Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Comparison of the Effect of Open and Closed Endotracheal Suctioning Methods on Pain and Agitation in Medical ICU Patients: A Clinical Trial

Raziyeh Dastdadeh 1 , Abbas Ebadi 2 , * and Amir Vahedian-Azimi 3
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1 Student of Master Degree in Nursing, Tehran Medical Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2 Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Nursing Faculty, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Nursing Faculty, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: October 01, 2016, 6 (5); e38337
  • Published Online: July 31, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 12, 2016
  • Revised: June 5, 2016
  • Accepted: June 23, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.38337

To Cite: Dastdadeh R, Ebadi A, Vahedian-Azimi A. Comparison of the Effect of Open and Closed Endotracheal Suctioning Methods on Pain and Agitation in Medical ICU Patients: A Clinical Trial, Anesth Pain Med. 2016 ; 6(5):e38337. doi: 10.5812/aapm.38337.

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