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.


Review Articles
1. 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

Original Article
2. Assessment of Cognitive Status of Elderly People Living in Nursing Homes in Larestan, 2018

Hamed Delam; Esmaeil Kavi; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 127-130

  Background: Since the elderly  are more susceptible to cognitive impairment than other age groups, this study aimed to investigate the assessment of cognitive status of the elderly  living in nursing homes in Larestan city and the relationship between cognitive status of the elderly people ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Accident injuries and related factors in Iranian adolescent girls

Farzaneh Mobasheri; Gholamhossein Shahraki; Roksana Estakhrian Haghighi; Mohammad Fararouei

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 131-136

  Background: The incidence of accidents, its types and leading causes are largely varied in different communities and within different ages. This survey investigated the incidence and types of injury after accidents in adolescent girls with regard to the parents' socio-economic status, schooling and health-related ...  Read More

Original Article
4. The effect of iron slag enriched cow manure, zeolite and pumice on the sunflower Pb uptake in a soil irrigated with wastewater of battery factory

Amir Hossein Baghaie; Raheleh Mirzaee

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 137-145

  Introduction: In order to optimize the use of industrial wastewater, proper management practices should be applied for wastewater treatment. Thus, this study was done to evaluate the effect of iron slag enriched cow manure, zeolite and pumice on the sunflower Pb concentration in a soil irrigated with ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Identifying Components of Social Responsibility in Pharmaceutical Industry Companies: A Qualitative Study

Masume Bazrafshan; Hamidreza Vakilifard; Bizhan Abedini; Davood Khodadadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 146-150

  Background: Social responsibility is a new topic in accounting literature that has been considered by researchers in various aspects. The purpose of this study was to identify the factors affecting social responsibility in pharmaceutical companies.   Methods: The present study was a qualitative ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Predictors of Death and Discharge in Intensive Care Units: A Competing Risks Model

Zahra Maleki; Mohammad Ghorbani; Haleh Ghaem; Farid Zand

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 151-156

  Objectives: Many risk factors are associated with death in and discharge from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This study aimed to evaluate the risk factors associated with death and discharge among ICU patients. Methods: This historical cohort study was conducted on 712 patients admitted to the ICU of ...  Read More

Original Article
7. The Relationship between Job Motivation and Job Performance of auxiliary nurses, Shoush, Iran

Seyed Mansour Kashfi; Abdolreza Moradi; Tayebeh Rakhshani; Zahra Motlagh

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 157-162

  Background: Human resources are considered as one of the most important production resources and the basic capital of the organization. This study aimed to investigating the relationship between job motivation and job performance of auxiliary nurses under the coverage Shoush health centers.   Methods: ...  Read More

Short Communication
8. Intestinal Helminths Infections of Calomyscus cf. bailwardi (Rodentia: Calomyscidae) from Fars Province, Southern Iran

Saeed Shahabi; Ali Pouryousef; Kourosh Azizi; Bahador Sarkari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, Pages 163-166

  Background: Rodents have a significant role as a reservoir in zoonotic diseases. Rodents which live close to human habitats such as muroid species play an important role in public health and economy. The current study aimed to evaluate the intestinal helminths infections of the Zagros Mountain rodent, ...  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences

  Kourosh Azizi, Prof, Ph.D

  Kourosh Azizi, Prof, Ph.D

Print ISSN: 2345-2218

Online ISSN: 2345-3893

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