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The Effects of Imposed War on Iran's Nursing: A Historical Research
Mohammadreza Firouzkouhi *, Ali Zargham-Boroujeni, Morteza Nouraei, Mozghan Rahnama, Mohmmad Babaiepur
Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran , firouzkouhi@zbmu.ac.ir
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Aims: This study aimed to study the effects of imposed war on nursing in Iran, in the mid- and post-war eras.

Methods: This study was done using historical research methodology and oral history method, with in depth reviews. Eighteen nurses who had participated in war were interviewed in order to elaborate on their experiences of war.

Results: The themes extracted from the nurses interviews were: introduction of male nurses, the nursing curriculum change due to war, professional deployment of nurses in the second half of war, improving the management skills of the nurses, improvement of the professional nursing, augmenting the emergency and intensive care centers, all of which were presented in narration.

Conclusion: Regarding the results of this study, several aspects of war caused many changes in nursing. Skilled nurses were introduced during war who led nursing to being professional and developed.

Keywords: Imposed War, Professional Nursing, Narrative, Historical Research, Oral History
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: military medcine
Received: 2014/05/6 | Accepted: 2015/11/16 | Published: 2015/12/21
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Firouzkouhi M, Zargham-Boroujeni A, Nouraei M, Rahnama M, Babaiepur M. The Effects of Imposed War on Iran's Nursing: A Historical Research. J Mil Med. 2015; 17 (3) :127-136
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