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The health status of the elderly population of Iran in 2012
Background: With advancing age comes dramatic increase in the incidence of chronic diseases, disabilities, and mental problems. This study was conducted to epidemiologically describe the health status of the elderly ...
The relationship between QT dispersion and ischemic injuries in myocardial isotope scan
The relationship between QT dispersion and myocardial ischemia is still controversial. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the relationship between QTd and the severity and extent of myocardial ischemia. In this cross-sectional ...
The Roman Empire legacy of Galen (129–200 AD)
Introduction Galen of Pergamum was the physician of Roman Emperors and contributed to our early understanding of medicine and anatomy. Herein, we present a short biography of Galen and review his multiple contributions to ...
The lived experiences of patients post coronary angioplasty: A qualitative study
Few qualitative studies have focused on the experiences of patients post angioplasty. A deep understanding of patient experiences of care and the way a treatment can affect their everyday life is particularly important in ...
Warfarin maintenance dose in Iranian patients: A cross sectional study in 5 cities of Iran
Objective: To determine the warfarin maintenance dose in Iranian patients.Methods: This multicenter study was conducted between January 2007 and January 2008 in 5 different large cities of Iran. Patients older than 12 years ...
High sensitive C-reactive protein for prediction of adverse outcome in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Hospitalization for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is associated with a high risk of mortality and complications. The goal of the study is to assess the clinical utility of serum high ...