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Implementation of Internet Training on Posture Reform of Computer Users in Iran

Zohreh Keykhaie, Iraj Zareban, Mahnaz Shahrakipoor, Maryam Hormozi, Javad Sharifi-Rad, Gholamreza Masoudi, Fatemeh Rahimi Abstract Background and Purpose: Musculoskeletal disorders are of common problems among computer (PC) users. Training of posture reform plays a significant role in the prevention of the emergence, progression and complications of these diseases. The present research was performed to study [...]

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Development of Hospital Information Systems: User Participation and Factors Affecting It

Bahlol Rahimi, Reza Safdari, Mohamad Jebraeily Abstract Introduction: Given the large volume of data generated in hospitals, in order to efficiently management them; using hospital information system (HIS) is critical. User participation is one of the major factors in the success of HIS that in turn leads Information needs and processes to be correctly predicted [...]

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Pedobarography in Diagnosis and Clinical Application

Amira Skopljak, Mirsad Muftic, Aziz Sukalo, Izet Masic Abstract Introduction: Pedobarography as a new diagnostic tool enables measuring the pressure between the foot and the floor during dynamic loading. Dynamic analysis of the foot shows advantage over static analysis due to its capabilities for detecting high load points in certain diseases and in certain phases [...]

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Health Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their Applications

Evangelos C. Fradelos, Ioanna V. Papathanasiou, Dimitra Mitsi, Konstantinos Tsaras, Christos F. Kleisiaris, Lambrini Kourkouta Abstract Medical researches as well as the study of the Earth's surface, better still, geography are interlinked with each other; their relationship dates from antiquity. The science of Geographic Information Systems and, by extension, Geomatics engineering belongs to a discipline [...]

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Vision Loss and RNFL Thinning after Internal Carotid Arter Occlusion and Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction

Alime Gunes, Seden Demirci, Ayse Umul Abstract Introduction: Ischaemic, traumatic or neoplasmic damage to the optic chiasm, optic tract or lateral geniculate nucleus affects the retinal ganglion cell (RGC) axons, detected as reduced retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness around the optic nerve head. We report a case of vision loss and reduced RNFL thickness [...]

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Extensive Operation as One of the Solution for Patients with the Insufficient Proximal Landing Zone for TEVAR in Aortic Dissection and ndash; short term results

Mirsad Kacila, Haris Vranic, Slavenka Straus Abstract Objective: In our study we wanted to showed the safety, feasibility, efficacy and way how to solve the problems of endovascular repair for aortic dissection with insufficient proximal Landing Zone. Methods: The clinical data of all the patients with insufficient proximal Landing Zone (PLZ) for endovascular repair for [...]

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Factors Affecting Journal Quality Indicator in Scopus (SCImago Journal Rank) in Obstetrics and Gynecology Journals: a Longitudinal Study (1999-2013)

Jamshid Jamali, Mohammad Salehi-Marzijarani, Seyyed Mohammad Taghi Ayatollahi Abstract Introduction: Awareness of the latest scientific research and publishing articles in top journals is one of the major concerns of health researchers. In this study, we first introduced top journals of obstetrics and gynecology field based on their Impact Factor (IF), Eigenfactor Score (ES) and SCImago [...]

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Metabolic Syndrome in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography

Derya Atik, Cem Atik, Hilal Karatepe Abstract Introduction: Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is basically a cluster of cardiovascular risks that involve changes in metabolic and hemodynamic indicators; various organizations have defined it with small differences. Metabolic syndrome is a lethal endocrinopathy starting with insulin resistance and inviting a chain of systemic disorders such as abdominal obesity, [...]

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Muscle Atrophy in Intensive Care Unit Patients

Konstantinos Koukourikos, Areti Tsaloglidou, Labrini Kourkouta Abstract Introduction: The muscle atrophy is one of the most important and frequent problems observed in patients in Intensive Care Units. The term describes the disorder in the structure and in the function of the muscle while incidence rates range from 25-90 % in patients with prolonged hospitalization. Purpose: [...]

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