Letter to Editor Trauma
One year evaluation of trauma patients’ death

Samad Shams Vahdati; Seyed Hossein Ojaghi Haghighi; Pooya Paknejad; Roshan Fahimi; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 31-32

  Worldwide trauma is currently the sixth leading cause of death, according to 10% of mortalities (1,2). Injury impact and the death from trauma are more common in males than females. People aged between 15 and 45 years include about half of the trauma deaths (3). Citizens of low- and middle-income countries ...  Read More

Original Article Trauma
Epidemiology of trauma in Shahid Bahonar hospital in Kerman

Amin Beigzadeh; Ahmad Naghibzadeh Tahami; Habibolah Rezaei; Bahareh Bahman bijari; Mehrdad Nazarieh; Seyed Mostafa Seyed Askari

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 33-36

    Objective: Trauma is one of the main causes of losing effective life among the populations. Knowing the pattern of trauma in each country can be considered as the first step in planning preventive programs to reduce trauma injuries. This study was conducted to evaluate the epidemiological status ...  Read More

Original Article Trauma
Pre-hospital time intervals in trauma patient transportation by emergency medical service: association with the first 24-hour mortality

Afsaneh Esmaeili Ranjbar; Masoud Mayel; Mitra Movahedi; Faezeh Emaeili Ranjbar; Amirhossein Mirafzal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 37-41

  Objective: Most previous retrospective studies failed to show a consistent association between pre-hospital time intervals and mortality in trauma patients, bringing the recommendation of “transport fast to increase survival” under question. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association ...  Read More

Original Article Critical Care
Air pollution and hospital admission in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Tehran, Iran

Hassan Amiri; Ali Bidari; Samad Shams Vahdati; Nilofar Ghodrati; Tayeb Ramim; Masoumeh Emamverdy

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 42-45

  Objective: There are many communities at risk by a series of air pollution episodes. Tehran is one of the most polluted cities in the world. The presence of one or more air pollutants with a certain concentration in a particular period of time can cause several adverse effects on human and animals’ ...  Read More

Original Article Emergency medicine
The value of lab findings in early diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia

Rouzbeh Rajaei Ghafouri; Saeed Shahbazi; Changiz Gholipour; Samad Shams Vahdati; Manouchehr khoshbaten; Amir Ghaffarzad; Respina Jalilian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 46-49

  Objective: Acute mesenteric ischemia (IMA) is a vascular emergency with broad variability of clinical presentations and non-specific laboratory findings. Therefore, there is a significant need for reliable serological markers of ischemia. Various laboratory studies may be performed for suspected AMI, ...  Read More

Original Article Critical Care
Association of base deficit with mortality in pediatric trauma

Maryam Ziaee; Amirhossein Mirafzal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 50-54

   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

Case Report Clinical Toxicology
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 , July 2016, Pages 55-57

   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

Case Report Clinical Toxicology
Hypersensitivity and cross-reactivity to cisplatin and carboplatin.

Gholamreza Faridaalaee; Seyed Hesam Rahmani; Amin Mahboubi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, Pages 58-61

  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