1. The Global Challenges of Controlling Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Review Study

Ali Mohammad Mokhtari; Rebecca Susan Dewey; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 142-148


  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging health problem around the world. At time of this study, the pandemic is still underway, so prevention and control are of great importance. This review provides a comprehensive examination and analysis of the literature related to the challenges of controlling ...  Read More

2. Prevalence and Incidence of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) in Fars province in the South of Iran, 2016-17: An Insurance Archived-Prescription-based Study

Sanaz Amiri; Forough Saki; Mozhgan Seif; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 81-88


  Background: Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is known as a chronic autoimmune disease with an increasing prevalence and incidence. This study was conducted to determine the incidence rate and prevalence of insulin-dependent diabetes in Iran in 2016 and 2017. ...  Read More

3. Comparison of PCR Test Accuracy with Laboratory Data and CT SCAN in COVID19: A Systematic Review

Mohebat Vali; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Zahra Maleki; Fatemeh Goudarzi; Arefe Abedinzade; Haleh Ghaem

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 2-12


  Backgrounds:  Given the novelty of COVID-19, reviewing diagnostic methods can be of great help to community health policymakers. Considering the importance of diagnosing COVID-19 and the need for reducing the number of false positive and false negative cases that appear to be different in various ...  Read More

4. The Impact of Quarantine, Isolation, and Social Distancing on COVID-19 Prevention: A Systematic Review

Mohebat Vali; Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Zahra Maleki; Fatemeh Goudarzi; Arefe Abedinzade; Haleh Ghaem

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 138-150


  Background: The new Corona virus disease (COVID-19) appeared in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Methods, such as quarantine, isolation, and social distancing, if implemented properly, can help prevent the transmission of the disease. This study aimed to examine the effects of quarantine, isolation, and ...  Read More

5. Adherence to insulin treatment in participants with type 2 diabetes: Comparison of logistic regression and conditional tree and forests to determine the effective factors

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Sadaf Sahraian; Hamed Delam; Mozhgan Seif

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 171-177


  Objective: Type 2 diabetes is the most prevalent chronic disease in the world. Timely and appropriate control can significantly reduce the burdens and costs of this disease. Although insulin injection is the most efficient method to control type 2 diabetes, patients avoid this method for unknown reasons. ...  Read More

6. Cost-effectiveness analysis of HIV/AIDS prevention among intravenous drug users in Iran's Drop-in Centers

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Reza Majdzadeh; Kazem Mohammad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 52-57


  Background: The goal of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness of harm reduction programs among Intravenous Drug Users (IDUs) who referred to Drop-In Centers (DICs) for prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) infection. Methods: To calculate ...  Read More

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

  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

8. Client Satisfaction with Urban Family Physician and Referral System in the South of Iran: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Study

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Maryam Marzban; Maryam Siadati; Karam Tavani; Abdolrasul Hemmatid

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 72-78

  Background:Patient satisfaction is an integral component of service quality and obtaining feedback from patients about the quality of primary health care is the best way to extend more patient-centered goals to health care delivery. This study was conducted to measure the level of client satisfaction ...  Read More

9. Prevalence and risk factors of Low Birth Weight in Fars province, south of Iran, 2014

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Ali Soleimani; Fariba Moradi; Elham Hesami; Maryam Kasraeian; Hamed Delam

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 2-6

  Background/Objective: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of low birth weight and its risk factors in Fars province, south of Iran, 2014.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we collected data of 3,600 neonates through multi-stage random sampling. At first, we divided the hospitals into ...  Read More

10. Epidemiologic Study of Suicidal Attempt Cases in Fars Province, South of Iran, 2010-2011

Mojtaba Naghshvarian; Mohammad Hossien Kaveh; Maryam hesampour; fariba Rezaee; Ali Reza Mirahmadizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 32-39

  AbstractBackground: The reduction of suicidal attempts as one of the most important goals is improvement of societies’ health status. The present study aimed to assess the epidemiologic aspects of suicide cases in Fars province in 2010-2011.Methods: A total of 9714 suicide cases in Fars province, south ...  Read More

11. 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

12. Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the South of Iran during 1989-2012: A Surveillance System Report

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Elham Kavoosi; Marzieh Vakili; Razieh Shenavar; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 57-66

  Background: Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) have been recognized as a major public health problem worldwide. Consequences of IDD include goiter, hypothyroidism, and intellectual disability followed by retarded growth and development of the brain. This report aimed to determine the state of IDD in Fars ...  Read More