Health Scope

  • ISSN: 2251-9513 2251-8959
  • Email: editor@jhealthscope.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Journal of Health Scope
Health Scope: Nov 2017, 6 (4), 14 articles.
Research Article
21/11/2017
Yadollah Ghafuri, Hossein Kamani, Edris Bazrafshan, Zahra Atafar, Mohammad Khazaie, Amir Hossein Mahvi
Arsenic is a toxic element, which is found naturally in water sources. Due to its high toxicity it has become a serious problem in drinking water sources and also affects the health of communities. Therefore, in the present study, risk estimation and the probability of adverse health ... read more
Research Article
12/11/2017
Mohammad Sahebalzamani, Farhad Adhami Moghadam, Sahar Geravandi, Mohammad Javad Mohammadi, Majid Naghipour, Ahmad Reza Yari
Patients’ safety is one of the most important factors in health care system, which medication errors can threat it. It is of great importance to identify factors that cause medication errors.The current study aimed at evaluating refusal to report the medication errors by nurses in Golestan educational ... read more
Research Article
5/10/2017
Hossein Kiashemshaki, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Ali Asghar Najafpoor, Ahmad Hosseinzadeh
The organic compounds that are present in water facilitate the formation of Trihalomethanes (THMs) and mutagenic substances and consequently undermine the suitability of drinking water.This work aimed to investigate the extent to which total organic carbons (TOCs) are efficiently removed in the Jalaliyeh water treatment plant.Water samples, ... read more
Research Article
15/11/2017
Saeid Rostami, Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor, Mohammad Reza Samaei
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a recalcitrant group of contaminants, known to be highly persistent in the environment. Most of these compounds are persistent pollutants in the soil.This study aimed to investigate the use of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Sorghum bicolor in improving phytoremediation of soil contaminated with ... read more
Research Article
17/11/2017
Sanaz Sohrabizadeh, Azin Rahimi
While men also have a number of disadvantages at the time of disasters, little attention is paid to their status. The term “invisible men” refers to ignoring men's status in different catastrophes and not investigating their post-disaster challenges as much as it should. The current study was ... read more
Research Article
14/10/2017
Masomeh Rostami-Moez, Seyed Mohammad Mahdi Hazavehei, Manoochehr Karami, Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini, Farzad Nazem, Forouzan Rezapur-Shahkolai
Physical activity provides extensive health benefits during adolescence; however, many adolescents do not achieve the recommended level of regular physical activity (RPA). The age-related declin in regular physical activity throughout adolescence has been documented in some studies in western countries but by our search, there has been ... read more
Research Article
18/11/2017
Azita Noroozi, Farideh Esmaili, Rahim Tahmasebi, Katayon Vahdat
For efficient HIV treatment, it is necessary to follow a precise therapeutic plan. Thus, the present study aimed at using the health promotion model (HPM), which is in adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART), as a theoretical framework to design an educational plan for HIV- infected patients.This controlled ... read more
Research Article
17/11/2017
Zahra Moradpour, Farshid Ghorbani Shahna, Abdulrahman Bahrami, Alireza Soltanian, Ghasem Hesam
The operation of petroleum refineries and petrochemical plants is associated with the emission of organic compounds into the atmosphere, causing local and regional pollution that is harmful to people’s health.The present study aimed at determining and evaluating personal exposure to hazardous compounds in ambient air of petrochemical ... read more
Research Article
6/11/2017
Soheyla Reshadat, Farid Najafi, Behzad Karami-Matin, Moslem Soofi, Eshagh Barfar, Nader Rajabi-Gilan, Seyed-Ramin Ghasemi
Protecting people from catastrophic health payments is widely recognized as an integral component of health systems and universal health coverage.This study aimed to measure the financial protection against catastrophic health expenditure among hospitalized patients in Kermanshah, western Iran, after the implementation of the health sector evolution plan ... read more
Research Article
5/11/2017
Mohammad Faridan, Ali Khavanin, Ramazan Mirzaei, Mojde Salehnia
Occupational noise exposure is one of the leading factors for developing noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), particularly among workers worldwide. The literature review reveals that beside conventional strategies for preventing NIHL, multiple interventions can be applied to reduce or prevent such disorders. The present study aimed to investigate ... read more
Research Article
26/11/2017
Seyed Mohsen Zahraei, Mohammad Mehdi Gouya, Mahdi Mohammadi, Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei, Mehdi Zanganeh, Iraj Zareban, Malek Kiani, Hosein Ali Adineh, Azam Sabouri, Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam, Feiz Mohammad Elhami, Alireza Khorram
Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIAs) have been considered as a strategic key towards elimination of measles and rubella. This study aimed at identifying the coverage of vaccination in target population children.The study was carried out in South-East of Iran on a total of 6838 randomly selected children. Information ... read more
Research Article
26/11/2017
Abolfazl Payandeh, Yadollah Mehrabi, Farid Zayeri, Zahra Rezaei Ghahroodi
Equity in health is the focus of attention in the world health circles in recent decades. The financing of household health expenditure is, therefore, a concern in any region.The current study aimed at exploring the determinants of household health expenditure in Sistan and Baluchistan province, Southeast of ... read more
Research Article
26/11/2017
Mohammad Javad Tarrahi, Asghar Mohammadpoorasl, Hossein Ansari, Younes Mohammadi
Risk-taking behaviors have negative consequences on adolescents and young adults’ health. Numerous studies have revealed that the prevalence of risk- taking behaviors in college students is high. However, little information is available about risk- taking behaviors in freshmen students.The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence ... read more
Case Report
5/11/2017
Animesh Biswas, Koustuv Dalal, Toity Deave, Saidur Rahman Mashreky
This paper describes a case of pregnant mother who died of burn injury in order to understand the societal factors related to the event. We reviewed the case in the rural community. Initially, the case was reported as a maternal death to maternal and neonatal death review ... read more