Evaluation of Clarithromycin and Metronidazole Resistance of Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Symptomatic Iranian Children
1. Evaluation of Clarithromycin and Metronidazole Resistance of Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Symptomatic Iranian Children

Mohammad Bagher Haghighi; Naghi Dara; Roxana Mansour Ghanaie; Leila Azimi; Amirhossein Hosseini; Saleheh Tajalli; Mahmoud Hajipour; Aliakbar Sayyari; Farid Imanzadeh; Katayoun Khatami; Pejman Rohani; Beheshteh Olang

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8925-8933

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34347.3028

Abstract
  Helicobacter Pylori (H. pylori) as a gram-negative bacterium is the most common infection of the gastrointestinal tract, and worldwide it affects the children over three years ...  Read More
Genotype Pattern of Pediatric Familial Mediterranean Fever in Jordan: A Single Center Experience
2. Genotype Pattern of Pediatric Familial Mediterranean Fever in Jordan: A Single Center Experience

Raed Alzyoud; Motasem Alsweiti; Hiba Maittah; Boshra Adayleh; Mohammed Alnobani; Adel Alwahadneh; Mohammed Abu-Shukair

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8935-8940

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34530.3037

Abstract
  Background Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive autoinflammatory disorder caused by mutations in the MEFV gene. The disease is especially common among Mediterranean ...  Read More
Nurses' Attitudes and Beliefs about the Provocative Psychological Factors for Self-Injury: A Descriptive Qualitative Study
3. Nurses' Attitudes and Beliefs about the Provocative Psychological Factors for Self-Injury: A Descriptive Qualitative Study

Fatemeh Ghaedi Heidari; Jahanger Maghsoudi; Masoud Bahrami; Gholamreza Kheirabadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8941-8950

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.33584.2968

Abstract
  Background Nurses have an important role in taking care of self-injury patients and their attitudes would affect the quality of care for these patients. Controversial results have ...  Read More
Investigation of the Risk Factors for Congenital Hypothyroidism in Iran: A Population-Based Case-Control Study
4. Investigation of the Risk Factors for Congenital Hypothyroidism in Iran: A Population-Based Case-Control Study

Sima Baridkazemi; Hamid Reza Bahrami; Reza Eftekhari Gol; Ehsan Mosa Farkhani; Seyed Javad Hoseini

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8951-8958

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.32945.2909

Abstract
  Background Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is one of the most common causes of mental disability, which can be prevented in the case of early diagnosis and treatment. We aimed to study ...  Read More
Psychometric Properties of the Revised Osteoporosis Knowledge Test in Iranian Adolescent
5. Psychometric Properties of the Revised Osteoporosis Knowledge Test in Iranian Adolescent

Fatemeh Ghelichkhani; Mojgan Mirghafourvand; Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi; Solmaz Ghanbari Homayi; Ellahe Bahrami-vazir; Azam Mohammadi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8959-8968

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.33857.2987

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporosis knowledge test is a comprehensive questionnaire that evaluates risk factors, nutrition and exercise recommendations, as well as general subjects such as bone ...  Read More
Fetal Echocardiography Indications: A Single- Center Experience
6. Fetal Echocardiography Indications: A Single- Center Experience

Shirin Sadat Ghiasi; Hassan Mottaghi Moghaddam shahri; Elahe Heidari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8969-8976

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.33268.2938

Abstract
  Background Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common lethal congenital anomaly. Early diagnosis of CHD by fetal echocardiography based on maternal and fetal indications is important ...  Read More
Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Pancreatic Β -Cell Function in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Vitamin D Deficiency: A Clinical Trial Study
7. Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Pancreatic Β -Cell Function in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Vitamin D Deficiency: A Clinical Trial Study

Morteza Alijanpour Aghamaleki; Mahmoud Hajiahmadi; Mohammad Pornasrollah; Zahra Oruji; Faeze Aghajanpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8977-8984

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.33805.2986

Abstract
  Background Considering the increasing prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) as an autoimmune disease in recent years and the positive effects of vitamin D (VD) on this disease, ...  Read More
The Association between Dental Health Status and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life of Children Diagnosed with -Thalassemia Major in Zahedan City, Iran
8. The Association between Dental Health Status and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life of Children Diagnosed with -Thalassemia Major in Zahedan City, Iran

Foroogh Amirabadi; Shirin Saravani; Ghasem Miri-Aliabad; Mahnaz Khorashadi-Zadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8985-8991

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34517.3034

Abstract
  Background: b-thalassemia major is a common hereditary blood disease that can affect patients’ oral health and quality of life. The present study aims to determine the relationship ...  Read More
Psychometric Properties of Breastfeeding Attrition Prediction Tool (BAPT): A Systematic Review
9. Psychometric Properties of Breastfeeding Attrition Prediction Tool (BAPT): A Systematic Review

Najmeh Rajabi Gharaii; Zahra Hesarinejad; Masoome Nasibi; Masumeh Ghazanfarpour; Faezeh Ghorbani; Leila Kargarfard

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 8993-9001

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34001.2996

Abstract
  Background It is necessary to identify women who discontinue the breastfeeding to achieve the purpose of increasing the length of breastfeeding. To this end, Breastfeeding Attrition ...  Read More
The Role of Rapid Shallow Breathing Index in Predicting Successful Weaning of Pediatric Patients with Respiratory Failure
10. The Role of Rapid Shallow Breathing Index in Predicting Successful Weaning of Pediatric Patients with Respiratory Failure

Azar Dastranji; Nemat Bilan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 9003-9012

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34592.3045

Abstract
  Background About 40 to 60% of all patients admitted to pediatric intensive care unitsundergo mechanical ventilation and 10 to 20% will fail to be extubated. We aimed to determine the ...  Read More
Availability and Accessibility of Fruit and Vegetable in Home and School for Iranian Students: A Cross-sectional Research in Schools of Tehran, Iran
11. Availability and Accessibility of Fruit and Vegetable in Home and School for Iranian Students: A Cross-sectional Research in Schools of Tehran, Iran

Sakineh Rakhshanderou; Yadollah Mehrabi; Mohtasham Ghaffari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 9013-9025

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34681.3051

Abstract
  Background: Availability and accessibilityarereported as the main determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption among children. The present study was conducted to assess the status ...  Read More
Predictors of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Resistance in Children with Kawasaki Disease in Calabria Region, Italy
12. Predictors of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Resistance in Children with Kawasaki Disease in Calabria Region, Italy

Valentina Talarico; Sara Rizzo; Maria Cirillo; Paola Chiarello; Roberta Bianchi; Roberto Miniero; Maria Concetta Galati; Giuseppe Raiola

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 9027-9036

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34895.3074

Abstract
  Background Kawasaki disease (KD) is the second most common childhood vasculitis and one of the main causes of acquired heart disease in children. Recent work focuses on the early diagnostic ...  Read More
Frequency and Clinical Manifestations of Pediatric Brucellosis in Iran: A Systematic Review
13. Frequency and Clinical Manifestations of Pediatric Brucellosis in Iran: A Systematic Review

Shirin Djalalinia; Reza Arjmand; Mehri Gholami; Yasaman Shaker; Sahar Saeedi Moghaddam; Kumars Pourrostami; Omid Safari; Nasrin Elahimehr; Saeed Nik Khah; Ehsan Zahmatkesh; Esfandiar Najafi Tavana; Mostafa Qorbani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 9037-9047

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.33178.2927

Abstract
  Background Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that is widely distributed throughout the developing countries. Children are considered as at risk groups for infection. The aim of this ...  Read More
Mastoiditis, Bezold Abscess, Dural Sinus Thrombosis, and Bilateral Abducens Nerve Palsy in a Child with Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media: A Rare Case Report
14. Mastoiditis, Bezold Abscess, Dural Sinus Thrombosis, and Bilateral Abducens Nerve Palsy in a Child with Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media: A Rare Case Report

Suresh Angurana; Arun Bansal; Ankit Mehta; Sandeep Bansal; Muralidharan Jayashree

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 9049-9052

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.33617.2969

Abstract
    Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is a common childhood infectious disease in developing countries. It may be associated with various life threatening intra-cranial or ...  Read More
Evaluation of GJB2 and GJB6 Mutations in Patients Afflicted with Non-syndromic Hearing Loss
15. Evaluation of GJB2 and GJB6 Mutations in Patients Afflicted with Non-syndromic Hearing Loss

Seyed Hamid Reza Abtahi; Ali Malekzadeh; Saeed Soheilipour; Mansour Salehi; Roya Taleban; Reyhaneh Rabieian; Mohammad Moafi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , February 2019, Pages 9053-9060

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.34154.3017

Abstract
  Background Non-syndromic hearing loss (NSHL) is assumed as one of the highly prevalent congenital defects in the world. In this regard, gap junction protein beta 2(GJB2), and gap junction ...  Read More