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Khademi Z, Banaei M, Mahdavifar M, Imani E, Tayari N. Health promotion behaviors in Iranian nurses: A review study. jpm. 2018; 5 (1) :64-73
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1- Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
2- Department of Midwifery, Mother and Child Welfare Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
3- Department of Nursing, Mother and Child Welfare Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
Abstract:   (466 Views)
Introduction: Nurses are the largest professional group in the health care system that could be an ideal role model for improving the health of patients .However, the knowledge of nurses about health promotion does not lead them to self-care The purpose of this review study is to answer the question of how life style of health promotion behaviors is in Iranian nurses.
Data sources: Using the MESH system, the key words for health promotion, lifestyle, nurse, behavior, and Iran were retrieved and searched in English and Persian in databases of Pub MED, Web of Science, Google Scholar, Scopus, SID, and Magiran for a period of 10 years (2007 to 2017). The papers presented at conferences and seminars were deleted.
Selected method for study: After the electronic search، eight articles were retrieved; one of them was deleted due to inappropriate methodology. Six studies had investigated the health promoting lifestyle of the nurses and one study considered the barriers to adapting healthy lifestyles.
Composition of the contents and results: Results showed that the lowest score of healthy lifestyle was observed in the area of ​​physical activity and the highest score in both areas of nutrition and spiritual growth. Nurses, as the largest provider of health care services, do not have a good lifestyle. Also, the performance of nurses was weak in particular in the field of physical activity.
Conclusion: Nursing managers can support nurses in achieving health by conducting educational programs in the hospitals and emphasizing different aspects of health
Key Words: Health Promotion, Life Style, Nurses, Behavior, Iran, Review Study.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/09/23 | Accepted: 2018/09/23 | Published: 2018/09/23

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