In-Hospital Death due to COVID-19 Disease in Iranian Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Study

Mostafa Ghanei; Seyed Hassan Saadat; Alireza Najimi-Varzaneh; Mohammad Gholami Fesharaki

Volume 26, Issue 1 , 2024

  Context: The prevalence of in-hospital death due to COVID-19 hospital is one of the qualitative indexes, which can be used to assess the quality of care, as well as the mortality patterns in COVID-19 pandemic.Objectives: Therefore, this study has been done with the goal of estimating overall prevalence ...  Read More

Effect of COVID-19-induced fear on hygiene behavior of parents with hospitalized children

Aysel Kokcu Dogan

Volume 25, Issue 12 , 2023

  Background: Non-adherence to hygiene rules by the parents who accompany their hospitalized children increases the likelihood of their children contracting COVID-19 and may consequently cause fear in parents. Objective: The present study aimed to determine the effect of COVID-19-induced fear on the hygiene ...  Read More

Identifying the Challenges of Intensive Care unit Caregiving in the Face of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study

Roohollah Askari; Nahid Hosseini Dargani; Najmeh Baghian; Hojjat Ghaffari; Zahra Rezaeian; Ommol-Banin Sarkari; Majid Hajimaghsoudi; Adel Eftekhari

Volume 25, Issue 6 , 2023

  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented challenge for intensive care units (ICUs) compared to other clinical wards. In addition, it caused stressful conditions due to the increased mortality rates in these wards. Objectives: Since the identification of these challenges can serve as ...  Read More

Implementation of Electronic Patient Discharge: A Successful Strategy to Increase Hospital Bed Capacity during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Somayeh Fazaeli; Mehdi Yousefi; Mohadeseh Sabethoseini Dokht

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

  Background: The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic increased the need for inpatient beds, indicating the need for hospitals to increase the efficiency of beds. Objectives: This study aimed to increase hospital bed capacity using the implementation of Electronic Patient Discharge (EPD). Methods: ...  Read More

Design and Validation of Performance Evaluation Model of National Accreditation Schemes in Hospitals: A Mixed-Method Study

Seyed Payam Paymard; Leila Najafi; Esrafil Roshdi

Volume 23, Issue 7 , 2021

  Background: Performance evaluation of accreditation schemes can improve the quality of hospital accreditation significantly. An effective accreditation system is one that performs the accreditation process properly and achieves acceptable results. Objectives: This study aimed to design and validate the ...  Read More

Evaluation of Occupational Stress and Hospital Support for Nurses Caring for COVID-19 Patients: Comparison Between Nurses with Experience of Patient Care in Infectious and Non-Infectious Wards

Somayeh Fazaeli; Mehdi Yousefi; Jamshid Jamali; Zahra Ebrahimi; maliheh hemati esmaeili

Volume 23, Issue 5 , 2021

  Background: Nursing care activities in the context of infectious epidemics, such as COVID-19, can lead to high levels of stress in nurses. Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the occupational stress and adequacy of hospital support measures among nurses with the experience ...  Read More

A Causal Model to Design more Effective Policies and Practices in Error Management in the Healthcare Industry

Ghasem Bahramiazar; MohammadHossein Chalak; Javad Rasaee; Mahdieh Rastimehr; Reza Fahimi; Fatemeh Ramroudi Nasab; Hossein Jafari

Volume 23, Issue 2 , 2021

  Background: Identification of the factors contributing to the errors of medical staff and examining the causal relationships among those factors can help better manage and design more effective policies and practices. Objectives: This study aimed to identify the causes and factors affecting medical ...  Read More