Effect of Melatonin on the Sleep Quality: A Systematic Review

Khadijeh Alizadeh Feremi; Lale Alipoor; Ravanbakhsh Esmaeili

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 60-68


  Introduction:Sleep is one of the most important human needs affected by many factors. Sleep disorders, such as insomnia and delayed sleep, are very common and can affect the quality and quantity of sleep. The current systematic review aimed to evaluate the evidence on the effectiveness of melatonin treatment ...  Read More

Prevalence of Child Abuse and its Related Factors in Iran: A Systematic Review

Maryam Salehian; Nahid Maleki-Saghooni; Fatemeh Zahra karimi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 69-78


  Introduction:Child abuse is a global problem that is deeply rooted in the cultural, social, and economic performance of society. It is a behavior that occurs in various forms of physical, mental, emotional, or sexual, which can cause harm to the health, welfare, and education of the child. The present ...  Read More

Effect of N-Acetylcysteine on Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale associated with Schizophrenia: A Meta-Analysis

Amir Ghaderi; Anna Bussu; Catherine Tsang; Sadegh Jafarnejad

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 134-144


  Background and objective: N-acetylcysteine (NAC), a precursor of L-cysteine with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and neurotropic effects, is a promising agent in alleviating symptoms associated with schizophrenia.  However, the role of NAC on parameters of Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) ...  Read More

Comparative Evaluation of Tacrolimus and Cyclosporine in Patients with Steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Yalda Ravanshad; Abbasali Zeraati; Mohadese Golsorkhi; Sahar Ravanshad; Anoush Azarfar; Hanieh Jafari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 123-134


  Introduction: To date, several randomized trials have compared calcineurin inhibitors, especially tacrolimus, with cyclosporine in patients with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome, proposing conflicting results. Use of immunosuppressive therapy for the treatment of resistant nephrotic syndrome ...  Read More

Teaching Strategy of One Minute Preceptor and its Approaches in the Past Two Decades: Systematic Review

Reihaneh Shagholi; Saeed Eslami Hasan Abadi; Akram Moghaddasi; Tayyebeh Sayyadee; Maryam Tayefi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 123-131


  Introduction: In order to know the procedure of one-minute preceptor (OMP) teaching method, the relevant English language articles were searched in 5 databases, namely Clinical Key, ProQuest, PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science in-process. Methods: The search process was conducted on the articles published ...  Read More

Sentinel node mapping for intra-thoracic malignancies: systematic review of the best available evidence

Susan Shafiei; Reza Bagheri; Kayvan Sadri; Amir Hossein Jafarian; Davood Attaran; Shahrzad Mohammadzadeh Lari; Reza Basiri; Amir Mohammad Hashem Asnaashari; Ramin Sadeghi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 52-57


  Introduction: Sentinel node mapping is a new technique of lymph nodal staging in solid tumors, which can decrease the morbidity of regional lymph node dissection considerably. Intra-thoracic tumors including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and esophageal carcinoma (EC) are among the solid tumors in ...  Read More