Original article
Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Diabetic Foot Ulcer; a Clinical Study

Sepideh Babaniamansour; Nooshin Najari; Ehsan Aliniagerdroudbari; Amirmohammad Babaniamansour; Saeed Pezeshki

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, Pages 44-49


  Introduction:One of the most common diabetes complications is diabetic foot ulcer (DFU). Besides conventional treatments, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is known as an adjunctive therapy for DFU. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of HBOT and possible risk factors. Methods:This study was ...  Read More

Original article
A 4-year Study on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Trends of Nosocomial Infections in a Mashhad Referral Hospital, Mashhad, Iran

Mahbobeh Khammar; Sepideh Hassanzadeh; Fatemeh Tara; Malihe Siahsar; Fatemeh Tahmasbi; Masoud Keikha; Kiarash Ghazvini

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, Pages 50-55


  Introduction:In the present study, we evaluated the 4-year antimicrobial resistance trends of several nosocomial pathogens during 2018-2021 in a reffereal Mashhad hospital, Mashhad, Iran. Methods:In this study, we reviewed the data of 70,234 clinical isolates were registred Infection Control Data of ...  Read More

Case report
Fetal Nasopharyngeal Teratoma: An Autopsy Case Report

Alireza Rezaei; Nargess Afzali

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, Pages 56-59


  Teratoma is a rare type of tumor that can contain fully developed tissues and organs, including hair, teeth, muscle, and bone. Teratomas are most common in the tailbone, ovaries, and testicles, but can occur elsewhere in the body. These tumors originate from all three embryonic germ layers: ectoderm, ...  Read More

Systematic review
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

Systematic review
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

Blood Culture Positive for Gram-Positive Rods: Contamination or a True Infection-A literature Review

Kobra Salimiyan rizi; Hadi Farsiani; Mohammad Momen Ghalibaf

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, Pages 79-91


  Today, human bloodstream infections (BSIs) are recognized as a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The bacteria, responsible for bacteremia, are usually identified in diagnostic clinical laboratories, using blood cultures. True bacteremia is defined as a positive blood culture (>15 CFU/mL), ...  Read More

The Effect of Chamomile Extract on Coronavirus

Mohaddeseh Sadat Moghaddam; Niyusha Torabzadeh Khorasani; Reza Assaran Darban; Hamid reza Rahimi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, Pages 92-95


  Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is an uncommon respiratory illness that is transmitted primarily by respiratory droplets or direct contact with an infected person. The COVID-19 initially appeared in late 2019 in Wuhan, China, and spread everywhere around the globe. Earlier in 2003, the coronavirus ...  Read More

Estrogen on Candida spp. of the Vagina: Is there any Effect?

Ali Abdul Hussein AL-Janabi; Ruaa Kadhim Mohammed Jawad

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, Pages 96-102


  A variety of Candida spp. as the most common fungi in the human body can normally be found in the vagina competing with other microbotes. Their presence is influenced by a variety of conditions in the vaginal environment. The proliferation of Candida spp. in the vagina under specific conditions can result ...  Read More