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Table 2 The categories and sub-categories extracted after data analysis

From: Exploring nurses’ perception about the care needs of patients with COVID-19: a qualitative study

Categories Sub-categories
Need for psychological consulting Death anxiety
Social stigma
Hopelessness
Separation anxiety
Need for quality improvement of services Physical care
Necessity for nutritional therapy
Orientation
Necessity for isolating of critically ill patients
Need for upgrading of information Necessity for improving awareness and fighting superstition
Institutionalizing a disease prevention culture
Need for improving of social support Provision of familial communications
Provision of personal accessories
Need for spiritual care  
Need for social welfare