Letter to Editor Disaster
1. Iranian emergency department overcrowding

Alireza Baratloo; Marzieh Maleki

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 39-39

Abstract
  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

Original Article emergency nursing
2. Comparing two methods of electronic and teacher-based education on nursing students’ level of knowledge in taking care of trauma patients

Samaneh Alizadeh; Samad Shams Vahdati; Alehe Seyyed Rasooli; Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi; Saba Amir Farhangi; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 40-43

Abstract
  Objective: Trauma is a major health problem worldwide regardless of regional socioeconomic and healthcare status. As a leading cause of death, trauma results in severe socioeconomic damages, which could be highly prevented by optimal care. As nurses are the major professional groups involved in patient ...  Read More

Original Article Cardiology
3. Prognosis of emergency room stabilization of decompensated congestive heart failure with high dose lasix

Mahboob Pouraghaei; Behzad Mohammadi; Ali Taghizadeh; Paria Habibollahi; Payman Moharamzadeh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 44-47

Abstract
  Objective: Congestive heart failure (CHF) has become one of the most important health care problems in western countries. This article focuses on the outpatient diagnosis and management of heart failure. We want to compare the outcome of patients who were treated with high dose diuretics in the emergency ...  Read More

Original Article Trauma
4. 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 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 48-51

Abstract
  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

Original Article emergency nursing
5. One-day triage course for nurses, it is essential

Ramin Azhough; Samad Shams Vahdati; Fariba Faraji; Malihe Faraji; Maryam Ghorbanian; Ali Ramouz; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, Pages 52-55

Abstract
  Objective: Triage procedure is one of the most important aspects of emergency departments as it has an undeniable role on the management of patients. It includes 5 categories based on the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) according to the condition of severity. For better decision making and management, ...  Read More

Original Article
6. 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

short communication emergency nursing
7. 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

Case Report Clinical Toxicology
8. 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