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The Motivations of Iranian Patients With Cardiovascular Disease to Seek Health Information: A Qualitative Study

Mohammad Gholami 1 , Masoud Fallahi Khoshknab 2 , * , Hamid Reza Khankeh 3 , Fazlollah Ahmadi 4 , Sadat Seyed Bagher Maddah 3 and Nazila Mousavi Arfaa 5
Authors Information
1 Assistant Professor of Nursing Education, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, IR Iran
2 University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences (USWR), Tehran, IR Iran
3 Nursing Department, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences (USWR), Tehran, IR Iran
4 Nursing Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Medical Library and Information Sciences, Central Library, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBMU), Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 01, 2016, 18 (5); e26039
  • Published Online: May 11, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 12, 2014
  • Revised: January 2, 2015
  • Accepted: January 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.26039

To Cite: Gholami M, Fallahi Khoshknab M, Khankeh H R, Ahmadi F, Maddah S S B, et al. The Motivations of Iranian Patients With Cardiovascular Disease to Seek Health Information: A Qualitative Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(5):e26039. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.26039.

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