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Needlestick injuries among nurses of Fars province, Iran.
PURPOSE A prevalence survey was performed to estimate the magnitude and predictors for needlestick injury (NSI) in nurses of Fars province hospitals. METHODS Questionnaires were distributed in 52Expand
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Body fluid exposure in nurses of Fars province, Southern Iran.
BACKGROUND Blood and body fluid exposures place healthcare workers at risk for blood-borne infections. To determine the extent of the problem in Iran, we assessed blood and body fluid exposure inExpand
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Occupational Exposure of Shiraz Dental Students to Patients’ Blood and Body Fluid
Statement of the Problem Exposure to patients’ blood and body fluids would prone the dental students to the risk of blood borne infections. Several studies have shown a high prevalence of theseExpand
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Dental caries status and its associated factors in pregnant women, Shiraz, Iran, 2014
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Dental caries is a common problem in pregnant women which has negative impacts on their quality of life. The aim of this study was to evaluate pregnant women’s dental cariesExpand
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Prevalence of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci colonization and its risk factors in chronic hemodialysis patients in Shiraz, Iran
BackgroundVancomycin-resistant entrococci (VRE) are increasing in prevalence at many institutions, and are often reported in dialysis patients. The aim of this cross-sectional prevalence study was toExpand
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The effect of thermal and mechanical cycling on bond strength of a ceramic to nickel-chromium (Ni-Cr) and cobalt-chromium (Co-Cr) alloys.
PURPOSE This study evaluates the effect of thermo-mechanical cycling (TMC) on the bond strength of a ceramic to three cobalt-chromium (Co-Cr) and two nickel-chromium (Ni-Cr) alloys. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Oral health-related quality of life of removable partial denture wearers and related factors.
This study aims to investigate the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a group of removable partial denture (RPD) wearers in Shiraz (Iran), using the Persian version of the Oral HealthExpand
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Impact of oral hygiene on oral health-related quality of life of preschool children.
OBJECTIVES To assess the impact of oral hygiene of preschool children and parental attitude on children's oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 396Expand
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Knowledge, attitude and practice of dentists towards prophylaxis after exposure to blood and body fluids.
BACKGROUND Post-exposure prophylaxis plays an important role in prevention of bloodborne diseases after occupational exposures. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practice ofExpand
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Vancomycin-Resistant Entrococci colonization in chronic hemodialysis patients and its risk factors in southern Iran (2005-2006)
Background Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) recently have emerged as a nosocomial pathogen among dialysis patients. This study aims to appraise the prevalence, incidence density and riskExpand
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