Review Article
COVID-19 Pandemic and Neurological Disease: A Critical Review of the Existing Literature

Shervin Assari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 81-86

  Most of what we know about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is limited to the severe acute respiratory syndrome, epidemiology, fatality, and acute care. However, infection with COVID-19 may also involve the central nervous system (CNS), which may or may not be due to a multi-organ injury. Our ...  Read More

Original Article
Polyvagal Neural Biofeedback Training by Pulse Regulated Abdominal Breathing in Sleep Disorder: A Suggestion for COVID-19 Patients

Mohammadjavad Hoseinpourfard; Masoumeh Shajarian

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 87-91

  Background: Nowadays, one of the most important social troubles is the sleep disorder that more than 40% of some population faced. Biofeedback (BFB) as a complementary method could reduce many of its effects.Objectives: This study aims to show the effects of BFB on the promotion of sleep quality and ...  Read More

Original Article
Effectiveness of Homeopathic Treatment for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial

Zohreh Naderi; Zarin Dadkhah; Ali Karimi; Razieh Hashemi; Maryam Aghaee; Abbas Tavallaii; Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 92-97

  Background: Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a major health problem for many women. Homeopathy is one of the treatments for this disease. Objectives: This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of homeopathic Ipecacuanha (Ipecac) in the treatment of bleeding, pain, and in the quality of life ...  Read More

Original Article
A Cross-sectional Study of Patient Satisfaction With the Quality of Care in Ghana From an Adolescent’s Perspective

Emmanuel Anongeba Anaba; Moses Abile; Grace Adjei Okai

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 98-104

  Background: Assessing patient satisfaction with care is crucial for healthcare quality improvement. However, little is known about patient satisfaction with care in adolescent-friendly health facilities in Ghana. Objectives: This study aimed to assess patient satisfaction with quality of healthcare in ...  Read More

Original Article
Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices (KAPs) of Type 2 Diabetes Patients Regarding the Consumption of Artificial Sweeteners in Zahedan, Iran: A Cross-sectional Study

Mansour Karajibani; Hadi Eslahi; Farzaneh Montazerifar; Fatemeh Razaghee; Alireza Dashipour

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 105-111

  Background: Knowledge and attitude are the main indicators of awareness about the use of artificial sweeteners. Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the knowledge, attitude, and practices (KAPs) of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in relation to the consumption of low-calorie artificial ...  Read More

Original Article
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

Case Report
Giant Oral Ulcers Following Threatening Suicide by Herbicide Paraquat: A Case Report

Reza Bidaki; Seyed Nader Mostafavi; Sogol Al-Saeed; Motahhareh Karimoddini; Farzaneh Dehghani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 117-119

  Introduction: Parquet poisoning has been elaborated to be very common among developing countries, particularly in regions with agriculture economy. One of the most common presentations of paraquat poisoning is oropharyngeal burns. Herein, we report a patient from a dry and warm district in the geographic ...  Read More