Utilizing Novel Assessment and Instructional Methodologies of Trauma for Residents; A Case of Blended Learning in Shiraz Medical School

Shahram Paydar; Hossein Akbarialiabad

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 1-3

  The coexistence of humans, the environment, and animals may lead to laceration, injury, and death. The earliest anthropological registration of human being violations and human conflicts backs to almost more than 200 thousand years [1, 2]. Nowadays, still, fall and violations are the leading cause of ...  Read More

Review Article
Lateral Approach Versus Combined Lateral and Anteromedial Approach for Surgical Treatment of Terrible Triad of Elbow: A Meta-Analysis

Mukesh Meena; Karmbeer Singh; Sanjay Meena; Chetan Kumbhare; Dushyant Chouhan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 4-9

  Objective: To find out which surgical approach, optimize the functional outcomes and reduce the risk of complications.Methods: Medline, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Google Scholar were searched to identify relevant studies, which were included if they were retrospective or prospective in design, ...  Read More

Original Article
Regenerative Capacities of Chitosan-Nanoselenium Conduit on Transected Sciatic Nerve in Diabetic Rats: An Animal Model Study

Darab Faraji; Mohsen Ebrahimi; Babak Paknezhad; Zahra Hami; Alireza Jahandideh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 10-18

  Objective: To assess regenerative capacities of chitosan-nanoselenium conduit on transected sciatic nerve in diabetic rats.Methods: A 10-mm sciatic nerve defect was bridged using a chitosan-nanoselenium conduit filled with phosphate buffered saline. In chitosan group, the chitosan conduit was ...  Read More

Original Article
Identification of Factors Contributing to Traffic Accidents amongst Girls in Tehran with Specific Focus on Psychosocial Factors

Siyamak Tahmasebi; Seyyed Mohammad Hosein Javadi; Tahereh Azari Arghun; Forough Edrisi; Alireza Tajlili

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 19-26

  Objective: To identify the human factors contributing to traffic accidents with a special focus on psychosocial factors amongst young girls of Tehran, Iran.Methods: In a descriptive study conducted in Tehran, Iran in 2013, 108 girls aged 18-24 were enrolled by using a stratified cluster sampling ...  Read More

Original Article
A Comparative Study of Injury Severity Scales as Predictors of Mortality in Trauma Patients: Which Scale Is the Best?

Mahnaz Yadollahi; Ali Kashkooe; Reza Rezaiee; Kazem Jamali; Mohammad Hadi Niakan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 27-33

  Objective: To compare the injury severity scales as predictors of mortality in trauma patients to search for the best scale.Methods: In a prospective cohort study and systematical random sampling conducted from March to September 2017, trauma patients over the age of 13 years were enrolled. ...  Read More

Original Article
Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture and Single Balloon Extrapedicular Kyphoplasty: Findings and Technical Considerations

Pankaj Kumar Mishra; Rishi Dwivedi; Charanjit Singh Dhillon

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 34-40

  Objective: To evaluate the functional and radiological outcome of balloon kyphoplasty and to endorse the unilateral single balloon extrapedicular kyphoplasty as practically more feasible and safer method in comparison to the conventional methods.Methods: Totally, 81 patients were presented ...  Read More

Case Report
Point of Care Ultrasound in Pyogenic Tenosynovitis: A Case Report

Richard Amini; Luis Camacho; Josie Acuña; Elaine Situ-LaCasse; Srikar Adhikari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 41-46

  Pyogenic tenosynovitis is caused by hematogenous spread of infection or trauma with direct inoculation of a tendon sheath. Symptoms and clinical examination findings associated with pyogenic tenosynovitis may be confused with superficial soft tissue infections, however management plans between ...  Read More

Clinical Images
Abdominal Distension in an Eleven-Month-Old Male

Daniel Quesada; Larissa Morsky; Phillip Aguìñiga-Navarrete; Laura Castro; Luke Kim

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 47-48

  An eleven-month-old male was brought in for a 1-day history of abdominal distension and anorexia associated with increased fussiness and multiple bouts of non-bloody diarrhea without any vomiting. A kidney, ureter and bladder (KUB) radiograph and abdominal ultrasound were obtained (Figure 1). (Figure ...  Read More

Letter to the Editor
Methodological Issues on the Importance of Instrument Validation in Cross-Sectional Health Research

Mehrdad Amir-Behghadami; Masoumeh Gholizadeh; Ali Janati

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 49-50

  Dear editor, Recently, we read with great interest the article authored by Jadidi et al. [1] that was entitled“Is emergency medical services (EMS) in Islamic Republic of Iran practical and efficient in facingEbola?” and published in Bull Emerg Trauma in 2019, in 7th volume ...  Read More

Letter to the Editor
Systematic Reviews: Are They Actually Well Conducted and Reported in Accordance with PRISMA?

Masoumeh Gholizadeh; Mehrdad Amir-Behghadami; Ali Janati

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, Pages 51-52

  Dear editor, Recently, Ayalew et al. have published an article, titled, “Drug related hospital admissions; Asystematic review of the recent literatures” in Bull Emerg Trauma in 2019, 7th volume and 4th issue that has been caught our attention [1]. Even though the results ...  Read More