Hossein Rahbar

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PROBLEM Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) encompass a spectrum of conditions, including autistic disorder; pervasive developmental disorders, not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS); and Asperger disorder. Impairments associated with ASDs can range from mild to severe. In 2000, in response to increasing public heath concern regarding ASDs, CDC established the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report on maternal and fetal outcome in 53 pregnant women seen at a referral burn center. METHODS Possible links between outcome and maternal age, level of education, marital status, percentage of total body surface area (TBSA) burned, inhalation injury, source and intentionality of the burn, and trimester of pregnancy at the time of the burn(More)
AIM To study the efficacy of silicone gel applied to hypertrophic burn scars, in reducing scar interference with normal function and improving cosmesis. METHODS A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 38 people with hypertrophic burn scars. Each scar was divided into two segments; silicone gel sheet was applied randomly to one of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Hydrocortisone is widely used in septic shock cases resistant to fluid and vasopressor therapy. It may result in increased blood pressure and survival. However the efficacy is no established among patients with severe burn and septic shock. Accordingly it was assessed in this study. MATERIALS AND METHODS The patients older than(More)
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