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) 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
Survival to Discharge Rate and Favorable Neurological Outcome Related to Gender, Duration of Resuscitation and First Document of Patients In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Meta-Analysis

Afshin Goodarzi; Mahnaz Khatiban; Alireza Abdi; Khodayar Oshvandi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 141-156

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the relationship between outcomes and demographic-clinical variables in in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA).Methods: The Medline database was searched along with Google Scholar, Scopus, Web of Science, and Persian language database without time limitation until January ...  Read More

Original Article
Effect of a Boswellia and Ginger Mixture on the Memory Dysfunction of the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind Controlled Trial

Omid Yousefi; Shahab Ghazi Mirsaiid; Pouria Azami; Ghazal Karimi; Arash Mani; Amin Niakan; Hosseinali Khalili

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 157-164

Abstract
  Objective: To study a Boswellia and ginger mixture on the memory dysfunction of the mild traumatic braininjury (mTBI) patients.Methods: Patients with mTBI were asked about memory impairment following the injury. One hundred mTBIpatients were visited and assessed using an auditory-visual learning test ...  Read More

Original Article
The Outcome Predictors of the Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury; A Cross-Sectional Study

Soheil Rafiee; Alireza Baratloo; Arash Safaie; Alireza Jalali; Khalil Komlakh

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 165-171

Abstract
  Objective: To probe the factors associated with the outcomes of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients admittedto emergency department (ED).Methods: This is a cross-sectional study that data gathering was performed via census methods, retrospectively.During one year, all head injury’s patients who ...  Read More

Original Article
Trauma and COVID-19: Clinical and Paraclinical similarities between Trauma Patients with Positive and Negative PCR Tests

Golnar Sabetian; Hossein Abdolrahimzadeh fard; Mina Ostovan; Sina Azadikhah; Farid Zand; Mansoor Masjedi; Naeimehossadat Asmarian

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 172-180

Abstract
  Objective: To compare clinical and paraclinical similarities between trauma patients with positive RT-PCRtests (PCR+ve) and the RT-PCR negative ones (PCR -ve).Methods: This a case-control study, where cases had a PCR+ve and controls had a negative result. Two groupswere compared regarding (para) clinical ...  Read More

Original Article
Psychometric Properties of EQ-5D-3L Applied through Phone Follow-Ups: An Experience in PERSIAN Traffic Cohort

Nasrin Shahedifar; Homayoun Sadeghi-bazargani; Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi; Mostafa Farahbakhsh; Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi; Alireza Razzaghi; Mina Goletsani; Faramarz Pourasghar

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 181-188

Abstract
  Objective: To assess psychometric properties of the European Quality of Life 5-Dimension 3-Level Version(EQ-5D-3L) commonly used tool for measuring road traffic injury (RTI) patients’ quality of life.Methods: The psychometric study assessed the reliability and applicability of EQ-5D-3L through ...  Read More

Original Article
The Prevalence of Crash and Associated Factors Among Commercial Motorcyclist in Owo, Western Nigeria

Anthony Ayotounde Olasinde; Kehinde Sunday Oluwadiya

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 189-195

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the prevalence of crash and associated factors among commercial motorcyclists inOwo, Ondo State, Nigeria.Methods: This study is a descriptive cross-sectional study. Data was collected by using pre-tested structuredquestionnaires administered to commercial motorcyclists. Collected ...  Read More

Case Report
Small Bowel Obstruction As a Consequence of Peritoneal Tuberculosis

Amir Hossein Shams; Mohammad Hadi Niakan; Mahsa Ahadi; Majid Rasekhi Nejad; Samane Sardar Kermani

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 196-200

Abstract
  Peritoneal tuberculosis (PTB) is a rare subset of extrapulmonary tuberculosis which account for only 0.5-1% of all cases. PTB diagnosis can be challenging due to nonspecific clinical manifestations. We present a known case of pulmonary tuberculosis that admitted to the surgery ward due to the ...  Read More

Case Report
Uncontrollable Bleeding Managed by Thoracic Gauze Packing in Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury

Hamed Ghoddusi Johari; Seyed Arman Moein

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 201-204

Abstract
  Blunt traumatic aortic injury is a deadly phenomenon in traumatic injuries. Damage control is essential in the management of traumatic patients. We reported a 20-years-old man brought to the trauma center from a car turnover crash scene. Blunt traumatic aortic injury grade III was revealed ...  Read More

Conservative Management of Postpartum HELLP Syndrome and Intraparenchymal Liver Hematoma; A Case Report

Manouchehr Ghorbanpour; Hamid Reza Makarchian; Babak Yousefi; Mehrdad Taghipour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 196-198

Abstract
  The HELLP syndrome is an important variant of pre-eclampsia which is known by triad of hemolysis (H), elevated liver enzymes (EL) and low platelet count (LP). Intraparenchymal liver hematoma is a rare and important complication of HELLP syndrome which is a life threatening condition. The incidence of ...  Read More

Results of a Campaign for Motorcycle Helmets Advocacy in a City in Southwest of Iran; A Population-Based Intervention Study

Ali Foroutan; Seyed Taghi Heydari; Mehran Karvar; Leila Mohammadi; Yaser Sarikhani; Maryam Akbari; Kamran Bagheri Lankarani

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 404-410

Abstract
  Objective: We conducted a triple phase project for motorcycle helmets advocacy in Darab, a city in southwest Iran. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the project on decreasing the hazards of motorcycle accidents. Methods: Using a questionnaire,data for ICU admission rates, hospital costs ...  Read More

Drug Related Hospital Admissions; A Systematic Review of the Recent Literatures

Mohammed Biset Ayalew; Henok Getachew Tegegn; Ousman Abdela

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 339-346

Abstract
  Objective: To derive findings from different studies done on drug related hospital admissions and comprehensively express the incidence and preventability of drug related hospital admissions; identify the common types of drug related problems that caused hospital admission, and identify factors associated ...  Read More

Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Hospital Incident Command System; Findings from a Systematic Review

Paria Bahrami; Ali Ardalan; Amir Nejati; Abbas Ostadtaghizadeh; Arezoo Yari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 62-76

Abstract
  Objective: To examine all aspects affecting the functioning of the system and the most important factors in its assessment through a systematic review during 1990 to 2017. Methods: This systematic review of the current literature study was conducted during July 2017, and all articles, books, guidelines, ...  Read More

Original Article
Effects of Flaxseed Oil and Olive Oil on Markers of Inflammation and Wound Healing in Burn Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Atefeh Ghanbari; Sanaz Masoumi; Ehsan Kazemnejadleili; Marjan Mahdavi-Roshan; MohammadReza Mobayen

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 January 2023

Abstract
  Objectives: To study the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of flaxseed oil and olive oil on inflammatorymarkers for facilitating wound healing. Methods: One hundred and twelve patients were randomly selected to four groups with a total burn surfacearea (TBSA) of 20-50%. The four groups includes ...  Read More

Review Article
Driving Hazard Perception Components: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Yasaman Habibzadeh omran; Mohammad Hossein Yarmohammadian; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 January 2023

Abstract
  Introduction: Regarding the importance of Hazard Perception (HP) and its key role indecreasing accidents, the present study is done to have a systematic review of studies in order to estimate the rate of driving HP, explicate the content of HP and determine its components.Methods: The present study is ...  Read More

Original Article
Dexmedetomidine vs Ketamine for pediatric procedural sedation in the Emergency Department: A Randomize Clinical Trial

Behrang Rezvani Kakhki; Melika Fugerdi; Zahra Abbasi; Hamideh Feiz Dysfani; elnaz vafadar moradi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 31 January 2023

Abstract
  Objective: Sedation in children must be for the shortest time with minimum side effects in the Emergency Department (ED). The used drug must provide proper levels of consciousness and sedation with minimum effect on the patient’s vital signs. This study was designed and conducted on the effectiveness ...  Read More

Original Article
Evaluation of spiral chest CT scan findings in patients with multiple trauma during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ramin Ebrahimian; Zoubin Souri; Alireza Feizkhah; MohammadReza Mobayen; Habib Eslami; Mojdeh Esmailzadeh; Mohsen Ghorbani; Soroush Mirhedayati; Parissa Bagheri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 31 January 2023

Abstract
  Objective: Chest trauma is a common injury that usually occurs in accidents and mechanical injuries. Imaging technique plays an essential role in diagnosing chest injuries. This study aimed to evaluate spiral chest computed tomography (CT) scan findings in patients with multiple trauma during the COVID-19 ...  Read More

Case Report
Leech Application-related Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Case Report

Umit Can Dolek; Serdar Ozdemir; Kumissay Babayeva; Murat Gol

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 February 2023

Abstract
  Leech therapy (hirudotherapy) is a method used in the treatment of many diseases since ancient times. Although many complications have been reported following the use of this method, no systemic life-threatening bleeding has yet been described. A-43-year-old male patient was diagnosed with upper gastrointestinal ...  Read More

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