BEAT: Bulletin of Emergency And Trauma is an international, peer-reviewed, quarterly journal coping with original research contributing to the field of emergency medicine and trauma. BEAT is the official journal of the Trauma Research Center (TRC) of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) with cooperation of Hungarian Trauma Society, Lusitanian Association for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ALTEC/LATES) and Serbian Trauma Association aiming to be a publication of international repute that serves as a medium for dissemination and exchange of scientific knowledge in the emergency medicine and trauma. The aim of BEAT is to publish original research focusing on practicing and training of emergency medicine and trauma to publish peer-reviewed articles of current international interest in the form of original articles, brief communications, reviews, case reports, clinical images, and letters.

 
 
 
Review Article
Assessing Preparedness of Non-Hospital Health Centers to Provide Primary Emergency Care; A Systematic Review
1. Assessing Preparedness of Non-Hospital Health Centers to Provide Primary Emergency Care; A Systematic Review

Mehrdad Amir Behghadami; Ali Janati; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Masoumeh Gholizadeh; Farzad Rahmani; Morteza Arab-Zozani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 201-211

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/BEAT-070301

Abstract
  Objectives: To identify prevalent domains related to the concept of assessing preparedness of non-hospital centers to provide primary emergency care in order to develop a comprehensive ...  Read More
Review Article
Comparative Study of Stewardship of Road Traffic Injuries Prevention with a Focus on the Role of Health System; Three Pioneer Countries and Three Similar to Iran
2. Comparative Study of Stewardship of Road Traffic Injuries Prevention with a Focus on the Role of Health System; Three Pioneer Countries and Three Similar to Iran

Saber Azami-Aghdash; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazarghani; Ramin Rezapour; Mahdiyeh Heydari; Naser Derakhshani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 212-222

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070302

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the stewardship of road traffic accidents (RTIs) prevention in three pioneer countries and three similar ones to Iran.Methods: In this descriptive comparative ...  Read More
Original Article
Prognostic Value of P-POSSUM and Osteopenia for Predicting Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients
3. Prognostic Value of P-POSSUM and Osteopenia for Predicting Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients

Rebecka Ah; MB BChir; Yang Cao; Hakan Geijer; Kardo Taha; Sahar Pourhossein-Sarmeh; Peep Talving; Olle Ljungqvist; Shahin Mohseni

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 223-231

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070303

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the Portsmouth-Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enUmeration of Mortality and morbidity (P-POSSUM) in comparison with other risk factors for ...  Read More
Original Article
Biomarkers in Shock Patients and Their Value as A Prognostic Tool; A Prospective Multi-Center Cohort Study
4. Biomarkers in Shock Patients and Their Value as A Prognostic Tool; A Prospective Multi-Center Cohort Study

Ana Maria Navio Serano; Joaquín Valle Alonso; Gustavo Rene Piñero; Alejandro Rodriguez Camacho; Josefa Soriano Benet; Manuel Vaquero

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 232-239

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070304

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the prognostic value of clinical and laboratory tests in prediction of outcome in patients at day 30 post presentation to hospital with shock and to determine ...  Read More
Original Article
Local Anesthetic Effect of Amitriptyline versus Lidocaine in Isolated Lesion of the Limb Requiring Primary Suturing; Assessing a Novel Therapeutic Agent
5. Local Anesthetic Effect of Amitriptyline versus Lidocaine in Isolated Lesion of the Limb Requiring Primary Suturing; Assessing a Novel Therapeutic Agent

Rasoul Salimi; Rasool Haddadi; Abbas Moradi; Farnoush Jalilvand; Farzin Firozian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 240-244

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070305

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the anesthetic effects of topical amitriptyline 2% with lidocaine 2% in isolated limb wound repair with suturing.Methods: In a randomized clinical trial, 90 patients ...  Read More
Original Article
Effects of Caudal Epidural Dexmedetomidine on Pain, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and Quality of Life in Patients with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome; A Randomized Clinical Trial
6. Effects of Caudal Epidural Dexmedetomidine on Pain, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and Quality of Life in Patients with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Mahshid Ghasemi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 245-250

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070306

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the effects of dexmedetomidine in caudal epidural on controlling pain, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and quality of life in patients with failed back surgery ...  Read More
Original Article
Ultrasound-Guided Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Injections; A Single Center Fluoroscopic Validation Study
7. Ultrasound-Guided Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Injections; A Single Center Fluoroscopic Validation Study

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Seyed Mohammdareza Haji; Seyed Abootorabi; Bahram Naderi-nabi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 251-255

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070307

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the success rate (technical precision) of ultrasound-guided lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injection, which was validated by conventional fluoroscopic ...  Read More
Original Article
Mortality And Morbidity of Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries; A Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Experience Over 15 Years
8. Mortality And Morbidity of Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries; A Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Experience Over 15 Years

Kam Lun Ellis Hon; Szewei Huang; Wai Sang Poon; Hon Ming Cheung; Patrick Ip; Benny Zee

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 256-262

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070308

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the mortality, morbidity, types of intracranial hemorrhages, and factors associated with length of stay (LOS) associated with accidental traumatic brain injury ...  Read More
Original Article
Internal Jugular Vein Waveform; A New Insight to Detect Early Stage of Hemorrhagic Shock
9. Internal Jugular Vein Waveform; A New Insight to Detect Early Stage of Hemorrhagic Shock

Mohammad Rouhezamin; Babak Shekarchi; Ali Taheri Akerdi; Shahram Paydar

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 263-268

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070309

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the accuracy of internal jugular vein waveform to detect early stage of hemorrhagic shockMethods: Forty-three volunteers enrolled in our study between November ...  Read More
Original Article
Evaluation of Clinical Criteria for Performing Brain CT-Scan in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; A New Diagnostic Probe
10. Evaluation of Clinical Criteria for Performing Brain CT-Scan in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; A New Diagnostic Probe

Roghieh Molaei-Langroudi; Ahmad Alizadeh; Ehsan Kazemnejad-Leili; Vahid Monsef-Kasmaie; Seyed-Younes Moshirian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 269-277

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703010

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the risk factors that can be proper indications for performing brain computerized tomography (CT)-scan in patients with mild and moderate traumatic brain injury ...  Read More
Diagnostic Accuracy of Abdominal Ultrasonography in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis
11. Diagnostic Accuracy of Abdominal Ultrasonography in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis

Alireza Pedram; Fatemeh Asadian; Naghmeh Roshan

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 278-283

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703011

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in pediatric acute appendicitis.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 230 children aged 5-15 years with the diagnosis ...  Read More
Effects of Chitosan/Nano Selenium Biofilm on Infected Wound Healing in Rats; An Experimental Study
12. Effects of Chitosan/Nano Selenium Biofilm on Infected Wound Healing in Rats; An Experimental Study

Abolfazl Abbaszadeh; Akram Tehmasebi-Foolad; Asghar Rajabzadeh; Nasim Beigi-Brojeni; Leila Zarei

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 284-291

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703012

Abstract
  Objective: The present study was aimed at assessment of effect of application of Chitosan/Nano Selenium biofilm on infected wound healing in ratsMethods: Sixty-eight male Wistar rats ...  Read More
Curcumin and Nanocurcumin Oral Supplementation Improve Muscle Healing in a Rat Model of Surgical Muscle Laceration
13. Curcumin and Nanocurcumin Oral Supplementation Improve Muscle Healing in a Rat Model of Surgical Muscle Laceration

Siamak Kazemi-Darabadi; Ramin Nayebzadeh; Amir Ali Shahbazfar; Faranak Kazemi-Darabadi; Ezzatollah Fathi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 292-299

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703013

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the effects of curcumin and nanocurcumin oral supplementation on the muscle healing rate of an animal model of surgical muscle laceration.Methods: Thirty-two male ...  Read More
Developing a Model for Hospitals’ Emergency Department Preparedness in Radiation and Nuclear Incidents and Nuclear Terrorism in Iran
14. Developing a Model for Hospitals’ Emergency Department Preparedness in Radiation and Nuclear Incidents and Nuclear Terrorism in Iran

Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh; Rita Rezaee; Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Mahnaz Rakhshan; Gholamhassan Haddadi; Mahmoudreza Peyravi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 300-306

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703014

Abstract
  Objective: To develop a national model for hospitals’ Emergency Department (ED) preparedness when facing radiation and nuclear incidents as well as nuclear terrorism in Iran.Methods: ...  Read More
Dispatcher-Assisted Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Telephone-CPR) and Outcomes after Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
15. Dispatcher-Assisted Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Telephone-CPR) and Outcomes after Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Seyedmohammad Seyedbagheri; Tabandeh Sadeghi; Majid Kazemi; Ali Esmaieli Nadimi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 307-313

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703015

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the effects of the implementation of the telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation (T-CPR) program on the outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA).Methods: ...  Read More
Is Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Islamic Republic of Iran Practical and Efficient in Facing Ebola?
16. Is Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Islamic Republic of Iran Practical and Efficient in Facing Ebola?

Ali Jadidi; Behrooz Irannejad; Paria Bahrami; Yaser Moradi; Mohammadreza Zaker Tarzam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 315-319

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703016

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and preparedness of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Islamic Republic of Iran to face Ebola.Methods: The present study is cross-sectional and ...  Read More
Case Report
Successful Medical Management of Methamphetamine Induced Ileus; A Rare Case Report and Literature Review
17. Successful Medical Management of Methamphetamine Induced Ileus; A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Moshiri; Zahra Ataee; Parastoo Rahimi; Elham Ansari; Leila Etemad

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 320-323

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703017

Abstract
  Ileus is a very rare complication of methamphetamine (MET) intoxication. We herein report a 15-year-old non-addict girl who ingested about 5 gr of MET. She suffered from bowel obstruction ...  Read More
Case Report
Acute Subdural Hemorrhage of a Convexity Meningioma in the Postpartum Period; Case Report and Literature Review
18. Acute Subdural Hemorrhage of a Convexity Meningioma in the Postpartum Period; Case Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Sadegh Masoudi; Saber Zafar Shamspour; Mohammad Ghasemi-Rad; Neda Soleimani; Abbas Rakhsha; Christie Lincoln

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 324-329

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703018

Abstract
  New onset seizures in pregnancy or the postpartum period can be of great importance and denote various underlying pathologies. Eclampsia and cerebrovascular accidents are common, and ...  Read More
Case Report
Delayed Intracerebral Hemorrhage after Synthetic Cannabis (Bonsai) Abuse; Case Report and Literature Review
19. Delayed Intracerebral Hemorrhage after Synthetic Cannabis (Bonsai) Abuse; Case Report and Literature Review

Gülçin Aydin; Bülent Bakar

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 330-334

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703019

Abstract
  Bonsai is a synthetic cannabinoid (SC) substance which can cause lung toxicity with chronic use. However, there are few case reports in literature related to bonsai-induced intracerebral ...  Read More
Assessing Preparedness of Non-Hospital Health Centers to Provide Primary Emergency Care; A Systematic Review
1. Assessing Preparedness of Non-Hospital Health Centers to Provide Primary Emergency Care; A Systematic Review

Mehrdad Amir Behghadami; Ali Janati; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Masoumeh Gholizadeh; Farzad Rahmani; Morteza Arab-Zozani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 201-211

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/BEAT-070301

Abstract
  Objectives: To identify prevalent domains related to the concept of assessing preparedness of non-hospital centers to provide primary emergency care in order to develop a comprehensive ...  Read More
Comparative Study of Stewardship of Road Traffic Injuries Prevention with a Focus on the Role of Health System; Three Pioneer Countries and Three Similar to Iran
2. Comparative Study of Stewardship of Road Traffic Injuries Prevention with a Focus on the Role of Health System; Three Pioneer Countries and Three Similar to Iran

Saber Azami-Aghdash; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazarghani; Ramin Rezapour; Mahdiyeh Heydari; Naser Derakhshani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 212-222

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070302

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the stewardship of road traffic accidents (RTIs) prevention in three pioneer countries and three similar ones to Iran.Methods: In this descriptive comparative ...  Read More
Biomarkers in Shock Patients and Their Value as A Prognostic Tool; A Prospective Multi-Center Cohort Study
3. Biomarkers in Shock Patients and Their Value as A Prognostic Tool; A Prospective Multi-Center Cohort Study

Ana Maria Navio Serano; Joaquín Valle Alonso; Gustavo Rene Piñero; Alejandro Rodriguez Camacho; Josefa Soriano Benet; Manuel Vaquero

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 232-239

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-070304

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the prognostic value of clinical and laboratory tests in prediction of outcome in patients at day 30 post presentation to hospital with shock and to determine ...  Read More
Curcumin and Nanocurcumin Oral Supplementation Improve Muscle Healing in a Rat Model of Surgical Muscle Laceration
4. Curcumin and Nanocurcumin Oral Supplementation Improve Muscle Healing in a Rat Model of Surgical Muscle Laceration

Siamak Kazemi-Darabadi; Ramin Nayebzadeh; Amir Ali Shahbazfar; Faranak Kazemi-Darabadi; Ezzatollah Fathi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 292-299

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703013

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the effects of curcumin and nanocurcumin oral supplementation on the muscle healing rate of an animal model of surgical muscle laceration.Methods: Thirty-two male ...  Read More
Is Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Islamic Republic of Iran Practical and Efficient in Facing Ebola?
5. Is Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Islamic Republic of Iran Practical and Efficient in Facing Ebola?

Ali Jadidi; Behrooz Irannejad; Paria Bahrami; Yaser Moradi; Mohammadreza Zaker Tarzam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 315-319

http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/beat-0703016

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and preparedness of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Islamic Republic of Iran to face Ebola.Methods: The present study is cross-sectional and ...  Read More

Publisher:
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Chairperson:
  Shahram Bolandparvaz, MD

Editor-in-Chief:
  Hamid Reza Abbasi, MD

Deputy Editor:
  Fariborz Ghaffarpasand, MD


Print ISSN: 2322-2522

Online ISSN: 2322-3960

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