Occupational Stress and How to Confront It: A Case Study of a Hospital in Shiraz

Tahereh Shafaghat; Mohammad Kazem Rahimi Zarchi; Zahra Kavosi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 64-68


  Background: Although all jobs can be stressful, occupational stress is an important issue in jobs that deal with human health. Evidence indicates that nursing is a stressful occupation. Objective: This research evaluated factors affecting occupational stress and strategies for coping with it. Methods: ...  Read More

Effectiveness of the Concept Map in Nursing Education; Developing a Tool for Student Opinions

Saadet Lale Tarım; Yasemin Boy; Döndü Şanlıtürk

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 69-76


  Background: To test the effectiveness of concept maps used in the education of nursing students in the field of health, we need to use measurement tools.Objectives: The purpose of the study was to develop “Scale for the Effectiveness of Concept Maps in Nursing Education (SECMNE)”.Methods: ...  Read More

Satisfaction of Physicians Working in a Referral Hospital in Tehran, Iran in 2019

Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani; Esmat Davoudi-Monfared; Mojtaba Naderi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 70-74


  Background: Physicians’ satisfaction is closely related to the effectiveness of health services, including quality of services as well as patient compliance, satisfaction, and outcomes. Objectives: This study was designed to examine the job satisfaction level of physicians working at a referral ...  Read More

Transcervical Migration of an Essure® Coil

Thomas A. Paterniti; Lee Weber; Gene Krishingner; Sarfraz Ahmad

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 71-74


  Introduction: Essure® device malposition is a rare, but clinically significant complication, for which management is idiosyncratic. This case report describes an unusual example of Essure® migration in order to clarify reasonable management options. Case Presentation: A 50-year old G4P2022 underwent ...  Read More

Nurses’ Perception of Organisational Justice and its Effect on Bullying Behaviour in the Hospitals of Turkey

Hanım Seyrek; Dilek Ekici

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 72-78


  Background: The ‘Organizational Justice’ concept is used in order to determine whether the administrator is fair to his personnel or not. It is said that those who get bullied are usually terrorized, annoyed, excluded, belittled, deprived of resources, isolated and prevented from claiming ...  Read More

Relationship Between Educational Justice and Academic Burnout in Medical Interns

Arash Malakian; Mehdi Sayyah; Kowsar Motamed

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 75-79


  Background: Poor teaching and lack of proper relations between teacher and student and various other causes affect students’ academic burnout. Objectives: Present study was conducted to determine the relationship between educational justice and academic burnout in medical interns of Ahvaz Jundishapur ...  Read More

Job Burnout Among Family Physicians in Rural Areas of Isfahan Province

Neda Moein; Gholamhossein Ahmadzadeh; Alireza Safaeeyan

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 98-103


  Background: In providing optimum medical and health services, great pressure is put on the physical and mental health of family physicians. Job burnout is damaging to the health of family physicians and medical treatment personnel. It leads to reduced job productivity, increased absenteeism, increased ...  Read More

An Unbelievable Foreign Body in a Maxillary Sinus

Alireza Ehsanbakhsh; Nasrin Khorashadizadeh; Amin Saburi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2016, , Pages 101-102


  Introduction: Misdiagnosis and the resulting mismanagement are challenging issues in complicated cases which present with obscure complaints. Interpreting radiologic studies, especially conventional plain radiologic images, remains the most frequently prescribed and useful modality for the first step ...  Read More

Hand Hygiene Compliance in a Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit in La Habana

Humberto Guanche Garcell; Luis Gonzalez Alvarez; Anayka González Valdés; Katerine Cardenas Goulet; Gloria Fresneda Septiem; Francisco Gutierrez García

Volume 4, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 102-104


  Background: Hand hygiene plays a key role in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection in critical patients. Objective: The current study aimed to evaluate compliance with hand hygiene practices. Methods: An observational and descriptive study was carried out in a 35-bed medical-surgical critical ...  Read More

Assessment of Inflammatory Markers in the Epidural Infusion of Bupivacaine-Fentanyl Compared to Morphine Bolus Injection in Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeries

Seyed Jalal Madani; Majid Saeedi; Mohammad Saeed Gheasi; Masoud Saghafinia; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amouzegar; Ali Bahramifar; Vahid Shahkarami

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 112-116


  Background: Gastrointestinal surgery is one of the procedures that result to produce inflammatory reactions and pain to patients. Administrate of high-safe analgesia in surgery is very essential, to reduce pain and improve inflammatory reactions. Objectives: The present study compared inflammatory markers ...  Read More

Neuromuscular Blocking Agent Use in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Which Variable is Important?

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

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 116-122


  Background: The study of neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs) in the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has provided conflicting results in terms of their effect on mortality.Objectives: The main purpose of this study was to evaluate mortality in ARDS patients who underwent NMBA.Methods: ...  Read More

Creating a Better Patient Safety Culture in Taiwan: The Viewpoints of Physicians and Registered Nurses

Chih-Hsuan Huang; Hsin-Hung Wu; Yii-Ching Lee; Li Li; Cheng-Feng Wu

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 122-124


  Background: Patient safety culture in healthcare organizations has become an important issue globally for improving medical services. In 2016, Taiwan’s National Health Insurance (NHI) system covered 99.6% of Taiwan’s population. With the enhancement of medical quality, patients expect medical ...  Read More

Hypereosinophilic Cardiac Involvement Presenting With Left Ventricular Massive Thrombus and Cardioembolic Stroke: A Case Report

Muhammet Gurdogan; Ugur Ozkan; Servet Altay; Fulya Puyan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 137-139


  Introduction: It is well known that the tendency toward thrombosis is increased in cancer patients. The increase in cancer procoagulant and tissue factor levels, endothelial damage, and stasis due to compression are among the most accused causes of thrombosis in cancer patients. Hypereosinophilia is ...  Read More

A Self-inflicted Hot Oil Burn in a Male With a Major Psychiatric Disorder: A Case Report

Zahra Ismaili Shahroudi Moqaddam; Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 139-141


  Introduction: Suicide is a major challenge to public health worldwide, and self-inflicted burn is one of the most violent suicide methods. Case Presentation: In this case, a self-inflicted hot oil burn in a male with schizotypal personality and major depressive disorder is reported. Conclusion: Psychiatric ...  Read More

Drug Supply Chain Management and Implementation of Health Reform Plan in Teaching Hospital Pharmacies of Ahvaz, Iran

Effat Jahanbani; Reza Shakoori; Masoume Bagheri-Kahkesh

Volume 1, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 141-145


  Background: Drugs play a strategic role as a health commodity. Thus, the supply chain management of drugs is an important issue to reducing costs and thereby improving patient health. Objective: This study evaluated the status of drug supply chain management and health reform in the pharmaceutical sector ...  Read More

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 , December 2020, , Pages 157-163


  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

Is the Ratio of Retracted Iranian Papers Compatible With Their Research Growth Rate? An International Database Survey

Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi; Farshid Rahimibashar; Masoum Khosh Fetrat; Amir Vahedian-Azimi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 29-34


  Background: Retraction of articles occurs as a result of scientific misconducts or honest errors. Objectives: This study aimed to identify the frequency of retracted Iranian publications, compared to those of other countries and adjust them with influential parameters. Methods: All publications that ...  Read More

Steroid Cell Tumor of Ovary Diagnosed After Delivery; Case Report

Nurullah Damburacı; Barış Sevinç; Şirin Küçük; Nebi Sürüm; Cenk Şahin Güler; Ömer Karahan

Volume 3, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 32-34


  Introduction: Steroid cell tumors (SCTs) constitute less than 0.1% of all ovarian tumors. They are divided into 3 categories according to cell of origin: Stromal Luteoma arising from stromal cells of the ovary, Leydig cell tumor arising from Leydig cells, and SCT not otherwise specified (NOS) when the ...  Read More

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 , January 2016, , Pages 33-36


  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

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 , February 2019, , Pages 42-44


  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

Patient Safety Behavior in Physicians: How is it Predicted?

Maryam Yaghoubi; Marzieh Javadi; Saied Karimi; Elham Ehsani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , May 2016, , Pages 67-71


  Background: Patient safety is a serious global public health issue. Estimates show that every day many patients are harmed while receiving hospital care. Health care staff plays a key role in providing quality and safe patient care, especially physicians who are main members of the medical team and a ...  Read More