The quarterly Journal of Health Sciences and Surveillance System is a non profitable periodical, common to the School of Health and Nutrition and the vice-chancellor for Health at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The journal publishes original research papers, short communications, scientific notes, case reports, letter to editors, and review articles in English. The scope of papers comprises all aspects of Health Sciences and Surveillance System. The Editorial Board would be glad to receive your original papers on any area of Health Sciences.

 

Original Article
1. The Relationship between Resiliency and Five Dimensions of Personality in Nurses and Paramedical staff in Lar and Gerash hospitals

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Samira Zahmatbar; Hamed Delam; Azizallah Dehghan; Mozhgan Jokar; Esmaeil Kavi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 2-7

Abstract
  Background: Resiliency is considered as a coping method for nurses in dealing with work problems. Because different personality characteristics also cause different responses by nurses in coping with challenges, this study was conducted to investigate the relationship between personality traits and resilience ...  Read More

Original Article
2. The Effect of Parenting Skills Training on Adolescent Aggression in Abadeh Tashk, Fars Province, 2018

Leila Bazrafkan; Rahmat Allah Mohammadjani; Tayebeh Rakhshani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 8-16

Abstract
  Introduction: Given the importance of aggression in adolescents and the effects of parenting practices, the present study was conducted to investigate the effects of parenting skills intervention on adolescent aggression in Abadeh Tashk town, Fars province, in 2018. Methods: This randomized clinical ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Degradation of Carbamazepine in Aqueous Solution Using Ozanation Process

Khadijeh Darabi; Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Mansoureh Dehghani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 17-21

Abstract
  Background: Carbamazepine is a pharmaceutical compound used as an anticonvulsant for epilepsy and can enter the environment by inappropriate treatment of hospital wastewater. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the removal of carbamazepine from the aquatic environment, using the ozonation ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Evaluation of Carcinogenic and Non-Carcinogenic Risk of Heavy Metals Due to the Consumption of Vegetables Produced in the Greenhouse of Markazi Province

Kourosh Mokhtari; Hossein Mazaheri; Amir Hossein Baghaie; Ali Hassani Joshaghani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 22-30

Abstract
  Background: High concentration of heavy metals and NO 3 in vegetables may pose serious health risks to humans. Therefore, this research was done to evaluate the carcinogenic and non- carcinogenic risk of heavy metals and NO 3 due to the consumption of most important greenhouse vegetables produced ...  Read More

Original Article
5. The Relationship of General Health and Job Stress in Industrial Workers

Seyed Yaser Hashemi; Mojtaba Emkani; Azizallah Dehghan; Reza Kalantari; Milad Gholami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 31-35

Abstract
  Background: Job stress is one of the most hazardous factors in workplace that endangers the workers’ public health physically and psychologically. Aims: This study was conducted to investigate the general health status and occupational stress of workers in an electrical tablet production industry ...  Read More

Original Article
6. An investigation of work-related accidents and its effects on the costs of Social Security Organization over the period of 2012-2016

Ali Sabz Tajari; Iravan Masoudi Asl; Somaye Hessam

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 36-39

Abstract
  Background: Millions of people around the world suffer from occupational accidents each year, many of whom become disabled or die. The purpose of this research was to study work-related accidents and its effects on the costs incurred by Social Security Organization (SSO) of Iran during the years 2012-2016. ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Laboratory and semi-field evaluations on lethal and residual effects of temephos and pyriproxyfen insecticides to control malaria mosquito larvae, Anopheles stephensi Liston

Kourosh Azizi; Aboozar Soltani; Shokat Ali Amiri; Mohammad Reza Fakoor Ziba; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 40-47

Abstract
  Background: The application of insecticides against vector mosquito larvae is a crucial step to control human malaria. Insecticide resistance is a major impediment to vector control strategies. The main aim of this study was to conduct laboratory and semi-field evaluations on lethal and residual effects ...  Read More

Case Reports
8. Mass infestation of a rural residential area with millipede larvae: A case report

Jalal Mohammadi; Hossein Faramarzi; Aboozar Soltani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, Pages 48-50

Abstract
  The class Diplopoda (the millipedes) is the most abundant and diverse group within the Myriapoda, comprising 15 orders and numerous families. They range in length from very tiny (∼5 mm in Polyxenida) to the longest terrestrial invertebrates (some Spirostreptida being up to 35 cm long) in tropical ...  Read More

1. Risk Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Determination of the Associated Factors among Workers of a Dairy Products Factory

zahra zamanian; hadi daneshmandi; Hojjatolah Setoodeh; Ebrahim Nazaripoor; Abdollah Haghayegh; Saeed Shaban Sarvestani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 134-139

Abstract
  Background: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of occupational injuries that appear in the lower back, neck and upper and lower extremities mainly. This study was conducted to assess the risk of MSDs and determine of its associated factors in workers of a dairy products ...  Read More

2. Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Assessment of Working Conditions in an Iranian Petrochemical Industry

Alireza Choobineh; Hadi Daneshmandi; Shahed Asadi; Shahram Ahmadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 33-40

Abstract
  Background/Objective: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of occupational injuries. This study was conducted with the objectives of determination of prevalence rate of MSDs and ergonomics assessment of the risk of MSDs among workers of a petrochemical company. Methods: ...  Read More

3. A Study of Antibiotics Self-Medication at Primary Health Care Centers in Shiraz, Southern Iran

Mehrdad Askarian; Mohsen Hosseingholizadeh mahani; Mina Danaei; Mohsen Momeni

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays, self-medication of therapeutic agents is of global concern particularly in developing and underdeveloped countries. Some studies conducted in Iran showed that the frequency of self-medication was significant. Objective: This research was conducted to estimate the prevalence of arbitrary ...  Read More

4. Knowledge and Practice of Medical Students on Healthy Lifestyle: A Cross-Sectional Study in Shiraz

Mehrdad Askarian; Zahra Dehghani; Mina Danaei; Veda Vakili

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 77-82

Abstract
  Background: Physicians are one of the most important groups directly associated with public health and their health related lifestyle has a significant impact on their patient’s behaviors. Several studies showed that the majority of medical students did not have appropriate and healthy behaviors. The ...  Read More

5. A Comparative Assessment of Manual Load Lifting Using NIOSH Equation and WISHA Index Methods in Industrial Workers of Shiraz City

Naeimeh Asadi; Alireza Choobineh; Sareh Keshavarzi; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 8-12

Abstract
  Background: Manual load lifting is the most common and stressful activity that imposes high biomechanical pressures on the body, particularly on the back. Diverse studies have shown that load lifting can cause work-related musculoskeletal disorders among workers. This study was conducted to assess manual ...  Read More

Publisher:
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences

Chairperson:
  Kourosh Azizi,Ph.D

Editor-in-Chief:
  Kourosh Azizi,Ph.D


Print ISSN: 2345-2218

Online ISSN: 2345-3893

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