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Vol 5, No 1 (2017)

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Original/Research Article

Effect of Positive End-Expiratory Pressure on Central Venous Pressure in Patients under Mechanical Ventilation PDF XML
Majid Shojaee, Anita Sabzghabaei, Hossein Alimohammadi, Hojjat Derakhshanfar, Afshin Amini, Bahareh Esmailzadeh e1
Ketorolac versus Magnesium Sulfate in Migraine Headache Pain Management; a Preliminary Study PDF XML
Hossein Delavar Kasmaei, Marzieh Amiri, Ahmed Negida, Samaneh Hajimollarabi, Nastaransadat Mahdavi e2
Epidemiology and Related Risk Factors of Preterm Labor as an Obstetrics Emergency PDF XML
Ali Asghar Halimi Asl, Saeed Safari, Mohsen Parvareshi Hamrah e3
Comparison of APACHE II and SAPS II Scoring Systems in Prediction of Critically ill Patients’ Outcome PDF XML
Hamed Aminiahidashti, Farzad Bozorgi, Seyyed Hosein Montazer, Majid Baboli, Abolfazl Firouzian e4
20-Day Trend of Serum Potassium Changes in Bam Earthquake Victims with Crush Syndrome; a Cross-sectional Study PDF XML
Saeed Safari, Iraj Najafi, Mostafa Hosseini, Alireza Baratloo, Mahmoud Yousefifard, Hamidreza Mohammadi e5
Risk factors of Non-fatal Unintentional Home Injuries among Children under 5 Years Old; a Population-Based Study PDF XML
Sedigheh Nouhjah, Sharareh R. Niakan Kalhori, Azadeh Saki e6
Trends of Serum Electrolyte Changes in Crush syndrome patients of Bam Earthquake; a Cross sectional Study PDF XML
Saeed Safari, Mehdi Eshaghzade, Iraj Najafi, Alireza Baratloo, Behrooz Hashemi, Mohammad Mehdi Forouzanfar, Farhad Rahmati e7
Potential Child Abuse Screening in Emergency Department; a Diagnostic Accuracy Study PDF XML
Hossein Dinpanah, Abazar Akbarzadeh Pasha, Mojtaba Sanji e8
The Relation of Q Angle and Anthropometric Measures with Ankle Sprain; a Case-control study PDF XML
Hamid Zamani Moghadam, Seyed Taha Hoseini, Amir Masoud Hashemian, Mohammad Davood Sharif e9
Epidemiological Pattern of Injuries in Iran; a Nationwide Review of Seven Million Emergency Department Admissions PDF XML
Mohammad Haji Aghajani, Mashyaneh Haddadi, Soheil Saadat e10
Validation of the North American Chest Pain Rule in Prediction of Very Low-Risk Chest Pain; a Diagnostic Accuracy Study PDF XML
Somayeh Valadkhani, Mohammad Jalili, Elham Hesari, Hadi Mirfazaelian e11
Pain Management via Ultrasound-guided Nerve Block in Emergency Department; a Case Series Study PDF XML
Amir Nejati, Houman Teymourian, Leili Behrooz, Gholamreza Mohseni e12
Deep Vein Thrombosis among Intensive Care Unit Patients; an Epidemiologic Study PDF XML
Mir Mohammad Miri, Reza Goharani, Mohammad Sistanizad e13
Smartphones and Medical Apps in the Practice of Emergency Medicine in Iran PDF XML
Amirhosein Jahanshir, Ehsan Karimialavijeh, Hojjat Sheikh Motahar Vahedi, Mehdi Momeni e14
Ability of Ultrasonography in Detection of Different Extremity Bone Fractures; a Case Series Study PDF XML
Farzad Bozorgi, Massoud Shayesteh Azar, Seyed Hossein Montazer, Aroona Chabra, Seyed Farshad Heidari, Alireza Khalilian e15
Protocol Adherence for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Management in the Emergency Department; a Clinical Audit PDF XML
Mostafa Alavi-Moghaddam, Ali Anvari, Reaza Soltani Delgosha, Hamid Kariman e16
The Prevalence of Personality Disorders among Emergency Nurses Based on MMPI-2 Questionnaire; a Cross-sectional Study PDF XML
Parvin Kashani, Sahar Mirbaha, Mohammad Mehdi Forouzanfar, Farahnaz Meschi, Alireza Baratloo e17
Screening Characteristics of TIMI Score in Predicting Acute Coronary Syndrome Outcome; a Diagnostic Accuracy Study PDF XML
Mostafa Alavi-Moghaddam, Saeed Safari, Hamideh Alavi-Moghaddam e18
Screening Characteristics of Bedside Ultrasonography in Confirming Endotracheal Tube Placement; a Diagnostic Accuracy Study PDF XML
Hamid Zamani Moghadam, Mohamad Davood Sharifi, Hasan Rajabi, Mojtaba Mousavi Bazaz, Ali Alamdaran, Niazmohammad Jafari, Seyed Amir Masoud Hashemian, Morteza Talebi Deloei e19
Doing Pre-operative Investigations in Emergency Department; a Clinical Audit PDF XML
Muhammad Salman Rafiq, Maria Rafiq, Muhammad Imran Rafiq, Seema Gul Salman, Sania Hafeez e20
Predictive Factors of Poor Outcome in Road Traffic Injures; a Retrospective Cohort Study PDF XML
Hamid Reza Hatamabadi, Majid Shojaee, Parvin Kashani, Mohammad Mehdi Forouzanfar, Dorrin Aghajani Nargesi, Mohammad Reza Amini Esfahani e21
The Accuracy of Emergency Physicians in Ultrasonographic Screening of Acute Appendicitis; a Cross Sectional Study PDF XML
Ebrahim Karimi, Mohammad Aminianfar, Keivan Zarafshani, Arash Safaie e22
Mushroom Poisoning in the Northeast of Iran; a Retrospective 6-Year Epidemiologic Study PDF XML
Bita Dadpour, Shahrad Tajoddini, Maliheh Rajabi, Reza Afshari e23
Predictive Factors of Survival and 6-Month Favorable Outcome of Very Severe Head Trauma Patients; a Historical Cohort Study PDF XML
Karin Vathanalaoha, Thakul Oearsakul, Thara Tunthanathip e24
The Effect of Magnesium Sulfate on Renal Colic Pain Relief; a Randomized Clinical Trial PDF XML
Abolfazl Jokar, Ali Cyrus, Maryam Babaei, Majid Taheri, Amir Almasi-Hashiani, Ezatollah Behzadinia, Arash Yazdanbakhsh e25
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Its Responsible Germs; an Epidemiological Study PDF XML
Rama Bozorgmehr, Vanousheh Bahrani, Alireza Fatemi e26
Thoracic Injury Rule out Criteria in Prediction of Traumatic Intra-thoracic Injuries; a Validation Study PDF XML
Setareh Asgarzadeh, Bahareh Feizi, Farhad Sarabandi, Morteza Asgarzadeh e27
Role of Feedback during Evaluation in Improving Emergency Medicine Residents’ Skills; an Experimental Study PDF XML
Ali Vafaei, Kamran Heidari, Mohammad-Ali Hosseini, Mostafa Alavi-Moghaddam e28
Intravenous Amiodarone versus Digoxin in Atrial Fibrillation Rate Control; a Clinical Trial PDF XML
Majid Shojaee, Bahareh Feizi, Reza Miri, Jalil Etemadi, Amir Hossein Feizi e29
Rapid Acute Physiology Score versus Rapid Emergency Medicine Score in Trauma Outcome Prediction; a Comparative Study PDF XML
Babak Nakhjavan-Shahraki, Masoud Baikpour, Mahmoud Yousefifard, Zahra Sadat Nikseresht, Samaneh Abiri, Jalaledin Mirzay Razaz, Gholamreza Faridaalaee, Mahboob Pouraghae, Sahar Shirzadegan, Mostafa Hosseini e30
Worthing Physiological Score vs Revised Trauma Score in Outcome Prediction of Trauma patients; a Comparative Study PDF XML
Babak Nakhjavan-Shahraki, Mahmoud Yousefifard, Mohammad Javad Hajighanbari, Masoud Baikpour, Jalaledin Mirzay Razaz, Mehdi Yaseri, Kavous Shahsavari, Fatemeh Mahdizadeh, Mostafa Hosseini e31
Early vs Late Coronary Angiography and Intervention Following Thrombolytic Therapy; a Cohort Study PDF XML
Bahareh Feizi, Shahram Taghdisi, Jalil Etemadi, Amir Hossein Feizi, Setareh Asgarzadeh, Sepideh Kamal e32
Comparing the Quality and Complications of Tube Thoracostomy by Emergency Medicine and Surgery Residents; a Cohort Study PDF XML
Parvin Kashani, Sepideh Harati, Ali Shirafkan, Alireza Amirbeigi, Hamid Reza Hatamabadi e33
Diagnostic Accuracy of Abdominal wall Ultrasonography and Local Wound Exploration in Predicting the Need for Laparotomy following Stab Wound PDF XML
Ali Vafaei, Kamran Heidari, Afshin Saboorizadeh, Amin Shams Akhtari e34
Methylprednisolone vs Dexamethasone in Management of COPD Exacerbation; a Randomized Clinical Trial PDF XML
Mohammad Emami Ardestani, Elham Kalantari, Vajihe Samaiy, Keramat Taherian e35
Determinants of prolonged length of stay in the emergency department: A mixed method study from Iran PDF XML
Mohammad Hosseininejad, Hamed Aminiahidashti, Seyede Masoume Pashaei, Iraj Goli Khatir, Seyed Hosein Montazer, Farzad Bozorgi, Fahime Mahmoudi e53
Nerve Stimulator versus Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Block; a Randomized Clinical Trial PDF XML
Arash Forouzan, Kambiz Masoumi, Hasan Motamed, Mohammad Reza Gousheh, Akram Rohani e54
Epidemiologic Features and Outcomes of Caustic Ingestions; a 10-Year Cross-Sectional Study PDF XML
Athena Alipour Faz, Fahimeh Arsan, Maryam Peyvandi, Mahbobeh Oroei, Omid Shafagh, Maryam Yousefi, Hassan Peyvandi e56
The Pattern of Pre-hospital Medical Service Delivery in Iran; a Cross Sectional Study PDF XML
Mashyaneh Haddadi, Mohammad Sarvar, Hamid Soori, Elaheh Ainy e57
Prevalence and Associated Factors of Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy; a Cross Sectional Study PDF XML
Hojjat Derakhshanfar, Ali Vafaei, Ali Tabatabaey, Shamila Noori e58
Diagnostic Accuracy of Computed Tomography Scan in Detection of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Injuries Following Caustic Ingestion PDF XML
Hooman Bahrami-Motlagh, Mohammad Hadizadeh-Neisanghalb, Hassan Peyvandi e61
Relationship between Dyspnea Descriptors and Underlying Causes of the Symptom; a Cross-sectional Study PDF XML
Seyyed Mohammad Ali Sajadi, Alireza Majidi, Fahimeh Abdollahimajd, Fatemeh Jalali e62
Diagnostic Accuracy of Quick Stick for Identifying Traumatic Patients in Need of Tetanus Prophylaxis; a Cross-sectional Study PDF XML
Iraj Golikhatir, Seyed Hossein Montazer, Nabiollah Bagheri, Fatemeh Jahanian, Farzad Bozorgi, Seyed Mohammad Hosseininejad, Hamed Aminiahidashti e66
Intravenous Lidocaine versus Morphine Sulfate in Pain Management for Extremity Fractures; a Clinical Trial PDF XML
Arash Forouzan, Hassan Barzegari, Hassan Motamed, Ali Khavanin, Hamideh Shiri e68
Blood Lead Levels in Asymptomatic Opium Addict Patients; a Case Control Study PDF XML
Kazem Ghaemi, Atefeh Ghoreishi, Navid Rabiee, Samira Alinejad, Esmaeil Farzaneh, Alireza Amirabadi Zadeh, Mohammad Abdollahi, Omid Mehrpour e69
Accuracy of Endoscopy in Predicting the Depth of Mucosal Injury Following Caustic Ingestion; a Cross-Sectional Study PDF XML
Athena Alipour-Faz, Maryam Yousefi, Hassan Peyvandi e72
The Relationship of ST Segment Changes in Lead aVR with Outcomes after Myocardial Infarction; a Cross Sectional Study PDF XML
Mohammad Reza Beyranvand, Mohammad Assadpour Piranfar, Mohammadreza Mobini, Mehdi Pishgahi e73
Saline Flush versus Chest x ray in Confirmation of Central Venous Catheter Placement; a Diagnostic Accuracy Study PDF XML
Mehrdad Esmailian, Reza Azizkhani, Nazila Najafi e75
Perspectives of Patient Handover among Paramedics and Emergency Department Members; a Qualitative Study PDF XML
Majid Najafi Kalyani, Zheila Fereidouni, Raheleh Sabet Sarvestani, Zahra Hadian Shirazi, Ali Taghinezhad e76
Demographics of Scorpion Sting in Iran; a Cross Sectional Study PDF XML
Babak Mahshidfar, Hamed Basir Ghafouri, Mohammad Reza Yasinzadeh, Mani Mofidi, Mahdi Rezai, Davood Farsi, Saeed Abbasi, Peyman Hafezimoghadam e77
Demographics of Fall-Related trauma among the Elderly Presenting to Emergency Department; a Cross-Sectional Study PDF XML
Hamid Reza Morteza Bagi, Sajjad Ahmadi, Maryam Hosseini e78
Intranasal Lidocaine for Primary Headache Management in Emergency Department; a Clinical Trial PDF XML
Hassan Barzegari, Hassan Motamed, Behrad Ziapour, Majid Hajimohammadi, Mina Kadkhodazadeh e79
Characteristics of Methadone Intoxicated Children Presenting to Emergency Department; a Cross Sectional Study PDF XML
Parvin Kashani, Saeed Safari, Hamidreza Hatamabadi, Ali Arhami Dolatabadi, Mohammad Manouchehrifar, Maryam Dokht Tabrizi e80
Valsalva maneuver using a Handmade Device in Supraventricular Tachycardia Reversion; a Quasi Experimental Study PDF XML
Maryam Motamedi, Mohammad Ali Akbarzadeh, Saeed Safari, Mehrnoosh Shahhoseini e81
Intravenous Lidocaine Compared to Fentanyl in Renal Colic Pain Management; a Randomized Clinical Trial PDF XML
Hassan Motamed, Mohammadreza Maleki Verki e82

Review Article

Clinical Scoring Systems in Predicting the Outcome of Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding; a Narrative Review PDF XML
Hanieh Ebrahimi Bakhtavar, Hamid Reza Morteza Bagi, Farzad Rahmani, Kavous Shahsavari nia, Arezu Ettehadi e36
Early versus Late Decompression for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries; a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis PDF XML
Mahmoud Yousefifard, Vafa Rahimi Movaghar, Masoud Baikpour, Parisa Ghelichkhani, Mostafa Hosseini, Ali Moghadas Jafari, Heidar Aziznejad, Abbas Tafakhori e37
Pregnancy Screening before Diagnostic Radiography in Emergency Department; an Educational Review PDF XML
Abdelrahman Ibrahim Abushouk, Morteza Sanei Taheri, Parichehr Pooransari, Sahar Mirbaha, Alaleh Rouhipour, Alireza Baratloo e60

Brief Report

Pan vs. Selective Computed Tomography Scans in Management of Multiple Trauma Patients; a Brief Report PDF XML
Anita Sabzghabaei, Majid Shojaee, Hamid Kariman, Mohammad Manouchehrifar, Kamran Heydari, Sirus Sohrabi e38
Familiarity of Physicians and Nurses with Different Aspects of Oxygen Therapy; a Brief Report PDF XML
Reza Goharani, MirMohammad Miri, Mehran Kouchek, Mohammad Sistanizad e39
Protocol Adherence in Prehospital Medical Care Provided for Patients with Chest Pain and Loss of Consciousness; a Brief Report PDF XML
Mostafa Mehrara, Nader Tavakoli, Marzieh Fathi, Babak Mahshidfar, Mohammad Amin Zare, Azita Asadi, Saeedeh Hosseinzadeh, Mehdi Safdarian e40
Brain Ultrasonography Findings in Neonatal Seizure; a Cross-sectional Study PDF XML
Seyed Saeed Nabavi, Parinaz Partovi e41
Baseline Characteristics of Fall from Height Victims Presenting to Emergency Department; a Brief Report PDF XML
Hamidreza Hatamabadi, Ali Arhami Dolatabadi, Batoul Atighinasab, Saeed Safari e55
Role of Serum Creatinine Phosphokinase in Outcome Prediction of Intoxicated Patients; a Brief Report PDF XML
Bita Dadpour, Shahrad Tajoddini, Elham Shaarbaf Eidgahi, Mohsen Shokouhizadeh, Azam Shafahi e63
An Echocardiography Training Program for Improving the Left Ventricular Function Interpretation in Emergency Department; a Brief Report PDF XML
Mary S. Jacob, Hamid Shokoohi, Fabith Moideen, Amelia Pousson, Keith S Boniface e70

Case Report

Isolated Oculomotor Nerve Palsy Following Minor Head Trauma; a Case Report PDF XML
Iraj GoliKhatir, Hamed Aminiahidashti, Hasan Motamed Motlagh, Seyed Farshad Heidari e42
Head Trauma as a Precipitating Factor for Late-onset Leigh Syndrome: a Case Report PDF XML
Farzad Ashrafi, Hossein Pakdaman, Mehran Arabahmadi, Behdad Behnam e43
A Rare Case of Gastrointestinal Tract Foreign Body; Glassy Stomach PDF XML
Mohsen Ebrahimi, Jafar Malmir, Azadeh Mahmoudi Gharaee, Mahdi Foroughian e44
Acute Myocardial Infarction following Naltrexone Consumption; a Case Report PDF XML
Bita Dadpour, Arash Gholoobi, Shahrad Tajoddini, Amir Habibi e45
Paradoxical Embolism due to Persistent Foramen Ovale; a Case Report PDF XML
Dormar David Barrios, Jonathan Roncancio, Albert Alejandro Avila, Jaime Andrés Alvarado, Ana Cristina Montenegro e46
Recurrent Syncope following Substance Abuse; a Case Report PDF XML
Forod Salehi, Mohammad Mehdi Hassanzadeh Taheri, Hamid Reza Riasi, Omid Mehrpour e47
A 5-Month-Old Infant with Right Scrotum Swelling PDF XML
Shih-Wen Hung, Kuo-Chih Chen, Chin-Chu Wu, Tzong-Luen Wang, Aming Chor-Ming Lin e48
Spontaneous Adrenal Hematoma in a Pregnant Woman; a Case Report PDF XML
Mahshid Ghasemi, Ali Akbar Beigi, Faranak Behnaz, Farhad Fathi, Elham Memary e59
Accidental Chronic Poisoning with Methotrexate; Report of Two Cases PDF XML
Reza Bidaki, Mojgan Kian, Hamid Owliaey, Mojtaba Babaei Zarch, Masoud Feysal e67
Concurrent Hand and Penile Gangrene following Prolonged Warfarin Use; a Case Report PDF XML
Fatemeh Mahdizadeh, Saeed Safari e71

Photo Quiz

A 41-Year-Old Woman with Seizure PDF XML
Fatemeh Mohammadi, Reza Mosaddegh, Samira Vaziri e65

Letter

Predatory Journals and Perished Articles; a Letter to Editor PDF XML
Mashallah Narimani, Mehdi Dadkhah e49
The Australasian Triage Scale Level 5 Criteria may Need to be Revised PDF XML
Amir Mirhaghi, Mohsen Ebrahimi e50
Urgent Need to Strengthen the Chain of Survival in the United Arab Emirates; a Letter to the Editor PDF XML
Alan Michael Batt, Ahmed Saleh Mohamed Al-Hajeri, Fergal Henry Cummins e51
Emergency Department Readmission Rate within 72 Hours after Discharge; a Letter to Editor PDF XML
Hassan Barzegari, Mohammad Ali Fahimi, Schwann Dehghanian e64
Traumatic brain injury is unlikely precipitating Leigh syndrome due to the GJB2 mutation c.35delG PDF XML
Josef Finsterer, Sinda Zarrouk-Mahjoub e74

Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine

Sampling Methods in Clinical Research; an Educational Review PDF XML
Mohamed Elfil, Ahmed Negida e52