Soghra Nikpour

Soghra Nikpour
Iran University of Medical Sciences · School of Nursing and Midwifery ,Center for Nursing Care Research, Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Tehran, Iran

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BACKGROUND There is plenty of evidence on the interventions that can improve the outcome of diabetes and there is an urgent need to innovate and provide cost-effective ways to optimize the best care for diabetes OBJECTIVE the aim was to examine the components of diabetes courses to extract training virtual modules for training primary health care...
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Background: Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) face significant challenges in the treatment process, which can have a negative impact on disease management. Proper management of the disease can reduce symptoms and complications, improve glycemic indices, and reduce mortality and readmission. Objective: Given the influential role of pa...
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Background: Patient self-efficacy is one of the most important factors in treating and overcoming disease. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of an educational program based on the health belief model on self-efficacy among patients with type 2 diabetes referred to the Iranian Diabetes Association in 2014. Method: A randomi...
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Sleep disorders are common among patients with chronic heart failure (HF), and it can have a significant effect on patients' daily activities as well as their health. The purpose of this study was to assess sleep quality and its predictors in Iranian patients with chronic HF. This cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample of 200 patients with...
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Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections affecting about 40% of women in some points in their lives. UTI can cause serious potential consequences such as life-threatening sepsis, if it is not treated by primary health care providers. Health behaviours play an important role in causing UTI. Self-efficacy, as an im...
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We conducted a text message-based intervention for weight management over three months by two months intervention and one month wash-out period. In a quasi-experimental study with control (n = 40) and experimental group (n = 40), 80 overweight and obese employed women were entered. Participants were recruited via announcement. All subjects attended...
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Objectives: This study examined the social skills of preschool children in Tehran and the impact of kindergarten on the social skills. Methods: We conducted descriptive and cross- sectional research to measuring the social skills in preschool children in Tehran and the impact of kindergarten on the social skills. 350 preschool child participated in...
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One of the most critical stages of women’s lives is menopause and one of the aims of health for all in the 21st century is the improvement of the quality of life. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of exercise on quality of life in postmenopausal women. This study was designed by a randomized –controlled trial. Eighty volunteer postm...
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Introduction: In this study we aimed to determine factors related to the etiology of cancer in children. Materials and Methods: We investigated this issue in a case control study of 300 patients, aged 2±14 years, with acute leukemia, and 300 controls, individually matched to cases for age and sex, and place of residence. Children were enrolled afte...
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Menopause is an important time in a woman's life. Her body is going through changes that can affect her social life. This event usually happens between the ages of 45 and 60, but it can happen earlier or later. Menopause age is related to several factors such as lifestyle, weight, genetics socioeconomic status and etc. recognizing these factors are...
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Background and Aim: Preeclampsia and eclampsia are threatening complications of pregnancy influencing the health of mothers and their fetus. So, prevention of these complications through providing mothers with natural diet vitamins during pregnancy is very important. The aim of this study was to examine relationship between consumption of diet rich...
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Introduction : Improvement of abdominal obesity indices in middle-aged obese women by of exercise training has significant importance. The aim of the study was to assess the effects of rhythmic endurance training on abdominal obesity indices (waist to hip ratio, waist circumference, waist to high ratio, body fat %) in working women. Materials and...
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Introduction: The role of breast-feeding in protection against childhood acute leukemia is uncertain. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that breast-feeding decreases the risk of 300 patients we investigated childhood acute leukemia. Materials and Methods: In a case control study, we inrestigated 300 patients, aged 2±13 years, with acute leuke...
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Pregnancy is a natural process which may create some changes in different parts of body such as oral and dental. These changes will lead to oral diseases, if enough and timely care of oral and dental parts was not taken. Women may experience increased gingivitis or a pregnancy gingivitis beginning in the second or third month of pregnancy that incr...
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Background & Aim : Elderly is a sensitive period and quality of life in elderly is of great importance that should not be ignored. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between quality of life and status of physical functioning among elderly people in west region of Tehran. Material and Method : This was a descriptive-correlatio...
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This study used a descriptive correlational design. The population studied consisted of Iranian women living in the western region of Tehran, Iran, who had delivered their infants and they had come to Health clinics 6 weeks after delivery for receiving postnatal care. This study included women who had received prenatal care, had no complications du...
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Background: Short-term postpartum sexual problem are highly prevalent ranging from 22% to 86%: however, there are few studies that address how mode of delivery affects sexual functioning after childbirth. Objective: To investigate the impact of childbirth on the sexual health of primiparous women and identify factors associated with sexual problems...
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Background: Because urinary tract infections (UTIs) are caused by bacteria in the stool, dietary factors may affect the risk of contracting UTIs by altering the properties of the fecal bacterial flora. Objective: To determine dietary factors for UTIs among married women in a case-control setting. Methods: Two hundred married women from selected hos...
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Background: Menopause age is related to several factors such as lifestyle, weight, genetics and etc. recognizing these factors is very important. The aim of the present study was determining the relation between menopause age and body mass index, menstrual history. Methods: In this correlational study, the relation between variables such as menopau...
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Introduction: Approximately 16 million women worldwide use injectable contraceptive to regulate their fertility, 13 million women use depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). Since 1996, DMPA has been used by several thousands of women in Iran. DMPA have some benefits such as highly efficacious in preventing pregnancy, increase hemoglobin levels,...
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Eighty percent of primiparous women are faced with sexual problems after delivery and two thirds of them experiences the problem for 6 months. Objective: To determine sexual problems resulting from delivery in primiparous women. Design: This was a cross-sectional study in which sexual problems of primiparous women after delivery were determined. Pr...

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