Original Article
Assessing Burnout Status and its Association With Demographic and Job-Related Factors Among General Dentists During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Shiraz

Maryam Bakhtiar; Amirhossein Abouei Mehrizi; Arghavan Behbahanirad

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 144-149


  Background and aims: The aim of the current study was to assess the construct validity of the Persian version of the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Human Services Survey (MBI-HSS) among dentists and burnout rate and its related factors among general dentists in Shiraz during the coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) ...  Read More

Original Article
Epidemiologic and Clinical Characteristics of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in Patients Referred to Sina Hospital in Hamadan in 2018

Mojtaba Khazaei; Fatemeh Ghasemi; Mehrdokht Mazdeh; Elham Khanlarzadeh; Masoud Ghiasian

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 150-154


  Background and aims: Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) has several types, some of which damage myelin and some others cause axonal damage. Detecting the type of GBS is important in determining the type of treatment and its prognosis. This study was conducted to investigate the epidemiological characteristics ...  Read More

Original Article
Seroepidemiological Survey of Human Hydatidosis in Patients Referred to the Health Service Centers of Hamadan in 2019

Mohammad Fallah; Seyedmousa Motavallihaghi; Mehran Bakhtiari

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 155-159


  Background and aims: According to evidence, a hydatid cyst is one of the most important health issues in most parts of the world. This study aimed to investigate the frequency of human hydatidosis in patients referred to health service centers in Hamadan province in 2019 using the enzyme-linked immunosorbent ...  Read More

Original Article
Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern of Escherichia Coli Isolated From Patients With Urinary Tract Infection in Tehran, Iran, in 2021

Saied Bokaie; Aliasghar Fakhri Demeshghieh; Ehsan Mosa Farkhani; Abolghasem Shokri

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 160-163


  Background and aims: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are intense public health problems and are precipitated by a variety of pathogens. This study was performed to determine the frequency of bacterial agents of UTIs and the antibiotic resistance pattern of Escherichia coli in urinary culture samples ...  Read More

Original Article
The Performance of Antigen-detecting Rapid Diagnostic Test Among COVID-19 Outbreaks in North-Eastern Peninsular Malaysia

Hazlienor Mohd Hatta; Nik Mohd Hafiz Mohd Fuzi; Suhaiza Sulaiman; Abdul Haris Muhammad; Zaini Hussin

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 164-170


  Background and aims: Accurate and timely diagnosis is crucial for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreaks. Antigen-detecting rapid diagnostic tests (Ag-RDTs) are easily accessible and affordable, producing rapid results. They are an alternative to the limited gold-standard real-time reverse-transcription ...  Read More

Original Article
A Study on the Relationship Between Happiness and Health Behaviors in Adolescents: Shahrekord 2019

Ghazal Rezaie; Masoumeh Moezzi; Masoud Lotfizadeh; Fariba Fathollahi Dehkordi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 171-177


  Background and aims: Recently, positive psychology has received increasing importance, and research has shown that higher levels of happiness reduce the risk of mortality and morbidity. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between happiness and health behaviors in adolescents in ...  Read More

Original Article
Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life of Tuberculosis Patients in Lagos State, Nigeria

Ezinwanyi Madukoma; Olalekan Moses Olayemi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 178-183


  Background and aims: Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health disease threat in the world, particularly in Nigeria. The burden of TB infection could have a far-reaching effect on the psychological, physical, and social well-being of patients and consequently deterioration in their health-related quality ...  Read More

Review article
Efficacy and Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines in Different Variants and Doses: A Systematic Review

Hamed Delam; Sara Moghaddam; Reza Zare

Volume 9, Issue 4 , November 2022, Pages 184-195


  Background and aims: Today, with the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic, we have witnessed many efforts by different countries to produce a vaccine for this disease. Each vaccine has been marketed with different efficiencies, thus this research was designed to determine the efficacy ...  Read More