Mohammad Reza Heidari

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the seroprevalence and distribution of antibodies to the bluetongue virus (BTV) among dairy Holstein cattle of central Iran. From September 2010 to August 2011, 892 blood samples from Holstein dairy cattle were collected from healthy animals. Blood samples were divided according to type of farm (industrial and(More)
Power measurement is essential for power-/energy-aware performance optimizations in large-scale HPC systems and applications. A suitable power monitoring solution in such systems faces certain requirements. Although a variety of commercial power measurement devices already exist in the market, there is yet room for improvement. This paper enumerates the(More)
INTRODUCTION The importance of optimal clinical nursing education in professional skills development is undeniable. In clinical education, nursing students are often faced with problems. Recognizing nursing students' perception on clinical education is the first step to remove the barriers of this challenge. Methods This descriptive cross-sectional study(More)
Data movement is a key aspect of energy consumption in modern computing systems. As computation becomes more energy efficient, the cost of data movement gradually becomes a more relevant issue, especially in high-performance computing systems. The relevance of data movement can be studied at different scales, ranging from microcontrollers and(More)
Aims: Ginger, a rhizome of Zingiber officinale Roscoe (Fam. Zingiberaceae), has been widely used as a spice to enhance the flavor of food and beverages and for medical purposes in various diseases. Methodology: The review covers the databases and articles published between 20022013 via Medline and published papers on the Internet from Scientific Information(More)
Introduction: Patient education is influenced by cultural factors. This study aims to find out the role of culture in patient education. Methods: A qualitative study was conducted on 23 Iranian nurses. Inclusion criteria were minimum 5 years of working experience in clinical nursing. Semistructured face to face interviews were used to collect the data.(More)
PURPOSE To translate, adapt, and assess the psychometric properties of the Sex After MI Knowledge Test in Iranian context (where MI is myocardial infarction). DESIGN AND METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive survey was performed. The sample comprised 250 patients with MI. Confirmatory factor analysis was applied to extract three indicators. FINDINGS The(More)
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer among young adult men and easily detected at an early stage by periodic testicular self-examination (TSE); however, health care providers seldom teach TSE, thus opportunities for early detection are missed. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of TSE education on the knowledge, performance, and health beliefs of(More)
Signs and symptoms (typical and atypical symptoms) of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) differ between men and women. Identification of gender differences has implications for both health care providers and the general public. The aim of this study was to determine the symptom predictors of the acute coronary syndromes in men and women. In this prospective(More)
Family support in the intensive care units is a challenge for nurses who take care of dying patients. This article aimed to determine the Iranian nurses' experience of supporting families in end-of-life care. Using grounded theory methodology, 23 critical care nurses were interviewed. The theme of family support was extracted and divided into 5 categories:(More)
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