Shahram Molavynejad

Nursing Care Research Center in Chronic Diseases, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran


  • Research   
    The Nurse's Role in Decision Making in Kidney Donation and Transplantation: A Qualitative Research
    Author(s): Jamal Seidi and Shahram Molavynejad*

    Background: The decision to donate an organ, particularly kidney, is extremely challenging and influenced by various factors. Nurses can play a major role in decision-making. Materials and methods: A qualitative design using conventional content analysis approach was used to collect and analyze data. Participants (n=25) were twelve nurse consultants, four physicians, three kidney donors and six family members of patients with brain death were selected using a purposive sample method. A total of 26 semi-structured interviews were conducted. Data were analyzed using MAXQDA 10. Results: Five main themes emerged from this analysis: Counseling (sub-themes: Individual counseling, family counseling), empathy (mutual understanding, continued support of the individuals and the families), mediation (nurse mediation between f.. Read More»

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