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January-March 2019| Vol 8| Issue 1

Review Article

The prevalence of low back pain among Iranian hospital nurses: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Background: Low back pain (LBP) is common among nurses. Yet, studies reported contradictory results about its prevalence. Objectives: The aim of this study was to systematically evalua...


Original Articles

The effects of nurse-led telephone-based support on supportive care needs among women with breast cancer: A randomized clinical trial

Background: Patients with breast cancer (BC) need to be supported in all aspects of their lives. Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the impacts of nurse-led telephone-based suppo...


Original Articles

Effect of hydroalcoholic extract of Althaea officinalis root on improving chemotherapy-induced stomatitis: A randomized, double-blind, clinical trial

Background: Stomatitis is a common and serious side effect of chemotherapy. It is associated with multiple consequences such as pain, oral intake disorder, infection, bleeding, and failure of...


Original Articles

The effects of a self-management program based on the 5 A's model on self-efficacy among older men with hypertension

Background: Aging population is progressively increasing. Older adults suffer from the different chronic health conditions such as hypertension. Behavior change is a key strategy for effectiv...


Original Articles

The effects of infant massage on maternal postpartum depression: A randomized controlled trial

Background: Maternal postpartum depression (PPD) is a common problem after childbirth. It is a risk factor for low-quality mother–infant interaction. Infant massage may help alleviate d...


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Nursing and Midwifery Studies, a publication of Kashan University of Medical Sciences (KAUMS), is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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