Original Articles
1. Improvement of Two Iranian Petrochemical Complexes’ Wastewater Biodegradability from 2015 to 2017 Using H2O2/ Fe2+ and Optimization of the Conditions by RSM

Mahmood Derakhshan; Mojtaba Fazeli

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 144-152

Abstract
  Background:Petrochemical wastewaters are a critical environmental challenge in industrial zones due to the amount of pollutants they release into the environment. Therefore, finding a solution for treatment of the wastewater has become the priority of the researchers. The main objective of this research ...  Read More

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2. The Role of Family Physician in Health Literacy of Rural Population in Farsan District

Zargham Heydari Gojani; Khalil Alimohammadzadeh; Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini; Nayeb Fadaei Dehcheshmeh

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 153-157

Abstract
  Background: Health literacy is a stronger predictor of health as compared to variables such as age, income, employment status, education level and race. In this regard, the World Health Organization has reported health literacy as one of the greatest determinants of health. The main purpose of this study ...  Read More

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3. Human Reliability Assessment in Critical Operations of Blast Furnace Steering in an Iron Melting Industry

Reza Kazemi; Hematoola Bahredar; Sajad Mousavi; Amin Norozi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 158-163

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: Human errors play a crucial role in the incidence of industrial accidents. Hence, human reliability assessment (HRA) is essential as the most significant element of the system. The present study was conducted aiming at assessing human reliability in steering a blast furnace in an ...  Read More

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4. Evaluation of a Dispersion Modeling Software Package (Case Study: Traffic Pollutants in Shiraz Iran)

Elham Asrari; Masoud Faraji

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 164-168

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   AbstractBackground: The AERMOD is one of the EPA preferred and recommended air quality dispersion models. The AERMOD is a steady state dispersion model for estimating the concentration of pollutants in urban, rural, flat and elevated, ground level and elevated receptors from different volumes, areas ...  Read More

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5. An investigation of the relationship between body mass index at the beginning of pregnancy and pregnancy and delivery outcomes

Fatemeh Kianpour; Haleh Ghaem; Zahra Amiri

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 169-175

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: Proper weight gain is essential for the mother’s health and pregnancy. On the other hand, insufficient weight gain is directly related to a decrease in the growth and preterm birth. The present study aimed to determine the relationship between the mother’s Body Mass Index (BMI) ...  Read More

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6. Correlation between Mental Health and Premenstrual Syndrome in Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Marzieh Akbarzadeh; Naval Heydari; Malihe Abootalebi; Fatemeh Ghodrati

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 176-179

Abstract
  Background: Premenstrual syndrome is considered as one of the most common psychiatric disorders that greatly disrupts women's life.Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between mental health and premenstrual syndrome among female students of Shiraz University of Medical ...  Read More

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7. Application of Seemingly Unrelated Regression (SUR) in Determination of Risk Factors of Fatigue and General Health among the Employees of Petrochemical Companies

Shahla Heidari; Sareh Keshavarz; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 180-187

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: In this cross-sectional study, 501 employees of petrochemical companies were selected by simple sampling method.Methods: Data were collected using Swedish Occupational Fatigue Inventory (SOFI-20), Occupational Fatigue/Exhaustion Recovery (OFER-15), and General Health Questionnaire ...  Read More

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8. A survey of the relationship between the mental workload and cognitive failure in taxi drivers, 2017

Reza Kazemi; Safora Karimpour; Maryam Shahriyari; Seyed Noredin Hossaini

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 188-192

Abstract
  Abstract Background: The mental workload and cognitive failures are among the factors affecting the human behavior, performance and efficiency, which are both effective on the human error and accidents of the drivers. This study was conducted to examine the relationship between cognitive failure and ...  Read More