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.

 

Original Articles
1. 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

Abstract
  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

Original Article
2. Design, Construction and Evaluation of Local Exhaust Ventilation System for the Control of Total Dust and Crystalline Silica in a Tile Manufacturing Factory

Abdorreza Zarei; Mehdi Jahangiri; Alireza Koohpaei; Ahmad Zolfaghari; Abolfazl Barkhordari; Morteza Mortezavi Mehrizi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, Pages 165-172

Abstract
  Background: Crystalline silica is one of the compounds used in different industries. One of the industries in which this compound is used is the tile industry that can cause disabling lung disease. The purpose of this study was to reduce and eliminate workplace air pollutants by Local Exhaust Ventilation ...  Read More

Original Articles
3. in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in patients referred to Shahid Faghihi Hospital, Shiraz

Maryam Soltani; Ahmad Abdollahi; Majid Akrami; Jafar Hassanzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, Pages 173-180

Abstract
  Introduction: Acute appendicitis is the major cause of abdominal pain which indicates urgent surgery. Commonly, it is diagnosed through clinical signs and symptoms and blood test. This study aimed to assess the  accuracy of acute appendicitis diagnosis through signs and symptoms, Alvarado score ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Therapeutic Alliance and Group Cohesion in Group Therapy based on Mentalization and Dialectical Behavior in Borderline Personality Disorder: A randomized controlled clinical trial

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

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, Pages 181-189

Abstract
  Background: Effective common factors such as therapeutic alliance and group cohesion play essential roles in outcome treatment in borderline personality disorder. The present study aimed to investigate the role of therapeutic alliance and group cohesion in group therapy based on mentalization and dialectical ...  Read More

Original Article
5. 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

Abstract
  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

Original Article
6. Interaction effects of sewage sludge and its biochar on anthracene biological degradation in a Pb polluted soil under sunflower cultivation

Amir Hossein Baghaie; Mohammad Fereydoni

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, Pages 198-206

Abstract
    Background: This descriptive study was conducted to evaluate the interaction effects of sewage sludge and its biochar on anthracene biological degradation in a Pb polluted soil under sunflower cultivation   Methods: Treatments consisted of applying three rates of anthracene (0, 12.5 ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Assessment of anesthetist’s non-technical skills in Iranian hospitals

Milad Gholami; Zahra Zamanian; Reza Kalantari; Mehdi Hasanshahi; Esmaeil Hosseinzadeh Roknabadi; Somayeh Gheysari

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, Pages 207-211

Abstract
  Background: Safe performance and patient safety are two important issues in the delivery of healthcare services. Non-technical skills are necessary for safe performance of anesthesiologists in the operating room. This study aimed to assess the anesthetists’ non-technical skills in Iranian hospitals. ...  Read More

Original Article
8. A survey of community knowledge and practices on malaria control with indoor residual spraying in Kazerun, south Iran

Seyed Aghil Jaberhashemi; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard; Mousa Khosravani; Mojtaba Norouzi; Hadi Kalari

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, Pages 212-217

Abstract
  Objective: The main aim of this research is to investigate the knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) on malaria control with respect to indoor residual spraying (IRS) in a community of Southern Iran. Introduction: Human malaria is an important vector-borne infectious disease in Iran. It remains endemic ...  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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

Publisher:
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences

Chairperson:
  Fariba Moradi,M.D.,M.P.H

Editor-in-Chief:
  Kourosh Azizi,Ph.D


Print ISSN: 2345-2218

Online ISSN: 2345-3893

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