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The Effects of an Empowerment Program on the Stress Among Mothers of Neonates Undergoing Colostomy

Zahra Goudarzi 1 , Masoumeh Askari 1 , * , Parvaneh Asgari 2 and Abbas Mehran 3
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1 Department of Pediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran IR Iran
2 Department of Intensive Care, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
3 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Critical Care Nursing : February 28, 2016, 9 (1); e5098
  • Published Online: February 20, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 21, 2015
  • Accepted: December 23, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ccn-5098

To Cite: Goudarzi Z, Askari M, Asgari P, Mehran A. The Effects of an Empowerment Program on the Stress Among Mothers of Neonates Undergoing Colostomy, Crit Care Nurs J. 2016 ; 9(1):e5098. doi: 10.17795/ccn-5098.

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