Review Article
Factors Affecting the Functional Preparedness of Hospitals in Response to Disasters: A Systematic Review

Behrouz Samei; Javad Babaie; Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi; Homayoun Sadeghi-bazargani; Saber Azami-Aghdash; Naser Derakhshani; Ramin Rezapour

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 109-118

  Objective: This study aimed to comprehensively determine the factors that affect the hospitals’ functionalpreparedness in response to disasters.Methods: A systematic review of studies published in English and Persian up to the end of 2022 was performedby searching PubMed Central, Web of Science, ...  Read More

Original Article
C-Reactive Protein and D-dimer as Prognostic Markers for Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cross-Sectional Study

Seyed Mohammad Hosseininejad; Farzad Bozorgi; Seyyed Hosein Montazar; Reza Ali Mohammadpour; Gholamhossein Hajiaghaei

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 119-124

  Objective: To investigate the use of prognostic markers such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and D-dimer forclinical outcomes in patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with mild head trauma who were admittedto the Emergency Department ...  Read More

Original Article
Exploring the Causal Impact of Age and Nighttime Driving on Road Traffic Injuries among Elderly Drivers: A Bayesian LASSO Approach

Fatemeh Jahanjoo; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Seyyed Teymoor Hosseini; Mina Goletsani; Mahdi Rezaei; Kavous Shahsavari; Hamid Soori; Mohammad asghari Jafarabadi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 125-131

  Objective: To determine the causal relationship between aging and nighttime driving and the odds of injuryamong elderly drivers.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 5460 car accidents were investigated from 2015 to 2016. The data wereextracted from the Iranian Integrated Road Traffic Injury Registry ...  Read More

Original Article
Characteristics of Traumatic Patients Referring to the Emergency Department and their Association with Mortality and Incidence of Surgery Performance

Maryam Hosseini; Leila Shayan; Mahnaz Yadollahi; Mehrdad Karajizadeh

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 132-137

  Objective: To identify the distinctive features of acutely injured patients who were presented to the emergency department (ED) and their association with mortality and surgical intervention outcomes.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on all trauma patients resuscitated in the ED of ShahidRajaee ...  Read More

Original Article
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

Original Article
Comparing the Performance of Emergency Department Personnel and Patients’ Preferences in Breaking Bad News

Mohammad Gholami; sina valiee; naser kamyari; salam vatandost

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 146-153

  Objective: Breaking bad news (BBN) is a critical aspect of healthcare delivery that can have significantimplications for patients’ outcomes. Inadequate and inappropriate delivery of bad news can result in detrimentalpsychological and emotional effects. This study aimed to compare the performance ...  Read More

Original Article
The General Public Awareness of Emergency Conditions and the Services Provided by Emergency Medical Services

Peyman Saberian; Arman Shafiee; Parisa Hasani-Sharamin; Hosein Rafiemanesh; Alireza Baratloo

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 154-161

  Objective: Considering the growing use of emergency medical services (EMS), we evaluated the level ofpublic awareness of emergency situations in Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted from August 2021 to January 2023 on Iranian residentsin Tehran, who were older than 18 years old. The ...  Read More

Case Report
Isolated Adrenal Gland Hemorrhage: A Case of a Car Accident

hossein abdolrahimzadeh fard; soheil bolandi; zahra mohammadi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2023, Pages 162-165

  Due to the specific features of the adrenal glands, traumatic adrenal injury is a rare phenomenon. Themajority of these rare types of traumas are caused by blunt force injuries and rarely by penetratingmechanisms. In such cases, a whole-body computed tomography scan is essential for early diagnosis.This ...  Read More