J Caring Sci. 2016;5(3): 187-194. doi: 10.15171/jcs.2016.020
PMID: 27752484        PMCID: PMC5045952

Original Research

Effects of Gentle Human Touch and Field Massage on Urine Cortisol Level in Premature Infants: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial

Malihe Asadollahi 1, Mahnaz Jabraeili 1, Majid Mahallei 2, Mohammad Asgari Jafarabadi 3, Sakine Ebrahimi 4 *

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