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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the effects of Hypericum perforatum on cesarean wound healing and hypertrophic scar. DESIGN This was a randomized, double-blind clinical trial study. SETTING The study was conducted in Samen-Ol-Aemmeh (Pbuh) Hospital in Mashhad, Iran. SUBJECTS The subjects included 144 women with surgical childbirth who(More)
BACKGROUND This study was done to assess the use of traditional/complementary and alternative medicine (TM/CAM) during pregnancy and the reasons behind it from the mother's perspective. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 919 pregnant mothers attending at prenatal care units of governmental health centers recruited through a multistage(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to assess the symptoms of menopausal women as well as the relationship between women's attitude towards menopause and menopausal symptoms. METHOD This studied, following a cross-sectional method, included 349 selected postmenopausal women attending health care centers. The data was collected using the attitude(More)
BACKGROUND This qualitative study was conducted to discover fertile couples' experiences of having their first child in the urban society of Mashhad, Iran. METHODS In this grounded theory study, 45 participants were selected. In-depth interviews were conducted at health centres, homes and workplaces. Data analyses were carried out adopting Strauss and(More)
INTRODUCTION Midwifery students experience high levels of stress during their initial clinical practices. Addressing the learner's source of anxiety and discomfort can ease the learning experience and lead to better outcomes. The aim of this study was to find out the effect of a simulation-based course, using simulated patients and simulated gynecologic(More)
This study evaluated the efficacy of red clover to relieve hot flashes and menopausal symptoms in peri/postmenopausal women. Electronic databases (MEDLINE, Scopus and the Cochrane Library) were searched. The mean frequency of hot flashes in red clover groups was lower compared with that in the control groups (close to statistical significance). Difference(More)
I1 World Congress for Integrative Medicine & Health 2017 A global forum for exploring the future of comprehensive patient care Benno Brinkhaus, Torkel Falkenberg, Aviad Haramati, and Stefan N. Willich Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Department of Neurobiology Care(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, the relevance of social interactions as determinants of behavioral intentions has been increasingly perceived, but there is a lack of knowledge on how and why it interacts with couples' fertility intentions. OBJECTIVE This qualitative study was conducted to explore the influence of social network on couples' intention to have their(More)
OBJECTIVE To critically evaluate the effect of red clover on hot flash, endometrial thickness, and hormones status in postmenopausal and peri- and post-menopausal women. MATERIALS AND METHODS MEDLINE (1966 to July 2014), Scopus (1990 to July 2014), and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (The Cochrane Library issue 1, 2014) were searched(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study, we aimed at evaluation of the efficacy of Hypericum perforatum and flaxseed on hot flash, vaginal atrophy and estrogen-dependent cancers in menopausal women. MATERIALS AND METHODS We searched MEDLINE, Scopus, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (RCT) to explore trials that assessed the effectiveness of H.(More)