The Epidemiological Study of the Children Committing Suicide with Toxic Substances Admitted to the Emergency and Pediatric Wards in Iran (2013-2016)

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Farideh Sahebkar; Anahita Alizadeh; Majid Sezavar; Babak Karimi; Maryam Naseri; Gholamreza Khademi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 15-19

  Introduction: Poisoning is the most common method of non-fatal suicide. In recent years, poisoning caused by the use of medications and chemicals has increased. The present study aimed to investigate the rate of suicide using toxic compounds in Iranian children.Methods: This retrospective study was conducted ...  Read More

Noise pollution in intensive care units: a systematic review article

Gholamreza Khademi; Bahareh Imani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 58-64

  Introduction: Noise pollution in hospital wards can arise from a wide range of sources including medical devices, air-conditioning systems and conversations among the staffs. Noise in intensive care units (ICUs) can disrupt patients’ sleep pattern and may have a negative impact on cognitive performance. ...  Read More

Blood lead level and seizure: a narrative review

Ahmad Shah Farhat; Gholamreza Khademi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 84-87

  Environmental pollution is one of the most serious and fast-growing problems in the world of today. Lead poisoning is a threatening environmental situation with the potential of causing irreversible health issues and serious negative consequences in adults and children. Lead proves to have almost no ...  Read More