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July-September 2018| Vol 7| Issue 3

Original Article

Comparing the effects of cycled and constant lighting on weight gain and length of stay in neonatal intensive care unit among premature neonates: A two-Group randomized controlled clinical trial

Background: Environmental lighting can potentially affect weight gain and the length of stay in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) among premature neonates. Yet, there are controversies abou...


Original Article

The effects of arnigol cream on pain associated with arteriovenous fistula puncture in patients receiving hemodialysis: A randomized double-blind clinical trial study

Background: In each hemodialysis session, hemodialysis patients undergo two vascular punctures with large-diameter needles, which are associated with great pain. The reduction of puncture pai...


Original Article

The effects of discharge training and postdischarge counseling on quality of life after coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Background: Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is associated with different postoperative problems such as lengthy rehabilitation period and decreased quality of life (QOL). Objec...


Original Article

Effect of water immersion on labor outcomes: A randomized clinical trial

Background: Water immersion during labor is increasingly being used in different medical facilities worldwide. Objective: This study aimed to determine the effects of water immersion d...


Original Article

The nursing challenges of caring for brain-dead patients: A qualitative study

Background: Caring for brain-dead patients is one of the hardest duties for nurses, particularly in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Objective: This study aimed to explore the nursing chal...


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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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