Review Article
The Anti-inflammatory Role of Curcumin in Osteoarthritis: An Overview of Molecular and Radiologic Changes

Reza Gerami; Ramezan Jafari; Niloufar Nazeri; Amin Saburi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, Pages 1-3

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.01

Abstract
  Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, causing pain and progressive disability in millions of people worldwide. The commonly prescribed medications for OA, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, have many side effects which has led the scientists to consider safer drugs as ...  Read More

Original Article
The Saga of Non-COVID Patients in COVID Times: Our Experience in a Secondary Care Hospital in Hilly Terrain, Northern India

Sanat Kumar Khanna; Saurabh Maheshwari; Sai Vishal Goud Vaggu; Himanshu Chhagan Bayad; Shruti Samyal

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, Pages 4-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.02

Abstract
  Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic resulted in the diversion of all the resources, attention, and energy of the medical personnel and administration towards the management of COVID-19 patients. This resulted in unforeseen difficulties and hazards for non-COVID-19 patients in ...  Read More

Original Article
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

http://dx.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

Original Article
Assessment of Bed Utilization Indicators of Medicine Ward of a Tertiary Level Hospital: A Cross-sectional Study in Eastern India

Manisha Sarkar; Urmila Dasgupta

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, Pages 17-22

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.04

Abstract
  Background: Efficient hospital bed utilization is an important function of hospital administrators. Scarcity of beds, overcrowding, and flooring are often the picture of tertiary hospitals.Objectives: This study aims to find out hospital bed utilization indicators such as average daily census, bed occupancy ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigating Fire Protection Condition in the Units of Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran

Mojtaba Fazel; Ali Ardalan; Abbas Ostad Taghizadeh; Tahereh Yaghoubi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, Pages 23-27

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.05

Abstract
  Background: Various studies indicate that in many cases, fire has broken out in hospitals.Objectives: This study aims to assess fire protection in the selected units of Imam Khomeini hospital located in Tehran, Iran in 2020.Methods: In this descriptive-analytic study, first, a researcher-made checklist ...  Read More

Original Article
Assessing the Extent and Causes of Cancellation of Surgeries: An Important Issue in Improving the Efficiency of the Hospital

Hasan Jafari; Parvin Jafari; Mohammad Kazem Rahimi; Roohollah Arab Saniabadi; Farzaneh Zare Banadkooki

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, Pages 28-32

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.06

Abstract
  Background: Canceling surgery imposes the high cost of the healthcare provider system and wasted many energy and time from the patient and the care team.Objectives: This study examined the extent and reasons of canceling of surgeries in one of the hospitals affiliated to Shahid Sadoughi University of ...  Read More

Case Series
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

http://dx.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

Case Report
Transfusion-Related Hemochromatosis Involving Pituitary Gland in a Patient of Beta-Thalassemia Major

Brikshya Gurung; Saurabh Maheshwari; Darshan Singh Grewal; Pratik Regmi; Ajay Khadka

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, Pages 37-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.08

Abstract
  Introduction: Hemochromatosis of the pituitary gland is a form of iron overload disease which occurs in different clinical conditions related to multiple blood transfusions.Case Presentation: We present a case of secondary hemochromatosis involving the pituitary gland and choroid plexus in an eight-year-old ...  Read More