The Relationship between Anxiety Resulting from COVID-19 and Mental Health in the Population Over 18 Years Old in Qaemshahr County, Iran, 2021

Jamshid Yazdani-Charati; Freshteh Khatti-Dizabadi; Goljahan Javadi; Erfan Oladi; Zohre Haghparast; Fatemeh Haghparast; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 25, Issue 1 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: COVID-19 is the third pandemic of the 21st century, is highly contagious, and can cause anxiety due to the development of serious physical problems and reduction of quality of life. Anxiety is a psychological state experienced by nearly all humans in life. However, it is considered a mental ...  Read More

Evaluation of Postoperative Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Primary Gastric Cancer

Lu Xing; Qiupeng Du

Volume 24, Issue 7 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Few studies have investigated the changes in postoperative quality of life; serum Livin, epidermal growth factor (EGF), and interleukin (IL)-8 levels; and traumatic stress in patients with early gastric carcinoma after endoscopic submucosal dissection. Objectives: We aimed to determine the ...  Read More

Comparison of the Cure Rate in Blood Cancer Patients using Defective Marshall-olkin Extended Weibull Model

Dariush Kadkhoda; Ahmad Reza Baghestani; Sayeh Parkhideh; Hossein Bonakchi; Ali Akbar Khadem Maboudi

Volume 25, Issue 12 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Blood cancer is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells derived from the bone marrow. Leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma are the most common subtypes. Usually, bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is performed alongside curative treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy to transfuse ...  Read More

Outcomes, Risk Factors, and Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Amirhossein Tayebi; Mehdi Rezaei; Mahmood Bakhtiyari; Mana Mohamadi Afrakoti

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV2) is the virus causing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Apart from respiratory disease, this virus can affect different organs. Objectives: Therefore, multiple mechanisms have been hypothesized for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in ...  Read More

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

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  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

The Effects of Structured Self-Perineal Care Education on Episiotomy Pain Score and Wound Healing Outcome among Primigravida Mothers in Malaysia Urban Area

Lilly Mary Lazarus; Mei Chan Chong; Vimala Ramoo; Noor Azmi Bin Mat Adenan; Karuthan Chinna; Samira Mohajer

Volume 24, Issue 10 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Pain and wound dehiscence cause physical and emotional traumas, impacting the mothers' quality of life, mental health, and maternal-child bonding. Objectives: The present study aimed to examine the effect of self-perineal care (SPC) education on episiotomy pain scores and wound healing outcomes. Methods: ...  Read More

Knowledge and Attitude of Cancer Patients Companions towards Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy-induced Oral Complications and Dental Considerations

Maryam Jalili Sadrabad; Farahnaz Ghahremanfard; Shabnam Sohanian; Maede Mobarhan; Anahid Nabavi; Elham Saberian

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Although Knowledge of the side effects of cancer treatments is crucial for everyone, it is more vital for patients' companions. Since they can significantly improve patients' attitudes towards cancer treatments and help them tolerate the disease; Objectives: In this study, we aimed to examine ...  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

Abstract
  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

Special Deep Vein Thrombosis in a Child: A Case Report

Xiaorong Wen; Zhoupeng Wu

Volume 24, Issue 11 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Agenesis of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is an extremely rare congenital malformation. Although frequently symptomatic, due to its low prevalence, agenesis of IVC may often be missed in the normal workup. Most of the reports are related to the loss of IVC alone, while the reports of simultaneous ...  Read More

Investigation of the Apoptotic Effect of Levofloxacin on Ovarian Follicles of NMRI Mice and its Anticancer Effect on Human Ovarian Cancer Cell Line

Sedigheh Sadat Borhani; Nasim Hayati Roodbari; Nasrin Heidarieh; Kambiz Roshanaei

Volume 24, Issue 7 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Levofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic with extensive anti-bacterial effects. Levofloxacin is widely used for treatment of urinary and vaginal infections. Objectives: This research surveyed the cytotoxicity effects of levofloxacin on ovarian follicles of mice in both in vitro and in ...  Read More

Investigation of the Relationship between Self-compassion and Patience Levels in Nurses Working in an Emergency Hospital and Taking Care of Patients Diagnosed with COVID-19

Ayse Dost; Tugba K?nay

Volume 25, Issue 5 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Nurses who are more self-compassionate may be better able to manage the stress and emotional challenges of working in an emergency hospital during a pandemic. They may be less likely to experience burnout or compassion fatigue and may be more resilient in the face of adversity. They will ...  Read More

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

Abstract
  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

Clinical Characteristics and 8-year Survival Rate in Advanced Ovarian Cancer Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy: A Single Center Experience

Azamsadat Mousavi; Setareh Akhavan; Shahrzad Sheikhhasani; Narges Zamani; Elahe Rezayof; Arezoo Esmailzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 10 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: More than 75% of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) cases are diagnosed in advanced stages, which is associated with tumor recurrence and chemotherapy resistance. So far, to the best of our knowledge, a similar study has not been conducted in Iran to investigate the clinical characteristics ...  Read More

Effect of Livergol on the Liver Function and its Histopathological Changes in Doxorubicin-Treated Rats

Marzieh Niakan; Habibollah Johari; Mehrdad Shariati

Volume 25, Issue 1 , 2023

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  Background: Doxorubicin (DOX) is an effective anti-cancer medicine with serious side effects on healthy organs, especially the liver. Objectives: The present study aimed to investigate the histopathology and effects of Livergol (Liv), a product of Silybum marianum, on serum levels of hepatic parameters ...  Read More

Prioritizing Pre-hospital Emergency Risks and Preparedness According to the Health Response Program in Rasht, Iran in 2019

Rohoollah Askari; Mohsen Pakdaman; Mohammad Zarezadeh; Ebrahim Salmani; Payman Asadi; Ahmad Dehghan; Hossein Fallahzade; Alireza Jahandideh Zamidani

Volume 24, Issue 12 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Hazards have always been considered a threat to human life and preparedness to deal with risks for pre-hospital emergency as the first line of care and treatment is highly significant. Pre-hospital emergency (clinical) deals with different natural and man-made hazards which cause various ...  Read More

Lessons from Flood Disaster Management of Khuzestan Province, Iran, Based on the Experiences of Policymakers: A Qualitative Study

Roya Habibi Arejan; Maryam Shabany; Zahra Ghodsi; Shahriar Ghashghaei; Mahkameh Abbaszadeh; Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar

Volume 25, Issue 10 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Floods are among the most destructive crises in various countries, including Iran, and are considered a national issue. To reduce flood damages, the flood management process must be regularly reviewed and its problems be identified. Objectives: Therefore, the present study aimed to focus ...  Read More

Impact of Parents Cancer on Family Communication Models from Adolescents' Perspective

Mehrdad Azarbarzin; Amin Jafari

Volume 25, Issue 10 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Cancer is a common and fatal disease that affects family members, especially adolescents, and causes changes in family communication patternsObjectives: To investigate the impact of parental cancer on family communication patterns from the adolescents' perspective.Methods: The present study ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Genes and Molecular Pathways Involved in Skin Lesions in Patients with COVID-19: Systems Biology and Bioinformatics Analysis Approach

Motahareh Babazadeh; Reza Maddah; Sana Delavari; Mahya Razmi; Arsalan Jalili; Maryam Bahadorzadeh; Masoumeh Rohaninasab

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China. Initially, although the number of COVID-19-infected individuals was very low, the infected cases increased as the virus spread worldwide. Skin manifestation is one of the symptoms observed in COVID-19 patients. Objectives: ...  Read More

Flood Risk Perception among the Inhabitants of a Flood-prone Area in Iran

Fateme Nikbakht; Hamid Heidarian-Miri; Fatemeh Kokabi-Saghi; Hamidreza Shabanikiya

Volume 25, Issue 8 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Misunderstanding of disaster hinders people from devoting enough attention to disaster preparedness programs. Flood is one of the main natural hazards in Iran. Objectives: The present study aimed to determine flood risk perception among residents of a flood-prone area in Iran in 2021. Methods: ...  Read More

Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Epidemic Management from the Perspective of Managers: A Qualitative Study

Zoya Hadinejad; Fereshteh Araghian Mojarad; Tahereh Yaghoubi

Volume 24, Issue 9 , 2022

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  Background: Coronavirus will not be the first and the last pandemic in the world. Problem-solving and crisis management methods are determined by the ways in which people, statesmen, and experts treat various fields. Objectives: The present qualitative study was conducted pursuing the goal to illustrate ...  Read More

Mycobacterium Vaccae Vaccine Improve Incomplete Immune Recovery in AIDS Patients

Wanshu-Shu Zeng; Bing Liao; Lu-Lu Jia; XueOu Wen; Hong Yang; MaoRui He

Volume 25, Issue 7 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Mycobacterium seedling is rich in co-antigens and, a good immunomodulator with bidirectional immunomodulatory function. Objectives: The present study aimed to explore whether the Mycobacterium vaccae vaccine can improve the incomplete immune recovery of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome ...  Read More

Facilitators and Barriers to Donor Detection Based on Hospital Staff Opinions in Different Hospitals

Yazdan Abdolmohammadi; Seyed Jamalodin Tabibi; Leila Riahi

Volume 24, Issue 12 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Donor detection is the first step of organ procurement for transplantation, and about 50% of all potential donors are not detected. Objectives: The present study aimed to evaluate the facilitators and barriers to donor detection based on hospital characteristics and staff opinions. Methods: ...  Read More

The Development of a Dashboard to the Emergency Department during COVID-19

Somayeh Fazaeli; Mehdi Yousefi; Mohsen Shokoohizadeh

Volume 24, Issue 11 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Information dashboards are useful tools for up-to-date decision-making by visualizing data. Objectives: This study aimed to report the development of a dashboard in the emergency department (ED) during COVID-19 in a big hospital in Iran.Methods: The authors developed a dashboard by user-centered ...  Read More

Extensive Bowel Necrosis in a Case of COVID-19 Disease Despite Warfarin Toxicity: A Paradoxical Event

Maryam Sarkardeh; Alireza Rezapanah; Aida Ayati Afin; Ali Shamshirian; Zahra Sadrzadeh; Javad Koushki; Amin Dalili

Volume 24, Issue 12 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) involves multiple organs, including the gastrointestinal tract. It also causes frequent thromboembolic events because of its thrombogenicity. This study reports a COVID-19 case of extensive bowel necrosis despite using warfarin. Case Presentation: A 52-year-old ...  Read More