Challenges of Maintaining the Quality of Hospital Services during the Coronavirus Pandemic in Iran

nasrin moradi; asgar aghaei Hashjin; Aidin Aryankhesal

Volume 25, Issue 12 , 2023

  Background: Hospitals are the main providers of health services during an epidemic. Given their involvement in human life, it is especially vital that they maintain consistent high-quality services. Objectives: This study aimed to identify the challenges in the resilience of hospital service quality ...  Read More

Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Patients with Fournier's Gangrene

Zeliha Turkyilmaz; Yusuf Emre Aytin

Volume 25, Issue 6 , 2023

  Background: The first case of COVID-19 infection in Turkey was reported on March 11th, 2020, and declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020, introducing new regulations to national health systems. Some patients with non-COVID-19 presentations may have been adversely affected ...  Read More

Cancer and COVID-19: A Double Burden on the Healthcare System

?Ali Qasemi; Milad Lagzian; Zeynab Bayat

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

  The COVID-19 pandemic has placed an unprecedented burden on the healthcare system. In particular, the intersection of COVID-19 and cancer has created a double burden on the healthcare system, presenting challenges in both the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. During the pandemic, overcrowding of hospitals ...  Read More

Mask Use Scale: A Scale Development Study

Rojjin Mamuk; Melike Di?siz

Volume 25, Issue 1 , 2023

  Background: The correct use of face masks is one of the most effective ways to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and other respiratory infections. Objectives: The present study aimed to develop a valid and reliable measure to assess attitudes and behaviors related to face mask use in social settings. Methods: ...  Read More

Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on a Private Health Insurance

Ali Mohammad Mosadeghrad; Mahya Abbasi; Sajad Ramandi

Volume 24, Issue 10 , 2022

  Background: The covid-19 pandemic has affected the health insurance industry in numerous ways. Objectives: The present study aimed to examine the impacts of the covid-19 on the referral times of insurance policyholders to hospitals and diagnostic centers throughout the country. Methods: This was a cross-sectional ...  Read More

Iran as the Center of challenges in the Middle East for the Outbreak of COVID-19 Delta Variant

Pegah Shakibnia; Razieh Heidari Ahmadi; Faezeh Fallah; Farnoosh Ebrahimzadeh; Amin Sadeghi Dosari; Ali Mojtahedi; Nayereh Hajipour; Maryam Sharifi Luyeh; Majid Taati Moghadam

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

  Context: During the past three decades, the Middle East has experienced three major viral epidemics. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a pulmonary disease which has been first reported in China in the early third decade of the 21st century and quickly infected people in Asia, the Middle East, and ...  Read More

Ability of Laboratory Findings upon Admission to Predict Lung Involvement and Its Severity in COVID-19 Patients Requiring Hospitalization

Yusuf Ata; Ahmet Kagan As; Mesut Engin; Nurcan Kacmaz Kat; Tirdad Setayeshi; Sad?k Ahmet Sunbul; Cuneyt Eris; Ufuk Ayd?n; Filiz Ata; Tamer Turk

Volume 23, Issue 10 , 2021

  Background: The struggle of humanity with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, which affected the whole world and caused severe social and health crises, continues without deceleration. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the relationship between the abnormal laboratory parameters upon ...  Read More

Facing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic Situation in Pharmaceutical Companies: Challenges and Solutions

Seyed Hamid Falaki; Maryam Safaeikoshkak; Jaber Abedi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 23, Issue 8 , 2021

  The first report of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was presented in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, in December 2019 (1). COVID-19 is an infectious virus with a high level of spread. According to its fast pandemic condition in the world, it has been announced as an emergency of public health by the ...  Read More

Development and Validation of a New Risk Score for Infection with Coronavirus (Ri.S.I.Co) Obtained from Treating Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Patients on the Field

Paola Fugazzola; Francesco Favi; Matteo Tomasoni; Claudia Zaghi; Chiara Casadei; Enrico Prosperi; Giacomo Sermonesi; Davide Corbella; Federico Coccolini; Beniamino Pratico'; Vanni Agnoletti; Luca Ansaloni

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Background: The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has necessitated the alteration of the organization of entire hos- pitals to try to prevent them from becoming epidemiological clusters. The adopted diagnostic tools lack sensitivity or specificity. Objectives: The aim of the study was to create ...  Read More