Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

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Comparing the Effects of Aromatherapy With Rose Oils and Warm Foot Bath on Anxiety in the First Stage of Labor in Nulliparous Women

Masoomeh Kheirkhah 1 , * , Nassimeh Setayesh Vali Pour 1 , * , Leila Neisani 1 and Hamid Haghani 1
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1 Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: September 01, 2014, 16 (9); e14455
  • Published Online: August 17, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 27, 2013
  • Revised: December 18, 2013
  • Accepted: January 22, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.14455

To Cite: Kheirkhah M, Setayesh Vali Pour N, Neisani L, Haghani H. Comparing the Effects of Aromatherapy With Rose Oils and Warm Foot Bath on Anxiety in the First Stage of Labor in Nulliparous Women, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 ; 16(9):e14455. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.14455.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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