Economic Burden of Trauma-Related Injuries in Iran in 2019

Pirhossein Kolivand; Peyman Saberian; Fereshte Karimi; Mehdi Raadabadi; Samad Azari; Soheila Rajaie

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 2-7

  Objective: Trauma-related injuries are the leading cause of death and disability in the active population, withdevastating economic, health, and social consequences for nations. TThis study aimed to assess the economicburden of injuries in Iran.Methods: In this study, the economic impact of trauma in ...  Read More

The Impact of COVID-19 on Trauma Emergency Patients in Southeastern Iran

Milad Ahmadi Gohari; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Mehdi Ahmadinejad; Mohammadreza Balooch Hasankhani; Hossein Mirzaei; Yones Jahani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 73-80

  Objective: With the COVID-19 outbreak in countries around the world, the countries’ healthcare systemsunderwent an unprecedented shock. This study aimed to examine the resilience of the medical service deliverysystem in providing emergency services during the Covid-19 pandemic.Methods: This study ...  Read More

Factors Influencing the Use of Pedestrian Bridges in North of Iran

Zahra Mohtasham Amiri; Iraj Barge-Gol; Leila Kouchakinejad‑Eramsadati; Payam Abedian; Helya Jafari-Shakib

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 27-32

  Objective: To find out factors that influence the use/non-use of pedestrian bridges in Northern Iran. Methods: In this observational study, 4 pedestrian bridges at four different places in Rasht, North of Iran was studied. In addition to demographic data, pedestrians were interviewed for reasons ...  Read More

Prevalence of Pediatric Ocular Trauma in Northern Iran; An Epidemiological Cross-Sectional Study

Hanieh Ahmadi; Zahra Alizadeh; Samad Karkhah; Mohammad Javad Ghazanfari

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 40-43

  Ocular trauma is one of the most common causes of acquired blindness in children. The epidemiological parameters associated with ocular trauma vary in different populations, especially in children. The objective of this study was to assess the ocular trauma epidemiology in children less than ...  Read More

Quality of Life after Motorcycle Traffic Injuries: A Cohort Study in Northwest of Iran

Leili Abedi Gheshlaghi; Hamid sharifi; Mehdi Noroozi; Mohsen Barouni; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 169-177

  Objective: To investigate the quality of life (QOL) of injured motorcyclists and associated factors in a period of three months after the accident. Methods: In the present study, we were included 190 injured motorcyclists who admitted to two referral specialized hospitals (Emam Reza and Shohada) in Tabriz, ...  Read More

The Epidemiology of Chemical Burns Among the Patients Referred to Burn Centers in Shiraz, Southern Iran, 2008–2018

Hosein Abbasi; Ali Dehghani; Ali Akbar Mohammadi; Tayyeb Ghadimi; Abdolkhalegh Keshavarzi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 195-200

  Objective: To investigate the prevalence of chemical burns among the patients admitted to Shiraz burn treatment centers. Methods: It is a descriptive study that was conducted on 62 patients with chemical burns who were admitted between 2008 and 2018. The patients’ records were used in the research ...  Read More

Maternal and Fetal Outcomes of Pregnant Women Infected with Coronavirus Based on Tracking the Results of 90-Days Data in Hazrat -E- Rasoul Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences

Shahla Chaichian; Abolfazl Mehdizadehkashi; Shahla Mirgaloybayat; Neda Hashemi; Farahnaz Farzaneh; Roya Derakhshan; Samaneh Rokhgireh

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 145-150

  Objective: To evaluate the maternal and fetal outcomes of COVID-19 up to three months after the delivery in pregnant women. Methods: This case series study was conducted on all pregnant women with COVID-19 hospitalized in Hazrat -E- Rasoul Akram Hospital, Tehran, Iran from March 8, 2020 ...  Read More

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

Daem Roshani; Aram Karimian

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

  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

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

  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

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, , Pages 218-223

  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

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, , Pages 236-242

  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

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

  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

Flood in the South-West of Iran in 2019; Causes, Problems, Actions and Lesson Learned

Mahmoudreza Peyravi; Ali Asghar Peyvandi; Ali Khodadadi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 199-200

  Dear Editor,Extreme climatic changes have increased the frequency and intensity of natural disasters all over the world imposing disastrous effects on human life and environment[1]. One of the dangerous disasters is flood. Flood may happen due to extreme rain or human-made actions in shores[2]. This ...  Read More

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  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