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Rouhani Z, Vaez Mahdavi M R, Montazei A, Faghihzadeh S, Khoda Doost M. Effectiveness of training Persian Medicine Principles for Maintaining Health on the Lifestyle of Health Workers. Payesh. 2019; 18 (3) :261-268
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1- Medical Faculty, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
2- Health Metrics Research Center, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
3- School of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
4- Persion Medicine office of Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (2577 Views)
Objective (s): The study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of training of Iranian traditional medicine principles on health workers' lifestyle in Kashan, Iran.
Methods: This was a quasi-experimental study on a sample of 54 health workers. The educational intervention was performed through 5 weeks and 25 educational hours during which, principles of health maintenance (weather, exercise and resting, sleep and awakeness, eating and drinking, maintaining essential materials and repelling unnecessary materials, psychological health) were taught to health workers. Data collection was conducted before and three months following the educational intervention.
Results: According to the statistical analysis significant improvement was observed in five principles (weather, sleep and awakeness, eating and drinking, maintaining essential materials and repelling unnecessary materials and psychological health).
Conclusion: The findings indicated that training Iranian traditional medicine principles for maintaining health could improve the lifestyle of health workers.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Medical
Received: 2019/05/11 | Accepted: 2019/06/10 | ePublished ahead of print: 2019/06/16 | Published: 2019/07/16

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