Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

  • ISSN: 2074-1812 2074-1804
  • Email: editor@ircmj.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
Review Article
13/12/2016
Tahoora Mousavi, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Mahdi Afshari, Lotfollah Davoodi, Mohammadreza Haghshenas
Cervical and genital infections are responsible for the more common sexually transmitted cancers among women aged 14 - 55 years. There are more than 100 HPV types which cause 60% - 70% (high risk types: 16, 18) and 90% (low risk types: 6, 11) cervical cancers. This ... read more
Review Article
4/1/2017
Mohammadtaghi Palizgir, Mahdi Mahmoudi, Mostafa Qorbani, Shirin Djalalinia, Shayan Mostafaei, Farhad Shahram
This systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to determine the prevalence (by overall relative frequency) and clinical information of the Behcet’s disease in Middle East and north Africa (MENA) and it has an important effect on the health policy and performing complementary studies in future.We performed this ... read more
Review Article
9/1/2017
Maryam Masoumi, Marzieh Azizi, Zoleikha Atarod, Pragya Gartoulla, Fatemeh Abdollahi, Ensieh Fooladi
The aim of this study was to systematically review published articles reporting on the prevalence of vasomotor and sexual symptoms in Iranian women.Five databases including MEDLINE, PsycINFO, CINAHL, SCOPUS and Google scholar, as well as four Iranian databases including SID, Iranmedex, IranDoc and Magiran were searched during ... read more
Research Article
11/12/2016
Abbas Sedighinejad, Vali Imantalab, Ali Mirmansouri, Ali Mohammadzadeh Jouryabi, Nassir Nassiri Sheikhani, Bahram Naderi Nabi, Mohammad Haghighi, Gelareh Biazar, Zahra Atrkarroushan
In patients with coronary artery stenosis, coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) is the most effective strategy to limit infarct size and improving outcomes. However, the rapid restoring of blood flow to the tissue can paradoxically induce cardiac damage. This phenomenon termed as myocardial ischemic/reperfusion (I/R) injury ... read more
Research Article
19/12/2016
Majid Bagheri Hossein Abadi, Hesam Akbari, Hamed Akbari, Mohammad Gholami-Fesharaki, Mohammad Ghasemi
Adverse patient outcomes have become a big concern in the quality of healthcare. Different factors can have an impact on the variety and rate of adverse patient outcomes.The present study aimed at determining the rate of patient safety during events and evaluating nursing workloads as well as ... read more
Research Article
26/2/2017
Shima Bahrani, Fatemeh Zargar, Gholamali Yousefipour, Hossein Akbari
Previous studies have shown the effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy in improvement of psychological symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and stress. Recent studies suggest that mindfulness-based interventions (MBI) are effective in reducing these psychological symptoms in chronic diseases. The present study was the first study to examine ... read more
Research Article
14/1/2017
Somayeh Jamalivand, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh Charandabi, Mojgan Mirghafourvand
The use of a training booklet and electronic software has a special place due to lack of time and space constraints.This study aimed to compare the effect of electronic software and training booklet on maternal self-esteem and awareness regarding newborn care in nulliparous women.This randomized controlled clinical ... read more
Research Article
4/2/2017
Mohammad Heidari, Narges Khanjani, Aliakbar Haghdoost
Suicide in Iran is more or less the problem of the western region of the country. Although previous studies have described the features of suicide, they didn’t study the trends through reliable methodology.We study changes in temporal trends of suicide mortality in the west of Iran using ... read more
Research Article
4/2/2017
Zahra Ranjbar, Mehdy Davarmanesh, Maryam Zahed, Sadaf Salehi
Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a burning sensation of the oral mucosa without any sign of mucosal abnormality for which no medical or dental cause can be detected. However, this syndrome belongs to a broader category of patients whose main complaint is mouth burning and, so, their ... read more
Research Article
13/2/2017
Mohammad Reza Heydari, Majid Fardaei, Mohammad Rahim Kadivar, Abbas Rezaianzadeh, Mohammad Reza Panjehshahin, Zeinab Gholami Bardeji, Mohammad Reza Miri, Jamileh Saberzadeh
Gilbert’s syndrome can present as a chronic or benign asymptomatic condition, characterized by a slight increase in the serum bilirubin level without any hemolysis. In 1995, a genetic variation, located in the TATA box of UGT1A1 gene promoter, was identified in patients with Gilbert’s syndrome. Also, further ... read more
Research Article
7/2/2017
Samieh Ghana, Sevil Hakimi, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Fatemeh Abbasalizadeh, Nasser Behnampour
Wound complications and pain are major causes of morbidity after cesarean section (CS). Although medications are safe for use by mothers after CS, many females prefer non-pharmaceutical methods. An abdominal binder is a complementary therapy, commonly used post-major abdominal surgery.There is limited evidence about the effect of ... read more
Research Article
8/1/2017
Aida Ghaffari, Maryam Rafraf, Roya Navekar, Bita Sepehri, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi, Seyyed-Mostafa Ghavami, Nahid Manafi
Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) and fetuin-A are important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in patients with a nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). There is limited evidence regarding the effects of turmeric on NAFLD.This study aimed at investigating the effects of turmeric supplementation on serum levels of ... read more
Research Article
13/2/2017
Atefe Asgharian, Vida Mohammadi, Zahra Gholi, Ahmad Esmaillzade, Awat Feizi, Gholamreza Askari
Regarding the growing prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, concentrating on various strategies for its prevention and management seems necessary.This study aimed to assess the effects of synbiotic administration on body composition and lipid profile in patients with NAFLD.Eighty patients with NAFLD participated in this randomized, double-blind, ... read more
Research Article
13/2/2017
Fatemeh Esmaelzadeh, Abbas Abbaszadeh, Fariba Borhani, Hamid Peyrovi
As a legitimate and credible role-model, the ethical nurse leader engages in the proper structuring of the workplace and plays a significant role in improving the organizational climate. Despite the importance of the subject, no studies have yet examined the effect of ethical nursing leadership in improving ... read more
Research Article
13/2/2017
Havin Zandinava, Fahimeh Sehhatti Shafaei, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh Charandabi, Solmaz Ghanbari Homayi, Mojgan Mirghafourvand
Gestational diabetes is a particular disorder during pregnancy which can cause complications for mother and fetus. One reason for the limited success in the treatment of diabetes is the lack of patient participation in the process of treatment. Self-care education is an important principle in the treatment ... read more
Research Article
12/2/2017
Khodadad Sheikhzadeh, Ali Akbar Haghdoost, Abbas Bahrampour, Ahmad Raeisi, Farzaneh Zolala, Farshad Farzadfar, Amir Kasaeian, Mahboubeh Parsaeian
Over the past years, the malaria elimination program has considerably decreased the malaria indigenous cases and confined their incidence to the southeastern areas of Iran encompassing 28 less developed counties with favorable transmission conditions.The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of climatic and socioeconomic ... read more
Research Article
28/2/2017
Leila Hosseinpour-Dalenjan, Foroozan Atashzadeh-Shoorideh, Meimanat Hosseini, Jamileh Mohtashami
Because nurses’ work engagement is related to positive outcomes like increasing organization productivity, it is necessary to promote it. The first step to achieve this goal is to determine the factors associated with nurses’ work engagement, yet very few studies have been conducted on this subject in ... read more
Research Article
26/2/2017
Mohammad Hossein Sharifi, Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari, Mohammad Ali Ostovan, Abbas Rezaianazadeh
Following Myocardial Infarction (MI) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), the modification of cardiovascular risk factors and inflammation can improve MI progression and PCI outcomes. Up to now, no certain conclusions have been drawn regarding the effect of therapeutic lifestyle change (TLC) diet and a combination of Q10 ... read more
Research Article
27/2/2017
Hossein Sobati, Habib Jasor-Gharebagh, Hossein Honari
Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite that has medical and veterinary importance, and causes diarrhea and vomiting in a vast range of vertebrates. Some surface antigens, such as gp40/15, play important roles in adhesion and invasion of the parasite to host cells and consequently stimulate immune responses. Cloning ... read more
Research Article
12/3/2017
Leila Javadi, Mostafa Ghavami, Manouchehr Khoshbaten, Abdolrasoul Safaiyan, Abolfazl Barzegari, Bahram Pourghassem Gargari
Oral administration of pro- and prebiotics has recently been considered as an effective way for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) recovery.The current study aimed at evaluating the effect of supplementation with probiotics and/or prebiotics on liver function tests in patients with NAFLD.In this double blind, placebo-control clinical ... read more
Research Article
8/4/2017
Hamid Najafipour, Mohammad Sadeghigoghari, Zeinab Kordestani, Ahmad Naghibzadeh Tahami, Marjan Ghavipisheh
Musculoskeletal pain syndromes (MSPSs) are of the most common disorders in modern societies. Lack of early diagnosis and treatment of this syndrome may lead to significant disabilities later in life.Due to shortage of information regarding the prevalence and related factors of MSPS in the south-east of Iran, ... read more
Brief Report
11/12/2016
Mohammad Ebrahim Mahdavi, Akram Pourbakht, Akram Parand, Shohreh Jalaie, Maryam Rezaeian, Elham Moradiju
Previous studies have reported the weakness of recognition of speech-in-noise and dichotic listening deficit in Learning-Disabled (LD) children. This study aimed at further investigating these two deficits in LD children.Overall, 33 LD children with dichotic listening deficit from a government rehabilitation center and 39 normal-achieving (NLA) children ... read more
Brief Report
11/12/2016
Shirin Niromanesh, Mahboobeh Shirazi, Mitra Eftekhariyazdi, Mamak Shariat, Maryam Rabiei, Forough Mortazavi
Diabetes mellitus may accompany and complicate a pregnancy, resulting in poor neonatal outcomes.The aim of this study was to compare middle cerebral arterial (MCA) and umbilical arterial (UA) Doppler assessments for the evaluation of fetal well-being in mothers with pre-gestational or gestational diabetes mellitus.This cohort study was ... read more
Brief Report
11/1/2017
Fereshteh Ghiasvand, Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar, Alireza Esteghamati, Mehrdad Hasibi, Nahid Zakerzadeh, Ladan Abbasian
Endocrine diseases, known as a curable etiology for depression, are common among men living with HIV (MLWH); while depression impedes the adherence to treatment and the perceived quality of life. We evaluated the changes in the depressive symptoms after the medical treatment of the underlying endocrine diseases ... read more
Brief Report
28/2/2017
Mohammad Deihimi, Sahar Moghbelinejad, Reza Najafipour, Kazem Parivar, Marjan Nassiri-Asl
Idarubicin (IDA), as a chemotherapeutic drug, has side effects on testicular tissue; different studies have shown the protective and antioxidant effects of rutin.The current study aimed at investigating the protective effects of rutin on damages induced by IDA in the testes of mice.In the current experimental study, ... read more
Brief Report
5/2/2017
Seyed Hassan Saadat, Shima Shahyad, Shahla Pakdaman, Omid Shokri
Eating and body image disorders are 2 of the most debilitating clinical problems among female adolescents and young females. One of the strongest factors contributing to body dissatisfaction and eating pathology is social comparison.The current study aimed at determining the relationship between perfectionism, self-concept clarity, and self-esteem ... read more
Brief Report
20/2/2017
Mansooreh Abbassi Ghaleh Sorkh, Leili Shokoohizadeh, Niloufar Rashidi, Elahe Tajbakhsh
Infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa raise an important issue in burn patients. Molecular epidemiologic studies have been used for investigating the genetic features of P. aeruginosa and rep-PCR technique has been introduced as a rapid low cost method.This study focused on investigating the genetic similarity and antibiotic ... read more
Letter
19/2/2017
Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Bahram Samadirad, Mina Golestani
Letter
13/2/2017
Hossein Sanaei-Zadeh
Letter
20/2/2017
Mohammad Abbasi Tashnizi, Aliasghar Moeinipour, Ahmad Rajaii Khorasani, Atefeh Ghorbanzadeh, Nahid Zirak, Babak Manafi

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