International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 213

Table of Content: October 2011; 3(10)

October 2011

The relationship between thrombophilia and intrauterine growth restriction

  Approximately 0.7 to 2% of the general population have thrombophilia, but it is estimated that intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is due to thrombophilia in 35% of cases. Although the role of thrombophilia in IUGR is not completely known but its destructive effect on placental vasculature is the pathophysiologic cause of defect in transfer of oxygen for fetal growth. The aim of the present study was to...

Author(s): Fakhrolmolouk Yassaee, Parisa Taherzadeh and Ali Reza Abadi

October 2011

Pre-screening counseling in cervical cancer prevention: Implications for nursing

  Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women worldwide, with an estimated 529,409 new cases and 274,883 deaths in 2008, about 86% of the cases occur in developing countries, representing 13% of female cancers (IARC, GLOBOCAN, 2008). All sexually active women are at risk for the development of this disease and it is one of the leading causes of death for middle-aged women in the developing...

Author(s): Chizoma Millicent Ndikom and Bola Abosede Ofi

October 2011

The effect of foot and hand massage on postoperative cardiac surgery pain

  This study was conducted to determine the effects of foot and hand massage on postoperative pain and sedative drug use in cardiac surgery patients. One of the most important problems and complaint that have been experienced by patients who are influenced by surgery is the pain. Physiological responses to pain create harmful effects on the body recovery after cardiac surgery, and they routinely...

Author(s): Marziyeh Asadizaker, Alizaman Fathizadeh, Amanollah Haidari, Shahin Goharpai and Sedighe Fayzi