Editorial
4/11/2015
Mehran Kouchek
Review Article
28/11/2015
Parviz Amri, Seyedeh Zahra Mirshabani, Seyed Hossein Ardehali
Weaning the patient from mechanical ventilation is a major challenge for the intensivist. “Wean” means to separate gradually. The term “Liberation” is a better term since the patients can be more quickly removed from the ventilator based on their clinical conditions. In this review article, the initial ... read more
Research Article
28/11/2015
Mohammad Taghi Beigmohammadi
Cancer patients are susceptive to infection. Catheter-related bloodstream infections are the first cause of nosocomial bloodstream infections in intensive care units.The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between the type of central intravenous catheter and bloodstream infection in post-operative cancer surgery patients at surgery ... read more
Research Article
28/11/2015
Shahram Amini, Ehsan Mahdavi, Ghasem Soltani, Nahid Zirak, Mohammad Abbasi Tashnizi, Vida Vakili, Farideh Golhasani
Pain is an unpleasant complication commonly observed following congenital heart surgery, but is not often treated properly.The current study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of ketorolac to manage postoperative pain after pediatric heart surgery.Eighty-one pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery received either ketorolac 0.5 mg/kg or ... read more
Research Article
29/11/2015
Seyed Sajjad Razavi, Hamidreza Jamaati, Mehrzad Ghasemzadeh, Sara Salarian
The aim of this study was to compare death rate in accepted patients in Masih Daneshvari hospital intensive care from 30th of November 2011 to 30th of December 2011 in comparison with unaccepted patients to the intensive care department.The research was done at Masih Daneshvari hospital on ... read more
Research Article
28/11/2015
Banafsheh Nekoonam, Azadeh Eshraghi, Mohammadreza Hajiesmaeili, Zahra Sahraei
One of the main causes of morbidity in hospitalized patients, and especially in the intensive care unit (ICU), is venous thromboembolism (VTE). The best way to deal with VTE is prophylaxis. Rational prophylaxis should be provided after risk factor analysis. Different prophylaxis regimens are pharmacological and physical. ... read more
Research Article
28/11/2015
Hosseinali Jelveh Moghaddam, Azar Avazeh, Shahram Saifi, Masoum Khoshfetrat, Alireza Sedaghat, Reza Shahrami, Sevak Hatamian, Ali Amirsavadkouhi, Mehdi Ghahremani, Seyed Mohammadmasoud Moosavinasab, Mohammadali Khabirikhatiri, Hosna Forooghirad, Farzaneh Baghernezhad, Leila Safaeepoor, Farshid Rahimibashar
Stress is one of the most important factors that may be accompanied with increased possible prevalence of cardiovascular diseases including myocardial infarction.The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between perceived stress intensity and some cardiovascular risk factors in myocardial infarctions’ patients.The design of the ... read more
Research Article
28/11/2015
Mansoor Masjedi, Azin Hamidi, Monireh Feizi, Hamidreza Abbasi
The goal of this study was to explore the effect of a shift work at adult trauma intensive care units on microbial contamination of cellular phones. Prevalence and type of microorganisms on intensive care unit (ICU) staff mobile phones is considered as a major route for transmission ... read more
Case Report
28/11/2015
Hoda Kadkhodazadeh, Muhanna Kazempour, Babak Salevatipour
Insulinoma is one of the most common neuro-endocrine tumors of the pancreas. Some cases with insulinoma present neuropsychiatric symptoms and are often misdiagnosed as psychosis thus patients may remain symptomatic from one week to as long as several decades before diagnosis.A 68-year-old male patient, who presented episodic ... read more

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