Volume 13, Issue 23 (11-1999)                   IJN 1999, 13(23): 8-9 | Back to browse issues page

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Porsa SH.. Home health care. IJN. 1999; 13 (23) :8-9
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1370-en.html
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 Today home health care is implementing in many countries. In Iran, because of increasing population growth and hospital investments, home health care is not avoidable. Home health care not only causes decreasing length of hospitalization and rapid offloading of hospital's beds for the use of other patients, but also presenting direct health services in home based on individual needs, emotional support of family members and making them to participate in caring affairs of their patients. These are positive paces toward promotion of health in society. Nursing faculty of Iran University of medical sciences decided to do home health care by a new method in summer 1998. This method is not merely a home health visit but is a method of follow up and continues home health care.

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Received: 2012/12/1

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