The Prevalence of Helmet Use and Predictive Factors Among Motorcyclists in Shahrekord, Iran in 2018

Saleh Jafarian; Ali Ahmadi; Masoud Amiri; Rahman Biokani; Zohreh Abbaspour; Masoud Mahmoudzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2021, , Pages 9-13


    Background and aims: Motorcycle accidents are a major concern for countries. One of the most important risk factors for motorcyclists is the lack of helmet use. This study aimed to measure the rate of the helmet use and predictive factors in Shahrekord, Iran.Methods: Using simple random sampling ...  Read More

Determination of Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders and Corrective Priorities to Perform the Work in Dental Careers by Posture Analysis Using REBA in Shahrekord

Zabih Allah Kahyani; Mehrdad Karimi; Masoud Amiri; Soheila Mosharraf; Hojjat Rouhi-Boroujeni

Volume 6, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 92-95


  Background and aims: Nowadays, work-related musculoskeletal disorders are the most commonoccupational diseases. The prevention of these disorders requires a posture analysis during workand the improvement of working conditions. The purpose of this study was to determine risk factorsfor musculoskeletal ...  Read More

The effect of twin birth on neonatal and infant mortality rates: A systematic review

Saleh Jafarian; Masoud Amiri; Mahmoud Mobasheri

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 113-118


  Background: Twin birth may account for a higher incidence rates of infants and neonates. To investigate the potential relationship between twin birth and infant and neonatal mortality rates, a systematic review was conducted. Methodology: To gather the evidence for the relationship between twin birth ...  Read More

Divorce: An International Multi-dimensional Challenge

Saleh Jafarian Dehkordi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 64-66


  Divorce is one the most important public health problems which may affect on many people especially both parents, children and their close families. To emphasis on the importance of divorce worldwide, the world figures of some countries have been compared. According to transition from a traditional society ...  Read More

A Brief Overview on Poverty in Iran: Comparison With the World

Habib-allah Shahriyari; Masoud Amiri; Zahra Shahryari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 67-71


  Poverty is a multi-dimensional problem; thus, various researchers, based on their field, have investigated different aspects of poverty. Moreover, poverty, as a global problem, could be an interesting subject for both developed and developing countries. In recent decades, both international organizations ...  Read More

What is the Best Index for Unemployment?

Habib-allah Shahriyari; Masoud Amiri; Zahra Shahriyari; Fatemeh Farzin

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 1-2


  A regular activity in all human societies is the evaluation and control of important socioeconomicindices. Unemployment rate is one of these indices, which is very important in evaluating andapplying policies for control or preparation of desired changes in economy; in fact, it is a challengefor policy ...  Read More

Zonation of Shigellosis and its Relationship With Climatic Factors, Case Study: Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province Between 2011 and 2014

Abdollah Seif; Mehrdad Pasandi; Sajjad Saneie Dehkordi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 4, Issue 3 , August 2017, , Pages 205-210


  Background and aims: Shigellosis or bacillary dysentery is an infectious disease transmitted through water and food. It is a type of infectious colitis caused by Shigella bacteria. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and the spatial distribution of shigellosis and its relationship with ...  Read More

Is Iran threatened by Zika virus?

Rouhullah Dehghani; Masoud Amiri

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 91-93

  Zika virus is an Arbovirus identified first time in 1947 in Uganda. Zika epidemic is a threat far greater than the Ebola outbreak. The World Health Organization has urged Asian countries to be vigilant about the risk of spreading Zika virus and preventive measures to control it. In Iran, 64 species of ...  Read More

Health Promotion
Happiness and health: Potential related factors

Mohammad Reza Noormohammadi; Mohsen Arbabi; Hassan Moghim; Masoud Amiri

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 173-175

  As a temporary emotional situation and a relatively stable state of being happy (subjective happiness level), happiness can be considered. In fact, people with high subjective happiness level think more positively than others.There are many factors with potential positive or negative effects on happiness ...  Read More

Evaluation of intervening role of health risk-related training and consultation on performance of High school students from Kermanshah suburban

Behrooz Hamzeh; Elahe Jahandideh; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 363-370

  Background and aims: The most important risk factors threatening health of young people include improper diet, inactivity, smoking, intentional and accidental damages, drugs, AIDS/HIV and psychiatric disorders. Considering increased risky behaviors among teens during 2 last decades, it was decided to ...  Read More

Addiction: A big challenge of social security in Iran

Rouhullah Dehghani; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 201-203

  Due to special conditions of Iran; i.e., neighboring to major centers of drug production in Afghanistan during the last few decades, it was the passageway of the drug to Europe. Moreover, because of appropriate context of social, economic and cultural situations, there was an increased addiction and ...  Read More

Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury: The substantial role of imaging methods

Ayoob Rostamzadeh; Daryoush Fatehi; Hossein Masoumi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 172-175

  Background and aims: One of the most common injuries around the world is the traumatic injury of the spine and spinal cord with unknown worldwide situation of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) affecting on the effectiveness of preventive policy programs. In addition, because of possibility of making ...  Read More

Environmental epidemiology: An introduction

Mohsen Arbabi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , February 2016, , Pages 1-2

  Epidemiology is increasingly coping with problems correlated with exposures which may have small relative risks. In fact, many chronic diseases, as the most recent common diseases all over the world, may have unknown etiology but also potentially related to environmental exposures. Environmental epidemiology ...  Read More

Incidence of pressure ulcer in patients who were admitted to open heart cardiac surgery intensive care unit

Mostafa Shokati Ahmadabad; Hossein Rafiei; Mahmoud Alipoor Heydari; Mohammad Bokharaei; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , February 2016, , Pages 12-18

  Background and aims: Cardiac surgery patients are at high risk of pressure ulcers. In the present study, we determined the incidence of pressure ulcer in patients who were admitted to open heart cardiac surgery intensive care unit and related risk factors.Methods: With using convenience sampling all ...  Read More

Medical imaging modalities: Prevention of unnecessary orders and non-optimized radiation exposure

Ayoob Rostamzadeh; Masoud Amiri; Mohammad Gharib Salehi; Hossein Masoumi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , November 2015, , Pages 162-163

  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a constant magnetic field and radio waves, a non-invasive method for examining tissues, organs and the skeletal system. Advantages and disadvantages of MRI are not fully understood; however, it has been commonly used in the diagnosis of skeleton and bone diseases ...  Read More

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV): Hajj issue for Iran

Yoosef Aslani; Masoud Amiri; Hossein Ali Mehralian

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2015, , Pages 110-112

  Every year, millions of Muslims from all over the world, are going to participate in the pilgrimage Hajj, located in Mecca in Saudi Arabia. There are two types of Hajj: Great Hajj and Umrah Hajj. Great pilgrimage or Hajj is obligatory for each Muslim once in entire his/her life and will occur only once ...  Read More

Prevention of diagnostic errors in position of conus medullaris in adult patients

Ayoob Rostamzadeh; Masoud Amiri; Mohammad Taghi Joghataei; Mohammad Farzizadeh; Daryoush Fatehi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2015, , Pages 118-125

  Background and aims: Finding the safe location of spinal cord for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) during surgical procedures is very important due to its various nature for each patient as well as its potential peripheral nervous system hazards. The aim of this study was to find the relationship between the ...  Read More

Environmental Health
Removal of lead ions from industrial wastewater: A review of Removal methods

Mohsen Arbabi; Sara Hemati; Masoud Amiri

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 105-109

  Background and aims: The removing of (potential) toxic heavy metal ions from sewage, especially in industrial and mining waste effluents, has been widely studied in recent years. The aim of present study was to investigate the various methods for lead removal of lead ions from industrial wastewater. ...  Read More

New modalities for treatment of diabetic nephropathy: a mini review

Ali Momeni; Mitra Momeni; Masoud Amiri

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 40-43

  Background and aims: Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is the most common cause of end-stage renal failure which could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and morbidity and mortality in patients. The aim of this study was to investigate new modalities for treatment of diabetic nephropathy. Methods:This ...  Read More

Environmental Health
Negative effects of cyanide on health and its removal options from industrial wastewater

Mohsen Arbabi; Neda Masoudipour; Masoud Amiri

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 44-49

  Water resource scarcity, population growth, pollution of surface and groundwater by discharging toxic wastewater and subsequent diseases may raise the necessity of reusing and treatment of wastewater. Cyanide is one of the toxic materials which can be found in some industrial wastewaters. Strict laws ...  Read More

Overview of the epidemiologic research: editorial guideline

Masoud Amiri

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2014, , Pages 1-2

  Epidemiology can be considered as a very old science. For example, John Graunt, a statistician, published Natural and Political Observations. In the Bills of Mortality in 1662, he analyzed the mortality rolls in London before the Great Plague, presented one of the first life tables, and ...  Read More

The effect of new road traffic laws on fatal and non-fatal injury rates in Iran

Elaheh Ainy; Hamid Soori; Seyed Mohammad Riahi; Ebrahim Vahabzadeh; Asghar Mohebi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2014, , Pages 16-23

  Background and aims: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of enforcement of new traffic laws on the fatal and non- fatal injury rates in Iran. Methods: In a longitudinal, interventional controlled trial study, all subjects with history of fatal and non-fatal injuries were studied. Their injuries ...  Read More