Editorial
18/2/2017
Seyyed Masoud Khatami, Hassan Araghizadeh, Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi
Review Article
24/9/2016
Reza Karbasi-Afshar, Mahyar Mohammadifard, Nahid Azdaki, Parvin Rahnama, Amin Saburi, Mostafa Ghanei
Sulfur mustard (SM) has been used as a chemical weapon in some conflicts, and many veterans and civilians have been injured thereby. Pulmonary, cutaneous, and ocular effects of SM have been frequently reported, although it seems that other organs such as the cardiovascular system are probably also ... read more
Research Article
10/5/2016
Homayoun Sadeghi Bazargani, Reza Gholi Vahidi, Ali Akbar Abhari
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults worldwide. Road traffic fatality is high in Iran; about 28,000 individuals die from road traffic accidents annually. Previous studies on trauma care in Iran have mainly focused on pre-hospital trauma care. This paper ... read more
Research Article
7/11/2016
Afshin Taheriazam, Seyed Masoud Hashemi, Ali Akbar Esmailiejah, Sohrab Keyhani, Mohammadreza Abbasian, Siamak Moradi, Ali Moazami Pur, Farshad Safdari
Although forefoot fractures are of the most common orthopedic injuries, there are limited studies regarding the outcomes of nonoperative treatment of these fractures. In the current randomized clinical trial, for the first time, we evaluated the outcomes of nonoperative treatment of metatarsal bone fractures using off-loading shoes ... read more
Research Article
20/1/2016
Enayatollah Homaie Rad, Ali Kazemi Karyani, Hamed Zandian
Fatal road accidents are among the most important causes of mortality in the world; Iran has one of the world’s highest accident fatality rates. Therefore, it is important to have efficient pre-hospital emergency services.The main aim of this study was to assess the road emergency sites (RECs) ... read more
Research Article
23/4/2016
Osaree Akaraborworn, Chomphunut Supavita, Burapat Sangthong, Komet Thongkhao, Prattana Chainiramol, Khanitta Kaewsaengrueang
Open abdomen occurs most often after damage-control surgery following trauma. This condition is a temporary abdominal closure of the abdominal cavity which is left open.This study aims to describe the experience and management in open abdomen trauma patients at a level 1 trauma center in Thailand.A retrospective ... read more
Research Article
20/8/2016
Amin Bigham-Sadegh, Ahmad-Reza Mohamadnia, Homayon-Reza Shahbazkia, Shima Khalilifard
Currently, coral is used as an osteoconductive material. Demineralized calf fetal growth plate (DCFGP) has also been used as a source of osteoinduction.This study examined the effect of a combination of DCFGP and coral in order to evaluate the associated bone healing properties in a critical size ... read more
Research Article
1/5/2016
Esmail Heidaranlu, Hamidreza Khankeh, Abbas Ebadi, Ali Ardalan
When disasters strike, hospitals are among the first units whose efficient and timely services can be crucial and decisive in reducing mortality and rescuing the injured. Non-structural components are among domains that need to be considered in any assessment of hospital readiness.Given that Azerbaijan, and especially the ... read more
Research Article
1/8/2016
Fatemeh Rahmati-Najarkolaei, Alireza Moeeni, Abbas Ebadi, Esmail Heidaranlu
A hospital emergency incident command system is one of the most reliable and popular organizational methods for disaster and emergency management.The aim of the present study was to assess the level of disaster preparedness in the emergency department and other selected units of a military hospital in ... read more
Research Article
12/7/2016
Iraj Mohammadfam, Ahmad Soltanzadeh, Abbas Moghimbeigi, Mahdi Akbarzadeh
Occupational injuries are considered to be of great concern in all workplaces and industries, especially in the construction field.The purpose of this study was to determine and analyze the factors contributing to occupational injuries by means of confirmatory factor analysis (CFA).This developmental analytical study was implemented based ... read more
Research Article
9/10/2016
Miklos Papp, Behzad Nadianmehr, Gabor Bodo, Oliver Racz, Peter Molnar, Zoltan Karolyi
Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) means pathological impact between the femoral head-neck junction and the acetabular rim.The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) signs, which can lead to idiopathic hip osteoarthritis, from preoperative radiographs of patients indicated for total hip replacement as compared to ... read more
Research Article
10/8/2016
Hamid Reza Behnood, Mashyaneh Haddadi, Shadrokh Sirous, Elaheh Ainy, Reza Rezaei
Road traffic injuries (RTIs) impose a significant social and economic burden.The objective of this study was to estimate the medical costs and economic burden caused by RTI in IranThe major components included in this study were medical costs, lost output, and indirect costs. Cost components and their ... read more
Research Article
14/12/2016
Sakineh Sharifian, Zohreh Ghomian, Ali Khodadadizadeh, Katayoun Jahangiri
Strategic planning and objectives at the provincial and local levels should be consistent with the requirements, obligations, and official standards.In the present study, we sought to assess the health system’s informative documents on disaster management used by the decision- makers.This was a qualitative research, which utilized content ... read more
Brief Report
6/8/2016
Asser M. Youssef, Alireza Hamidian Jahromi, Cuthbert O. Simpkins
Arterial cannulation and intra-arterial (IA) fluid and blood resuscitation in the patients with severe shock is an easier approach compared with the intravenous (IV) access if concerns regarding the efficiency and safety of this approach are addressed.We hypothesized that IA fluid resuscitation is more effective than IV ... read more

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