Critical Care Nursing

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Effects of Pilates Exercise on Quality of Life of Patients on Hemodialysis

Davood Kheirkhah 1 , Alireza Mirsane 2 , Neda Mirbagher Ajorpaz 3 , * and Mahboubeh Rezaei 3
Authors Information
1 Infectious Diseases Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
2 Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
3 Autoimmune Diseases Research Center, Department of Surgical Technology, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Critical Care Nursing : August 2016, 9 (3); e6981
  • Published Online: August 13, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 10, 2016
  • Accepted: August 6, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/ccn-6981

To Cite: Kheirkhah D, Mirsane A, Mirbagher Ajorpaz N, Rezaei M. Effects of Pilates Exercise on Quality of Life of Patients on Hemodialysis, Crit Care Nurs J. 2016 ; 9(3):e6981. doi: 10.17795/ccn-6981.

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