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Spiritual Needs of Patients with Cancer Referred to Alinasab and Shahid Ghazi Tabatabaie Hospitals of Tabriz, Iran
- Ghahramanian, Akram (Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences) ;
- Markani, Abdollah Khorrami (Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences of Khoy Branch) ;
- Davoodi, Arefeh (Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences) ;
- Bahrami, Ahad (Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)
- Published : 2016.07.01
Background: Patients' spiritual needs increase drastically after a diagnosis of cancer because of its threatening nature. It is very important to recognize any spiritual crisis. This study aimed to determine needs among Iranian patients with cancer. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was undertaken among 200 patients with cancer referred to Alinasab and Shahid Ghazi Tabatabaie hospitals of Tabriz, Iran. The Spiritual Needs Scale was used for data collection. Results: The mean age of participants was
Spiritual needs;cancer patients;Iran
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