Perspective
1. Positioning the Private Health Facilities Towards Continuous Service Provision During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Olayinka S. Ilesanmi; Aanuoluwapo A. Afolabi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 122-125

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.24

Abstract
  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered an increased demand for health services. Public health facilities are becoming increasingly inadequate to provide care for the increasing COVID-19 cases. Therefore, positioning the private health facilities (PHFs) to contribute to the COVID-19 ...  Read More

Review Article
2. Ethical Issues in COVID-19 Pandemic

Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani; Foroozan Fares; Zahra Ismaili Shahroudi Moqaddam

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

http://dx.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

Original Article
3. Sepsis at ICU Admission Increases the ICU Mortality Rates Among Very Long ICU Stay Patients: A Secondary Analysis

Farshid Rahimibashar; Mahmood Salesi; Amir Vahedian-Azimi; Masoum Khosh Fetrat

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 134-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.26

Abstract
  Background: Sepsis is a very common serious medical condition among patients admitted to the intensive care units (ICUs) that increases with age and ICU length of stay (LOS). Objectives: The primary goal of this study was to estimate the mortality rate due to sepsis among adult patients admitted to the ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Educational Attainment and Satisfaction With the Healthcare System: Racial Variation

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 141-149

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.27

Abstract
  Background: As shown by Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs), ethnic minorities show weaker than expected effects of education level on health outcomes. However, this pattern is better demonstrated for health behaviors and health care utilization than satisfaction with care. Additionally, more ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Assessing Managers’ Attitudes Toward Health Promoting Hospitals at a Teaching Hospital in Tehran, Iran

Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani; Esmat Davoudi-Monfared; Akbar Nikpajouh; Yaser Nasiri Moghadam

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 150-156

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.28

Abstract
  Background: Hospitals are the most important and largest providers of health services in the health system. Objectives: This study aimed to examine hospital managers’ attitudes toward health promotion policies at a teaching hospital in Tehran, Iran. Methods: This research was a descriptive-analytical ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Identifying the Type of a Contract to Transfer Health Services to Charities in Teaching Hospitals of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran

Mahmud Nayeri; Somayeh Hessam; Amir Ashkan Nasiripour; Katayoun Jahangiri

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 157-163

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.29

Abstract
  Background: One of the most important issues in the health system is to provide the necessary resources to present health services. To increase the role of charities and facilitate public participation in the treatment area and to develop hospital units, the cooperation between charity organizations ...  Read More

Case Report
7. Delayed Neurological Sequelae Following Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Skin Graft: A Case Report

Reza Bidaki; Azadeh Rahavi; Farzaneh Dehghani; Mohamad Ebrahim Ghanei; Najmeh Zaer-Alhosseini; Maryam Khorasani

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 164-167

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.30

Abstract
  Introduction: Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a prevalent lethal condition. The clinical feature of this type of poisoning varies from headache and nausea to more severe conditions. After recovery from the acute intoxication, neurological or behavioral problems may emerge. In 3%-40% of cases, delayed ...  Read More