intergeneration gap, and ageism, and no date...
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Background: Caring for people with cancer and chemotherapy is emotionally challenging. Nursing students, as people who are in the future accepting nursing roles, are no exception. Therefore, it is very important to know their experiences in the first exposure to the patient under chemotherapy in order to train efficient staff and provide quality ca...
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Background: Patients with cancer deal with physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and existential problems that impact on their quality of life. This study aimed to assess the effect of dignity therapy on the quality of life of mentioned patients. Materials and Methods: In this quasi‑experimental study, 50 patients with cancer hospitalized in a palliat...
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Background: Patients with cancer deal with physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and existential problems that impact on their quality of life. This study aimed to assess the effect of dignity therapy on the quality of life of mentioned patients. Materials and methods: In this quasi-experimental study, 50 patients with cancer hospitalized in a pall...
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Background: Pediatric cancer is a global problem, and some studies have highlighted that nurses in a low-income country experience work related challenges. Other studies have confirmed that nurses' caring work is often affected by several intrinsic and extrinsive factors which directly or indirectly influence the level of nurses' caring morale. But...
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Background: Pediatric cancer is a global problem, and some studies have highlighted that nurses caring for these children experience work-related challenges, which makes many children with cancer to be left with terminal diagnoses, unnecessary suffering; and also, job dissatisfaction among the nurses. But no study has explored this phenomenon among...
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Background: Pediatric cancer is a global problem, and some studies have highlighted that nurses caring for these children experience work-related challenges. This makes many children with cancer to be left with terminal diagnoses, unnecessary suffering; and also, job dissatisfaction among the nurses. But no study has explored this phenomenon among...
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Background: Pediatric cancer is a global problem, and some studies have emphasized that nurses caring for these children experience work-related challenges. This has caused many children diagnosed with cancer to have a prolonged hospital stay and suffer unnecessary pain. However, there is insufficient documentary evidence on this issue. This study...
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Objective To determine the effect of nutrition education program on hemodialysis patients’ quality of life (QoL) and serum electrolytes levels. Methods This study was a randomized controlled trial in which 94 eligible hemodialysis patients were randomly assigned to intervention (n = 48) and control (n = 46) groups. In the intervention group, the p...
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Background Chemotherapy is one of the main systemic therapies for cancer, but often has significant negative effects on the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual and social aspects of patients’ lives. Therefore, it is important for nurses to understand patients’ experiences of chemotherapy to provide effective care and management. Aim To e...
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Background: Receiving accurate and complete information about diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments is among patients’ rights in healthcare systems. Although all healthcare providers have the same viewpoint about truth-telling in the process of treatment, sometimes truths are not told to patients or they are told a “white lie”. The aim of the study...
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Background: Simulation-based teaching skill is important for nurses who care for blind patients. Nurses should be able to understand their clients in order to provide them with better care. Also, better understanding of blindness enables nurses to take a more appropriate approach in dealing with blind patients and solving their problems. The aim of...
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Background: Keep the patients well and fully informed about diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments is one of the patient’s rights in any healthcare system. Although all healthcare providers have the same viewpoint about rendering the truth in treatment process, sometimes the truth is not told to the patients and instead, healthcare staff use “white l...
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Background: Keeping the patients well and fully informed about diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments is one of the patient’s rights in any healthcare system. Although all healthcare providers have the same viewpoint about rendering the truth in treatment process, sometimes the truth is not told to the patients; that is why the healthcare staff tell...
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Background: Limited skill in health literacy is a global issue. Variation in health literacy skills within societies is a source of health inequality unless health care providers apply health literacy practices to effectively communicate with all clients. Objective: This study examined Iranian registered nurses' knowledge of and experience with...
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Background: Hematopoetic stem cell transplantation is considered as a standard treatment for cancer patients to stay hopeful toward treatment outcome. However, these patients experience many complications which might affect different aspects of their life. The aim of this study was to investigate the lived experience of patients after hematopoetic...
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Background: Considering the position of home health care in the current world, the objective of this study was to design an applied model of providing home care services in Iran. Methods: The mixed methods approach was employed in three stages in Iran from Feb 2015 to Sep 2016. During the first phase, the qualitative method of content analysis w...
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Introduction: Empowering an individual with spinal cord injury as far as possible is an experience with various social and cultural aspects. This study investigated health professionals' experiences of barriers in empowering individuals with spinal cord injuries. Methods: This was a qualitative inquiry with a conventional content analysis approach....
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Background: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a life-changing experience for the individuals with SCI and their families. This study aimed to investigate physical strategies used for overcoming physical disability in individuals with SCI. Methods: In this qualitative study, 17 SCI persons and 13 family caregivers were selected by a purposeful sampling...
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OBJECTIVES Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a life-changing experience for the individuals with SCI and their families. This study aimed to investigate physical strategies used for overcoming physical disability in individuals with SCI. METHODS In this qualitative study, 17 SCI persons and 13 family caregivers were selected by a purposeful sampling. Set...
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Background: Spinal cord injury (SCI) causes financial, social, and psycho-emotional problems for both the person afflicted with SCI andthe family. Family asanimportant source of care playsanimportant role in patients’ rehabilitationandcomplication reduction. Objectives: The present study aimed at designing a client and family empowerment model for...
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OBJECTIVES Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a life-changing experience for the individuals with SCI and their families. This study aimed to investigate physical strategies used for overcoming physical disability in individuals with SCI. METHODS In this qualitative study, 17 SCI persons and 13 family caregivers were selected by a purposeful sampling. Set...
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Background: The most important and irreversible consequence of medical errors is the human impact caused by unintended actions. In a few studies, the significant impact of this error on the private life of healthcare staff have been mentioned, but the problems of the involved nurses' families had been ignored, as of now. Aims: This study aimed t...
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BACKGROUND The aim of this qualitative study was to explore if the presence of a child in the family was an opportunity or threat to the marital life. METHODS In this common qualitative content analysis, semi-structured interviews with 20 participants were conducted. All of the interviews were recorded and then transcribed. The data were categoriz...
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Introduction: The degradation of moral and professional values and incompatibility between value and performance affects the individual’s value, and leads healthcare staff to completely abandon the profession. Aim: To investigate the experience of nursing care managers regarding the disrupted value system. Materials and Methods: In this qualitative...
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Introduction Natural disasters have many effects on vulnerable groups, especially infants and children. Protecting breastfeeding in disasters is important, because artificial feeding puts a lot of risk to the child. In disasters, artificial nutrition is dangerous to children and its supplementation requires special equipment. There is little inform...
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Background Because of the variety of services and resources offered in the delivery of home health care, its management is a challenging and difficult task. Objectives The purpose of this study was to explore the administrative aspects of the delivery of home health care services. Methods This qualitative study was conducted based on the traditio...
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Background: Breast surgery for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer is associated with poor postoperative quality of life (QOL). The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a programmed discharge planning in improving overall QOL and its physical, emotional, social, and spiritual domains. Method: In this quasi-experimental stud...
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Ethical management with minimum moral distress is one of the main duties of nurse managers. There is no doubt that a better understanding of the experiences of nurse managers in morally challenging situations could have an effective role in improving health care systems. The present study aimed to investigate the lived experiences of clinical nurse...
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Abstract Introduction: Excessive weight gain is one of the problems of today`s society and a worldwide health threatening condition similar to diabetes, cancer, and other chronic diseases. The prevalence of overweight and excessive weight gain is increasing worldwide. Despite advances in managing the excessive weight gain phenomena, its prevalence...
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Study design: This was a qualitative study conducted using an interpretative phenomenological approach. Objectives: This study investigated the experience of pregnancy and childbirth in women with spinal cord injury (SCI). Setting: Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Methods: The...
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