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Effect of Low-level Laser Therapy on Orthodontic Movement of Human Canine: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials

Mohammad Moslem Imani, Amin Golshah, Roya Safari-Faramani, Masoud Sadeghi Abstract Background: Low-level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a noninvasive method of accelerating tooth movement. Herein, this meta-analysis was aimed to assess the efficacy of LLLT in accelerating orthodontic tooth movement of human maxilla or mandible canine. Methods: Five databases including Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed, ScienceDirect, [...]

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Differential Expression of IL-10 Gene and Protein in Target Tissues of Rattus Norvegicus Strain Wistar Model Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)

Yohanes Bare, Agung Pramana Warih Marhendra, Tomohiko Sasase, Fatchiyah Fatchiyah Abstract Introduction: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic metabolic disease caused by insulin resistance. Insulin resistance leads to hyperglycaemia that causes complication such as microangiopathy and macroangiopathy. The immune system of T2DM will be produce IL-10 as an anti-inflammatory cytokine role immune-stimulator and [...]

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Usability Evaluation of Three Admission and Medical Records Subsystems Integrated into Nationwide Hospital Information Systems: Heuristic Evaluation

Mehrdad Farzandipour, Ehsan Nabovati, Gholam-Hosein Zaeimi, Reza Khajouei Abstract Introduction: Usability is one of the quality criteria for information systems and its weakness is one of the main barriers to the adoption of these systems. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usability of admission and medical records module of three widely used [...]

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Acta Informatica Medica as an Official EFMI Journal – One of the Leading Journals in the Field of Medical Informatics in Europe

Lejla Zunic, Edin Begic, Izet Masic Abstract There is no journal in the Balkans covering the area of medical informatics (1). By searching scimagojr.com, the term “medical informatics” is not in options, and by clicking on the term “health informatics” there are no journals in the Balkans, the Mediterranean countries or Eastern Europe. Acta Informatica [...]

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Management and Invasive Cardiological Review by Comparison of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Left Anterior Descending Artery with Drug Eluting and Bare Metal Stents

Majla Cibo, Lejla Brigic, Sanela Tukulija, Nihad Kukavica, Amer Iglica, Merita Tiric-Campara Abstract Introduction: The dominant global public health challenge are non-communicable diseases. According to World Health Organization (WHO) data. The fifth leading causes of death in FB&H are diseases of the heart and coronary arteries: stroke, acute myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest, cardiomyopathy and essential [...]

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Comparison of Shear Bond Strength of Orthodontic Brackets Using Direct and Indirect Bonding Methods in Vitro and in Vivo

Kenan Demirovic, Martina Slaj, Stjepan Spalj, Mladen Slaj, Sedin Kobaslija Abstract Aim: Aim of article was to compare the shear bond strength of indirectly and directly bonded orthodontic brackets. Materials and methods: The experimental in vitro study included 60 maxillary and mandibular premolars. Teeth were mounted on cold-cure acrylic blocks for each tooth separately and [...]

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The Effectiveness of Problem-based Learning in Acquisition of Knowledge, Soft Skills During Basic and Preclinical Sciences: Medical Students’ Points of View

Mutasim E. Ibrahim, Abdullah M. Al-Shahrani, Mohamed E. Abdalla, Inshirah M. Abubaker, Mohamed E. Mohamed Abstract Background: Students’ opinions about their medical curriculum is essential process for evaluating program strength and weakness. Aim: We aimed to assess the benefits and effectiveness of PBL in acquisition of knowledge and soft skills during basic (Phase I) and [...]

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The Effect of Computer-based Tests on Nursing Students’ Test Anxiety: a Quasi-experimental Study

Shohreh Kolagari, Mahnaz Modanloo, Reza Rahmati, Zahra Sabzi, Ali Jannati Ataee Abstract Background: Test anxiety often leads to poor academic performance. This study aimed to determine the effect of computer-based tests on nursing students’ test anxiety. Methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted in 2016 on 39 nursing student with anxiety score under 128 on Spielberger’s [...]

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Comparison of Efficiency GEE and QIF Methods for Predicting Factors Affecting on Bipolar I Disorder Under Complete-case in a Longitudinal Studies

Zahra Geraili-Afra, Alireza Abadi, Jamshid Yazdani-Charati, Somayeh Ahmadi Gooraji, Mehran Zarghami, Samaneh Saadat Abstract Background: Mood variation in manic and depression phases during time is common in type I of Bipolar disorder. Analyzing recurrence require to the related statistical methods. In this paper, we compare the two methods of estimating the GEE and the QIF [...]

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Hospital Efficiency Measurement Before and After Health Sector Evolution Plan in Southwest of Iran: a DEA-Panel Data Study

Mehrdad Narges Pirani, Mansour ahiri, Kambiz Ahmadi Engali, Amin Torabipou Abstract Introduction: Efficiency is one of the most important indicators of hospital performance evaluation. Aim: The study was conducted to measure the efficiency of public hospitals. Material and methods: This was a cross-sectional and panel data study. Data were retrospectively collected using hospital records and [...]

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