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Effect of Herbal Therapy to Intensity Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients.

Akram Sadat Montazeri 1 , Mehdi Raei 2 , Atefeh Ghanbari 3 , Ali Dadgari 1 , Azam Sadat Montazeri 4 and Azam Hamidzadeh 1 , *
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1 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, IR Iran
2 Clinical Research Development Center, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
3 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, IR Iran
4 School of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: February 5, 2013, 15 (2); 101-6
  • Published Online: February 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 7, 2012
  • Revised: January 8, 2013
  • Accepted: January 8, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.4392

To Cite: Sadat Montazeri A, Raei M, Ghanbari A, Dadgari A, Sadat Montazeri A, et al. Effect of Herbal Therapy to Intensity Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients., Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(2):101-6. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.4392.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Material and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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