1. 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

2. Photodegradation of Atrazine by Ultraviolet Radiation in Different Conditions

narges shamsedini; Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Mansooreh Dehghani; Simin Nasseri

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 94-100

  Background: Atrazine is one of the most widely used triazine herbicides which has been used for controlling broadleaf and grassy weeds for many years. Its widespread use in water has caused environmental concern because of frequent detection of atrazine in aquatic systems where this herbicide has been ...  Read More

3. Assessment of Manual Material Lifting and Comparison of Oral and Booklet Training Intervention for Improvement of Working Conditions in a Porcelain Production Industry: A Randomized Controlled Trial

alireza besharati; Ali Ghanbari; Alireza Choobineh; Seyed Hamidreza Tabatabaee; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 101-106

  Background: Proper training on how to correctly handle loads is one key point for prevention of low back disorders. This study was conducted with the objectives of assessing manual material lifting activities and comparing two methods of training intervention in a porcelain company. Methods: In this ...  Read More

4. A 23-Year Analysis of Dependency Ratio in Rural Population in Fars Province during 1990-2012: A Trend Analysis Study

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Mitra Rahimi Haghighi; Pegah Shoa Hagighi; Abdolrasool Hemmati; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 107-112

  Background: The dependency ratio (DR) is defined as the ratio of the non-working population to the economically active population. Dependency ratio is calculated by the sum of population under fifteen years and over 65 years divided by 15-64 year old population. The interpretation of DR variation gives ...  Read More

5. Effects of Work Shifts and Mental Workload on Chronic Fatigue among Female Nurses in Intensive Care Units

samira mirzaei; Zahra Zamanian; Jafar Hasan Zade

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 113-118

  Background: The present study aimed to investigate the effects of work shifts and mental workload on chronic fatigue among female nurses in Intensive Care Units of selected hospitals in Shiraz. Methods: The participants in this cross-sectional study were 118 female nurses working in Intensive Care Units ...  Read More

6. Acute and Chronic Respiratory Effects of Chromium Mists

Masoud Neghab; Parisa Azad; marzieh Honarbakhsh; Fatemeh Zarei; Ebrahim Ghaderi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 119-124

  Background: Despite wide application of chromium in electroplating industry, the pulmonary effects of chronic exposure to this chemical have not been extensively studied and are subject of debate and controversy. This study was, therefore, undertaken to further address this issue. Methods: The study ...  Read More

7. Screening Type 2 Diabetes: A Clinical Guide for Family Physicians

seyed esmaeil Managheb; Mesbah Shams; Mahmood Soveid; Mohamad Hadi Imanieh; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 125-127

  Health care system is organized to achieve more efficiency as well as developing public equity and providing access to the first, second and third levels of services. Family physician is in the first line of the health care system; in other words, family physician is the health system’s goalkeeper. ...  Read More