Comparative Clinical Assessment and Risk Stratification of COVID-19 and Influenza Infections in Adults and Children: A Comprehensive Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Eman E. Shaban; Yavuz Yigit; Mohamed AM Elgassim; Ahmed Shaban; Amira Shaban; Amin Ameen; Mohammed Abdurabu; Hany A. Zaki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2024

  Objective: This study aimed to compare the clinical risks and outcomes of COVID-19 and influenza.Methods: The search for relevant articles was conducted using both a database search method and a manualsearch, which involved searching through the reference lists of articles related to the topic for additional ...  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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 April 2024

  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

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among Emergency Medical Technicians and its Relationship with Occupational Stress and Depression: Post-Corona Screening, Zanjan, 2022

Maryam Asadi Aghajari; Elnaz Hashemzadeh; Sevda Fazlizade; Mansour Ojaghloo; Leila Ghanbari-Afra; Zeinab Ghahremani; Mohammad Abdi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 138-145

  Objective: Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD) as a result of seeing painful events involving suspected COVID-19 patients and being concerned aboutpotentially infecting themselves and their families. Therefore, screening for these disorders ...  Read More

Wunderlich Syndrome: Early misdiagnosis with acute renal colic during COVID-19 pandemic

Reza Mohammadian; Afsoon Akbari; Mohmmadjavad Rajabi; Saman Nikeghbalian; Mahmood Shariat; Ahmad Monabati; Seyed Hamidreza Hosseinialhashemi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 102-105

  Wunderlich syndrome, also known as the spontaneous non-traumatic retroperitoneal hemorrhage, is anuncommon condition characterized by acute, spontaneous, non-traumatic renal hemorrhage into the subcapsularor perirenal spaces. The majority of the cases are caused by renal cell carcinoma or renal angiomyolipoma.Other ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Spiral Chest CT Scan Findings in Patients with Multiple Trauma

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

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 19-25

  Objective: To evaluate the spiral chest computed tomography (CT) scan findings in patients with multipletrauma during the COVID-19 pandemic.Methods: This retrospective study was performed on multiple trauma patients admitted to a tertiary hospital inthe north of Iran in 2020. All patients with multiple ...  Read More

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

  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

Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Incidence and Mortality Rate Due to Road Traffic Injury in Shiraz

Mahnaz Yadollahi; Mehrdad Karajizadeh; Najmeh Bordbar; Zahra Ghahramani; Leila Shayan

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 110-115

  Objective: To evaluate the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the incidence and mortality rate of road trafficinjuries in Shiraz, Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on the data of patients who admitted by road trafficaccidents 18 months before the outbreak of COVID-19 and 18 months after ...  Read More

Anxiety and Stress Seem Temporary during the Pneumonia COVID-19 Pandemic: A Survey on the Mental Health Status of Healthcare Workers

Hossein Abdolrahimzadeh fard; Roham Borazjani; Amir Hossein Shams; Vala Rezaee; Shiva Aminnia; Maryam Salimi; Mahsa Ahadi; Shahram Paydar; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Nikta Rabiei; Sanaz Zare; Leila Shayan; Mina Sadeghi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 128-134

  Objective: To evaluate the presence/severity of depression, anxiety, and stress among health care workers(HCWs) who work on the specially allocated COVID-19 ward (Group A) and HCWs on the other wards(Group B).Methods: This questionnaire-based study was conducted from January 25 to February 28, 2021. ...  Read More

Is cardiac Troponin I Considered as A Predictor of In-hospital Mortality among COVID-19 Patients? A Retrospective Cohort Study

Mohammad Haji Aghajani; Roxana Sadeghi; Reza Miri; Mohammad Parsa Mahjoob; Fatemeh Omidi; Fatemeh Nasiri-Afrapoli; Asma Pourhosseingoli; Niloufar Taherpour; Amirmohammad Toloui; Mohammad Sistanizad

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 9-15

  Objective: To describe the levels of troponin I in COVID-19 patients and its role in the prediction of their inhospital mortality as a cardiac biomarker. Methods: The current retrospective cohort study was performed on the clinical records of 649 COVID-19-related hospitalized cases with at leat ...  Read More

Self-Referred Walk-in (SRW) versus Emergency Medical Services Brought Covid-19 Patients

Navid Kalani; Naser Hatami; Sajed Ali; Neema John Mehramiz; Fatemeh Rahmanian; Esmaeel Raeyat doost; Marzieh Haghbeen; Samaneh Abiri; Mahdi Foroughian; Mohsen Ebrahimi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 21-26

  Objective: To compare the characteristics of the emergency medical services (EMS) brought COVID-19 patients versus self-referred walk-in patients. Methods: This was a Cross-sectional study of COVID-19 infected cases in Jahrom, south of Iran. Age, sex, the symptoms of beginning days’ passing, ...  Read More

Sanctions or National Policies in COVID-19 Management in Iran: Which One is More Effective?!

Mahmoudreza Peyravi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 204-205

  The new corona disease (COVID-19) is very contagious and features a high risk of vast outbreak and infection. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global public health emergency condition on 30 January 2020 and a universal epidemic afterwards by given its rapid epidemic worldwide (1). Iran ...  Read More

COVID-19 Impact on the Doctor-Patient Relationship: Patient Perspectives on Emergency Physician Empathy and Communication

Sophia Aguirre; Kristen M. Jogerst; Zachary Ginsberg; Sandeep Voleti; Puneet Bhullar; Joshua Spegman; Taylor Viggiano; Jessica Monas; Douglas Rappaport

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 125-132

  Objective: To investigate in how the current COVID-19 pandemic affects patient’s perceptions of emergency physician empathy and communication. Methods: Patients cared for by Emergency Department physicians with the lowest satisfaction scores were surveyed within one week of discharge via phone. ...  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

Impact and modifications of in-hospital trauma care workflow due to COVID 19 pandemic: Lessons learnt for the future

Gaurav Kaushik; Ankita Sharma; Dinesh Bagaria; Subodh Kumar; Sushma Sagar; Amit Gupta

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 60-66

  Objective: To describe the restructuring if in-hospital systems of care at a Level -1 trauma center in India and to analyze volume and patterns of injury for future preparedness as well as to institute preventive measures for specific injuries during health emergencies like COVID-19.Methods: The data ...  Read More

The Possible Factors Correlated with The Higher Risk of Getting Infected by COVID-19 in Emergency Medical Technicians; A Case-Control Study

Mostafa Sadeghi; Peyman Saberian; Parisa Hasani-Sharamin; Fatemeh Dadashi; Sepideh Babaniamansour; Ehsan Aliniagerdroudbari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 67-72

  Objective: To assess the possible factors associated with increasing risk of COVID-19 among EMTs. Methods: This study was a case-control study conducted in Tehran, Iran. Case group was consisted of confirmed COVID-19 EMTs based on the results of reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction and/or lung ...  Read More

Gender Differences in COVID-19 Deceased Cases in Jahrom City, South of Iran

Fatemeh Rahmanian; Naser Hatami; Marzieh Haghbeen; Rahim Raofi; Alireza Abbasi; Heshmatollah Shakeri; Poyan Keshavarz; Elham Rafiee; Mahdi Chegin; Esmaeel Rayad doost; Samaneh Abiri; Navid Kalani; Mahdi Foroughian; Mohsen Ebrahimi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 80-85

  Objective: To evaluate the clinical and epidemiological features of deceased patients and comparing the discrepancies between male and female patients based on high prevalence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), its irreversible effects and the rising mortality rate in Jahrom city. Methods: ...  Read More

Solving The Problem of Fogged Eyewear in Orthopedic Surgeries in the COVID Scenario

Rizwan Khan; Arvind Kumar; Mukesh Kumar; Javed Jameel

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 46-47

  The current COVID-19 situation has been taking a high toll on the healthcare workers who are at constant risk of exposure to the contagion, especially those who are involved in treating the COVID-19 infected patients. The risk of exposure is further high during the surgical procedures, considering the ...  Read More

Early Tracheostomy in Trauma Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome due to Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Mohammad Reza Saki; Nazanin Dadashpour; Zahra Ghahramani; Shahram Paydar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 133-134

  The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 [1, 2] and was rapidly spread all over the world, being announced as a pandemic on March 11th, 2020 by the World Health Organization ...  Read More

Our Experience of Trauma Management During Novel Coronovirus 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic in a Busy Trauma Center in Southern Iran

Hossein Akbarialiabad; Hossein Aabdolrahimzadeh fard; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Shahin Mohseni; Vahid Mehrnoush; Mina Salehi; Sima Roushenas; Shahram Paydar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 199-201

  During the past few months, the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly affected medical service provision. In Iran, it has caused around 197,000 inflictions and 9200 deaths up to June 18, 2020. While many departments turned to telehealth in this era, the trauma service should provide ...  Read More