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Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in Tehran province: a population-based study
BackgroundTo determine the prevalence and characteristics of diabetic retinopathy (DR) among Iranian patients with diabetes.MethodsDesign: population-based cross-sectional study.Participants:Expand
Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Iran.
PURPOSE To determine the extent and causes of blindness and visual impairment (VI) in the Varamin district, Iran, in 2009. DESIGN Cross-sectional population-based survey. PARTICIPANTS A total ofExpand
Socioeconomic Status and Incidence of Traffic Accidents in Metropolitan Tehran: A Population-based Study
Background: Population-based estimates of traffic accidents (TAs) are not readily available for developing countries. This study examined the contribution of socioeconomic status (SES) to the risk ofExpand
Epidemiology of Urban Traffic Accident Victims Hospitalized More Than 24 Hours in a Level III Trauma Center, Kashan County, Iran, During 2012-2013
Background: Urban traffic accidents are an extensively significant problem in small and busy towns in Iran. This study tried to explore the epidemiological pattern of urban traffic accidents inExpand
Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Unexplained Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.
BACKGROUND Recurrent spontaneous abortion is a serious problem in pregnancy, which affects between 2 and 5% of women of reproductive age. This study was designed to examine the effect of vitamin DExpand
Measurement of Disability and Its Predictors Among Trauma Patients: A Follow-up Study
Background: Globally more than a billion people, 15% of the population, lives with disability and most of disabilities are caused by injuries. Objectives: The aim of this study was to describe theExpand
Return to work after trauma: A survival analysis
Purpose To evaluate the return to work (RTW) rate, time and predictors among trauma patients using survival analysis. Methods This cohort study was conducted with a three-month follow-up on 300Expand
Evaluating Serum Levels of IL-33, IL-36, IL-37 and Gene Expression of IL-37 in Patients with Psoriasis Vulgaris.
Serum levels of interleukin (IL)-33, IL-36 and IL-37 have been reported to be up-regulated in various T helper (Th)1/Th17 mediated autoimmune/inflammatory diseases. Although IL-33 and IL-36Expand
Psychometric properties of the world health organization disability assessment schedule II -12 Item (WHODAS II) in trauma patients.
BACKGROUND The 12-item WHODAS II is widely used for assessing disability among different populations. This study aimed at assessing the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the 12-itemExpand
Seroprevalence of Anti-Hepatitis A Antibody Among 1 - 15 Year Old Children in Kashan-Iran
Background Worldwide, hepatitis A is a common infection during childhood especially in developing countries. It can cause severe complications in adults and patients with underlying diseases.Expand