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Therapeutic Effect of Massage on the Patients in Intensive Care Unit

Hamidreza Jamaati 1 , 2 , Amir Vahedian-Azimi 3 , Abbas Ebadi 4 , Fazlollah Ahmadi 5 , Soheil Saadat 6 , Mohammad Bagher Kashafi 7 , Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi 8 , Azar Avazeh 9 and Seyed Mohammadreza Hashemian 2 , 10 , *
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1 Tobacco Prevention and Control Research Center (TPCRC), Masih Daneshvari Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Masih Daneshvari Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Trauma Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Behavioral Sciences Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
7 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
8 Road Traffic Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
9 Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, IR Iran
10 Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center (CRDRC), Masih Daneshvari Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Critical Care Medicine: January 28, 2015, 1 (1); e519
  • Published Online: September 30, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 5, 2014
  • Revised: April 21, 2014
  • Accepted: July 19, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/accm.519

To Cite: Jamaati H, Vahedian-Azimi A, Ebadi A, Ahmadi F, Saadat S, et al. Therapeutic Effect of Massage on the Patients in Intensive Care Unit, Arch Crit Care Med. 2015 ; 1(1):e519. doi: 10.5812/accm.519.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
5.1. Effects of Massage on Vital Signs
5.2. Effect of Massage by Family Members
5.3. Limitations of the Study
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