Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health

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Investigating the Application of a Nine Equivalents of Nursing Manpower Use Score to Identify Patients at the End Stages of Life

Abbasali Ebrahimian 1 , Ali Fakhr-Movahedi 1 , * , Raheb Ghorbani 2 and Hossein Ghasemian-Nik 3
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1 Nursing Care Research Center, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
2 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
3 Critical Care Nurse, Student Research Committee, Nursing and Midwifery School, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
Article information
  • Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health: July 2018, 5 (3); e65153
  • Published Online: June 27, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 14, 2017
  • Revised: June 14, 2018
  • Accepted: June 18, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/mejrh.65153

To Cite: Ebrahimian A, Fakhr-Movahedi A, Ghorbani R, Ghasemian-Nik H. Investigating the Application of a Nine Equivalents of Nursing Manpower Use Score to Identify Patients at the End Stages of Life, Middle East J Rehabil Health Stud. 2018 ; 5(3):e65153. doi: 10.5812/mejrh.65153.

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