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The Effect of Educating Self-Care Behaviors to Patients With Heart Failure in Hospitals of Zahedan

Maryam Seraji 1 , * , Peyman Tabatabaie 1 , Fatemeh Rakhshani 2 and Mahnaz Shahrakipour 1
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1 Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: July 15, 2013, 2 (2); 104-109
  • Published Online: July 10, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 6, 2013
  • Revised: May 8, 2013
  • Accepted: May 20, 2013
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-11414

To Cite: Seraji M, Tabatabaie P, Rakhshani F, Shahrakipour M. The Effect of Educating Self-Care Behaviors to Patients With Heart Failure in Hospitals of Zahedan, Health Scope. 2013 ; 2(2):104-109. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-11414.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
6. Conclusions
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