Study of Epidemiological Characteristics of Fatal Injuries Using Death Registry Data in Georgia

Nino Chkhaberidze; Ketevan Axobadze; Maia Kereselidze; Nato Pitskhelauri; Maka Jorbenadze; Nino Chikhladze

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 75-82

  Objective: This study aimed to evaluate epidemiological aspects of fatal injuries in Georgia.Methods: This was a retrospective, descriptive study that included all traumatic injury deaths in Georgiafrom January 1 to December 31, 2018. The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia’sThe ...  Read More

Epidemiology of Burns in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients of Fars Province between 2017 and 2018

Mahnaz Yadollahi; Pooria Fazeli; Muhammad Ali Naqi; Mehrdad Karajizadeh; Sattar Parsaiyan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 41-46

  Objective: According to the reports of the World Health Organization approximately 300,000 deaths occuryearly worldwide due to burns or burn-associated injuries. This study aims to review the epidemiology of burnsin pediatrics and adolescents in Fars province between 2017 and 2018.Methods: This is a ...  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

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

Comprehensive Analysis of Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures in the Emergency Department; A Single Center Experience

Jose Ramon Auso-Perez; Gloria Maria Rodríguez-Blanes

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 142-147

  Objective: To describe the demographic characteristics and to assess possible risk factors related to the moment of presentation at Emergency Department (ED) for pediatric humeral supracondylar fractures. Methods: This was cross-sectional study being conducted during 5-year period from 2013 to 2017 at ...  Read More

Epidemiology of Road Traffic Injuries among Elderly People; A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Saber Azami-Aghdash; Mir Hossein Aghaei; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazarghani

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 279-291

  Objective: To systematically review the epidemiological patterns and interventions for prevention of road traffic injuries (RTIs) among elderly.Methods: Searching keywords including: accident, trauma, road injury, road traffic injuries, aging, old, elder, strategy, intervention, road traffic crash prevention ...  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

Epidemiological Characteristics of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury (TSCI) in the Middle-East and North-Africa (MENA) Region: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Mohamed H. Elshahidi; Nada Y. Monir; Mohamed A. Elzhery; Ahmed A. Sharaqi; Hames Haedaya; Basem I. Awad; Khaled Zaghloul

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 75-89

  Objective: To systematically search the literature and to summarize current evidence pertaining to the epidemiology of SCI in the MENA region incidence, gender, age, type of the injury and etiology of the injury.Methods: Embase, PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science and EBSCOhost were systematically searched ...  Read More

Epidemiology of Road Traffic Injury Fatalities among Car Users; A Study Based on Forensic Medicine Data in East Azerbaijan of Iran

Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Bahram Samadirad; Nasrin Shahedifar; Mina Golestani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 146-154

  Objective: To study the epidemiology of car user road traffic fatalities (CURTFs) during eight years, in East Azerbaijan, Iran.Methods: A total of 3051 CURTFs registered in East Azerbaijan forensic medicine organization database, Iran, during 2006-2014, were analyzed using Stata 13 statistical software ...  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

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Traumatic Hand and Finger Amputations in North Western Iran; A Single Center Experience

Nasrin Mehri; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Abdolrasoul Safaiean

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 42-46

  Objective:  To determine the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of hand and finger amputations in patients referring to a single center in northern Iran.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted on 200 traumatic hand amputees hospitalized in Shohada Hospital in Tabriz, Northwestern ...  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

Evaluation of Sensorimotor Nerve Damage in Patients with Maxillofacial Trauma; a Single Center Experience

Behnaz Poorian; Mehdi Bemanali; Mohammad Chavoshinejad

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 88-92

  Objective: To evaluate sensorimotor nerve damage in patients with maxillofacial trauma referring to Taleghani hospital, Tehran, IranMethods: This cross-sectional study was conducted during a 2-year period from 2014 to 2012 in Taleghani hospital of Tehran. We included a total number of 495 patients with ...  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

Characteristics of Fatal Occupational Traumatic Injuries; Drama in East Azerbaijan Province of Iran

Changiz Gholipour; Samad Shams Vahdati; Elmira Ghaffarzade; Keivan Kashi Zonouzi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 27-31

  Objectives: To determine the characteristics and etiologies of occupational trauma associated mortality in Tabriz megacity, Northern Iran.Methods: In a cross-sectional study, we included all the recorded cases of occupational mortalities referring to Tabriz forensic medicine center, labor institute and ...  Read More

Epidemiological Characteristics of Fatal Traumatic Accidents in Babol, Iran: A Hospital-Based Survey

Seyed Reza Modarres; Mohammad Hossein Shokrollahi; Mohsen Yaserian; Maryam Rahimi; Neda Amani; Ali Asghar Manouchehri

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 146-150

  Objective: To determine the epidemiological characteristics of fatal traumatic accidents in patients referred to a hospital in Babol, Northern Iran.Methods: Thiswas a cross-sectionalstudy being performed during a 1-year period including all the dead trauma patients referred to ShahidBeheshtiHospital ...  Read More

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

  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

Pattern of Traumatic Injuries and Injury Severity Score in a Major Trauma Center in Shiraz, Southern Iran

Hamid Reza Abbasi; Seyed Mohsen Mousavi; Ali Taheri Akerdi; Mohammad Hadi Niakan; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Shahram Paydar

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2013, , Pages 81-85

  Objective: To record and classify mechanisms of injury and injury severity score (ISS) in trauma patients admitted to the largest trauma center in Southern Iran.Methods: This was a prospective cross-sectional study including all the patients who were admitted to Nemazee hospital from 2009 to 2010. We ...  Read More

Epidemiology of Pediatric Acute Poisoning in Southern Iran: A Hospital-Based Study

Mahmood Haghighat; Hossein Moravej; Maryam Moatamedi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 28-33

  Objective: To determine the epidemiology of acute childhood poisoning in Shiraz, southern Iran.Methods: This was a prospective cross-sectional descriptive study, being performed in Nemazee and Dastgheib Hospitals affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The study included pediatric patients ...  Read More

Emergency Operating Room Workload Pattern: A Single Center Experience from Southern Iran

Shahram Paydar; Sedigheh Shokrollahi; Shahram Jahanabadi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Zahed Malekmohammadi; Armin Akbarzadeh; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Hamid Reza Abbasi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 38-42

  Objective: To determine the epidemiology and pattern of emergency operating room workload in Nemazee hospital affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.Methods: All surgical emergency operations which were performed in Nemazee hospital, Shiraz, Iran were collected over twelve ...  Read More