Research Article
26/4/2016
Sakineh Ghorbani, Mohsen Foadoddini, Mohammad Hasanpour Fard, Mohammad Ali Mahdiabadi, Sayed Amir Kazem Vejdan
Phlebitis is among the most common complications of intravenous therapy. It significantly correlates with the length of hospital stay and mortality rate.This study sought to examine the effects of quercetin topical cream on phlebitis caused by peripheral intravenous catheters.This single-blind randomized controlled trial was done in 2015 ... read more
Research Article
27/4/2016
Roghieh Kharaghani, Mohammad Shariati, Masud Yunesian, Afsaneh Keramat, Alireza Moghisi
There is a little consistency among prenatal care guidelines. An evidence-based guideline can be used to improve the quality of the mother and child health care. This study was designed to compare the consistency of the Iranian integrated maternal health care guideline with evidence-based prenatal care manuals ... read more
Research Article
20/4/2016
Masood Ziaee, Morteza Hajihosseini, Gholamreza Sharifzadeh, Toba Kazemi, Ghedsiyeh Azarkar, Mahboube Saljoughi
Smoking is amongst unhealthy behaviors that endangers public health and can impose significant costs on the society. We aimed to investigate the prevalence of cigarette smoking and related factors in Birjand city, Eastern Iran, during year 2014.This cross-sectional study was conducted on 5235 participants in Birjand city, ... read more
Research Article
15/1/2016
Ali Mohammad Izadpanah, Gholamreza Sharifzadeh, Shahnaz Tabiee, Amir Parsanasary, Zahra Unesi
Hepatitis B infection is one of the common diseases worldwide and the most prevalent communicable virus transferred by blood to the healthcare personnel. Active immunity is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B infection. The present study aimed at determining hepatitis B surface antibody (HBsAb) in ... read more
Research Article
26/4/2016
Nahid Babaeiamiri
Nurses experience considerable stress due to their difficult working conditions. Experiencing stress over a long period of time can influence mental health.This study aimed at predicting nurses’ mental health based on their job burnout, perceived social support, and psychological hardiness.This correlational study was done during year 2015 ... read more
Research Article
26/4/2016
Mina Nahamin, Masumeh Akbarbegloo, Zeinab Habibipur
Anxiety is among the commonest psychological problems experienced by patients receiving hemodialysis. One of the anxiety management strategies is complementary therapy. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of slow-stroke back massage on anxiety among hemodialysis patients.This randomized controlled clinical trial was carried ... read more
Research Article
27/4/2016
Maryam Alizadeh, Mohammadreza Miri, Bibi Narges Moasheri, Marzeyeh Ataee, Mitra Moodi
Infertility is associated with physical, financial, psychological, and social stress, and affects all aspects of infertile couples’ lives. It is among the most stressful life events and can inflict psychological damage on couples. The present study sought to evaluate the effects of a relationship enrichment educational program, ... read more
Research Article
27/4/2016
Nasrin Kamyabi, Maryam Nakhaei, Ahmad Nasiri, Ehsan Akbari, Gholamreza Sharifzadeh
Endoscopy is a diagnostic tool, which causes its candidates different levels of anxiety. Anxiety can reduce patients’ tolerance and cooperation and increase the likelihood of endoscopy-related complications. One strategy to alleviate anxiety is patient education. However, previous studies reported conflicting findings about the most appropriate patient education ... read more

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