Original Article
Effects of Local Administration of Platelet Rich Plasma on Functional Recovery after Bridging Sciatic Nerve Defect Using Silicone Rubber Chamber; An Experimental Study

Sedighe Abbasipour-Dalivand; Rahim Mohammadi; Vahid Mohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 1-7

  Objective: To determine the effects of local administration of platelet rich plasma (PRP) on peripheral nerve regeneration in rat sciatic nerve transection model.Methods: Forty-five male white Wistar rats were randomized into three experimental groups (n = 15): Normal control group (NC), silicon group ...  Read More

Original Article
Location of Road Emergency Stations in Fars Province, Using Spatial Multi-Criteria Decision Making

Ali Goli; Najmeh Ansarizade; Omid Barati; Zahra Kavosi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 8-15

   Objectives: To locate the road emergency stations in Fars province based on using spatial multi-criteria decision making (Delphi method).  Methods: In this study, the criteria affecting the location of road emergency stations have been identified through Delphi method and their importance ...  Read More

Improving Five-level Triage Form According to the Experts Viewpoint; A Qualitative Study

Ali Bazm; Elahe Khorasani; Manal Etemadi; Hadi Nadeali

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 16-21

   Objectives: To develop a clear criteria for classifying the patients in triage unit of a tertiary healthcare center according to five-level triage system.Methods: This study is a qualitative study being conducted in five stages at Vali-Asr Hospital of Qom in 2013. After two survey, the experts were ...  Read More

Clinical Characteristics of Bowel Obstruction in Southern Iran; Results of a Single Center Experience

Majid Akrami; Ali Ghaeini Hesarooeih; Maryam Barfei; Vahid Zangouri; Zahra Alborzi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 22-26

  Objective: To determine the epidemiological, clinical, laboratory characteristics as well as outcome of 411 patients with bowel obstruction in Southern Iran. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study being performed in Shahid Faghihi hospital of Shiraz between 2006 and 2012. We reviewed the medical charts ...  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

Case Report
Prolonged Impacted Denture in the Esophagus: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Gulzar Ahmad Dar; Farooq Ahmad Ganie; Mohammad Ishaq; Kowsar Jan; Zargar Showkat Ali; Ghulam Nabi Lone; Mashkoor Beigh; Tariq Abdullah; Maqsood Ahmad Dar; Mir Mudasir Sidiq

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 32-35

  Foreign body ingestion and aspiration is among the most common causes of emergency department visit associated with high morbidity and mortality. Ingested and aspirated denture is rare conditions being scarcely reported in the literature. We herein report a 57-year-old man who presented with 2-day history ...  Read More