Review Article
1. The Future of Healthcare Facilities: How Technology and Medical Advances May Shape Hospitals of the Future

Mohsen Vatandoost; Sanaz Litkouhi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.01

Abstract
  In this review article, we aim to depict how healthcare facilities may look in the near future from an architectural design point of view. For this purpose, we review newly introduced technology and medical advances in the field of healthcare, such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotic surgery, 3D ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease in Family Relatives of a Cameroonian Population of Hemodialysis Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

Mazou Temgoua; Gloria Ashuntantang; Marie José Essi; Joël Nouktadie Tochie; Moussa Oumarou; Acho Fon Abongwa; Aimé Mbonda; Samuel Kingue

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 12-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.02

Abstract
  Background: In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the trend in the number of patients admitted for maintenance hemodialysis is on the rise. The identification of risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) ensures adequate primary and secondary preventive measures geared at reducing the burden of CKD in low-resource ...  Read More

Original Article
3. The Impact of Biofeedback on Diabetic Patients’ Glycemia

Fariba Aaraji; Masoud Nosratabadi; Mohammadjavad Hoseinpourfard

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 18-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.03

Abstract
  Background: Complementary medicine claims that biofeedback affects the reduction of blood glycemia. Objective: The current study aimed to determine the effects of biofeedback on decreasing blood glucose levels and tension and increasing the quality of life in diabetic patients. Methods: The current retrospective ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Cognitive Errors and Psychological Resilience in Patients With Social Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Cross-Sectional Study

Leila Salek Ebrahimi; Seyedeh Elnaz Mousavi; Banafsheh Gharraee; Jahangir Mohammadi Bytamar; Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 25-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.04

Abstract
  Background: Cognitive errors have been presented as effective factors in the creation and continuation of obsessive–compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder. Psychological resilience is an important factor in the tolerance of cognitive errors. Objective: The present study aimed to compare ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Economic Performance Analysis of Selected Military Hospitals Using Hospital Indicators and Inpatient Bed-Day Cost

Ehsan Teymourzadeh; Mohammadkarim Bahadori; Mohammad Meskarpour-Amiri; Javad Khoshmanzar; Sayyed-Morteza Hosseini-Shokouh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 31-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.05

Abstract
  Background: Hospitals, the main providers of healthcare services, are costly centers which account for about 80% of the health sector budget and have a huge share of resources. Objective: This study aimed to analyze the economic performance of selected military hospitals in Tehran using hospital indicators ...  Read More

Case Report
6. Improvement of Psychological Symptoms After Replacement Therapy With Levothyroxine in Hypothyroidism: A Report of 2 Cases

Reza Bidaki; Bita Tavana; Shima Hosseini; Negar Neshati; Mojtaba Babaei Zarch

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 39-41

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.06

Abstract
    Introduction: Hypothyroidism is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which the production of thyroid hormones is inadequate. In addition to various physical manifestations, patients who suffer from hypothyroidism may also present with psychological problems, as described in previous studies. ...  Read More

Case Report
7. Sporadic Burkitt Lymphoma: A Case Report

Edgar Vargas Flores; Claudia Leticia Avitia Raygoza; Daniel Hernández Castañeda; Jorge Arturo Sánchez Garza; Juan Carlos Quintana Cortéz

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 42-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.07

Abstract
  Introduction: Burkitt lymphoma is an aggressive subtype of Hodgkin lymphoma with a doubling time of 25 hours. It is characterized by a MYC gene coding alteration which results from a translocation of chromosome 8 on the MYC gene locus and immunoglobulin heavy-chain locus (IGH) on chromosome 14. Even ...  Read More