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Effect of Acupressure on Cervical Ripening

Shahnaz Torkzahrani 1 , Khadighe Ghobadi 2 , 3 , Reza Heshmat 3 , 4 , Nezhat Shakeri 4 , 5 and Katayoun Jalali Aria 2 , 6 , *
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1 Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Counseling and Reproductive Health Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
3 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Acupuncture Medicine Association, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: August 01, 2015, 17 (8); e28691
  • Published Online: August 24, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 30, 2015
  • Revised: May 22, 2015
  • Accepted: June 17, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.28691

To Cite: Torkzahrani S, Ghobadi K, Heshmat R, Shakeri N, Jalali Aria K. Effect of Acupressure on Cervical Ripening, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2015 ; 17(8):e28691. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.28691.

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