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
13/2/2017
Hayedeh Hoorsan, Parvin Mirmiran, Shahla Chaichian, Yousef Moradi, Meisam Akhlaghdoust, Roza Hoorsan, Fatemeh Jesmi
Given the role of nutrition and food, as well as environmental pollutants in the probability of developing endometriosis, this study aimed to identify the risk factors and preventive factors in a systematic review and meta-analysis.In this study, available references were searched for the relevant articles published “between” ... read more
Research Article
16/9/2017
Seyyd Musa al-Reza Hosseini, Said Zibaee, Mahdi Yousefi, Ali Taghipour, Omid Ghanaei, Mohammadreza Noras
Chronic hepatitis C is one of the most important causes of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Camel milk (CM) is a new candidate therapy for chronic hepatitis C (CHC).The present study assessed the safety and efficacy of pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin with CM (CM + Peg ... read more
Research Article
17/9/2017
Nasim Abedimanesh, Alireza Ostadrahimi, S Zahra Bathaie, Saeed Abedimanesh, Behrooz Motlagh, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Mohammadreza Taban Sadeghi
Depression and sexual problems are common in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and can influence their quality of life.The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of saffron and its main constituent, crocin, in improving mental and sexual health and ultimately quality of life ... read more
Research Article
2/9/2017
Shirin Hasanpour, Elaheh Ouladsahebmadarek, Mohammad Bagher Hosseini, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Seifollah Heidarabadi, Mohamad Asghari Jafarabadi
Technological advances in neonatal care have increased the survival rate of preterm infants, but they have not been able to reduce the risk of the multiple complications developing in them.To determine the short-term effects of developmental care on preterm infants.The present quasi-experimental study was conducted on 105 ... read more
Research Article
19/9/2017
Mina Sabbaghan, Jamileh Malakouti, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Sevil Hakimi, Fatemeh Ranjbar
More than half of sexual problems, which cause destruction of life and marital relations is due to insufficient knowledge and wrong health beliefs regarding sexuality. Genital self-image plays an important role in sexual health, genital appearance, and sexual function.This study aimed to determine the effect of training ... read more
Research Article
20/6/2017
Seyyed Majid Shirzadi, Amir Ashkan Nasiripour, Pouran Raeissi, Seyyed Jamaleddin Tabibi
Based on the importance of quality of hospital hoteling services on health system outcomes and lack of a valid assessment method to determine and implement the required strategies to evaluate and improve the service quality, the current study aimed at determining factors affecting the quality of hoteling ... read more
Research Article
22/8/2017
Ameneh Amini, Sakineh Goljaryan, Seyed Kazem Shakouri, Elaheh Mohammadimajd
Positional release therapy (PRT) has been suggested as an effective treatment for myofascial trigger points (MTrPs). Considering the mechanism of PRT, a new modified technique, known as Manual Passive Muscle Shortening (MPMS), is introduced for the treatment of MTrPs.To compare the effects of MPMS and PRT on ... read more
Research Article
21/6/2017
Rahim Tahmasebi, Maliheh Saeed Firoozabadi, Azita Noroozi
Given the importance of water-pipe smoking cessation in health improvement, further studies are required to identify the predictors of this behavior.This study aimed to examine both one-way direct and indirect effects of the constructs of the extended theory of planned behavior (TPB) on nicotine dependence among women ... read more
Research Article
12/8/2017
Somayeh Motazedian, Simasadat Noorbakhsh, Jamal Shams, Reyhaneh Jafari, Mohamadmahdi Faghihimohamadi, Alireza Zahiroddin
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is famously known as a treatment for depression; however, memory impairments have always been a point of concern. The use of opioid antagonists may protect against the development of memory deficits after ECT. The current study aimed at assessing the effect of Naltrexone in ... read more
Brief Report
17/6/2017
Zohre Taraghi, Laleh Fanni-Saberi, Jamshid Yazdani-Charati, Leila Meskini
Oral health has a major role in the health as well as quality of life of older adults.The present study was conducted with the aim to determine the relationship between oral health and cognitive status of the elderly.In this descriptive, correlation, cross sectional study, 206 older individuals ... read more
Brief Report
26/7/2017
Hatef Khayat, Nourkhoda Sadeghifard, Iraj Pakzad, Lila Azimi, Somayeh Delfani, Koroush Sayehmiri, Setareh Soroush, Lidija Bogdanovic, Morovat Taherikalani
Acinetobacter baumannii isolates resistant to fluoroquinolones, such as levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin are being increasingly developed every day.In this study, ciprofloxacin resistance in A. baumannii isolates was determined by the presence or absence of efflux pump inhibitors, as the efflux pumps play an important role in the creation ... read more
Brief Report
22/8/2017
Yunling Wang, Xiaoqin Li, Wenxiao Jia
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can provide a reference for tumor treatment and its quantitative parameters can serve as imaging indicators that reflect tumor angiogenesis and vascularity. Kanglaite (KLT) has therapeutic effects on cancers. In this study, DCE-MRI was used to investigate its application in evaluating KLT anti-colorectal ... read more
Case Report
22/8/2017
Jamshid Ahmadi, Shabnam Abtahi
Buprenorphine is used to treat opioid use disorder and pain syndromes. This drug may be a suitable treatment choice for refractory depression, anxiety, self-injurious behaviors, and suicidal ideation. However, it has a significant abuse potential, which limits its use in suicidal patients with a history of substance ... read more
Case Report
22/8/2017
Mitra Eftekhariyazdi, Manijeh Yousefi Moghaddam, Behnaz Souizi, Forough Mortazavi
Cesarean rate increased in recent decades worldwide. One of the consequences of the increased cesarean rate and repeat cesarean is the significant increase in cesarean scar pregnancies (CSPs). Diagnosis of a CSP is more difficult when there is a heterotopic pregnancy in a non-assisted pregnancy.The patient was ... read more
Case Report
5/9/2017
Ali Abbasijahromi, Mohammad Sadegh Sanie Jahromi, Mehran Farzaneh, Shohreh Javadpour, Mohammad Ali Montaseri, Navid Kalani
Currently, creating a secure airway for general anesthesia is an integral part of the process of anesthesia. The difficulty of this process effects morbidity and mortality rates. In order to achieve further success in these patients, it is advised to use video laryngoscope.The patient was a 45-year-old ... read more

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