Review Article
Earthquake Preparedness in Iranian Hospitals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Daem Roshani; Aram Karimian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 1-8

  Objective: To assess the preparedness of Iranian hospitals against earthquake.Methods: In this systematic review, a query was carried out on PubMed, Scopus, Web of Sciences, Sid, Irandoc, Google scholar, and Magiran databases for articles published between 2000-2019. Statistical analysis was ...  Read More

Original Article
The Comparison of Biomechanical Volar and Dorsal Plating in Distal Part Radius Fractures; a Finite Element Analysis Study

Ali Ghaemmaghami; Ehsan Fallah; Hamid Namazi; Mohammad Taghi Karimi; Seyed Iman Houseini

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 9-14

  Objective: To compare the stability of the radius stabilized fractured parts by volar and dorsal planting based on modeling approach. Methods: Ten forearm models were created based on Computed Tomography (CT) Scan images by using of Mimics software. The distal part fracture of radius was induced in the ...  Read More

Original Article
Diagnostic Value Evaluation of Bed Ultrasound Compared with Wound Openness to Diagnose Tendon Rupture in Penetrating Hand Trauma at Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah, 2019

Amirhosein Meisami

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 15-20

  Objective: To determine the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of ultrasound to diagnose the patients with tendon rupture of upper extremity referred to Taleghani Hospital’s center of Kermanshah in 2019. Methods: This was a diagnostic value study which performed on 113 patients with non-fracture ...  Read More

Original Article
Transferred Patients by Fars Province’s Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS); A 2-Years Cross-Sectional Study in Southern Iran

Seyed Mahmoudreza Sajjadi; Fatemeh Rahmanian; Razieh Sadat Mousavi-Roknabadi; Faramarz Farahmand; Afsaneh Dehbozorgi; Hadid Hamrah; Mohamad Javad Moradian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 21-27

  Objective: To investigate the patients transferred by helicopters, as well as an emergent medical services that were performed for them.Methods: In this retrospective cross-sectional study, all patients who were transferred by Fars province of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to ...  Read More

Original Article
Exploring the Factors Affecting Unsafe Antisocial Behaviors of Drivers in Iran: A Qualitative Study

Farshad Faghisolouk; Sanaz Sohrabizadeh; Hamid Soori; Davoud Khorasani-zavareh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 28-35

  Objective: To explore the factors affecting unsafe antisocial behaviors of drivers in the context of Iran.Methods: The interviews were conducted from June to November 2019. A number of 19 participants were selected using purposive sampling method. The data were collected using face to face in-depth ...  Read More

Original Article
Analysis of Hospital Costs in Road Traffic Injuries

Sara Emamgholipour; Mehdi Raadabadi; MohammadHosein Dehghani; Saeed Fallah Aliabadi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 36-41

  Objective: To investigate the factors affecting the hospital costs in the road traffic injuries.Methods: This applied study examined the information of patients presenting to Yazd Trauma Center in 2018. The data were extracted from Comprehensive Traffic Injuries System affiliated to the center, ...  Read More

Case Report
Main Bronchus Penetration by Thoracostomy Tube: A Rare Inadvertent Complication

Parviz Mardani; Reza Shahriarirad; Amirhossein Erfani; Keivan Ranjbar; Bizhan Ziaian; Armin Amirian; Hamed Ghoddusi Johari

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 42-45

  Tube thoracostomy has been known to be a common and invasive, however not innocuous, procedure which is often life-saving. Though, numerous complications have been reported during executing this procedure. In this report, we describe a 27-year-old woman, case of multiple trauma due to car collision ...  Read More

Letter to the Editor
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

Clinical Images
Subtle Radiographic Findings of Thoracolumbar Fractures in Patients with Ankylosing Spinal Disease

Johannes Gossner

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, Pages 48-49

  Ankylosing spinal disease (ASD) is a common clinical entity [1]. The main etiologies of ASD are diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), ankylosing spondylitis and postoperative spinal fusion after removal of instrumentation. Because of the rigidity of the spine patients with ASD are prone to ...  Read More