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Effective Teaching Strategies for Patient Education in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury in Iran

Zahra Khazaeipour 1 , *
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1 Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Neuroscience: January 01, 2016, 3 (1); e28211
  • Published Online: January 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 23, 2015
  • Revised: July 13, 2015
  • Accepted: August 15, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/archneurosci.28211

To Cite: Khazaeipour Z. Effective Teaching Strategies for Patient Education in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury in Iran, Arch Neurosci. 2016 ; 3(1):e28211. doi: 10.5812/archneurosci.28211.

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