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Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening in Nursing and Midwifery Personnel of Hospitals of Birjand, Iran

Farzaneh Safajou 1 , * , Narges Soltani 1 and Zahra Amouzeshi 1
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1 Nursing and Midwifery Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
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  • Modern Care Journal: January 2017, 14 (1); e11720
  • Published Online: January 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 31, 2016
  • Revised: December 3, 2016
  • Accepted: January 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/modernc.11720

To Cite: Safajou F, Soltani N, Amouzeshi Z. Barriers to Breast Cancer Screening in Nursing and Midwifery Personnel of Hospitals of Birjand, Iran, Mod Care J. 2017 ;14(1):e11720. doi: 10.5812/modernc.11720.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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