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PURPOSE The rising rate of violence and abuse in health care centers has become a major problem for nurses. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to explore the prevalence of assaults during nurses' careers in the Islamic Republic of Iran. METHODS Self-report questionnaires were filled out by 1,317 nurses. RESULTS Verbal abuse was experienced by(More)
Diabetes as one of Non-communicable diseases has allocated a large proportion of cost, time and human resources of health systems. Now, due to changes in lifestyle and industrial process, incidence of diabetes and its complications have been increased. Accordingly diabetic foot considered as a common complication of diabetes.Nurses are health care providers(More)
BACKGROUND Having a child in hospital is a stressful experience for most parents. Support from nurses can assist parents to maintain their parenting role and promote quality pediatric nursing care. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the study is to describe the quality of nurse-parent support in Iranian parents of hospitalized children in pediatric sites. (More)
Considering the nature of qualitative studies, the interaction between researchers and participants can be ethically challenging for the former, as they are personally involved in different stages of the study. Therefore, formulation of specific ethical guidelines in this respect seems to be essential. The present paper aimed to discuss the necessity to(More)
BACKGROUND Making decision about what kind of caring is entitled as futile care requires the presentation of a clear definition of such caretaking. OBJECTIVE To report an analysis of the concept of futile care. DESIGN The analysis in this research was carried out through hybrid model in three stages. At the theoretical stage:  a review of the available(More)
BACKGROUND Educational clinical environment has an important role in nursing students' learning. Any difference between actual and expected clinical environment will decrease nursing students' interest in clinical environments and has a negative correlation with their clinical performance. METHODS This descriptive cross-sectional study is an attempt to(More)
BACKGROUNDS Diabetes is one of the most common metabolic disorders worldwide. This study aim was to provide detail analysis of diabetes research output and its trend in Iran as well as in the world and compare them. METHODS Data was retrieved from PubMed database using a suitable search strategy and application of proper operator "AND", "OR" and "NOT".(More)
BACKGROUND According to professionalization in nursing profession, the nursing researches expanded dramatically and rapidly in a very short period. Research results showed improvement in quality of provided care by using research findings. But there is still a gap between nursing research and practice, which led scientists to explore the barriers and(More)
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer in adolescence requires that adolescents and their parents learn to adjust to the changes associated with cancer. This article presents results about the relationship between parental and adolescent coping. This study examined 120 adolescents in Iran with cancer (aged 11-18) and their parents. Coping was assessed using(More)
BACKGROUND Sleep disorders are common among patients with chronic heart failure (HF), and it can have a significant effect on patients' daily activities as well as their health. The purpose of this study was to assess sleep quality and its predictors in Iranian patients with chronic HF. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample of 200(More)