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INTRODUCTION Prevention and treatment of postoperative pain is a major challenge in postoperative care and well-being of the surgical patient. The multimodal analgesic method has been recommended as an alternative treatment for the management of postoperative pain. AIM To assess the comparative effect of gabapentin versus gabapentin plus celecoxib on pain(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Today, research on new methods for preventing caesarean sections owing to labour induction, have been requested in obstetric practice, because of the increased morbidity related to caesarean section. Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare the effect of Oral Propranolol and Oxytocin versus Oxytocin only on induction of labour in(More)
BACKGROUND Prolonged labor can lead to maternal and neonatal complications. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of oral propranolol plus oxytocin versus oxytocin only on the process and outcome of labor. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial performed in Ilam Mustafa hospital, a total of 146 nulliparous(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Sexual dysfunction adversely affects quality of life, self esteem and interpersonal relationships and it may often be responsible for psychopathological disturbances. The purpose of this study was to explore the prevalence and associated risk factors for Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) in women with Kurdish culture from western Iran . (More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Several researchers have described the nurses' work as stressful and that the incidence of the occupational stress-related burnout in the profession was high. The aim of this study was to establish the relationship between the nurses' satisfaction, their psychosocial work environment, the levels of their reported moral sensitivities and(More)
BACKGROUND Nurses often complain about overwork and underpay. It seems that the association between "quality of working life" (QWL) and the degree of nurses' involvement in their carrier is the critical factor in achieving a higher level of quality of care. This study aimed to assess the quality of working life and its association with "job performance" of(More)
BACKGROUND Obesity is rapidly increasing worldwide with negative effects on women's health, psychosocial factors and quality of life. Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a major public health problem that is worrying for many women physically, emotionally and socially. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of body weight(More)
Adsorption of pesticide imidacloprid as an insecticide from aqeous solution onto granular activated carbon (GAC) under different conditions was studied. Kinetics of adsorption was followed by an on-line spectrophotometric analysis system, which consists of UV-spectrophotometer, a designed adsorption cell, peristaltic pump and special glassy reactor. The(More)
Negative Pressure Pulmonary O/Edema (NPPE) is potentially life-threatening and it is a general anaesthesia side effect. We are mentioning a rare case report of two brothers who were referred to our hospital for elective surgeries (varicocele and septoplasty) in a 3 years period. Both of them were athletes and their coagulation factors were disturbed after(More)
BACKGROUND Primary dysmenorrhea with interferes in daily activities can have adverse effects on quality of life of women. OBJECTIVES Regarding the use of herbal medicine, the aim of this study was to assess the effect of cinnamon on primary dysmenorrhea in a sample of Iranian female college students from Ilam University of Medical Sciences (west of Iran)(More)