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The Challenges of Living With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: A Qualitative Study

Mohammad Abbasi 1 , Reza Negarandeh 2 , * , Reza Norouzadeh 3 and Amir Reza Shojae Mogadam 1
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1 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR Iran
2 Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahed University, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: October 01, 2016, 18 (10); e25158
  • Published Online: June 22, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 11, 2014
  • Revised: June 15, 2015
  • Accepted: July 20, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.25158

To Cite: Abbasi M, Negarandeh R, Norouzadeh R, Shojae Mogadam A R. The Challenges of Living With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: A Qualitative Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(10):e25158. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.25158.

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