Health Sciences
A study of stress, anxiety, and depression in nursing home residents and non-residents

Masoud Lotfizadeh; Zahra Karimi; Marjan Sadat Seghayat; Fatemeh Fatahian

Volume 4, Continuous , 2023

  Background: The aging process begins at the age of 60 and is accompanied by several biochemical, physiological, anatomical, and metabolic changes. Transitioning into old age has serious medical, psychological, and social consequences. Given the significance of mental health in old age, the goal of this ...  Read More

Patient Care
Application of Donabedian framework of structure, process, and outcome in diabetes management among elderly living in nursing homes in Isfahan, Iran

Zahra Noori; Parvaneh Khorasani; Habibollah Hosseini

Volume 3, Continuous , 2022

  Introduction: The purpose of this study was to assess the status of diabetes management among elderly people living in Isfahan nursing homes using the Donabedian framework in three parts: structure, process, and outcome.Methods: In 2018, the current descriptive-cross-sectional approach was used in 13 ...  Read More

Evaluation of the effect of individual education-supported needs assessment for anxiety among elderly candidates of open-heart surgery

Hossein Tavangar; Farzan Madadizadeh; Zohre Kalani; Razie Beygi Rizi; Zakieh Tavakoli; Mostafa Shokati Ahmad Abad

  Background: The presence of pain and anxiety in a patient affects the results and, therefore, the process of healing, as well as the postoperative complications. Therefore, this study was performed to gauge the effect of individual education-supported needs assessment on anxiety among elderly patients ...  Read More