Clinical Toxicology
Compsobuthus matthiesseni sting from Bazoft: A case report

Rouhullah Dehghani; Kobra Taji; Amrollah Mahmoudi; Masoomeh Varzandeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 83-85

  Objective: A Scorpion sting is one of the most important health and medical problems in most parts of Iran.Case Presentation: This case report occurred in Chaharmahal Bakhtiari province of Bazoft city. The injured person was a 48-year-old woman, weighing about 69 kg. Two documentary filmmakers were on ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
Ranking the acute poisoning etiologies in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Saeedeh Derhami; Ehsan Bolvardi; Reza Akhavan; Mahdi Foroughian; Behzad Shahi; Arman Hakemi; Zhila Rahmanian; Samaneh Abiri

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 82-87

  Objective: Acute poisoning is a major health problem and one of the most common causes of emergency visits worldwide. Since most poisoning subjects present with a decreased level of consciousness and due to unreliable disease history, recognizing the etiological cause of the poisoning represents a critical ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
Clinical competencies of emergency medical services paramedics in responding to emergency conditions using Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in Guilan

Arash Amirrafiei; Seyyed Mahdi Zia Ziabari; Fatemeh Haghshenas-Bakerdar; Ehsan Kazemnejad-Leili; Payman Asadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 101-105

  Objective: Evaluating the abilities of emergency medical services (EMS) staff who are in the frontline of the diseases could be an excellent reflection of the accuracy of curriculum both before and after graduation. This study was done to determine the clinical competencies of Guilan EMS staff in responding ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
Severe hemoglobinuria due to Hemiscorpius enischnochela (Scorpiones: Hemiscorpiidae) envenomation from South of Iran

Mehran Shahi; Seyed Hamid Moosavy; Hossein Sanaei-Zadeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 121-125

  Objective: Scorpion stings are common in tropical regions of Iran. Hemiscorpius enischnochela are distributed in southern part of Iran. The venom of this scorpion causes severe hemolysis, hemoglobinuria, and occasionally death.Case Presentation: This report describes the clinical manifestations of envenomation ...  Read More

Emergency Medical Services
The financial burden of imaging tests conducted in the emergency department of a teaching hospital: a brief report

Sahar Mirbaha; Mohammadmehd Forouzanfar; Amin Saberinia; Amir Salimi; Hamid Kariman; Mozhgan Farmahini Farahani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 43-46

  Objective: Each imaging technique has a special application and usage, and should be used in the right situation. Physicians choose the type of imaging technique by considering the type of tissue and the benefits and disadvantages of the imaging method as well as its financial burden on the patient. ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
Fatal road traffic accidents in Yazd province, Iran during 2011-2015

Mohammad Hasan Lotfi; Hossein Lashkardoost; Andishe Hamedi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 51-55

  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

Forensic Medicine
Demographic findings in suicidal hangings among Iranian population

Maryam Ameri; Maryam Akhgari; Roya Kordrostami

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 71-74

  This study aimed at describing demographic information of the deceased resulting from hanging by means of different methods of suicide. In this cross-sectional study, the file of suicide cases referred to the Central Legal Medicine Organization was investigated retrospectively. Of 1681 suicide cases, ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
Survival and outcomes following cardiopulmonary resuscitation; a descriptive study in Iran

Ali Arhami Dolatabadi; Elham Memari; Majid Shojaee; Hossein Alimohammadi; Hamid Kariman; Ali Shahrami; Abdelrahman Ibrahim Abushouk3

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 22-25

  Objective: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been known in its present form since 1960. Different studies have reported variable outcomes among different countries. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess the rate of CPR success and the survival rate in managing cardiac arrest among ...  Read More

Iranian emergency department overcrowding

Alireza Baratloo; Marzieh Maleki

Volume 1, Issue 2 , July 2015, , Pages 39-39

  Today, overcrowding in emergencies has turned out to be one of the biggest problems in health systems around the world. In this case, a short and an accessible solution could not be reached. In fact, several basic reasons play a role in such a problem, and eliminating each of them would require long-term ...  Read More

Characteristics of road traffic injuries in the second largest city of Iran

Davood Soroush; Morteza Talebi Deloei; Hamidreza Reihani; Vida Vakili; Azadeh Mahmoodi Gharaee; Azadeh Tafakori; Reza Farahmand Rad; Elham Pishbin

Volume 1, Issue 2 , July 2015, , Pages 48-51

  Objective: Road traffic injuries (RTIs) are the second leading causes of death in Iran. One of the most important steps in the prevention of traffic-related trauma and its consequences is gaining insight into the epidemiology of injuries. We conducted this study to describe the characteristics of RTIs ...  Read More

Clinical Toxicology
Evaluation of suicide attempts with drug poisoning in North-West of Iran

Samad Shams Vahdati; Narges Moradi; Jamil Hemat Ghadim; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 1-2

  Deliberate Self-Poisoning (DSP) or drug induced suicide is the most common method of suicide in the developed countries and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality (1-3). Factors associated with DSP include economic and social factors, culture, religion, and health (4-6). Other symptoms ...  Read More