The Impact of Chlorhexidine Mucoadhesive Gel in the Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Faramarz Dobakhti; Ali Zargar; Taraneh Naghibi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 26-31

  Objective: Ventilator-associated pneumonia is the common cause of morbidity and mortality in the intensivecare unit. Due to the antimicrobial effect of chlorhexidine, and the long-lasting result of mucoadhesive drugs,this study aimed to determine the effect of chlorhexidine mucoadhesive gel on the prevention ...  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

The Role of Lung Ultrasonography in Etiologic Diagnosis of Acute Dyspnea in a Resource Limited Setting

Nguyen Nguyen The Phung; Trang Thi Thanh Vo; Kam Lun Ellis Hon

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 121-124

  The aim of the current study was to describe lung ultrasonography (LUS) characteristics and to evaluate the agreement between LUS and chest radiography (CXR) in diagnosis of four conditions causing most acute dyspnea in children, namely, pneumonia, pleural effusion, pneumothorax and acute pulmonary edema ...  Read More