101. Effects of Work Shifts and Mental Workload on Chronic Fatigue among Female Nurses in Intensive Care Units

samira mirzaei; Zahra Zamanian; Jafar Hasan Zade

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 113-118

  Background: The present study aimed to investigate the effects of work shifts and mental workload on chronic fatigue among female nurses in Intensive Care Units of selected hospitals in Shiraz. Methods: The participants in this cross-sectional study were 118 female nurses working in Intensive Care Units ...  Read More

102. Leaching Zn, Cd, Pb, and Cu from Wastewater Sludge Using Fenton Process

Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Rabieh Hoseini; Mansoureh Dehghani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 153-159

  Background: High amount of heavy metals in sludge is one of the major obstacles to its use on farms. The present study aimed to investigate the possibility of leaching heavy metals from wastewater sludge by Fenton method and determine the optimum level of parameters, such as iron, hydrogen peroxide, ...  Read More

103. Systemic Thinking and Partnership Working: A Cross Sectional Study in a Medical Sciences University in Iran

Mohammad Khammarnia; Aziz Kassani; Mostafa Peyvand; Fatemeh Setoodezadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 27-31

   Abstract:Background: Systemic thinking can provide practice in multidisciplinary team working and improve the organizational efficacy. This study aimed to determine the association between systemic thinking and partnership working in the employees of a medical sciences university in the south of Iran.Methods: ...  Read More

104. Removal of Chromium and Cadmium from Wastewater in Waste Stabilization Ponds, Yazd-Iran

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mohammad hasan Ehrampoush; Hoshang Maleknia; Zahra Elhamiyan; Ebrahim Shahsavani; Asghar Ebrahimi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 83-88

  Background: Heavy metals have destructive and irreversible effects on the human, plants and animals. Some industries in Yazd enter industrial wastewater to municipal wastewater collection system. This can lead to high levels of heavy metals in wastewater and in turn in the wastewater treatment plant ...  Read More

105. Quality of Life and Associated Factors among Elderly Diabetic Patients in Shiraz, 2014

Haleh Ghaem; Atousa Fakherpour; Mahmoud Hajipour; Mohsen Shafiee

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 129-136

  Background: Today, the quality of life (QoL) studies have an important role in public health care, especially among the old adults suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes. Diabetes and its complications can widely affect various aspects of QoL. Therefore, the present study aimed to assess diabetic ...  Read More

106. Comparison of Perfectionism in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease and Normal Subjects: A Case - Control Study

Mohammad Esmaeili; Fahimeh Dehghani; Zahra Chabokinezhad

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 189-193

  AbstractBackground: Studies have shown that some personalcharacteristics such as perfectionism are associated withcardiovascular diseases. Hence, this study was designed withthe aim of doing a comparative evaluation of perfectionism incoronary heart disease patients and healthy individuals referredto ...  Read More

107. Diet Diversity Score may not be a Good Indicator of Healthy Diet

Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 32-37

  Background: The close relationship between diet and disease emphasizes the need for optimal diet evaluation. The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency by which each of Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2010, Diet Quality Index-International (DQI), Mediterranean Diet Score (MDS), and Diet Diversity ...  Read More

108. Client Satisfaction with Urban Family Physician and Referral System in the South of Iran: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Maryam Marzban; Maryam Siadati; Karam Tavani; Abdolrasul Hemmatid

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 72-78

  Background:Patient satisfaction is an integral component of service quality and obtaining feedback from patients about the quality of primary health care is the best way to extend more patient-centered goals to health care delivery. This study was conducted to measure the level of client satisfaction ...  Read More

109. Climate Change and its Effects on Right to Health and other Related Human Rights

Ehsan Azizi; Alireza Arashpour; Leila Raisi Dezaki

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 130-137

  During the last two centuries, human being has emitted huge amounts of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, by providing energy from fossil fuels. The increasing accumulation of these gases in the atmosphere has led to "global warming" and as a result "climate change". This inauspicious phenomenon has ...  Read More

110. An investigation of the relationship between body mass index at the beginning of pregnancy and pregnancy and delivery outcomes

Fatemeh Kianpour; Haleh Ghaem; Zahra Amiri

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 169-175

  AbstractBackground: Proper weight gain is essential for the mother’s health and pregnancy. On the other hand, insufficient weight gain is directly related to a decrease in the growth and preterm birth. The present study aimed to determine the relationship between the mother’s Body Mass Index (BMI) ...  Read More

111. Epidemiology of Fatal Road Traffic Accidents in Iran, Yasouj, 2014-2015

Tayebeh Rakhshani; Mansour Kashfi; Irandokht Amirian; Mohammad Reza Ebrahimi; Seyyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 29-35

  Introduction: Traffic accidents are considered a major public health problem in many parts of the world. The present study aimed to investigate the epidemiology of fatal traffic accidents in Yasouj city during the years 2014-2015. Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was carried out through a cross-sectional ...  Read More

112. The Effectiveness of Group Therapy based on Mentalization and Dialectical Behavior on Clinical Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Leila Khabir; Nurollah Mohamadi; Changiz Rahimi; Seyed Ali Dastgheib

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 80-88

  Background: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Metalization-based Treatment (MBT) are two approaches to the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The present study aimed to investigate the clinical outcomes of dialectical behavior group therapy and metallization-based group therapy ...  Read More

113. Medical students’ experiences of mistreatment in educational hospitals

sedigheh Ebrahimi; Vahid Reza Zarei

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 136-141

  Introduction: Mistreatment with medical students is a global phenomenon, which has been proved in several studies. The aim of this study is to investigate the extent of mistreatment that the medical students experience in educational hospitals of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

114. Investigation on the cytotoxicity and apoptosis of citrate based silver nanoparticles, in vitro

Laya Ebrahimi; Saeid Hosseinzadeh; Maryam Pourmontaseri; Jafar Jalaei

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 190-197

  Background: With the advancement of nanotechnology, nanoparticles have been applied in our modern society. However, the hazardous effects of nanoparticles on organisms have not been thoroughly clarified yet. Considering the migration of nanoparticles in food and its subsequent consumption by humans, ...  Read More

115. 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

  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

116. 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

  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

117. A Comparative Study on Excito-Repellency Effects of Permethrin, Deltamethrin and Etofenprox Treated Bed Nets against Anopheles stephensi Liston, 1901 (Diptera: Culicidae)

Hamzeh Alipour; Mohammad Reza Abaie; Hossein Ladonni; Ali Akbar Kadivar

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 94-97

  Background: Malaria is the most important vector-borne disease in many tropical countries all over the world. Because of the widespread use of pyrethroid insecticide treated mosquito nets in the world, the effects of excito-repellency (ER) phenomenon of pyrethroids against main malaria vector, Anopheles ...  Read More

118. Trihalomethanes Formation Potential in Water Supply System of Bandar Abbas (Southern Iran): from Source to Distribution Network

Leila rezaei; Vali Alipour; Sakine shokooheyan; Amin Ghanbarnejad

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 36-41

  Background: Pre-chlorination of raw water containing natural organic matters may lead to forming harmful disinfection by-products such as trihalomethanes (THMs), the measurement of which needs expensive advanced analytical instruments. This study was conducted to anticipate THMs formation potential in ...  Read More

119. Clinical Paternalistic Model and Problematic Situation: A Critical Evaluation of Clinical Counseling

Ahmad Kalateh Sadati; Kamran Bagheri Lankarani; Halimeh Enayat; Akbar Rasekhi Kazerooni; Sara Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 78-87

  Background: Many of health system services are done in clinical counseling. A patient’s expectation of clinical consultation and physician office visits is to obtain diagnostic-remedial results, while such an expectation can be fulfilled only through an active relationship between the doctor and the ...  Read More

120. The Adaptation Rate of Preconception Care with the National Standard at Ahvaz Health Care Centers in 2014

fatemeh ahmadi nezhad; Parvin Abedi; Shahnaz Najar; Mohammad Hossein Haghighi Zadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 125-133

  Background: Preconception counseling is preventive medicine in obstetrics. Preconception care creates an opportunity for examining conditions before pregnancy improving pregnancy outcome. This study was conducted with the aim of determining the adaptation rate of preconception care with the national ...  Read More

121. Recognition of Pathogenic Free-Living Amoebae in the Surface Water in Shiraz, Iran

Behnam Mohammadi- Ghalehbin; Gholam Reza Hatam; Iraj Mohammad-Pour; Nafise Ghobakhloo; Faeze Foroughi- Parvar

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 164-167

  Background: There are many genera of free-living amoeba in the environment, but members of only four genera (Naegleria, Acanthamoeba, Balamuthia and Sappinia) have an association with human infection. Water, soil and air are main sources of infective types of these pathogenic organisms for human.Methods: ...  Read More

122. The Effects of Occupational Noise Exposure on Serum Cortisol Level and Some Blood Parameters in Steel Industry Workers

Zahra Zamanian; Reza Rostami; Kiana Nikeghbal

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 45-49

  Background: Noise is one of the most important hazardous physical factors in industrial environments. This study aimed to determine the effects of noise exposure on serum cortisol level and some blood parameters among male workers of a steel production company.Methods: This cross-sectional study was ...  Read More

123. Epidemiology and Morbidity of Head Lice Infestation in Khorram-shahr County, Iran (2006-2009)

Hamid Kassiri; Ali Kasiri; Niusha Kasiri; Fahimeh Moeininejad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 83-87

  Background: Pediculosis capitis is a continuous common health problem worldwide. Pediculus capitis distributes quickly in overcrowded regions. The goal of the present research was to determine some epidemiological features of head lice infestation in Khorram-shahr County, southwestern Iran. Methods: ...  Read More

124. Acute and Chronic Respiratory Effects of Chromium Mists

Masoud Neghab; Parisa Azad; marzieh Honarbakhsh; Fatemeh Zarei; Ebrahim Ghaderi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 119-124

  Background: Despite wide application of chromium in electroplating industry, the pulmonary effects of chronic exposure to this chemical have not been extensively studied and are subject of debate and controversy. This study was, therefore, undertaken to further address this issue. Methods: The study ...  Read More

125. Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) as the Vector of Leishmania Major in Kharameh District, Southern Iran

Zahra Soltani; Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Mohammad Djafar Moemenbellah-Fard; Mohsen Kalantari; Mohsen Akbarpour; Hossein Faramarzi; Kourosh Azizi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 160-164

  Background: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) is endemic in many parts of Iran. This study was conducted to investigate the fauna and some biologic factors of sand flies and detect CL vector(s) in Kharameh district which is one of the most important foci of the disease in Fars province, southern Iran. Methods: ...  Read More