Shiraz E-Medical Journal

  • ISSN: 1735-1391
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Shiraz E-Medical Journal
Review Article
Reza Valizadeh, Yousef Veisani, Ali Delpisheh, Sattar Kikhavani, Ali Sohrabnejad
Previous reports on the prevalence of mental disorders in Iran indicated a high prevalence of psychotic disorders in both male and female prisoners.In this systematic review, we aimed to assess the prevalence of major depression in Iranian prisoners. We also used meta-regression and subgroup analyses to explore ... read more
Research Article
Hossein Jenaabadi, Amir Hossein Jahangir
Addiction is a multidimensional phenomenon that causes irreparable damages to an individual as well as community structure. Despite enormous efforts made, this phenomenon has not diminished. Therefore, the present study aimed to compare the effectiveness of mindfulness-based group therapy and methadone maintenance therapy in improving the psychological ... read more
Research Article
Maryam Khooshideh, Javad Rahmati, Batool Teimoori
The study aimed to compare the efficacy and side effects of intravenous magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) and oral nifedipine for inhibition of preterm labor.This randomized controlled trial was performed on 220 women with preterm labor between 32 and 34 weeks of gestation who were randomly assigned to receive ... read more
Research Article
Alireza Shahab Jahanlou, Kamiar Kouzekanani
One of the popular indicators of developing serious health conditions is the waist-to-hip ratio (WHR). The appropriate WHR cutoff points are reported differently in the US department of health and human services (US-DHHS), the world health organization (WHO), and the Asian studies.The current study aimed at comparing ... read more
Brief Report
Koroush Saki, Ali Mohammad Varzi, Khalil Momeni, Zahra Khodakaramifard, Morteza Arab Zouzani, Habib Jalilian, Ghasem Rajabi Vasokolaei
Nowadays, the medical tourist industry is one of the most profitable industries around the world. Countries try to attract more medical tourists to take advantage of its benefits. The purpose of this study was to investigate the perspective of tourists (patients and attendants) regarding services provided by ... read more

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