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Holistic Nursing Practice:
doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000002
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Critical Care Nurses' Understanding of the Concept of Patient-Centered Care in Iran: A Qualitative Study

Esmaeili, Maryam MSN, BSN; Cheraghi, Mohammad Ali PhD, MSN, BSN; Salsali, Mahvash PhD, MSN, BSN

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Abstract

This study explores the perception of nurses working in critical care units about the patient-centered care, which is a crucial factor in attaining quality in nursing care. A qualitative exploratory study with conventional content analysis was used. Three main themes were extracted from the data: from accepting to understanding the patient; improved care as the result of skill and expertise; and adherence to patients' rights charter.

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