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Design and Implementation Content Validity Study: Development of an instrument for measuring Patient-Centered Communication.
INTRODUCTION The importance of content validity in the instrument psychometric and its relevance with reliability, have made it an essential step in the instrument development. This article attemptsExpand
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Antifungal efficacy of thymol, carvacrol, eugenol and menthol as alternative agents to control the growth of food-relevant fungi.
OBJECTIVE This work is an attempt to examine the antifungal activity of thymol, carvacrol, eugenol and menthol against 11 food-decaying fungi. METHODS The susceptibility test for the compounds wasExpand
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Details of content validity and objectifying it in instrument development
Background & Aim : Researchers in the nursing science study complex constructs for which valid and reliable instruments are needed. When an instrument is created, psychometric testing is required,Expand
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Factors affecting the nurse-patients' family communication in intensive care unit of kerman: a qualitative study.
INTRODUCTION The communication between nurses and patients' families impacts patient well-being as well as the quality and outcome of nursing care, this study aimed to demonstrated the facilitatorsExpand
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Attitudes of Iranian nurses toward caring for dying patients.
OBJECTIVE To examine the attitudes of Iranian nurses toward caring for dying patients. METHODS Nurses' attitudes toward death and caring for dying patients were examined by using two types ofExpand
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Student nurses' attitudes towards death and dying in south-east Iran.
In this study, the attitudes of student nurses from Kerman and Bam in Iran towards death and caring for dying patients were compared. Two types of questionnaire were used: the DAP-R (Death AttitudeExpand
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Commitment to care: a qualitative study of intensive care nurses' perspectives of end-of-life care in an Islamic context.
BACKGROUND Currently, end-of-life care is a significant issue and a topic of debate in intensive care settings but understanding of nurses' perspectives about this within an Islamic context isExpand
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Perceived ethical values by Iranian nurses
Nursing, a scientific and practical discipline, faces continuing challenges of finding new direction in order to decipher its core values and develop current ethical codes for nursing practice. InExpand
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Nursing ethical values and definitions: A literature review
Background: Ethical values offer a framework for behavior assessment, and nursing values influence nurses’ goals, strategies, and actions. A literature review was adopted in order to determine andExpand
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Moral sensitivity and moral distress in Iranian critical care nurses
Background: Moral sensitivity is the foremost prerequisite to ethical performance; a review of literature shows that nurses are sometimes not sensitive enough for a variety of reasons. Moral distressExpand
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