Review Article
31/10/2017
Vajihe Biniaz, Hossein Karimi Moonaghi, Razieh Froutan, Abbass Ebadi
Long-term prognosis of chronic hemodialysis patients is affected by dialysis adequacy; thus, evaluation of dialysis adequacy plays a key role in assessment of healthcare system in all countries. Currently, urea reduction ratio (URR) and Kt/V are applied to evaluate dialysis adequacy; however, due to the inconsistency between ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2017
Iran Jahanbin, Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan, Kazem Akbari, Mahmood Rahmati, Soraya Ghadakpour
The human society has long been challenged by the issue of drug addiction. Due to cultural reasons, beliefs based on wrong perceptions and unique geographical position, Iranian society is prone to drug addiction. The addicts usually have several problems in handling social and inter-personal communications, a fact ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2017
Shadiyeh Kanani, Nasrin Aliramaii, Ghobad Moradi
A bed sore is a major problem in hospitalized patients, which can cost a lot for the patients, families, hospitals, health care institutions, and the community as a whole. On the other hand, one of the duties of the nursing staff is the care of the patient’s ... read more
Research Article
23/12/2017
Davood Kashipazha, Ahmad Ghomifar, Farzaneh Karimian
Stroke is the third cause of death in the US. Due to its associated mortality and morbidity, it is a very important disease, and recurrent stroke increases the risk of both conditions. Atherosclerotic risk factors are the most common, and yet modifiable, risk factors for stroke. Therefore, ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2017
Mehdi Gholamzadeh Baeis, Mohammad Javad Qasemzadeh
Cold is defined as a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. The disease is more common in children than in adults and usually requires greater attention and care.This double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial (zinc versus placebo of zinc) was carried out using a repeated measures design. After ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2017
Atefeh Dehnoalian, Shirin Madadkar Dehkordi, Mehri Alaviani, Zohre Motamedi, Sadaf Ahmadpour, Maryam Banan-Sharifi
Thalassemia is the most common hereditary disease. The presence of many physical and psychological problems can affect the quality of life of patients with thalassemia. The present study aimed at evaluating the effect of educational counseling program on the quality of life of thalassemia patients in city ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2017
Mahnaz Mehrabizadeh Honarm, Hamideh Abafat, Seyed Esmaeil Hashemi, Soodabeh Bassak Nejad
Generalized anxiety disorder is chronic and can be continued. The present study was conducted to examine the effectiveness of metacognitive therapy on cognitive-attentional syndrome and low cognitive confidence among female students of Shahid Chamran university of Ahvaz, who had generalized anxiety disorder.This was a quasi-experimental study with ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2017
Laleh Behboudi, Mojtaba Eizadi
A growing body of literature suggests that obesity is associated with low-grade inflammation and is regarded as a major risk factor for chronic diseases, such as diabetes and metabolic syndrome.The purpose of this study was to examine whether an endurance training program can affect the inflammatory cytokine, ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2017
Houri Faysali, Kourosh Zarea, Bahman Dashtebozorgi
Clinical studies on patients with stoma show that these people are the group who need several adaptations. It was found that self-efficacy, as a source of personal coping, can facilitate this process and make it easier to accept stoma and increases compatibility with it. This study aimed ... read more
Letter
31/10/2017
Nasim Shams Alizadeh, Saeid Komasi, Ali Soroush