Cigarette smoking is the largest preventable cause of death worldwide. No systematic review is available on the situation of the smoking in Iran, so we decided to provide an overview of the studies in the field of smoking in Iranian populations.
Published Persian-language papers of all types until 2009 indexed in the IranMedex (http://www.iranmedex.com) and Magiran (http://...
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate some of the risk factors of complete molar pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN: A case-control study was performed on 91 cases of complete molar pregnancy (case group) and 295 cases of normal, term pregnancy with a live neonate (control group). Then the maternal age, parity and gravidity, blood group and Rh, history of molar pregnancy, consanguinity, history of spontaneous abortion, ...
The health network in the Islamic Republic (I.R.) of Iran is an integrated public health system with a four-level Dental Health Care System integrated into it by 1997. The first level is one of primary prevention at 'health houses', at the next, oral hygienists and dentists in health centres perform basic oral health care services such as fillings, scaling and extractions. At the third level, d...
Alan D Lopez,
Among the available data provided by health information systems, data on mortality are commonly used not only as health indicators but also as socioeconomic development indices. Recognizing that in Iran accurate data on causes of death were not available, the Deputy of Health in the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOH&ME) established a new comprehensive system for death reg...
Patient satisfaction is a key indicator of the quality and effectiveness of a therapeutic method. Assessing the satisfaction of patients undergoing homeopathic therapy is essential in the early steps of educating the community, if suitable outcomes are to be achieved.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in 2008 on 125 patients from the city of...
The present study aimed at examining the lymphomas in Iran.
This study was conducted in 1994 on patients' specimens who were referred to our centers during 1981-1994. Using the histochemical methods, the immunohistochemical markers were used to examine the biopsied specimens of 434 patients with non-Hodgkin's and Hodgkin's lymphomas. The patients were classified according t...