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

Incidence of Road Traffic Injuries in the Provinces of Iran in 2019: A Multilevel Analysis

Moslem Taheri Soodejani; Ali Karamoozian; Seyed Jalaleddin Mousavirad; Seyyed Mohammad Tabatabaei

Volume 26, Issue 1 , 2024

  Background: This study investigated the influence of age, gender and geographical region on the incidence of four types of injuries among pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and motor vehicle drivers in Iran. The geographical correlation between the different provinces of the country was also examined. Objectives: ...  Read More

Presenting and Prioritizing Strategies for Managing Healthcare Waste in Kermanshah and Varzaqan-Ahar Earthquakes using SWOT and QSPM Approaches

Sadegh kazemi; Mehdi Mokhtari; Aliakbar Vaezi; Ibrahim Salmani; Mohammad Hassan Ehrampoush; Hossien Fallahzadeh; Abbas Ali Dehghani Tafti

Volume 25, Issue 12 , 2023

  Introduction: Managing the challenges of healthcare waste produced after the earthquake is a vital issue. This study aimed to provide a comprehensive management plan for healthcare waste in Kermanshah and Varzaqan-Ahar earthquakes using two models: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) ...  Read More

Clinical Profile and Quality of Life in Patients with Resistant to Treatment Vitiligo Lesions in Iran: Vitiligo Patients need Medico-psycho-social Assistance

Parvin Mansouri; Mohammadreza Rahbar; Mohammad Ali Nilforouszadeh; Mohsen Shati

Volume 25, Issue 9 , 2023

  Background: Vitiligo is a common chronic disease associated with physical effects, psychological impacts, and impaired quality of life (QoL). Lesions in acral areas are resistant to treatments. Since these areas are exposed and visible, they have a profound effect on patients' self-confidence. Despite ...  Read More

Challenges of Implementation of Insurance Coverage Program for Infertility Services in Iran

Heshmatollah Asadi; Mehdi Khakian; Hossein Safari Palangi; Fariba Hosseinpour; Pirhossein Kolivand; Khalil Alimohammadzadeh; Maryam Azadi

Volume 25, Issue 7 , 2023

  Background: Population has long been known as the most important pillar of governments and societies. However, in recent years, the rate of infertility is increasing rapidly due to various reasons. Objectives: This study aimed to identify the factors and challenges affecting the implementation of insurance ...  Read More

Sinonasal Cancer: A National Population-based Study in Iran

Matin Ghazizadeh; Fatemeh Hadavandsiri; Maryam Ghazizadeh; Mohammad Esmaeel Akbari

Volume 25, Issue 5 , 2023

  Background: Cancer is a leading cause of death in the 21st century. Sinonasal malignancies comprise less than 0.5% of all cancers. There are limited epidemiologic studies on them. Objectives: The current study aimed to estimate the patient demographics, as well as the incidence rates of nasal cavity ...  Read More

Validation of the Persian Version of the Self-care in COVID-19 Scale (SCOVID Scale) in the Iranian Population

Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh; Mahdie Ghalenoee; Hamid Sharif Nia; Abbas Ebadi; Naser Parizad

Volume 24, Issue 12 , 2022

  Background: Self-care during Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) helps people follow self-care strategies to reduce the spread of the virus. To control the disease, people need to engage in self-care behaviors, which should be investigated by a valid and reliable instrument to yield valid and credible ...  Read More

Mental Health of Nursing Students and Associated Factors during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-sectional Web-based Study

Nesa Cheraghbeigi; Somaieh Bosak; Mehdi Sayyah; Erfan Javanmardi; Dariosh Rokhafrooz

Volume 24, Issue 11 , 2022

  Background: Specific conditions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic may affect the mental health of nursing students. Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the mental health of nursing students and associated factors during the COVID-19 pandemic at Ahvaz and Kermanshah Universities of Medical Sciences ...  Read More

Designing a Model for Evaluating the Performance of Electronic Patient Referral System in the Healthcare System of Iran

Fatemeh Tajari; Ghahraman Mahmoudi; Fatemeh Dabbaghi; Jamshid Yazdani-Charati

Volume 24, Issue 8 , 2022

  Background: Electronic referral system (e-Referral system) in Iran was launched to increase access to care and improve interaction. Objectives: The present study aimed to design an appropriate model for evaluating the performance of the e-Referral system in Iran. Methods: This study was conducted in ...  Read More

Evaluation of Professional Self-Concept and its Relationship Factors: A Study among Nursing Students in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Samira Mohajer; Li Yoong Tang; Mei Chan Chong; Mahmoud Danaee; Seyyed Reza Mazlum; Nasser Bagheri

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

  Background: Professional self-concept (PSC) is an important issue concerning the nursing profession and is reflected as the key concept in nursing professionalism. Although previous studies investigated this concept and its related factors among nursing students, their results showed no consensus. Objectives: ...  Read More

The Geographic Distribution of Excess Mortality Rate due to COVID-19 in Iranian Population: An Ecological Study

Alireza Molaei; Mohammad Gholami Fesharaki

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

  Background: COVID-19 has raised a worldwide trajectory since it emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The direct and indirect mortalities in the world and as well as in Iran have increased significantly after the occurrence of this pandemic. Objectives: In this study, Excess Mortality Rate (EMR) ...  Read More

Risk Factors for Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: A Cross-Sectional Study in Southwestern Iran

Alireza Ahmadi; Soroush Ardeshiri; Vahid Rajab Nezhadi; Aida Pajoohesh; Touba Narimani Moghadam; Mohamad Sabaghan; Jaffar Fatahi Asl; Javad Zarei; Kambiz Ahmadi Angali

Volume 23, Issue 9 , 2021

  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a global health challenge with high transmission and mortality rates. Objectives: This study aimed to identify the risk factors for mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Behbahan, Southwestern of Iran. Methods: In this cross-sectional ...  Read More

Healthcare System Functions in Iran and Successful Developing Countries Regarding Access to Universal Health Coverage: A Comparative Study

Nahid Hatam; Yegane Partovi; Seyed Reza Najibi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh; Seyede Maryam Najibi

Volume 23, Issue 7 , 2021

  Background and objective: Universal health coverage is considered a prerequisite for human health and security. Therefore, the current study aimed to evaluate and compare the healthcare system functions in Iran with those in successful developing countries in terms of universal health coverage (UHC). Methods: ...  Read More

Challenges of Nurses in the Caring Process of Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Iran: A Qualitative Study

Simintaj Sharififar; Maryam Moradi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 23, Issue 5 , 2021

  Background: The illness caused by the novel coronavirus is an emerging disease, and for this reason, the international community is encountered with its unknown nature, such as clinical features, treatments, and long-term complications. Experience suggests that humans are affected by the psychological ...  Read More

Investigating the status of Health System Cooperation with City Councils and Municipalities in Iran (Documents Analysis)

najmeh khodadadi; aidin aryankhesal; MohammadReza Maleki

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2021

  Background: The existence of partnerships between the health system and other organizations, especially city councils and municipalities, which have inherent and legal duties in this regard, is of particular importance in the promotion of public health. Objectives: The present study aimed to assess ...  Read More

Hazard Assessment of Iran Provinces based on the Health Ministry Tool in 2019

Ahmad Soltani; Farshid Alaedini; Navvab Shamspour; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 23, Issue 1 , 2021

  Background: Iran is a disaster-prone country, which is subjected to various hazards, such as floods, earthquakes, fire, and traffic accidents. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the priority and risk of various hazards threatening the public in different provinces of Iran in 2019. Methods: This ...  Read More

Changes of Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss due to Working in the Steel Industry and Associated Effective Factors: Application of Bayesian Multivariate Multilevel Modeling using Skew Distribution

Abolfazl Nikpour; Mohammad Gholami Fesharaki

Volume 22, Issue 9 , 2020

  Background: There have been a limited number of studies on the relationships between time and occupational and demographical variables with the mean changes of low-frequency hearing (LFH) and high-frequency hearing (HFH). Objectives: This study investigated the rate of occupational noise-induced ...  Read More

Survival and quality of hospital care for victims of car crashes in Western Azerbaijan, Iran

omid garkaz; Sahar Paryab; Hamid Reza Mehryar; Hamid Reza Khalkhali; Shaker Salari Lak

Volume 22, Issue 8 , 2020

  Background and aim: Car crashes are among the prevalent incidents seriously threatening public health. This study aimed to assess the survival and quality of hospital care for patients of car accidents in Western Azerbaijan, Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 1,697 trauma victims ...  Read More

Effect of Lipid Abnormality on CKD Progression from Moderate to Severe Stage: Application of Flexible Parametric Proportional-Hazards and Proportional-Odds Models

Ali Ashraf Mozafari; Mohammad Ali Mansournia; Kourosh Sayehmiri; Bahareh Ghiasi; Mehdi Yaseri; Golnaz Azami

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Background: Lipid disorders are a well-documented risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD), but the impact of lipid abnormal- ities in the progression of the disease remains mixed. Objectives: The current study aimed to extend the existing knowledge about the effect of lipid disorders in disease ...  Read More

Establishing Calendar for Health Observatories Studies: Islamic Republic of Irans Experience

Hossein Mirzaei; Behzad Damari

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2020

  Background: Health survey is one of the important and valuable methods in producing health indicators and has become a part of health information system. Health surveys planned and performed properly can be used in assessing population health, policy-making, planning, health monitoring, evaluating, ...  Read More