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Maternal socio-demographic factors associated with the birth weight of the newborns in a rural area of North Karnataka, India: A Cross Sectional Study

Anjani Kumar Srivastava; Anjali Singh; Basavaraj S Mannapur; ANUJ SINGH

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 105-110


  Introduction: Low birth weight (LBW) is a challenging multifaceted public health problem as it associated with infant mortality. LBW affects newborns’ survival and is a global concern especially for developing countries. It is the most common health indicator for assessing neonates’ health ...  Read More

Original article
Zasan's Grading for Unilateral Chronic Subdural Hematomas: Comparison of Clinical Conditions on the Background of Radiological Findings

Ziya Asan

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 111-115


  Introduction: A correlation cannot be established between clinical findings and hematoma thickness in Chronic Subdural Hematoma cases. The effects of hematoma on intracranial structures can be evaluated as a grading criterion. This study aims to establish a grading system by establishing a correlation ...  Read More

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Prognosis of patients with severe burns based on plasma base excess and serum lactate level and comparison with ABSI

Alireza Sedaghat; Benyamin Fazli; arash peivandi; Farzaneh Fazeli; Bita Mirzaie Feyzabadi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 116-121


  Background and Aim: This study was aimed to evaluate the prognosis of patients with severe burns by measuring the plasma base excess and serum lactate levels and comparing it with the ABSI scoring system as an important indicator in the resuscitation of burn patients.Methods: This prospective cohort ...  Read More

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The Relationship between Sex Roles and Childbearing Motivation in Fertile Women, Iran

Talat Khadivzadeh; Fatemeh Zahra karimi; Nahid Maleki

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 122-129


  Introduction: This study was conducted to determine the relationship between sex role and women's childbearing motivation.Methods: In this study 841 married female participants lived in urban society of Mashhad were recruited based on a multistage sampling from a variety of settings. Data was gathered ...  Read More

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Serum vitamin C levels: a comparison between febrile children with or without seizure

Forough Rakhshanizadeh; Farhad Heydarian; Elahe Heidari; Lida Jarahi; hassan kani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 130-133


  Objective: An imbalance has been reported in the oxidant-antioxidant system of infants with febrile convulsion. This study aimed to compare serum vitamin C levels between febrile children with or without seizures. Materials and Method: This multicenter case-control study was conducted on febrile infants ...  Read More

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Knowledge and Attitude of Pediatricians and Pediatric Residents Regarding Child Abuse and Neglect

Forough Rakhshanizadeh; alireza khadembashi; Elahe Heidari; Negar Morovatdar; Atefeh Soltanifar

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 134-139


  Introduction:Child abuse and neglect is a public health challenge with lifelong consequences for survivors. Physicians’ knowledge regarding child abuse and neglect is essential for diagnosis, treatment, and timely referral to legal authorities. This study aimed to determine pediatric residents’ ...  Read More

Original article
Prevalence of human papillomavirus in tissue lesions of oral lichen planus patients

Reza Zare; Narges Ghazi; Farnaz Mohajertehran; Narges Asfiaee; Pendar Argani; Negar Khodaeni; Salehe Akhondian

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 140-145


  Introduction:Oral lichen planus treatment offers favorable clinical results over time due to its widespread prevalence. However, to date, there is still no theoretical agreement on the cause of this disease. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the frequency of human papillomavirus (HPV) ...  Read More

Black holes”, “Genome fluidity”, and Evolution of Bacterial Species

Kobra Salimiyan Rizi; Hadi Farsiani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 146-155


  The formation of the massive deletion of genes called “black holes,” which are detrimental to a pathogenic lifestyle, provides a bacterial evolutionary route that permits a pathogen to augment virulence and host-adaptability. For example, cadaverine substrate has inhibitory effects on the ...  Read More