Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

  • ISSN: 2074-1812 2074-1804
  • Email: editor@ircmj.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
Review Article
7/6/2017
Malihe Khoramdad, Yousef Alimohamadi, Saeed Safiri, Reza Pakzad, Ebrahim Shakiba, Jabbar Shafiei, Alireza Firouzi
The relationship between dairy products consumption and the incidence of diabetes is investigated in various studies leading to contradictory results; therefore, the current meta-analytical study aimed at shedding light on the matter and estimating the potentiality of diabetes resulting from consuming dairy products.The study used some reliable ... read more
Research Article
23/5/2017
Soulmaz Rahbar, Sedigheh Sadat Naimi, Asghar Reza Soltani, Abbas Rahimi, Alireza Akbarzadeh Baghban, Vahid Rashedi, Hossein Moein Tavakkoli
Diabetes is a cosmopolitan health problem worldwide, especially in Asia. It is a metabolic disorder originating from insulin secretion deficiency, insulin performance or both. When both factors are involved, abnormal complications may result. Exercise training plays an important role in controlling diabetic parameters, including biomechanical variables.This study ... read more
Research Article
28/6/2017
Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Leila Kalhor, Omid Moradi Moghadam, Mohammad Niyakan Lahiji, Hamid Haghani
The prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) can decrease the duration of mechanical ventilation, length of hospital stay, mortality, and healthcare costs.The aim of this study was to compare the effect of the elevation of head of bed (HOB) to 30 and 45 degreess on the incidence of ... read more
Research Article
17/6/2017
Mohammadtaghi Sarebanhassanabadi, Seyed Jalil Mirhosseini, Masoud Mirzaei, Seyedeh Mahdieh Namayandeh, Mohammad Hossein Soltani, Ali Pedarzadeh, Zahra Baramesipour, Reza Faraji, Amin Salehi-Abargouei
Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is rapidly growing in today's world as an important predictor for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.The present study aimed at assessing the incidence of MetS and the most powerful components as predictors of MetS in a cohort study in central Iran.This cohort study ... read more
Research Article
6/7/2017
Karim Nasseri, Ebrahim Ghaderi, Erfan Khezripour
Shivering is a common unpleasant problem in parturients undergoing cesarean section under spinal anesthesia. Therefore, attempts for solving this problem are rational.To evaluate and compare the effect of intrathecal meperidine with morphine on the incidence and intensity of shivering and other side-effects during delivery under spinal anesthesia.In ... read more
Research Article
5/7/2017
Walieh Menati, Abdolvahab Baghbanian, Mohsen Asadi-Lari, Javad Moazen, Rostam Menati, Malihe Sohrabivafa, Ali Sadeghi Moghaddam, Aziz Kassani
Socioeconomic status (SES) is one of the main determinants of health-related quality of life (HRQoL), where people with lower SES experience more health problems, have a lower quality of life, and are exposed to have a greater number of health-related risk factors.This study aimed to examine the ... read more
Research Article
15/7/2017
Enayatollah Bakhshi, Ayeh Sheikhaliyan, Keivan Atashgar, Maryam Kooshesh, Akbar Biglarian
Breast cancer (BC) is the most leading cause of cancer and the second most common cause of cancer-related death among females worldwide. The survival time of the disease and its risk factors are important for physicians.The current study aimed at applying the Cox, cure, and frailty models ... read more
Research Article
20/6/2017
Zahra Motlagh, Alireza Hidarnia, Mohamad Hosain Kaveh, Javad Kojuri
Adherence to regular physical activity (PA) remains a challenge for hypertensive (HTN) patients. The present study was aimed at assessing the effectiveness of theory-based training intervention on PA and blood pressure in HTN patients.The randomized control trial conducted at the healthy heart house in Shiraz, Iran, from ... read more
Research Article
21/6/2017
Mehdi Salehi, Mohammad Azizkhani, Masumeh Mobli, Ramin Shakeri, Mehdi Saberi-Firoozi, Roja Rahimi, Mehrdad Karimi
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most prevalent digestive diseases. Long-term treatment and recurrence of symptoms after discontinuation of medication are amongst its problems.The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of myrtle fruit syrup on the recurrence of symptoms in reflux patients ... read more
Research Article
21/6/2017
Shahram Yazdani, Arezou Farajpour, Sareh Shakerian
Among core competencies introduced by the Accreditation council for graduate medical education (ACGME), practice-based learning and improvement (PBLI) monitors the improvement and quality of physicians’ performance during their professional practice. Understanding and knowledge of the viewpoints of medical professionals, planners, and graduates about the concept of PBLI ... read more
Research Article
4/7/2017
Farzane Alidost, Mahrokh Dolatian, Jamal Shams, Malihe Nasiri, Ebrahim Sarkhoshpour
Women are exposed to different stressors in life. Physical, emotional, and economic stressors of pregnancy might negatively affect couples’ emotional and sexual intimacy.The present study was designed to perform a path analysis of the correlation of sexual dysfunction with prenatal stress and quality of life.In this descriptive, ... read more
Research Article
21/6/2017
Mansoureh Zagheri Tafreshi, Parivash Jahandar, Maryam Rassouli, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Amir Kavousi
Spiritual leadership has recently become the focus of attention for policy makers and top managers in Iran, especially in the health system. Due to the lack of culturally and academically accepted scales in Iran for measuring spiritual leadership, localization of a foreign scale in this field is ... read more
Research Article
28/6/2017
Mahboubeh Bayat, Iraj Harirchi, Gholamhossein Salehi Zalani, Ali Akbari-Sari, Azad Shokri, Mahmoud Khodadost, S. Elmira Mirbahaeddin, Mehdi Yaseri, Ebrahim Jaafaripooyan
Cancer is the third cause of death in Iran. Oncologists play a key role in declining the mortality rate of cancer.This study aims to accurately estimate oncologists’ active supply by using 3 sources of capture-recapture (CRC) in Iran.This was a cross-sectional study in 2015 targeting all oncologists ... read more
Research Article
5/7/2017
Tahereh Kashkalani, Mohammadreza Maleki, Seyed Jamaladin Tabibi, Amir Ashkan Nasiripour
No specific model has been developed so far to determine the number of clinical faculty members required for medical schools as the most important and most costly workforce.Since any action in this regard needs to understand the current status, this study aimed to identify the factors and ... read more
Case Report
4/7/2017
Meisam Akhlaghdoust, Nesa Zarbati, Shahla Chaichian, S. Hoseinali Saberi, Nasrin Mohammadkhani, Mahshad Asami, Fatemeh Hadipour, Zahra Hadipour, Yousef Shafeghati, Banafsheh Nikfar, Narges Vasei, Farkhondeh Behjati
Triploidy is the most frequent chromosome abnormality in the gestational age. According to the study, survival of more than 2 months in triploid patients is very rare. A 7-year-old girl with mild mental retardation with dysmorphism was referred for genetic counseling and clinical evaluation to Sarem medical ... read more
Case Report
12/7/2017
Hadiseh Hosamirudsari, Farhad Afsari, Farnaz Etesam
Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most fatal form of tuberculosis. Despite adequate treatment, its mortality and morbidity is high. Clinical, laboratory, and radiologic findings help in diagnosis of TBM, although analysis of cerebrospinal fluid (CFS) might sometimes delay and mislead the rapid diagnosis.We present a 14- year- ... read more

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