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Effect of Massage Therapy on Vital Signs and GCS Scores of ICU Patients: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Amir Vahedian-Azimi 1 , Abbas Ebadi 2 , * , Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi 3 , Soheil Saadat 4 and Fazlollah Ahmadi 5
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1 Trauma Research Center, Faculty of Nursing, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Faculty of Nursing, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Road Traffic Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
4 Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: August 30, 2014, 19 (3); e17031
  • Published Online: August 1, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 20, 2013
  • Revised: January 24, 2014
  • Accepted: April 7, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.17031

To Cite: Vahedian-Azimi A, Ebadi A, Asghari Jafarabadi M, Saadat S, Ahmadi F. Effect of Massage Therapy on Vital Signs and GCS Scores of ICU Patients: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial, Trauma Mon. 2014 ; 19(3):e17031. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.17031.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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