Kerman University of Medical Sciences
1. Development of a Hookah Smoking Obscenity Measurement Scale for Adolescents

Khadijeh Keshavarzian; Haidar Nadrian; Hamid Allahverdipour; Asghar Mohammadpoorasl

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 77-86

Abstract
  Background: The worldwide trend of hookah use among adolescents is increasing, and literature shows arelationship between obscenity and adolescents’ tendency toward hookah smoking. As there is a lack ofappropriate instruments to measure the obscenity of hookah smoking, in the present study, we ...  Read More

2. Comparing the Efficacy of Methadone and Tincture of Opium in Controlling Agitation Caused by Withdrawal Syndrome in Opium-Addicted Patients in the Intensive Care Unit: A Randomized Trial Study

Seyed Mojtaba Sohrevardi; Mostafa Pournamdari; Raazieh Salimi; Farhad Sarrafzadeh; Mehdi Ahmadinejad

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 69-76

Abstract
  Background: Few studies have been conducted regarding the comparison of the efficacy of methadone andtincture of opium (TOP) in controlling agitation induced by withdrawal syndrome. Therefore, the currentrandomized trial study is carried out with the aim to evaluate comparisons on the efficacy of methadone ...  Read More