Parkhideh Hassani

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OBJECTIVES Persistent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection often leads to the development of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis. The role of host genetic factors in chronic HBV infection is not fully understood. We studied the influence of glutathione S-transferase (GST) M1, T1, and P1 polymorphisms in patients with different stages of HBV infections. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND In addition to physical adaptation and psychosocial adjustment to chronic renal disease, hemodialysis (HD) patients must also adapt to dialysis therapy plan. OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of Roy's adaptation model-based patient education on adaptation of HD patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study is a(More)
This study was designed to explore the relationship between illness perceptions and educational intervention based on the Leventhal's model in pacemaker patients. Fifty-one consecutive patients who were admitted for implantation of permanent cardiac pacemaker were recruited to receive an educational intervention, which consisted of two sessions delivered in(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to explore the role of social capital within the context of the nursing profession in Iran, based on the experience and perspectives of senior nursing managers. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted using the Graneheim and Lundman content analysis method. Using purposive sampling, 26 senior nursing managers from the(More)
BACKGROUND Transition is a passage or movement from one state, condition, or place to another. Patients with chronic disorders such as end-stage renal disease experience transitions. This study aims to explore the process of transition to hemodialysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a qualitative grounded theory of a doctoral dissertation. Twenty-four(More)
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