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The Effect of Distraction Technique on the Pain of Dressing Change among 3-6 Year-old Children
Background Burn dressings, debridement, surgical incisions, skin grafting and physical therapy are some of painful treatments of burn. According to the studies, distraction techniques have aExpand
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Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of Death Depression Scale-Revised in Iranian Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
Objective: Limited research has examined the psychometric properties of death depression scales in Persian populations with cardiac disease despite the need for valid assessment tools for evaluatingExpand
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The Effect of Distraction Techniques on the Pain of Venipuncture in Children: A Systematic Review
Context: Venipuncture has been reported as one of the major sources of pain in the children’s wards. Various distraction techniques have been used so far to reduce this pain. Distraction technique isExpand
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Inpatient Satisfaction with Health System Transformation Project in Mazandaran Educational Hospitals, Iran
Background and purpose: One of the aims of health systems is to promote the health of people which is obtained by providing appropriate healthcare services. This study was conducted to survey theExpand
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Decayed, Missing, and Filled Teeth (DMFT) Index among First-grade Elementary Students in Mazandaran Province, Northern Iran
Background Decayed, Missing, and Filled Teeth (DMFT) indicator is one of the most epidemiologic indexes in dentistry indicating the situation of oral and dental health among people of a society. TheExpand
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Religious coping and death depression in Iranian patients with cancer: relationships to disease stage
PurposeThe study investigated relationships among the extent of disease, religious coping, and death depression in Iranian patients with cancer.MethodA descriptive cross-sectional study was conductedExpand
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Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Evaluation of the Herth Hope Index Within a Sample of Iranian Older Peoples
There is a need to better understand the measurement of hope within a variety of cross-cultural contexts and older population. The objective of this study was to examine the psychometricExpand
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Effect of red sugar on functional constipation in children compared to figs syrup; a randomized controlled trial study
Aim: The present study is aimed to investigate the effect of red sugar on functional constipation in children compared to figs syrup. Background: Treatment of constipation in childhood improvesExpand
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Adverse effects of hemodialysis on kidney patients: how good the evidence is
Objective: Hemodialysis is a treatment for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients. The incidence of ESRD has been increased up to 8% from 2004 to 2011. Based on some studies, various complicationsExpand
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Development and psychometric evaluation of a Persian version of the Death Depression Scale-Revised: a cross-cultural adaptation for patients with advanced cancer
Objective The surfacing of thoughts and depressive affect associated with the prospect of death are prevalent among patients with advanced cancer. Because death cognitions and associated negativeExpand
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