1. A New Era of the Fresh Start

Hamid Reza Kianifar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , February 2014, , Pages 1-1

Abstract
  The Journal of Reviews in Clinical Medicine (RCM) is the leading journal of its type at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences covering all aspects of the natural and clinical sciences, which may be a matter of concern for the related specialists. The scope of the journal defines the RCM Publishing ...  Read More

2. Comparison between intravenous and intramuscular administration of ketamine in children sedation referred to emergency department

Behnaz Boroumand Rezazadeh; Hamid Zamani Moghadam; Mohammad Gharavifard

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.01.001

Abstract
  Ketamine, among wide variety of sedative drugs, has shown beneficial effects when using during the procedural sedation, specifically in pediatrics. Various parameters should be considered in order to perform a safe and effective procedural sedation including optimum dosage of the sedative, administration ...  Read More

3. Sleep apnea headaches

Reza Boostani; Fariborz Rezaeitalab; Behzad Pourmokhtari; Amirali Ghahremani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 1-3

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.01.001

Abstract
  Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common disorder characterized by recurrent apnea during sleep. Nocturnal laboratory-based polysomnography (PSG) is the gold standard test for diagnosis of OSA. The sufferers may complain from daytime sleepiness, snoring or occasional headaches. Serious consequences ...  Read More

4. Prognostic value of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in patients with diffuse axonal injury: a systematic literature review

Ali Shamsa

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6481

Abstract
  Introduction: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) is an imaging technique that provides spectroscopic information about changes in biological markers. Studies suggest that MRS can be helpful in determining the prognosis of patients with diffuse axonal injury (DAI).Methods: The PubMed and Scopus databases ...  Read More

5. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Review Article

Samaneh Sajjadi; Sepideh Hejazi; Ghazaleh Azami; Mina Akbari; Fatemeh Akbari

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, , Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.17338.1175

Abstract
  Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by the mean pulmonary artery pressure of more than 25 mmHg and pulmonary artery wedge pressure of less than 15 mmHg evidenced by right-heart catheterization. In the classification of PAH, some subgroups are defined as primary or secondary PAH based ...  Read More

6. Effect of Astaxanthin Treatment on the Sperm Quality of the Mice Treated with Nicotine

Milad Ashrafizadeh; Zahra Ahmadi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2019.37708.1252

Abstract
  Introduction: Today, smoking has become a common habit, and researchers have largely been concerned with the adverse health effects of smoking. Some approaches have been proposed to minimize these effects. Nicotine is an alkaloid, which is considered to be a detrimental agent in smokers. The present ...  Read More

7. The Prevalence of Zinc Deficiency in Children with Febrile Seizure

Fargol Nabavi; Javad Akhondian; Sepideh Karkon Shayan; Sepideh Babaniamansour; Raheleh ِDerafshi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.54723.1348

Abstract
  Introduction: A febrile seizure (FS) occurs in 2-4% of children aged 6 months to 5 years. A simple febrile seizure is the most common seizure in children. According to the evidence, both genetic and environmental factors affect the occurrence of this condition. The purpose of this study was to determine ...  Read More

8. Iranian Medicinal Plants and Intractable Epilepsy in Childhood: A Narrative Review

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Hadi Tohidi; Elnaz Faraji; Alireza Ataei Nakhaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 33-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.18861.1183

Abstract
  Epilepsy is a major neurological disorder, which may occur in all age groups, including children. Approximately 20% of epileptic children are drug-resistant. Uncontrolled seizures pose variable risks to patients, such as increased mortality rate, trauma, and cognitive and psychiatric disorders. Therefore, ...  Read More

9. An introduction to application of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in skin rejuvenation

Mahnaz Banihashemi; Solmaz Nakhaeizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 38-43

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.01.001

Abstract
  Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of human platelets contained in a small volume of plasma characterized by haemostatic and tissue repairing effects. Tissue repairing effects and being enriched by various kind of growth factors, has made them the focus of attention for different ...  Read More

10. Effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on ventricular function and cardiac risk factors in obese patients: a systematic review

Alireza Abdollahi Moghaddam; Ali Jangjoo; Fereshteh Ghaderi; Majid Erfanzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 38-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.001

Abstract
  Introduction: Weight gain and obesity are two important public health problems, which are associated with many diseases such as cardiovascular disorders. Various policies such as bariatric surgery have been proposed for the treatment of morbid obesity. Methods: PubMed and Scopus were searched thoroughly ...  Read More

11. Medical and Surgical Complications in Three Tertiary Hospitals in the Northeast of Iran: A Multicenter Study

Masoumeh Sarbaz; Khalil Kimiafar; Majid Khadem-Rezaiyan; Mohammad Javad Ghasri; Mohammad Reza Farhang Far; Yones Bondar Sahebi; Alireza Omranzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 40-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2019.38669.1263

Abstract
  Introduction: An adverse event (AE) is defined as an intended condition caused by medical errors or during hospitalization. Evidence in this regard is scarce and outdated. The present study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of medical and surgical AEs in three tertiary hospitals in the northeast of Iran.Methods: ...  Read More

12. Beware the Trojan horse!

Aradhana Bhargava; ASHISH JAIMAN; HITESH LAL; MOHIT KUMAR PATRALEKH

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 43-47

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2020.50148.1327

Abstract
  Introduction: In this era of social distancing, dependence on electronic gadgets and devices is ever increasing. Possibility of transmission of COVID -19 from these devices cannot be ruled out. Currently, prevention is the only antidote; considering the mounting evidence of transmission of COVID-19 virus ...  Read More

13. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy for quantitative analysis of fatty liver disease: a systematic review

Maryam Tavakoli; Donya Farrokh

Volume 4, Issue 2 , May 2017, , Pages 45-49

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.13607.1155

Abstract
  Introduction: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) is a sensitive and non-invasive imaging method that provides information about the metabolite variations due to pathological damages. In this study, we aimed to systematically review studies in which the MRS had been used for quantitative analysis of ...  Read More

14. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.02.001

Abstract
  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

15. Therapeutic Updates on Lichen planopilaris and Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: A Systematic Review

Behnoush Bakhshoudeh; Maryam Salehi; Ramin Sadeghi; Alireza Omranzadeh; Toktam Sahranavard; Soheil Arekhi; Ali Jafarzadeh Esfehani; Naghmeh Zabolinejad

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 76-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.30338.1228

Abstract
  Introduction: Lichen planopilaris (LPP) and frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) are skin diseases that affect the quality of life. Although a systematic review on LPP and FFA treatment was published in 2013, further updates are needed. The aim of this study is to review systematically the studies published ...  Read More

16. Role of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Cancer and Their Use in Cancer Treatment

Yusuf Baran; Gizem Tuğçe Ulu; Yağmur Kiraz

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 84-90

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2019.40236.1276

Abstract
  Cancer is defined as uncontrolled cell division, which could spread or invade various tissues. There are more than 200 types of cancer, including breast, skin, lung, colon, and prostate cancer, and lymphoma, the symptoms and indications of which vary depending on the type of tissues. Cancer has several ...  Read More

17. The effect of serum levels of vitamin C on asthmatic children: a systematic review

Farhad Heydarian; Hamid Ahanchian; Maryam Khalesi; Saeed Ebrahimi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 87-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.03.001

Abstract
  Introduction: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disorder that is distinguished by coughing, wheezing, and dyspnea. It is the most common chronic disease among children. Epidemiological trials have suggested that there may be a correlation between vitamin C intake and the incidence of asthma. Specifically, ...  Read More

18. Ocular changes in premature infants

Negareh Yazdani; Leyla Shahkarami; Javad Heravian Shandiz; Veda Vakili; Hadi Ostadimoghaddam; AbbasAli Yekta; Seyed Hosein Hoseini-Yazdi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 87-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.7484

Abstract
  Introduction: This article aimed to review the literatures on visual impairments and ocular changes in premature infants with low birth weight and gestational age.Methods: Five electronic databases including: PubMed, Web of Science, Science direct, Ovid, and Scopus were searched. Original articles published ...  Read More

19. Short-term intraocular pressure changes after intravitreal bevacizumab injection

Ali Dehghani; Habib Jafari; Naser Shoeibi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, , Pages 93-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.001

Abstract
  Intravitreal injections of anti-vascular endothelial growth factors (anti-VEGFs) have become more popular quickly in recent years. Bevacizumab is an anti- vascular endothelial growth factor agent (anti-VEGF) used to treat choroidal neovascularization and retinal vascular disorders. Rare long lasting ...  Read More

20. Febrile children with or without seizure: a Comparison between CBC, ESR and CRP

Elhan Bakhtiari; Farhad Heydarian; Mohammad Ali kiani; Zahra Askari; Mohammad Heidarian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 100-103

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2020.48840.1319

Abstract
  Objective: The aim of present study was evaluation and comparison of the white blood cell, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C reactive protein (CRP) in febrile children with or without convulsion. Methods: Three hundred sixty eight febrile children aged 6-60 months with or without convulsion ...  Read More

21. Magnetic resonance imaging for Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV1-) associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis patients: a systematic review

Fariba Zemorshidi; Reza Boostani; Mohammad Mehdi Etemadi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 107-111

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.03.001

Abstract
  Introduction: Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1)-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis is a chronic progressive neurologic disease, which might be associated with brain and spinal cord atrophy and lesions. Here, we systematically reviewed the brain and spinal cord abnormalities ...  Read More

22. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.32851.1240

Abstract
  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

23. The role of Toll-Like Receptor Gene Polymorphisms in Tuberculosis Susceptibility: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Farzad khademi; Mohammad Derakhshan; Ramin Sadeghi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 133-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6474

Abstract
  Introduction: Susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) infection varies in individuals and is linked to genetic variations in the toll-like receptors (TLRs) genes. The current study employed a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to describe the most prevalent single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) ...  Read More

24. Autophagy as one of the most important strategies for the treatment of tuberculosis; Mini-review

Masoud Youssefi; Majid Eslami; Mohsen Karbalaei; Masoud Keikha; Kiarash Ghazvini

Volume 6, Issue 4 , November 2019, , Pages 135-139

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2019.14176

Abstract
  Cancer is defined as uncontrolled cell division, which could spread or invade various tissues. There are more than 200 types of cancer, including breast, skin, lung, colon, and prostate cancer, and lymphoma, the symptoms and indications of which vary depending on the type of tissues. Cancer has several ...  Read More

25. Level of Knowledge and Attitude of ICU Nurses toward Organ Donation and the Related Factors: A Systematic Review

Zohre Najafi; Zahra Sadat Manzari

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 143-151

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.20727.1189

Abstract
  Introduction: Nurses play a key role in the process of organ donation and transplantation, and previous studies have widely addressed the level of knowledge and attitude of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses in this regard. Considering the direct correlation between the positive attitude of the healthcare ...  Read More