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The Effectiveness of Slow-Stroke Back Massage on Hospitalization Anxiety and Physiological Parameters in School-Age Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial Study

Alia Jalalodini 1 , 2 , Manijeh Nourian 3 , * , Kiarash Saatchi 4 , Amir Kavousi 5 and Mahnaz Ghaljeh 1
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1 Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Community Nursing Research Center (CNRC), Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
3 Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Acupuncture Specialist, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Faculty of Industrial Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: November 01, 2016, 18 (11); e36567
  • Published Online: August 8, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 23, 2016
  • Revised: April 7, 2016
  • Accepted: May 3, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.36567

To Cite: Jalalodini A, Nourian M, Saatchi K, Kavousi A, Ghaljeh M. The Effectiveness of Slow-Stroke Back Massage on Hospitalization Anxiety and Physiological Parameters in School-Age Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(11):e36567. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.36567.

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