Research Article
31/10/2016
Kobra Soheilipour, Zahra Farajzadeh
Evaluating the clinical competence of nurses plays a significant role in managing the care process and determining their educational needs. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical competence of junior nursing staff in Valiasr hospital of Birjand based on self-assessment.In this descriptive analytical study, all nurses working ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2016
Maryam Kazemi Naeini, Morteza Hajhosseini, Hamid Abbasi, Ghodratollah Roshanaei
The Internet is a global system that is increasingly used by the public, especially university students, as a useful tool to access information sources. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between Internet addiction and general health in students of Hamadan University of Medical ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2016
Ali Taghipour, Mohammad Reza Miri, Mahdieh Sepahibaghan, Mohammad Vahedian-Shahroodi, Elahe Lael-Monfared, Sakineh Gerayloo
Adolescence is among the most critical periods of growth and development. In this period, the quality of nutrition goes down with age. Thus, it is really important to pay special attention to adolescents’ nutritional status. This study aimed at identifying the predictors of eating behaviors among high-school ... read more
Research Article
31/1/2016
Ghodsiyeh Azarkar, Tayebeh Zeinali, Gholamreza Sharifzadeh, Farshid Abedi, Morteza Hajihosseini, Masood Ziaee
Fatty liver is one of the most common liver diseases across the world. Fatty Liver is characterized by deposition of fat in liver cells. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of fatty liver and some related factors in Birjand, Iran.This was a ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2016
Moosa Abbaspour, Seyed Saeid Mazloomy, Gholamreza Sharifzadeh, Effat Javadifar, Mozhgan Kardan
Pregnancy and delivery are among the leading causes of mortality, morbidity, and disability worldwide. This study aimed to analyze the effectiveness of an educational intervention based on the health belief model in preventing high-risk behaviors among pregnant women.This randomized controlled field trial was done in 2015 on ... read more
Research Article
31/10/2016
Esmat Taleghani, Fatemeh Abdoli, Ali Ravari, Seyyed Alireza Saadatjoo
Sleep disorder is one of the most prevalent health problems among elderly people. Regular physical exercise can promote calmness. The current study aimed at comparing the effects of morning and evening walks on nighttime sleep quality among elderly people.The current 2-group randomized, crossover trial was conducted on ... read more
Brief Report
31/10/2016
Zahra Abootorabi, Maliheh Poorgholami, Mohamad Yahya Hanafi-Bojd, Reyhane Hoshyar
Recently, synthesis of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) is the subject of a lot of studies due to various applications in medicine, agriculture, and industry. The development of non-toxic and safe methods such as green chemistry to produce AuNPs is obviously recommended. In the current study, 2 antioxidant ... read more
Case Report
31/10/2016
Toba Kazemi, Marjan Farzad, Seyedalireza Javadinia
Although cardiac glycosides toxicity is common in patients taking these kinds of drugs, poisoning occurs rarely in healthy individuals. This case report describes a one-month duration of mistaken consumption of digoxin tablets in a patient that referred to the hospital with gastrointestinal poisoning manifestations.The case was a ... read more