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The Effect of Acupressure at the Point of Hugo on Pain Severity of Needle Insertion in Arteriovenous Fistulas in Hemodialysis Patients

Seyed Reza Borzou 1 , Sophia Akbari 2 , Gholam-Hossein Fallahinia 1 , * and Hossien Mahjub 3
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1 Chronic Diseases (Home Care) Research Center, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2 Master of Medical Surgical Nursing Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
3 Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
Article information
  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: January 2018, 10 (1); e14252
  • Published Online: December 13, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 10, 2017
  • Revised: October 3, 2017
  • Accepted: October 12, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.14252

To Cite: Borzou S R, Akbari S, Fallahinia G, Mahjub H. The Effect of Acupressure at the Point of Hugo on Pain Severity of Needle Insertion in Arteriovenous Fistulas in Hemodialysis Patients, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2018 ; 10(1):e14252. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.14252.

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