51. Evaluation of reasons for staying and waiting for more than 24 hours in the emergency ward of Imam Hossein hospital

Hossein Alimohammadi; Papak Babaie; Hamid Reza Hatamabadi; Anita Sabzghabaei; Hojat Derakhshanfar; Farahnaz Bidari Zerehpoosh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, , Pages 56-59

Abstract
  Objective: Standardization of hospital emergency units is a major goal in developed countries to decrease the duration of patients stay in these units. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the prevalence of long-term staying in an emergency ward. Methods: In the present 2-month cross-sectional ...  Read More

Trauma
52. Association of base deficit with mortality in pediatric trauma

Maryam Ziaee; Amirhossein Mirafzal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2016, , Pages 50-54

Abstract
   Objective: To evaluate the association of base deficit (BD) with mortality in traumatized children, and to assess this association in a subgroup of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).   Methods: In this cross-sectional study performed prospectively on a convenience sample of patients ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
53. Demographic status of married females with suicide attempts referred to the emergency department of Sina Hospital in Tabriz-Iran

Shiva Salmasi; Navideh Robai; Hanieh Ebrahimi Bakhtavar; Farzad Rahmani; Farnaz Rahmani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 26-29

Abstract
  Objective: According to the definition of World Health Organization (WHO), attempting suicide is an act that a person intentionally and without others’ interference shows an abnormal behavior (such as harming themselves or eating a drug higher than treatment dose) and his objective is realizing ...  Read More

Trauma
54. Types of trauma in different seasons in patients referred to Imam Reza Hospital Trauma Center

Samad Shams Vahdati; Kavous Shahsavari Nia; Sarvin Dalil; Paria Habibollahi; Behzad Yousefi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 46-48

Abstract
  Objective: Trauma is a disease of modern societies and one of the reasons for the deaths of all ages in those societies. It is estimated that each year about 8.5 million people worldwide lose their lives as a result of trauma. Among the types of injuries around the world, road accidents are more common. ...  Read More

Emergency Medical Services
55. The effect of training on the management of nuclear disasters by emergency department nurses and physicians

Alireza Ala; Farzad Rahmani; Reza Aslzad; Zahra Parsian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 14-17

Abstract
  Objective: On account of the widespread use of nuclear energy in different fields, nuclear accidents and disasters have been on a rise. Thus, it is crucial for medical staff especially emergency department personnel to be aware of the nature of these accidents. This study was designed to evaluate the ...  Read More

Emergency Medical Services
56. Patients’ satisfaction towards medical services at the emergency department of European Gaza Hospital- Gaza Strip

Hammoda Abu-Odah; Akram Abu Salah; Ali El-Khateeb; Khawla El-Nems

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 77-81

Abstract
  Objective: Patients’ satisfaction (PS) is recognized as an important emergency department service design and it has received a high interest and attention in the health management where many studies have focused on determining factors affecting PS in health-related circumstances. In this study, ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
57. Pattern and risk factors of acute poisoning in a tertiary hospital of Central Bangladesh

Mohammad Rafiqul Islam; Sarmistha Biswas; Syed Zakir Hossain; Nafizul Islam; Gourab Dewan; Mohammad Robed Amin

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 23-28

Abstract
  Objective: Acute poisoning is a common cause of hospital admission in Bangladesh. But, risk factors and characteristics of victims of different modes of poisoning have not been evaluated for possible intervention strategies. So, in this study we aimed to describe the pattern of acute poisoning in central ...  Read More

Trauma
58. Fatal road traffic accidents in Yazd province, Iran during 2011-2015

Mohammad Hasan Lotfi; Hossein Lashkardoost; Andishe Hamedi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 51-55

Abstract
  Objective: The rate of road traffic accidents in Iran per capita and for the number of vehicles is much higher than the average in the world. The present study was conducted to investigate road traffic accidents in Yazd province during 2011-2015.Methods: The present study is a descriptive-analytic study ...  Read More

Ultrasonography
59. Evaluation of clinical symptoms and sonographic characteristics of femoral trochlear cartilage in primary knee osteoarthritis

Bita Abbasi; Masoud Pezeshki-Rad; Mozhdeh Amini; Mahdi Foroughian; Maryam Sahebari; Sirous Nekooei; Reza Akhvan

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 18-22

Abstract
  Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the clinical symptoms and sonographic characteristics of femoral trochlear cartilage in patients with knee joint osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 94 patients with painful primary knee OA according to the American ...  Read More

Cardiology
60. Cardiac enzyme in emergency medicine

Samad Shams Vahdati; Neda Parnianfard; Sanaz Beigzali; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2015, , Pages 29-34

Abstract
  Objective: Acute chest pain is an important and frequently occurring symptom in patients. Chest pain is often a sign of ischemic heart disease. Chest pain due to suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is responsible for a large and ijncreasing number of hospital attendances and admissions. Current practice ...  Read More

emergency nursing
61. Factors influencing decisions on organ donation in brain death patients

Amin Beigzadeh; Bahareh Bahmanbijari; Mahla Salajegheh; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Habibolah Rezaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, , Pages 60-66

Abstract
  Organ donation is an integral part of the health care system. Many patients who have had an accident or have undergone a progressive disease are in need of an organ transplant and if they do not receive the required organ they would die. It is important to know that the most important source of organ ...  Read More

Trauma
62. Patient satisfaction in the emergency department: a case of Sina hospital in Tabriz

Maryam Eshghi; Farzad Rahmani; Behjat Derakhti; Fariba Abdollahi; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 15-20

Abstract
  Objective:  Patient satisfaction is one of the most important indicators for measuring the quality of emergency services and health care. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the patients’ satisfaction in the emergency department (ED) of Sina hospital. Methods: This descriptive, cross-sectional ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
63. Wasp stings (Vespa affinis) induced acute kidney injury following rhabdomyolysis in a 25-year-old woman.

Parash Ullah; Alamgir Chowdhury; Ishrat Tahsin Isha; Sultan Mahmood; Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury; Mohammad Zeesan-ul- Abir; Aziz Al Manna; Muhammad Ismail Patwary

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2016, , Pages 55-57

Abstract
   Wasp sting is a relatively common arthropod assault. This usually results in pain and mild allergic reactions, but sometimes may cause severe systemic reaction and multiorgan dysfunction including rhabdomyolysis, hemolysis, coagulopathy, hepatic, renal and cardiac complications. Along with several ...  Read More

Anesthesiology
64. A catheter malpositioned patient with pain and paresthesia

Akbar Fadaei Haghi; Rouya Shokri; Samad Shams Vahdati; Farid Eftekhar Milani; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 30-31

Abstract
  We report a 54-year-old woman with the history of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who was admitted to our hospital because of volume overload. Due to long-term use of peripheral veins and arteriovenous fistula (AVF) failure, central venous catheterization was the only choice for hemodialysis. She developed ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
65. Outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the emergency department

Seyed Hossein Ojaghi Haghighi; Samad Shams Vahdati; Tarannom Mahmoudie; Pegah Sepehri Majd; Mohammad Mirza-Aghazadeh-Attari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 49-52

Abstract
  Objective: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in the prevention of death or delaying it in a person with cardiac arrest. In this regard, demographic information about patients who need CPR is vital. Methods: In this cross-sectional study patients with cardiopulmonary ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
66. Tramadol abuse and shoulder dislocation

Behnam Behnush; Roya Kordrostami; Nahid Dadashzadeh; Maryam Ameri

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 82-85

Abstract
  This study aimed to evaluate the shoulder dislocation following tramadol-induced seizure and its potential difference with other shoulder dislocations. We evaluated six cases that used tramadol tablets and some of them had a history of seizure. All of the cases had shoulder dislocation. According to ...  Read More

Trauma
67. The relationship between attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder and trauma in adolescents

Ali Reza Shafiee-Kandjani; Seyed Gholamreza Noorazar; Saeed Aslanabadi; Nasim Rashedi; Mehrnaz Dadkhah; Mohsen Jafarzadeh-Gharehziaaddin

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, , Pages 18-23

Abstract
  Objective: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by persistent and impairing levels of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Evidence shows that adolescents with ADHD are more exposed to trauma. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between ADHD symptom severity ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
68. Accidental intravenous bolus infusion of potassium chloride in a young man with hypokalemic periodic paralysis

Seyed Hesam Rahmani; Gholamreza Faridaalaee

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 29-31

Abstract
  Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is anautosomal dominantdisease characterized by muscle weakness or paralysis with a matching fall in blood potassium levels. Paralysis attacks often occur in adolescence and are induced by strenuous exercise followed by rest, high carbohydrateor high sodiummeal content, ...  Read More

Trauma
69. MRI findings in patients with blunt cervical trauma having a normal level of consciousness and normal CT reports

Hassan Amiri; Mojtaba Chardoli; Maryam Sarvari; Samad Shams Vahdati; Niloufar Ghodrati; Roshan Fahimi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 56-60

Abstract
  Objective: This study investigates the possible magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in patients with cervical trauma having a normal level of consciousness and normal CT reports. These patients have tenderness or an uncomfortable feeling in the traumatized area as well.Methods: In this cross-sectional ...  Read More

Emergency Medical Services
70. Initial documented rhythm as a predictor of survivalto-discharge rate after in-hospital cardiac arrest in a tertiary care referral institute, South India: an observational study

Surendar Ravipragasam; Deepika Chandar; Vinay R Pandit

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, , Pages 23-27

Abstract
  Objective: Survival-to-discharge rates following in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) patients remain significantly low. The use of initial documented cardiac rhythm as predictor of Survival-to-discharge is still unclear. This study aimed to assess whether the initial documented rhythm can be used as a ...  Read More

Cardiology
71. Hyperkalemia-induced complete heart block

Alireza Baratloo; Pauline Haroutunian; Alaleh Rouhipour; Saeed Safari; Farhad Rahmati

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2015, , Pages 35-38

Abstract
  Background: Potassium, as an extracellular ion, plays an important role in the electrophysiologic function of the myocardium and any change in extracellular concentration of this ion might have a marked impression upon myocyte electrophysiologic gain. High serum potassium levels are thought to impair ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
72. Successful outcome in managing of aluminum phosphide poisoning

Samad Shams Vahdati; Reza Shahab Moghadam; Pouya Paknejad; Zahra Vandrajabpour; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, , Pages 67-68

Abstract
  Aluminum phosphide  (ALP) is a potent lethal substance, that use for agriculture purpose, as a pesticide. this substance may use for suicide, and it will kill the patient rapidly. we want to report a patient who use ALP for suicide purpose and was managed quickly in the emergency department and ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
73. Efficacy measurement of ketorolac in reducing the severity of headache

Alireza Baratloo; Marzieh Amiri; Mohammad Mehdi Forouzanfar; Sadegh Hasani; Samar Fouda; Ahmad Negida

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 21-24

Abstract
  Objective: One of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) named as ketorolac is frequently used to relieve acute pain. Current study was conducted with the aim of ketorolac efficacy measurement as a pain killer agent for controlling the primary headache in emergency departments. Methods: In this ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
74. Hypersensitivity and cross-reactivity to cisplatin and carboplatin.

Gholamreza Faridaalaee; Seyed Hesam Rahmani; Amin Mahboubi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2016, , Pages 58-61

Abstract
  Cisplatin was the first of the platinum drugs. Second-generation platinum derivative was carboplatin that its efficacy in the treatment of many malignancies is equal to cisplatin, and its toxicity profile is more favorable. Here we report on a 50-year-old woman with a history of cervix cancer who developed ...  Read More

OB/GYN
75. Early preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome in a 20 week pregnant patient

Fatemeh Keighobadi Khajeh; Gholamreza Fareedalaee; Fatemeh Abbasalizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 32-33

Abstract
   The first time Weinstein in 1982 described patients with the syndrome of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count (HELLP) in pregnant preeclamptic and eclamptic patients. This syndrome is a severe form of preeclampsia or eclampsia. Usually HELLP syndrome occurs at the third trimester ...  Read More