1. 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

  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

2. Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the South of Iran during 1989-2012: A Surveillance System Report

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Elham Kavoosi; Marzieh Vakili; Razieh Shenavar; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 57-66

  Background: Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) have been recognized as a major public health problem worldwide. Consequences of IDD include goiter, hypothyroidism, and intellectual disability followed by retarded growth and development of the brain. This report aimed to determine the state of IDD in Fars ...  Read More

3. Excito-Repellency Effects of Salvia sclarea L. (Lamiaceae) Extracts on Adult House Flies, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae)

Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard; Kourosh Azizi; Heshmatollah Shekarpoor; Hamzeh Alipoor

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 2-7

  Background: Medicinal plant extracts such as those obtained from Salvia species have a wide variety of chemical compounds in their essential oils. The repellency of a number of essential oils including those from the labiates like Salvia against several insect species including the common house flies ...  Read More

4. Assessment of Noise Related Disorders among Health Care Personnel: A Cross-Sectional Study in Shiraz Hospitals

masoud neghab; ahmad soltanzadeh; roghayeh abedini; jafar hasanzadeh; saeed sarvestani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 42-48

  Background: Noise pollution has a particular importance in quiet environments such as hospitals. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of noise exposure on the auditory system, blood pressure and precision, concentration and other psycho-neural components.Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

5. The Effect of Cow’s Milk Versus Calcium Supplement on the Components of Metabolic Syndrome in Overweight or Obese Women

Shiva Faghih; Alireza Abadi; Mehdi Hedayati; Seyed Masoud Kimiagar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 88-92

  Background: Obesity and metabolic syndrome are serious public health problems. It is suggested that high calcium diet can improve lipid profile, blood pressure and insulin resistance.Methods: In this clinical trial, 75 healthy overweight or obese premenopausal women were randomly allocated to one of ...  Read More

6. 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

  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

7. 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

  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

8. Effect of Energy-Restricted Diet in Combination with Calcium Supplement or Low-Fat Milk on Iron Status of Overweight or Obese Premenopausal Women

Shiva Faghih; Mehdi Hedayati

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 50-55

  Background: Although it is assumed that calcium has beneficial effects on weight loss, the interaction of calcium and iron would be a major concern. We did this study to investigate the effects of calcium and low-fat milk on serum ferritin in overweight or obese premenopausal women. Methods: Sixty-four ...  Read More

9. The Effect of Home Cooking Method and Refrigeration Processes on the Level of Nitrate and Nitrite In Spinach

Mitra Keshavarz; Seyed Mohammad Mazloomi; Siavash Babajafari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 88-93

  Background: Spinach is one of the vegetables with a high concentration of nitrate which is affected by various processes such as cooking and refrigeration before consumption. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of home cooking method, which has not been studied before, on the level of nitrate ...  Read More

10. Microbiological Quality of Food Contact Surfaces in A Hospital Kitchen in Shiraz, Iran, 2014

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Seyed Mohammad Mazloomi; Kourosh Azizi; Razieh Sefidkar

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 128-132

  Background: The consumption of healthy food is considered as an essential need to devoid the physical, chemical, and biological hazards. The importance of this issue is more conspicuous in places such as hospitals where people with somehow compromised immune systems are under treatment. Therefore, this ...  Read More

11. Assessing Emissions of Volatile Organic Componds from Landfills Gas

Fahime Khademi; Mohammad Reza Samaei; Kourosh Azizi; Abbas Shahsavani; Hassan Hashemi; Aida Iraji; Abdolkhalegh Miri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 2-6

  AbstractBackground: Biogas is obtained by anaerobic decomposition of organic wastes buried materials used to produce electricity, heat and biofuels. Biogas is at the second place for power generation after hydropower and in 2000 about 6% of the world power generation was allocated to biogas. Biogas is ...  Read More

12. The Relationship among Quality Transformation, Quality Requirements and Quality Dimensions of services in Hospitals under Supervision of Medical Sciences Universities and Presenting Model

Zahra Bahrami Nejad; Sanjar Salajegheh; Ayoub Sheikhi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 54-63

  Background: According to quality transformation of services during the time, the quality requirements and standards also change and recognition of these requirements and transformation process can assist in recognizing the quality dimensions of services. The aim of this research was to explain the transformation ...  Read More

13. Heavy Metals in the Imported and Iranian Rice Consumed in Hormozgan Province

Mohsen Dehghani; Fatemeh Mosaferi; Vali Alipour

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 106-110

  Background: Given that the share of imported rice from India and Pakistan, the current study was conducted to determine the concentration of lead, arsenic and cadmium in the rice imported from the two mentioned countries in comparison to Iranian rice. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted ...  Read More

14. A Cross-Sectional Survey on the Awareness of Pesticide Labels and Pesticide Safety Pictograms among Paddy Farming In South India

vijay kautilya; shruti Hegde; Prithika Chendrashekaran; Khatija begum

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 158-166

  AbstractBackground: Hazardous pesticides continue to be used in thefarming industry purely because of economic reasons. Farmersneed to understand this risk. Pesticide labels and pictograms wereenforced to propagate this risk information to the farmers in asimple way. However, their effectiveness has ...  Read More

15. Prevalence and risk factors of Low Birth Weight in Fars province, south of Iran, 2014

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Ali Soleimani; Fariba Moradi; Elham Hesami; Maryam Kasraeian; Hamed Delam

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 2-6

  Background/Objective: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of low birth weight and its risk factors in Fars province, south of Iran, 2014.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we collected data of 3,600 neonates through multi-stage random sampling. At first, we divided the hospitals into ...  Read More

16. Treatment of linear alkyl benzene sulfonate in an intermittent cycle extended aeration system

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Majid Nozari; Marziyeh Ansari Shiri; Mehdi Mokhtari; Asghar Ghasemi; Reza Rezaei Javanmardi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 44-50

  Background:Discharge of raw or treated wastewater containing linear alkyl benzene sulfonate (LAS) into the environment causes significant public health and environmental problems. The purpose of this study was the treatment of hospital wastewater using an intermittent cycle extended aeration system (ICEAS).Methods:Experiments ...  Read More

17. Analysis of body postures for preventing musculoskeletal disorders among tractor drivers in Iran

Hamidreza Mokarami; Haji Omid Kalteh; Ali Tajpoor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 100-106

  Background: Due to the high cost of advanced tractors in developing countries, their use with lower cost and technology has been further considered. Consequently, many of these machines in terms of ergonomics are in poor condition and cause musculoskeletal problems in the drivers. This study aimed to ...  Read More

18. Improvement of Two Iranian Petrochemical Complexes’ Wastewater Biodegradability from 2015 to 2017 Using H2O2/ Fe2+ and Optimization of the Conditions by RSM

Mahmood Derakhshan; Mojtaba Fazeli

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 144-152

  Background:Petrochemical wastewaters are a critical environmental challenge in industrial zones due to the amount of pollutants they release into the environment. Therefore, finding a solution for treatment of the wastewater has become the priority of the researchers. The main objective of this research ...  Read More

19. Comparison of fipronil-impregnated bait and integrated vector management (IVM) in the control of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic focus of Fars province, southern Iran during 2016 to 2017

Ehsan Saki; Abouzar Soltani; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard; Mohsen Kalantari; Hedayat Dorzaban; Kourosh Azizi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 2-7

  Background: Fipronil systemic insecticide and integrated vector management (IVM) leading to control and/or reduction of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL) cases were evaluated in the studied endemic foci of Fars province, southern Iran, during 2016 to 2017. Methods: Based on available data on disease ...  Read More

20. Cost-effectiveness analysis of HIV/AIDS prevention among intravenous drug users in Iran's Drop-in Centers

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Reza Majdzadeh; Kazem Mohammad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 52-57

  Background: The goal of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness of harm reduction programs among Intravenous Drug Users (IDUs) who referred to Drop-In Centers (DICs) for prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) infection. Methods: To calculate ...  Read More

21. The Statistical Literacy of Health Information System Workforces in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, 2016

Masumeh Khosravi; Masoud Karimi; Elham Bagherinezhad

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 112-115

  Background: Nowadays, the ability to understand and interpret statistical data is the basis for any decision in all societies. In the health system, people who play a role in the information system cycle could have a significant impact on decision makers in health organizations and communities. This ...  Read More

22. Assessing the Level of Safety Measures in University Classrooms: A Case Study in a University in the Southwest of Iran

Mehdi Jahangiri; Samira Baneshi; Zahra Saeedi Garagani; Mojtaba Kamalinia; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 160-164

  Background: The classroom is an important part of the educational environment, which should meet the standard requirements including safety and adequate spaces regarding the number of learners, color, lighting, noise, proper equipment, and air conditioning. This study aimed to investigate the safety ...  Read More

23. 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

  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

24. Hard ticks infesting domestic ruminants, species composition and infection with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in a highland province, SW Iran

Zahra Hosseini; Mostafa Salehi Vaziri; Sara Ahmadnia; Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Tahmineh Jalali; Zakkyeh Telmadarraiy; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 52-59

  Background: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a neglected tick-borne viral zoonotic disease. The aim was to detect CCHF virus (CCHFV) among wild ticks from Artiodactyla, Bos taurus, Ovis aries, and Capra hircus, in a previously declared CCHFV-free province of Kohgiluyeh Boyer-Ahmad, southwest ...  Read More

25. Factors Influencing Water pipe Tobacco Smoking in Women: A narrative review article

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Esmaeil Kavi; Amir Mansouri; Hamed Delam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 108-126

  Abstract Water pipe tobacco smoking with biological, psychological and social dimensions is one of the problems of the present age. The purpose of this article was to investigate the factors affecting the use of hookah among women. This article is a review study conducted by searching the scientific ...  Read More