An Investigation of the COVID-19-Related Anxiety Levels of Individuals According to Some Demographic Variables

Kamuran Cerit

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 November 2022

Abstract
  Background: Pandemics such as COVID-19 create heightened fear and anxiety, causing deterioration in the behaviours, social and psychological well-being of people. It can be thought that the anxiety levels of healthcare workers will increase more because they have a higher risk of contamination, work ...  Read More

STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING THE DIAGNOSIS AND PREVENTION OF MALARIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi; Aanuoluwapo Adeyimika Afolabi; Ayomide Esther Bello

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 November 2022

Abstract
  The African continent is a known malaria-endemic region, with regular outbreaks of malaria occurring throughout the year. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19/malaria co-infection is of critical importance in Africa due to the similarities in the manifestation of their symptoms. To avert compromising ...  Read More

Pneumonia in COVID-19 Without Lower Respiratory Symptoms: A Case Report

Reyhaneh Abolghasemi; Masoumeh Saeedi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 77-80

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.15

Abstract
  Introduction: The main symptoms of new coronavirus in patients are fever or chills, tiredness, and dry cough. In this case, we reported a woman who got involved in COVID-19 pneumonia with gastrointestinal instead of lower respiratory symptoms.Case Presentation: A 67 years old woman was referred to an ...  Read More

The Association of Atorvastatin Therapy With COVID-19 Outcomes and Mortality

Hamid Reza Aghaei Meybodi; Seyedeh Zahra Fotook Kiaee; Marjan Akhavan; Samira Abbasloo; Mahnaz Pejman Sani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 11-16

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.03

Abstract
  Background: The world is still witnessing a largely ongoing spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); therefore, the scientific findings in this area need to be shared promptly.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the usefulness of Atorvastatin treatment in reducing COVID-19 mortality in patients ...  Read More

Combination Therapy of ReciGen Interferon, Methylprednisolone, and Sovodak as a Candidate for Treatment of Patients With Severe COVID-19 in Iran: A Case Series

Zahra Kamiab; Ali Esmaeili Nadimi; Fatemeh Bahrehmand

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 33-36

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.07

Abstract
  Introduction: During the current worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (CPVID-19), this disease was first identified in Iran at the end of February. This study was conducted to examine patients with severe COVID-19 disease, who were treated with three medications, namely ReciGen, methylprednisolone, ...  Read More

Symptomatology, Positivity, and Type of Care Received by Healthcare Workers Tested for COVID-19 Infection in a North-Central State in Nigeria: A Retrospective Study

Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi; Aanuoluwapo Adeyimika Afolabi; Oladayo David Awoyale; Oluwatosin Enoch Fakayode

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 129-136

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.25

Abstract
  Background: The health of healthcare workers (HCWs) is an indicator of the quality of health service provision during the COVID-19 pandemic.Objectives: This study aimed to describe the symptomatology and positivity of COVID-19 infection and the type of COVID-19 care received among HCWs in a North-Central ...  Read More

The Comparison Between the Early Tracheostomy and Orotracheal Intubation in COVID-19 Patients Required Mechanical Ventilation

Mahdi Morshedi; Mohammad-Javad Babaei; Ali Bahramifar; Ebrahim Karimi; Shahriar Najafizadeh-Sari; Mehdi Raei; Hamed Gholizadeh

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 137-140

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.26

Abstract
  Background: Supportive respiratory care and airway management are very important in treating COVID-19 patients with respiratory failure. There are two techniques for supporting patients with respiratory failure.Objectives: The current study aims to evaluate the efficacy and quality of patient care with ...  Read More

COVID-19 Screening in Rheumatologic Diseases Cases; Special Look at Chloroquine Derivate Use

Soraya Shadmanfar; Gholamhosein Alishiri; Noushin Bayat; Morteza Izadi; Ahmad Salimzadeh; Abdolrahman Rostamian; Shahla Abolghasemi; Mohammad Hossein Azimzadeh Ardebili; Zeynab Rastgar Moqaddam; Marjan Hasani; Ehsan Rahmanian; Helia Iranpanah; Ghodrat Allah Islami; Amin Saburi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 141-147

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.27

Abstract
  Background: Among suggested medications for the treatment of COVID-19, chloroquine derivates and angiotensin-converting–enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs)/angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers (ARBs) are the two medications with conflicting effects on the development of the disease.Objectives: The present ...  Read More

Increased Incidence of Blood and Body Fluid Exposure and Lack of Transmission Evidence During COVID-19 Pandemic

Humberto Guanche Garcell; Ariadna Villanueva Arias

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 170-172

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.31

Abstract
  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been associated with various risks, including the exposure of infectious agents.Objectives: The study aims at describing the incidence of blood and body fluid (BBF) exposure in a COVID-19 facility so as viral transmission potential through ...  Read More

Therapeutic Potential of Traditional Indian Herbal Medicine in COVID-19: A Narrative Review

Snigdha Singh; Danish Javed; Sukhes Mukherjee; Rishabh Mittal; Nidhi Chourasia; Amit Agrawal; Ashwin Kotnis

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 42-50

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.09

Abstract
  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a global challenge to the health care system. A novel agent to combat this deadly virus is still a matter of research. Herbal molecules have served humanity since the beginning. Objectives: This narrative review aims to study the antiviral properties ...  Read More

Socio-Demographic and Clinical Profile of Health Care Workers Diagnosed for COVID-19 by Truenat at a Tertiary Care COVID Hospital

Bineeta Kashyap; Rajat Jhamb; Narendra Pal Singh; Krishna Sarkar; Rajnish Avasthi; Ashwani Khanna

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 11-17

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.03

Abstract
  Background: In December 2019, in Wuhan, China; a new coronavirus emerged that had not been previously identified in humans. Hence is crucial to characterize the infection risk among infected health care workers (HCWs), being responsible for secondary transmission to patients, and others. Objectives: ...  Read More

Factors Affecting Medical Equipment Management in the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis: A Mixed Qualitative and Quantitative Study

Vahid Khodadadi; Asghar Bakrani; Mohammad Hossein Vafaie

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 23-28

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.05

Abstract
  Background: Medical equipment plays an important role in community health in critical situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Objectives: This study was conducted to determine and identify the factors affecting the management of medical equipment in crisis situations. Methods: The present study was ...  Read More

Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Pneumomediastinum Following COVID-19

Ensieh Vahedi; Seyed Jalal Madani; Hamideh Molaee; Esmat Davoudi-Monfared

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 39-41

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.08

Abstract
  Background: Pneumomediastinum and pneumothorax are usually rare conditions after pneumonia. This study examines the progress of pneumonia of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to spontaneous pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum in a patient. Case Presentation: The patient was a 40-year-old man who ...  Read More

Ethical Issues in COVID-19 Pandemic

Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani; Foroozan Fares; Zahra Ismaili Shahroudi Moqaddam

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 126-133

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.25

Abstract
  The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 disease (COVID-19) is the most current life-threating disease that affect health and economic sectors in the world. This pandemic raises weighty and urgent ethical issues that affected patients, health care provider and health care systems. Based on medical ethics textbooks, ...  Read More

Polyvagal Neural Biofeedback Training by Pulse Regulated Abdominal Breathing in Sleep Disorder: A Suggestion for COVID-19 Patients

Mohammadjavad Hoseinpourfard; Masoumeh Shajarian

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 87-91

https://doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.17

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays, one of the most important social troubles is the sleep disorder that more than 40% of some population faced. Biofeedback (BFB) as a complementary method could reduce many of its effects.Objectives: This study aims to show the effects of BFB on the promotion of sleep quality and ...  Read More