1. 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

Abstract
  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

2. Microbiological Quality of Commercial Enteral Feedings used in Two Public Hospitals in Shiraz, Iran

Mahsa Moazen; Samane Rahmdel; Seyedeh Maryam Abdollahzadeh; Maryam Ranjbar Zahedani; Seyed Mohammad Mazloomi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 49-53

Abstract
  Background: Although enteral feeding solutions are used to reduce the morbidity and mortality in many malnourished and hospitalized patients, microbial contamination of these products may lead to severe infections, especially in immune suppressed ones. The aim of this study was to evaluate the microbiological ...  Read More

3. Assessment of Groundwater Nitrate Pollution and Determination of Groundwater Protection Zones Using DRASTIC and Composite DRASTIC (CD) Models: The Case of Shiraz Unconfined Aquifer

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Nasser Talebbeydokhti; Hamidreza Tabatabee; Amir Fadaei Nobandegani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 54-65

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  Background: Groundwater nitrate pollution is an important environmental problem in water resources management. In this regard, specific measures aiming at prevention of water pollution will be helpful to managers and decision-makers. Identification of aquifers’ vulnerable areas and determination of ...  Read More

4. Comparison of Job Stress Dimensions in Iranian Nurses with Those from other Countries Based on the Demand-Control-Support Model

Mostafa Barzideh; Alireza Choobineh; Hamidreza Tabatabaee

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 66-71

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  Background: Evidence shows that job stress potentially has adverse effect on individuals’ health and organizational productivity. It has, therefore, become an important issue in the occupational health context. The aims of this study were to investigate job stress dimensions among nurses of Shiraz ...  Read More

5. The Relationship between Sleep Quality, Self- Efficacy, and Stages of Change among the Elderly: A Pilot Study

Mahin Nazari; mostafa taheri; Sareh Keshavarzi; Ali Javadpour

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 72-77

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  Background: Although sleeping problems are common among all age groups, the elderly suffer a higher prevalence of sleep disorders. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between sleep quality, self-efficacy, and stages of change among the elderly. Methods: This descriptive-analytical ...  Read More

6. 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

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  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