Health Scope

  • ISSN: 2251-9513 2251-8959
  • Email: editor@jhealthscope.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Journal of Health Scope
Review Article
18/6/2017
Mina Parvizishad, Arash Dalvand, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Fatemeh Goodarzi
The problem related to water pollution of nitrates and nitrites is both an issue in Iran and also most parts of the world. Studies to evaluate the acute and chronic effects of nitrate and nitrite have demonstrated that different concentrations of these compounds in water and food ... read more
Research Article
19/6/2017
Hassan Hashemi, Tahereh Jasemi Zad, Zahra Derakhshan, Ali Asghar Ebrahimi
Leachate contains a large amount of pollutants that make it very complicated and expensive for treatment. Hence, leachate treatment generally requires various combined processes that must be done carefully.The aim of this study was to determine the sequencing batch reactor (SBR) performance in treatment of composting plant ... read more
Research Article
6/6/2017
Mehri Delvarianzadeh, Farideh Khosravi, Hamed Gharibi, Nezhatosadat Taghavi
Malnutrition and failure to thrive (FTT) is a delay or a halt in children’s growth, which leads to serious compilations if it is left untreated. Malnutrition due to its prevalence is the most important nutritional disease in developing countries and has the most prevalence among infants and ... read more
Research Article
6/6/2017
Mohammad Javad Kabir, Masoud Abolhallaje, Peivand Bastani, Anahita Keshavarzi
A four-step map of financial reform in Iranian health sector has been proposed with the aim of increasing efficiency and resource allocation.This study was conducted to investigate the necessary requirements to establish the three last phases of this reform in Iran, during year 2015.A qualitative study in ... read more
Research Article
21/7/2017
Babak Nemat Shahrbabaki, Arezoo Fallahi, Piraveen Pirakalathanan
College students are particularly vulnerable to developing Internet addiction. Understanding students’ needs for preventing as well as managing Internet addiction should be considered.The purpose of this study was to explore the multidimensional needs of students for the prevention of Internet addiction.This qualitative study was performed in Sanandaj, ... read more
Research Article
21/7/2017
Mohsen Asgari, Mansour Azari, Rezvan Zandehdel, Soheila Khodakarim, Athena Rafieepour, Elahe Tavakol, Faezeh Abbas Gohari, Saeid Kamalifar
Mineral oils, a complex mixture of chemicals, are primarily used in metalworking processes. Due to different toxicity levels found in mineral oils, two threshold limit values are given for the evaluation of mists of highly and poorly refined mineral oil.The objective of this study was to explore ... read more
Research Article
8/7/2017
Yadolah Zarezadeh, Arezoo Fallahi, Babak Nemat Shahrbabaki, Masoumeh Hashemian, Roya Ghalvazi
The education presented to the clients by the health care personnel can guarantee the well-being of the individuals and stimulate sound health care behaviors in them. Recognizing the barriers to health education enhances the understanding and knowledge of preventive services.The present study aimed at investigating the perspective ... read more
Research Article
20/6/2016
Narjes Sargolzaie, Malek Kiani, Javid Dehghan Haghighi, Samaneh Sargazi
Fertility pattern is influenced by economic, social, cultural, and environmental factors. Sistan and Balouchestan province has the highest household size and total fertility rate in Iran. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the fertility pattern and determinants of the desired number of children among rural and ... read more
Research Article
20/6/2017
Zinat Mortazavi, Ahmad Reza Dorosty, Mohammad Reza Eshraghian, Mohtasham Ghaffari, Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam
Nowadays, more than 1 billion people suffer from food insecurity worldwide. Food insecurity is recognized as an important determinant of health, and both food insecurity and diseases are public health concerns. This study aimed at determining the association between food insecurity and self-reported history of infectious and ... read more
Research Article
20/6/2017
Hashem Rahmati, Fariba Yaghoubinia, Reza Zare Mehrabady
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death. learning of basic life support (BLS) skills is necessary for rapid management of cardiac arrest.The current study was conducted to compare the effect of BLS training package and lecture-based training on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) knowledge and skill of ... read more
Research Article
19/6/2017
Leila Sabzmakan, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Andrew Springer, Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad, Eesa Mohammadi
Intervention mapping (IM) is a systematic development of interventions for designing health promotion programs.Promoting physical activity (PA) as well as healthy eating (HE) has an important role in improving individuals with cardiovascular metabolic risk factors (CVMRFs). This paper describes development of an intervention based on intervention mappings’ ... read more
Research Article
22/7/2017
Ali Abdolahnejad, Negar Jafari, Afshin Ebrahimi, Amir Mohammadi, Hossein Farrokhzadeh
Among the various adverse pollutants in water, coliform bacteria and arsenic are very important. Drinking of arsenic-contaminated water has become a serious threat to public health and has affected millions of people across the world.The aim of this study was to investigate the removal of arsenic and ... read more
Research Article
22/7/2016
Raheleh Hashemi Habybabady, Seyed Bagher Mortazavi, Ali Khavanin, Ramazan Mirzaei
Different types of direct and passive smoking have been reported to be associated with conductive and sensorineural hearing loss. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between cigarette smoke exposure and cochlear dysfunction.In this experimental study, 12 male Wistar rats were divided into 2 groups: ... read more
Rapid Communication
17/6/2017
Masoud Ferdosi, Shohreh Kabiri, Mahmoud Keyvanara, Mohammad Hosein Yarmohammadian
The health transformation plan (HTP) was put into action in Iran, in 2014, with 8 service packages. This plan was not implemented as a pilot and therefore, various problems and barriers have since emerged.The aim of this study was to identify the economic challenges of inpatient payment ... read more

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