Sedighah Akhavan Karbasi

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare efficacy and safety of oral chloral hydrate (CH) and promethazine (PZ) for sedation during electroencephalography (EEG) in children. METHODS In a parallel single-blinded randomized clinical trial, sixty 1-10 year old children referred to EEG Unit of Shahid Sadoughi Hospital from January 2010 to February(More)
OBJECTIVE Migraine is the most common acute intermittent primary headache in children and prophylactic therapy is indicated in children with frequent or disabling headaches. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of topiramate (TPM) for migraine prophylaxis in children. MATERIALS & METHODS In a quasi-experimental study, monthly(More)
BACKGROUND Approximately one percent of current live births of the world are conceived via assisted reproductive technologies (ART). OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the developmental status of children born through assisted and natural conceptions at the age of five years. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a retrospective cohort study,(More)
BACKGROUND Admission of low birth-weight (LBW) neonates in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) causes their deprivation of tactile and sensory stimulation. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate efficacy of body massage on growth parameters (weight, height and head circumference) gain velocity of LBW in Yazd, Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS A(More)
Communication disorder is a widespread disabling problems and associated with adverse, long term outcome that impact on individuals, families and academic achievement of children in the school years and affect vocational choices later in adulthood. The aim of this study was to determine prevalence of speech disorders specifically stuttering, voice, and(More)
OBJECTIVE Infantile spasms (IS) are among the most catastrophic epileptic syndromes of infancy. The purpose of this study was to compare efficacy and safety of topiramate (TPM) and nitrazepam (NZP) as first-line drugs in the treatment of IS. MATERIALS & METHODS In a parallel single-blinded randomized clinical trial, 50 patients with IS referred to(More)
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