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BACKGROUND AND AIM Today, research on new methods for preventing caesarean sections owing to labour induction, have been requested in obstetric practice, because of the increased morbidity related to caesarean section. Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare the effect of Oral Propranolol and Oxytocin versus Oxytocin only on induction of labour in(More)
BACKGROUND Prolonged labor can lead to maternal and neonatal complications. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of oral propranolol plus oxytocin versus oxytocin only on the process and outcome of labor. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial performed in Ilam Mustafa hospital, a total of 146 nulliparous(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Sexual dysfunction adversely affects quality of life, self esteem and interpersonal relationships and it may often be responsible for psychopathological disturbances. The purpose of this study was to explore the prevalence and associated risk factors for Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) in women with Kurdish culture from western Iran . (More)
BACKGROUND Nurses often complain about overwork and underpay. It seems that the association between "quality of working life" (QWL) and the degree of nurses' involvement in their carrier is the critical factor in achieving a higher level of quality of care. This study aimed to assess the quality of working life and its association with "job performance" of(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Several researchers have described the nurses' work as stressful and that the incidence of the occupational stress-related burnout in the profession was high. The aim of this study was to establish the relationship between the nurses' satisfaction, their psychosocial work environment, the levels of their reported moral sensitivities and(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is rapidly increasing worldwide with negative effects on women's health, psychosocial factors and quality of life. Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a major public health problem that is worrying for many women physically, emotionally and socially. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of body weight(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Hospitalization of traumatic patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and their critical condition can cause haemodynamic instabilities and deterioration in the level of consciousness. The study aimed to investigate the effect of whole body massage on the vital signs, Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores and arterial blood gases (ABG) in(More)
In this paper we use the operational Tau and Adomian methods with Padé approximants for solving the general Non-linear Volterra Integro-Differential Equations (NVIDE). We will present our method based on the matrix form of (NVIDE). The corresponding unknown coefficients of our method have been determined by using computational aspects of matrices. To this(More)
Many species of owls (Strigidae) represent cryptic species and their taxonomic study is in flux. In recent years, two new species of owls of the genus Strix have been described from the Middle East by different research teams. It has been suggested that one of these species, S. omanensis, is not a valid species but taxonomic comparisons have been hampered(More)
INTRODUCTION Pain is the key concern of women after caesarean delivery that may interfere with breastfeeding. AIM The aim of this study was to assess effect of ketofol (ketamine/propofol combination) on pain and complication after caesarean delivery under spinal anaesthesia. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this randomized double-blind clinical trial, 92(More)