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.

 

1. 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

Abstract
  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

2. 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

3. Comparison of sexual satisfaction among psychiatric, internal medicine female patients and healthy controls

Arash Mani; Maryam Fattahi; Akbar Rasekhi Kazerouni; Leila Khabir

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 16-22

Abstract
  Aim: Sexual relation is an important and sensitive subject among human beings. A life domain that has received very little attention is patients' satisfaction with their sex life, also called sexual satisfaction. Physical illnesses and mental disorders affect sexual satisfaction. The aim of this project ...  Read More

4. Epidemiological Study of the Brucellosis in Iran, Andimeshk, 2001-2016

Mansour Kashfi; Nahid Hatamian; Tayebeh Rakhshani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 23-28

Abstract
  Introduction: Despite the provision of health care in Iran, brucellosis is still an endemic disease, so this study was carried out to determine the epidemiology of brucellosis in Andimeshk city during 2001-2016. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with brucellosis, ...  Read More

5. 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

Abstract
  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

6. Parent-adolescent conflict and general health of 14-year-old adolescents in Behbahan, Iran

Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Fatemeh Shirdel; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 36-39

Abstract
  Evidence suggests that the quality of family relationships is associated with family members’ general health. Given of the scanty studies on adolescents, especially in Iran, this study aimed to determine the association between parent-adolescent conflict and adolescents’ general health. ...  Read More

7. A Survey of Knowledge, Attitude and Performance of People of Fasa on Segregation of Household Solid Wastes, Fasa, Iran, 2017

Mansour Kashfi; Mostafa Eslahi; Tayebeh Rakhshani; Hasan Hashemi; Pejhman Baqeri; Mehdi Sharafi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 40-45

Abstract
  Introduction: Environmental health is definitely one of the issues and challenges considered by human societies on the eve of the third millennium. Therefore, the present study was conducted to determine the knowledge, attitude and performance of the people of Fasa on segregation of municipal solid wastes ...  Read More

8. An Epidemiology study of deaths from road traffic accidents, Iran, Ahvaz

Tayebeh Rakhshani; Mansour Kashfi; Fariba Idani; Mohammad Reza Ebrahimi; Seyyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 46-51

Abstract
  Introduction: Deaths from traffic accidents (RTIs) are a major public health problem in all societies, especially in the low and middle-income countries; the present study was conducted to investigate the epidemiology of fatal road traffic accidents in Ahvaz city. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study ...  Read More

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

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

2. 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

3. 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

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. 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

Publisher:
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences

Chairperson:
  Dr. Fariba Moradi

Editor-in-Chief:
  Prof. Kourosh Azizi


Print ISSN: 2345-2218

Online ISSN: 2345-3893