26. Intensified or Routine Case Finding for Pulmonary Tuberculosis among HIV-Infected Patients: Which is Better?

Hamidreza Tabatabaee; Parvin Afsar-kazerooni; Yousef Alimohamadi; Alireza Hasanabadi; Fatemeh Khavandegaran; Katayoun Tayeri; Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Jafar Hasanzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 13-19

Abstract
  Background: Intensified strategy includes special attention to the symptoms such as cough (more than two weeks), fever (more than three weeks), night sweats (more than three weeks), and weight loss (more than 3 kg per month). If any of the above symptoms was positive, in suspected individuals for TB, ...  Read More

27. Removal of Arsenic from Aqueous Solutions Using Welding Iron Waste

Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Roya Nikmanesh; Mohammad Reza Samaei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 56-63

Abstract
  Background: Contamination of water with arsenic has attracted the researchers’ attention as a global problem in recent years and has been observed in some parts of Iran. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficiency of welding iron waste in removing arsenic from aqueous solutions. Methods: ...  Read More

28. Photodegradation of Atrazine by Ultraviolet Radiation in Different Conditions

narges shamsedini; Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Mansooreh Dehghani; Simin Nasseri

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 94-100

Abstract
  Background: Atrazine is one of the most widely used triazine herbicides which has been used for controlling broadleaf and grassy weeds for many years. Its widespread use in water has caused environmental concern because of frequent detection of atrazine in aquatic systems where this herbicide has been ...  Read More

29. Age, Sex and Site Specific Incidence of Cancer in Kohgilooyeh and Boyerahmad- Iran: A Province with Low Cancer Incidence (2007-2009)

Hosein Oriad; Zafar Parisai; Roksana Estakhrian Haghigh; Mehdi Akbartabar Toori; Mohammad Fararouei

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 133-138

Abstract
  Background: Cancer is the third cause of death in Iran and its incidence is rising alarmingly. However, a study reported that Kohgilooyeh and Boyerahmad (a small province in Iran) seems to have substantially lower incidence rate of cancer compared to the other parts of the country. This study is conducted ...  Read More

30. The Prevalence of Depression and Its Associated Factors among Students at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences In 2012

Zahra Zamanian; Shahrzad Riaei; Najmeh Kaveh; Amineh Khosravani; hadi daneshmandi; Mehrab Sayadi; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 7-13

Abstract
   Background: Depression is one of the mental disorders which have become a public health problem throughout of the world. The objective of this study was to investigate depression and to determine its correlated factors among students at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS).Methods: 358 students ...  Read More

31. Prevalence, Severity and Factors Related to Mastalgia among Women Referring to Health Centers Affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Farideh Vaziri; Alamtaj Samsami; Zahra Rahimi; Negin Rastgardoost; Narjes Nick

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 64-69

Abstract
  Background: Mastalgia is a common problem among women. Severe mastalgia can have a negative impact on sexual, physical and sleep activities and behaviors. Regarding the absence of a study on the prevalence and severity of mastalgia in southern Iran, the current study was conducted. Methods: This is ...  Read More

32. Iron Supplementation Consumption in High School Students: A Cross- Sectional Study

Mohammad Khammarnia; Zahra Amani; Mahsa Hajmohammadi; Alireza Ansari-Moghadam; Marzieh Eslahi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 111-114

Abstract
  Background: Girls are one of the high risk groups for iron deficiency anemia. Iron supplementation program is a preventive strategy for female students in high schools in Iran. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of iron supplements consumption among high school students in the southeast of Iran. Methods: ...  Read More

33. Adequate and Ever Use of Prenatal Care in Fars Province 2000-2010

Aliyar Ahmadi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 167-173

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: Prenatal care consists of a series of clinical visitsand services offered to pregnant women throughout the antepartumperiod. Despite advances in the extent of prenatal careuse in Iran, some women still avoid using these services. It is,therefore, very important to investigate the ...  Read More

34. Investigation of fungal bioaerosols in Shiraz composting facilities during 2017

fariba fariba abbasi; Mohammad Reaz Mohammad Reaz Samaei; hossein khodadadi; ali karimi; azadeh binaee haghighi; jamileh ekhlasi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 7-14

Abstract
  Background: Fungi are one of the pollutant emissions from the composting plants which change  in variety  during the composting process. They are predominant in stabilization stage.Methods: This study assessed the thermotolerant airborne fungi based on NIOSH 0800 on 200 ambient samples from four composting ...  Read More

35. The relationship between parental socioeconomic status and knowledge, attitudes and tendency toward fluoride therapy for their 7-9 year old school children

Parisa Neghab; Mryam Bakhtiar; Ali Golkari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 51-58

Abstract
  Background: The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between socioeconomic status of parents and their knowledge, attitude and tendency toward different forms of fluoride therapy for their 7-9 year-old primary school children in Shiraz.Methods: A total of 444 subjects were selected ...  Read More

36. A Survey on Temporal Changes of Drinking Water Quality in Urban Areas Using Iran Resources Water Quality Index and Statistical Analysis: A Case Study of Shiraz, Iran, 2011-2015

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Zohre Moeini; Yousef Kamali; Mohammad reza Shooshtarian; Mohammad Reza Zare

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 107-115

Abstract
  Background: Monitoring the water quality and analyzing its changes over time is an important aspect of sustainable management and development of water resources. The purpose of the present study was to analyze the trend of temporal variations in the quality of drinking water supplied from groundwater ...  Read More

37. The Role of Family Physician in Health Literacy of Rural Population in Farsan District

Zargham Heydari Gojani; Khalil Alimohammadzadeh; Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini; Nayeb Fadaei Dehcheshmeh

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 153-157

Abstract
  Background: Health literacy is a stronger predictor of health as compared to variables such as age, income, employment status, education level and race. In this regard, the World Health Organization has reported health literacy as one of the greatest determinants of health. The main purpose of this study ...  Read More

38. Photo-degradation of atrazine in water using UV and investigating its by-products

Zohre Moeini; Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Saeed Yousefinejad; Shima Bahrami

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 8-15

Abstract
  Background: Atrazine is one of the most widely used chlorinated herbicides with properties, such as sustainability in soil and ability to penetrate into water sources. This study aimed to investigate the photo-degradation of atrazine using ultraviolet ray and to identify its by-products. Methods: The ...  Read More

39. Prevalence of Depression Symptoms among the Elderly Population of Southern Iran

Fariba Moradi; Hassan Joulaei; Masuomeh Saffari; Najaf Zare; Mohammad Hossein Fallah Zadeh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 14-18

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of depression symptoms and the effect of various demographic characteristics on its severity in an elderly population in Fars province, southern Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted during May and September 2009. ...  Read More

40. 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

41. Degradation of Amoxicillin by Bacterial Consortium in a Submerged Biological Aerated Filter: Volumetric Removal Modeling

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Mohammad Reza Shirdarreh; Mohammad Faramarzian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 15-25

Abstract
  Background: Amoxicillin is widely used as an antibiotic in the modern medicine. Due to its chemical structure, polarity, activity level, antibiotic specifications, and environmental sustainability, Amoxicillin leaks into the groundwater, surface waters, and drinking water wells. Many physical and chemical ...  Read More

42. Assessment of Groundwater Nitrate Pollution and Determination of Groundwater Protection Zones Using DRASTIC and Composite DRASTIC (CD) Models: The Case of Shiraz Unconfined Aquifer

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Nasser Talebbeydokhti; Hamidreza Tabatabee; Amir Fadaei Nobandegani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 54-65

Abstract
  Background: Groundwater nitrate pollution is an important environmental problem in water resources management. In this regard, specific measures aiming at prevention of water pollution will be helpful to managers and decision-makers. Identification of aquifers’ vulnerable areas and determination of ...  Read More

43. Sexual Behaviors, Knowledge and Attitudes of Female Sex Workers’ towards HIV/AIDS in Shiraz

Parvin Afsar Kazerooni; nasrin motazedian; Mehrab Sayadi; Nadia Motazedian; Mojghan Sabet

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 99-106

Abstract
  Background: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemics are largely linked to high-risk populations such as female commercial sex workers (FSWs). This study assessed sexual behaviors, attitudes and knowledge of this marginalized group.Methods: We conducted a cross- sectional study on 278 selfidentified ...  Read More

44. Job Satisfaction of Dietetic Practitioners in Fars Province, Southern Iran, 2012

Afsane Ahmadi; maryam ranjbar zahedani; Mahsa Moazen; Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari; Sareh Keshavarzi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 145-150

Abstract
  Background: Job satisfaction is an emotional and positive feeling which results from job assessment or experiences. It is always considered as a problem in some organizations. Despite the important role of nutrition therapy in patients care, dietitians’ job satisfaction is less taken into account. ...  Read More

45. The Effect of Peer-Education on UTI-Related Preventive Behavior According to HBM among First-Grade High School Female Students in Shiraz, 2014

Iran Jahanbin; Naval Heydari; Fariba Ghodsbin; Mehrab Sayadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 20-26

Abstract
  Background: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most  common infections seen in all age and both sex groups which frequently occur among adolescent and young women. UTIs are the second most common cause of emergency department attendance for adolescents. Considering the importance of promoting ...  Read More

46. Predictive Power of Work Situation Awareness by Work Overload and Job Stress among Workers: Implication for Occupational Health

fariba kiani; Ahmad Borjali; Kyomars Farahbakhsh; Noorali Farrokhi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 64-70

Abstract
  Backgrounds: Situation awareness is an important factor in industrial accidents. Improving situation awareness may help to prevent occupational accidents. Determination of factors influencing situation awareness will help to plan and take measures for betterment of working condition and development of ...  Read More

47. Assessment of Manual Material Lifting and Comparison of Oral and Booklet Training Intervention for Improvement of Working Conditions in a Porcelain Production Industry: A Randomized Controlled Trial

alireza besharati; Ali Ghanbari; Alireza Choobineh; Seyed Hamidreza Tabatabaee; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 101-106

Abstract
  Background: Proper training on how to correctly handle loads is one key point for prevention of low back disorders. This study was conducted with the objectives of assessing manual material lifting activities and comparing two methods of training intervention in a porcelain company. Methods: In this ...  Read More

48. Optimization of the Parameters Affecting the Fenton Process for Decolorization of Reactive Red 198 (RR-198) from the Aqueous Phase

Mansooreh Dehghani; Mahshid Ghadami; Talat Gholami; Marzieh Ansari Shiri; Zahra Elhameyan; Mohammad Reza Javaheri; narges shamsedini; Samaneh Shahsavani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 139-145

Abstract
  Background: Recently, there has been a great concern about the consumption of dyes because of their toxicity, mutagenicity, carcinogenicity, and persistence in the aquatic environment. Reactive dyes are widely used in textile industry. Advanced oxidation processes are one of the cost-effective methods ...  Read More

49. Evaluation of Fenton Process in Removal of Direct Red 81

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Mansooreh Dehghani; zahra elhamiyan

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 14-21

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: Dyes are visible materials and are considered as one of the hazardous components that make up the industrial waste. Dye compounds in natural water, even in very low concentrations, will lead to environmental problems. Azo dyes are compounds with one or more –N=N– groups and are ...  Read More

50. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Dietitians about Nutritional Supplements in Shiraz, 2014

Afsane Ahmadi; Nasrin Nasimi; Farnoosh Fakoorziba; Javad Rasooli

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 70-75

Abstract
  Background: Due to the increasing global use of nutritional supplements, dietitians play a key role in raising consumer awareness and reducing supplementary side effects. Hence, determination of the states of knowledge, attitudes and practices of this group as to common dietary supplements is important. Methods: ...  Read More