Review Article
2. Up-to-date Treatments of Primary Hyperhidrosis with Focus on Sympathectomy and Sympathicotomy; a Narrative Review

Shahram Manoochehry; Hassan Ali Mohebi; Mohammad Javad Behzadnia; Reza Mohtashami

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 3-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-01013

Abstract
  Background: Primary hyperhidrosis (PH) refers to excessive sweating, beyond normal physiological levels, in specific sites of the body for unknown reasons. It is usually bilateral and is most prominent in the palms, axillae, feet, and face. PH prevalence is estimated to be 0%-6.1% in different populations. ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Studying the Status of Job Burnout and its Relationship with Demographic Characteristics of Nurses in Shiraz Nemazee Hospital

Tahereh Shafaghat; Mohammad-Kazem Rahimi-Zarchi; Zahra Kavosi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 9-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-01019

Abstract
  Background: Today, in order to provide desirable health care services, too much emphasis is placed on the physical and mental health of nurses, and job burnout among nurses is introduced as harmful elements to the health of nurses. Objective: This study was performed to evaluate job burnout in Shiraz ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Assessment of Factors Affecting the Establishment of Hospitals in Iran

Mohammadkarim Bahadori; Ehsan Teymourzadeh; Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini; Gholam Hossein Alishiri; Ali Ayoubian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 15-19

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010115

Abstract
  Background: It is important to set up hospitals, since they play a key role in providing health care services based on the budget allocated to the health sector. Objective:  This study evaluated factors militating against the establishment of hospitals in Iran. It also emphasized the importance ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Characteristics of Dialysis Patients in Hemodialysis Centers in Isfahan

Mohammad Sodavi; Shahrzad Shahidi; Donya Sheibani-Tehrani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 21-25

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010121

Abstract
  Background: Chronic kidney disease is a health problem in today’s world and hemodialysis is an alternative method for patients with chronic renal failure. Preparing provincial and national information on the situation of patients can play a significant role in improving the quality of services ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Using Ergometer and Timing Activities in Determining the Manpower Required in Chosen Units of Laboratory in the Shiraz Faghihi Hospital

Tahereh Shafaghat; Emmanuel Ajuluchukwu Ugwa; Kofi Aduo-Adjei; Mohammad-Kazem Rahimi-Zarchi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 27-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010127

Abstract
  Background: The quantity and quality of manpower, especially in health systems, are major factors affecting speed of service delivery, cost, and accuracy, or, in other words, the quality of service. Objective: This study purposed to investigate the manpower required in various units of the laboratory ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Comparative Study of Patients’ Satisfaction with Nursing Service in Major Units of Selected Training Hospitals in Tehran

Zahra Motaghed; Payman Mahboobi-Ardakan; Mohammad Meskarpour-Amiri

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 33-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010133

Abstract
  Background: A patient's satisfaction with nursing service is one of the main indices for measuring the quality and effectiveness of health care. Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare patients' satisfaction with the nursing service provided in selected training hospitals ...  Read More

Case Report
8. Psychiatric Evaluation of Chronic Diarrhea: A Case Report

Moien Kardoust; Pouria Yazdian-Anari; Mostafa Nasiripour; Reza Bidaki

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 37-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010137

Abstract
  Introduction: Diarrhea is one of the most common symptoms treated in general practice and gastroenterology. An estimated 1.7 billion cases of diarrhea are reported annually. Anxious and emotional persons are more sensitive to digestive problems. Anxious persons may feel their heartbeat and perceive their ...  Read More