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Further evidence that deltamethrin-impregnated collars protect domestic dogs from sandfly bites
In many foci of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis (ZVL), domestic dogs are important reservoir hosts of the causative Leishmania parasites transmitted by phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae). We tested the protective ...
"We noticed that suddenly the country has become full of MRI". Policy makers' views on diffusion and use of health technologies in Iran
Objective: Uncontrolled proliferation of health technologies (HT) is one contributor to the increasing pressure on health systems to adopt new technologies. With limited resources, policy-makers encounter difficulties in ...
"Retrospective" or "descriptive" study? 
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?-thalassemia mutations in the iranian kurdish population of kurdistan and west azerbaijan provinces
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and spectrum of ?-thalassemia (?-thal) mutations in the population of Sunni Muslim Kurds in western Iran and to set up a prenatal diagnostic laboratory. Sixty unrelated ...
A framework to assess management performance in district health systems: A qualitative and quantitative case study in Iran [Um modelo para avaliar a gest?o dos distritos sanit?rios no Ir?: Um estudo de caso qualitativo e quantitativo] [Un marco para evaluar el desempe?o de la gesti?n en el ?rea de sistemas de salud: Un estudio de caso cualitativo y cuantitativo en Ir?n]
The aim was to design a district health management performance framework for Iran's healthcare system. The mixed-method study was conducted between September 2015 and May 2016 in Tabriz, Iran. In this study, the indicators ...
A description of gender differences in angiographic findings in a single-center Iranian hospital
Coronary angiography is one of the most common hospital procedures, though there is limited information on the location and extent of coronary artery blockages other than for predominately White patients. This study examined ...
A comprehensive model for executing knowledge management audits in organizations: A systematic review
A knowledge management audit (KMA) is the first phase in knowledge management implementation. Incomplete or incomprehensive execution of the KMA has caused many knowledge management programs to fail. A study was undertaken ...
A novel mutation (4040-4045 nt. delA) in exon 14 of the factor VIII gene causing severe hemophilia A
Hemophilia A is an X-linked congenital bleeding disorder caused by Factor VIII deficiency. Different mutations including point mutations, deletions, insertions and inversions have been reported in the FVIII gene, which ...
A socio-cognitive inquiry of excessive mobile phone use
Objectives: The study examined the predictive ability of selected demographic and socio-psychological characteristics in explaining excessive mobile phone use (EMPU) behavior and problematic use in a sample of university ...
Acetaminophen self-poisoning: Suicidal and accidental
Objective: Acetaminophen is an over-the-counter drug in Iran. Intentional and accidental poisoning with this drug is one of the most frequent causes of admission to our center. We studied the outcome of poisoning with this ...