Original Articles
1. The Relationship among Quality Transformation, Quality Requirements and Quality Dimensions of services in Hospitals under Supervision of Medical Sciences Universities and Presenting Model

Zahra Bahrami Nejad; Sanjar Salajegheh; Ayoub Sheikhi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 54-63

Abstract
  Background: According to quality transformation of services during the time, the quality requirements and standards also change and recognition of these requirements and transformation process can assist in recognizing the quality dimensions of services. The aim of this research was to explain the transformation ...  Read More

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2. Prevalence, Severity and Factors Related to Mastalgia among Women Referring to Health Centers Affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Farideh Vaziri; Alamtaj Samsami; Zahra Rahimi; Negin Rastgardoost; Narjes Nick

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 64-69

Abstract
  Background: Mastalgia is a common problem among women. Severe mastalgia can have a negative impact on sexual, physical and sleep activities and behaviors. Regarding the absence of a study on the prevalence and severity of mastalgia in southern Iran, the current study was conducted. Methods: This is ...  Read More

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3. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Dietitians about Nutritional Supplements in Shiraz, 2014

Afsane Ahmadi; Nasrin Nasimi; Farnoosh Fakoorziba; Javad Rasooli

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 70-75

Abstract
  Background: Due to the increasing global use of nutritional supplements, dietitians play a key role in raising consumer awareness and reducing supplementary side effects. Hence, determination of the states of knowledge, attitudes and practices of this group as to common dietary supplements is important. Methods: ...  Read More

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4. Health Effects of Long-term Occupational Exposure to Whole Body Vibration: A Study on Drivers of Heavy Motor Vehicles in Iran

Masuod Neghab; Abbasali Kasaeinasab; Yadollah Yousefi; Jafar Hassanzadeh; Hamidreza Sarreshtedar; Negar Alighanbari

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 76-82

Abstract
  Background: Drivers of heavy motor vehicles are occupationally exposed to intense whole body vibration (WBV) for several hours per day over their working lifetime. Therefore, they are at risk of WBV-induced occupational disorders. This study aimed to investigate health effects of long-term exposure to ...  Read More

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5. Removal of Chromium and Cadmium from Wastewater in Waste Stabilization Ponds, Yazd-Iran

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mohammad hasan Ehrampoush; Hoshang Maleknia; Zahra Elhamiyan; Ebrahim Shahsavani; Asghar Ebrahimi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 83-88

Abstract
  Background: Heavy metals have destructive and irreversible effects on the human, plants and animals. Some industries in Yazd enter industrial wastewater to municipal wastewater collection system. This can lead to high levels of heavy metals in wastewater and in turn in the wastewater treatment plant ...  Read More

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6. Determination of the Static Anthropometric Characteristics of Iranian Microscope Users Via Regression Model

Toktam Balandeh; Mohsen razeghi; Zahra Zamanian

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 89-94

Abstract
  Background: Anthropometry is a branch of Ergonomics that considers the measurement and description of the human body dimensions. Accordingly, equipment, environments, and workstations should be designed using user-centered design processes. Anthropometric dimensions differ considerably across gender, ...  Read More

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7. Surveillance of Zoonotic Diseases in Marvdasht city, Fars Province

Mehdi Nejat; Mohammad Fararouei; Hamid Reza Tabatabaie; Parvin Afsar Kazerooni; Mohsen Akbarpoor; Roksana Estakhrian Haghighi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 95-102

Abstract
  Background: Complete and fast diagnosis, registry and treatment programs are the main effective strategies for controlling infectious diseases. In addition, an organized and extended infectious disease surveillance system is crucial in designing and monitoring communicable diseases control programs. ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
8. The Relationship between the Level of Religious Attitudes and Postpartum Blues among Pregnant Women

Tahereh Mokhtaryan; Fatima Ghodrati; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 103-104

Abstract
  Postpartum blues, as a transient phenomenon of mood changes, generally begins 1 to 3 days after the child birth.1 This phenomenon is accompanied with symptoms such as unstable moods, ranging from euphoria to sadness, high sensitivity, crying for no reason, restlessness, poor concentration, anxiety, irritability, ...  Read More