Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Development of a Support System for Parents of Premature Infants

Seyedeh Saeedeh Mousavi 1 , Reza Chaman 2 , Parisa Mohagheghi 3 , Seyed Abbas Mousavi 4 , Ahmad Khosravi 4 and Afsaneh Keramat 4 , *
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1 Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
2 Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3 Associate Professor, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: December 2017, 27 (6); e9578
  • Published Online: October 16, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 2, 2016
  • Revised: June 17, 2017
  • Accepted: July 23, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.9578

To Cite: Mousavi S S, Chaman R, Mohagheghi P, Mousavi S A, Khosravi A, et al. Development of a Support System for Parents of Premature Infants, Iran J Pediatr. 2017 ;27(6):e9578. doi: 10.5812/ijp.9578.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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