1. Earthquake Preparedness in Iranian Hospitals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Daem Roshani; Aram Karimian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-8

Abstract
  Objective: To assess the preparedness of Iranian hospitals against earthquake.Methods: In this systematic review, a query was carried out on PubMed, Scopus, Web of Sciences, Sid, Irandoc, Google scholar, and Magiran databases for articles published between 2000-2019. Statistical analysis was ...  Read More

2. Exploring the Factors Affecting Unsafe Antisocial Behaviors of Drivers in Iran: A Qualitative Study

Farshad Faghisolouk; Sanaz Sohrabizadeh; Hamid Soori; Davoud Khorasani-zavareh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 28-35

Abstract
  Objective: To explore the factors affecting unsafe antisocial behaviors of drivers in the context of Iran.Methods: The interviews were conducted from June to November 2019. A number of 19 participants were selected using purposive sampling method. The data were collected using face to face in-depth ...  Read More

3. Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC) Model in Natural Disasters in Iran

Hassan Araghizadeh; Mahmoudreza Peyravi; Simintaj Sharififar; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020

Abstract
  Objective: The present study aimed at codifying a native model of civil-military coordination (CIMIC) in natural disasters in Iran. Methods: This manuscript is a part of a larger study. The present cross-sectional study was conducted in 2019 using a two-stage Delphi technique. The factors confirmed by ...  Read More

4. Factors Related to Delay In Initiating Post-Exposure Prophylaxis For Rabies Prevention Among Animal Bite Victims: A Cross-Sectional Study in Northwest of Iran

Ehsan Sarbazi; Mohamadreza Sarbazi; Saber Ghaffari-fam; Towhid Babazadeh; Sohrab Heidari; Khadijeh Aghakarimi; Ismail Jamal; Ali Sherini; Javad Babaie; Ghader Darghahi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020

Abstract
  Objectives: The aim of the present study was identifying factors associated with h delayed initiation of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) among animal bite victims. Methods:This cross-sectional study assessed biting patterns among 3032 cases that were referred to Tabriz Rabies Center. The delay was described ...  Read More

5. Association between Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Driving Behaviors among Iranian Motorcyclists

Ali Akbary; Seyed Taghi Heydari; Yaser Sarikhani; Mehrdad Vossoughi; Reza Tabrizi; Maryam Akbari; Najmeh Movahhedian; Arash Mani; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Tahereh Ostovar; Kamran Bagheri Lankarani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 163-168

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) score and driving behaviors among motorcycle drivers in Iran. Methods: This multi-center cross-sectional study was conducted on 1747 motorcyclists in three cities of Iran. We used a random sampling method ...  Read More

7. Self-immolation in Iran: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Mohammad Saadati; Saber Azami-aghdash; Mahdiyeh Heydari; Naser Derakhshani; Ramin Rezapour

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 1-8

Abstract
  Objective: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of self-immolation epidemiology and characteristics in Iran.Methods: This was a systematic review and meta-analysis study. PubMed, Scopus, Web of science and Science Direct were searched for English literature and SID and Magiran for Persian ...  Read More

8. Analysis and Forecasting the Accident Mortality Trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran Applying Lee-Carter Model During the Years 2006 to 2035

Saeide Aghamohamadi; Katayoun Jahangiri; Amir Kavousi; Ardeshir Sayah Mofazali

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 341-348

Abstract
  Objective: To predict the accident mortality trend in next two decades in Iran.Methods: The study population comprised all deaths recorded in the system of registration and classification of causes of death of Ministry of Health and Medical Education of Iran during the years 2006 to 2015. The information ...  Read More

9. Epidemiologic Aspects of Overall Injuries in Hamadan Province; A Six-Year Registry-Based Analysis

Salman Khazaei; Shahab Rezaeian; Sakineh Mazharmanesh; Mahin Ahmadi-Pishkuhi; Vali Baigi; Zaher Khazaei; Yousef Veisani

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 233-238

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the epidemiological aspects of all-cause injuries in Hamadan province during a 6-year period.Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study on injured subjects admitted to private or governmental hospitals in Hamadan province during March 2009 to March 2015. The epidemiological ...  Read More

10. Characteristics of Occupational Injuries in a Pharmaceutical Company in Iran

Abbas Rasouli; Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini; Mohammad Karim Bahadori; Ramin Ravangard

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 155-161

Abstract
  Objective: To prioritize occupational hazards in a Pharmaceutical Company in Iran using the analytical hierarchy process (AHP).Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted in a Pharmaceutical Company in Iran in 2017. All employees working in the administrative, production, installations and facilities, ...  Read More

11. Epidemiology and Pattern of Traumatic Brain Injury in a Developing Country Regional Trauma Center

Mohamadreza Saatian; Jamal Ahmadpoor; Younes Mohammadi; Ehsan Mazloumi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 45-53

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the epidemiological aspects of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a regional trauma center.Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with TBI during 2013 to 2016 in a single center in Hamedan, central Iran. The distribution and relationships of TBI ...  Read More

12. Risk Factors of Road Traffic Accidents Associated Mortality in Northern Iran; A Single Center Experience Utilizing Oaxaca Blinder Decomposition

Faranak Sherafati; Enayatollah Homaie-Rad; Abolhassan Afkar; Ramin Gholampoor Sigaroodi; Soheil Sirusbakht

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 116-121

Abstract
  Objectives: To investigate the differences in death after receiving emergency services in traffic accidents between urban and rural regions, and decompose factors of the gap in Langerood, Northern Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Langrood, Northern Iran during a 1-year period ...  Read More

13. Trend and Seasonal Patterns of Injuries and Mortality Due to Motorcyclists Traffic Accidents; A Hospital-Based Study

Marjan Hosseinpour; Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani; Mohammad Esmaeilpour Aghdam; Mahdi Mohammadian; Farzad Maleki

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 47-52

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate trend and seasonal pattern of occurrence and mortality of motorcycle accidents in patients referred to hospitals of Isfahan.Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out using traffic accidents data of Isfahan province, extracted from Ministry of Health (MOH) database ...  Read More

14. An Epidemiological Study of Road Traffic Accidents in Guilan Province, Northern Iran in 2012

Zahra Mohtasham-Amiri; Saeed Dastgiri; Ali Davoudi-kiakalyeh; Ali Imani; Keyvan Mollarahimi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 230-235

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the epidemiological characteristics of the road traffic injuries (RTIs) in Guilan province, northern Iran.Methods: This study was a cross-sectional study which included all of RTIs admitted to medical centers of Guilan province (northern Iran) during 2012. ICD-10 was used as ...  Read More

15. The Epidemiological Characteristics of Motorcyclists Associated Injuries in Road Traffics Accidents; A Hospital-Based Study

Saber Ghaffari-fam; Ehsan Sarbazi; Amin Daemi; Mohammad Reza Sarbazi; Hossein Ali Nikbakht; Shaker Salarilak

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 223-229

Abstract
  Objectives: To determine the epidemiology of injuries of the motorcyclists in road traffic accidents (RTIs) between 2008 and 2014 in East Azarbayejan province of Iran.Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed in East Azerbaijan province in Imam Reza hospital on motorcyclists subjected to injuries ...  Read More

16. Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)-based Assessment of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course in Iran

Hamid Reza Abbasi; Mitra Amini; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Shahram Paydar; Jameel Ali; Sepideh Sefidbakht

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 75-79

Abstract
  Objective: To evaluate the effect of advance trauma life support (ATLS®) training on general surgery residents clinical reasoning skills using the national boards-style objective structured clinical examination (OSCE).Methods: This cross-sectional single-center study was conducted in Shiraz University ...  Read More

17. Economic Burden of Road Traffic Accidents; Report from a Single Center from South Eastern Iran

Aliyeh Sargazi; Atefeh Sargazi; Prigil Kumar Nadakkavukaran Jim; HoseinAli Danesh; Forough Sargolzaee Aval; Zohre Kiani; AmirHosein Lashkarinia; Zahra Sepehri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 43-47

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the economic burden of road traffic accidents (RTAs) in patients admitted to a single center in south eastern Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Amir-Al-Momenin hospital of Zabol affiliated with Zabol University of Medical Sciences during a 12-month period ...  Read More

18. Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Fall Injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran; A Cross-Sectional Study

Saber Ghaffari-fam; Ehsan Sarbazi; Amin Daemi; Mohamadreza Sarbazi; Lachin Riyazi; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Ali Allahyari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 104-110

Abstract
  Objective: To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was based on Hospital Information System (HIS) data for patients referred to the Imam Reza Hospital between 2008 and 2013. We recorded the demographic ...  Read More

19. Maternal Beliefs and Socioeconomic Correlated Factors on Child Mortality from Drowning in Caspian Sea Coastline

Ali Davoudi-kiakalayeh; Reza Mohammadi; Shahrokh Yousefzade-Chabok

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 86-91

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate maternal beliefs, practices about causes and determinant factors on drowning and maternal socioeconomic correlated factors on child mortality from drowning.Methods: From March 2005 to March 2009, in a register-based cohort study and household survey, individual records utilizing ...  Read More

20. Epidemiology and Clinical Characteristics of Mucormycosis in Patients with Leukemia; A 21-year Experience from Southern Iran

Amene S. Sarvestani; Gholamreza Pishdad; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 38-43

Abstract
  Objectives: To determine the epidemiological aspect of mucormycosis, the nature of malignancies complicated by mucormycosis, the initial site of involvement and the subsequent outcome.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study which was performed by reviewing the medical records of 95 patients with leukemia ...  Read More

21. The Performance of Trauma Research Centers of Iran during the Past 10 Years; A Science Monitor Survey

Mahnaz Yadollahi; Narges Shamseddini; Leila Shayan; Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 44-51

Abstract
   Objective: To compare and evaluation of scores of trauma research center of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Iran with other trauma research centers in Iran.Methods: The assessment scores of each center were gathered from Iran medical research and Ministry of Health and Medical Education website. ...  Read More

22. Epidemiological and Clinical Features of Cervical Column and Cord Injuries; A 2-Year Experience from a Large Trauma Center in Southern Iran

Hamid Reza Kamravan; Ali Haghnegahdar; Shahram Paydar; Mohamad Khalife; Mahsa Sedighi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 32-37

Abstract
  Objective: To describe the epidemiological characteristics of patients with cervical spine injury admitted to Rajaee hospital, Shiraz, Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study includes all patients admitted with impression of cervical column injury with or without cervical cord injury from October 2009 ...  Read More

23. Predisposing Factors for Mucormycosis in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus; An Experience of 21 Years in Southern Iran

Amene S. Sarvestani; Gholam Reza Pishdad; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2013, , Pages 164-170

Abstract
  Objectives: To determine the prevalence and predisposing factors of mucormycosis in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) in a Shiraz referral centers.Methods: This retrospective case control study, reviewed the medical records of 162 patients with pathologically confirmed diagnosis of mucormycosis hospitalized ...  Read More

24. Short-term Outcome of Open Appendectomy in Southern Iran: A Single Center Experience

Shahram Paydar; Parisa Javidi Parsijani; Armin Akbarzadeh; Alireza Manafi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, , Pages 123-126

Abstract
  Objectives: To evaluate the short-term outcome of open appendectomy, the rate of negative appendectomy as well as pathology reports after surgery in patients with suspected acute appendicitis.Methods: This was a retrospective cross-sectional study being performed in Nemazee hospital affiliated with Shiraz ...  Read More

25. Prognostic Factors for Fournier’s Gangrene; A 10-year Experience in Southeastern Iran

Amene Sabzi Sarvestani; Mehdi Zamiri; Mehdi Sabouri

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, , Pages 116-122

Abstract
  Objectives: To describe the characteristics and prognostic factors of 28 patients with Fournier’s Gangrene (FG) referred to our medical center at Southeastern Iran.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study including 28 cases of FG that were operated in Surgery department of Zahedan University of Medical ...  Read More