Review Article
Involvement of Patients in Health Technology Assessment: Further Perspectives for Informing Decision-Makers

David Hailey

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 58-62

  Health technology assessment (HTA) is an evaluative process used to inform technology-related policymaking in healthcare. Interest in involving patients in the HTA process is increasing. Patients can provide additional perspectives to those of other groups that are concerned with health technology. Information ...  Read More

Original Article
Comparison of Fentanyl and Midazolam for the Sedation of Infants Under Mechanical Ventilation; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Bita Najafian; Bahareh Esmaeili; Mohammad Hossein Khosravi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 63-67

  Background: Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS), a life-threatening pulmonary disorder, involves 1% of all deliveries worldwide. Shallow breathing causes restlessness in infants, which itself affects pulmonary function; thus, sedative medications are used to preserve better pulmonary function. ...  Read More

Original Article
Comparison of Estrogen Receptor and Progesterone Receptor in Ductal Carcinoma and Lobular Carcinoma With Regard to Age Prevalence

Seyed Morteza Mousavi Naeini; Shaban Mehrvarz; Ali Mohammad Madahian; Shahram Manoochehry; Hamid Reza Rasouli

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 68-71

  Background: Breast cancer is one of the most common women’s cancers, and the number of cases is increasing worldwide. Objective: The current study compared invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) and invasive ductal carcinoma with regard to the prevalence of estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor ...  Read More

Original Article
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

Original Article
Endophthalmitis in the Tertiary Referral Center in Iran; Etiology and Causative Organisms

Hamidreza Torabi; Mohammad Riazi Esfahani; Seyed-Ali Tabatabai

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 79-83

  Background: Endophthalmitis is a severe and sight-threatening complication of ocular surgery or ocular trauma. The identification of common types and causative organisms is essential for prevention and management. Objective: The current study describes the prevalence of various types of endophthalmitis ...  Read More

Original Article
Nursing Workloads and Psychological Empowerment in Hospitals: Structural Equations Modeling

Parvin Ebrahimi; Zainab Malmoon; Rouhollah Zaboli

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 84-89

  Background: The high workload of nurses in hospitals has been identified as a patient safety and worker stress problem. Psychological empowerment is a motivational concept demonstrated in four dimensions: meaning, competence, self-determination, and impact. Objective: This study investigated the relationship ...  Read More

Case Report
Clinical Implications of Congenital Absence of Circumflex Coronary Artery

Ahmet Karabulut

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2017, Pages 90-92

  Introduction: Coronary artery anomalies are rare clinical entities reported in 0.6% to 5.6% of diagnostic coronary angiographies. Anomalous origins of coronary arteries from distal segments are rarely reported. Presented herein is a coronary anomaly in which the circumflex artery (CX) originated as a ...  Read More