An introduction to our June 2018 articles:

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We are pleased to inform our readers that the journal has recently published five high quality Randomized Controlled Trials and an exceptional Meta-Analysis in June 2018. Readers, clinicians, and medical scholars are duly invited to read our latest Clinical Trials and share their findings with other clinicians and researchers.

Clinical trials, Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses, are among the most rigorous types of medical research and the highest quality of publication. The main reason is that Randomized Controlled Trials can trigger potential improvements in health and treatment policies. The Systematic-Review and Meta-Analyses are also able to directly convert the findings of Clinical Trials and other Observational Studies into useful segments of recommendations for clinicians and health policy makers.

Here, we introduce a sample of three papers we have recently published in June 2018. 

In a randomized double-blind controlled clinical trial in Urmia University of Medical Sciences, the authors compared the effects of pretreatment intravenous fentanyl or intravenous lidocaine on suppression of fentanyl-induced cough in children. This RCT study has been conducted in 2017, and reviewed by four experts before accepting for publication. Click here to read this article.

In a great systematic review and meta-analysis, Ladan Goshayeshi, Benyamin Hoseini and colleagues assessed the association between atherosclerosis and ulcerative colitis. This systematic review and meta-analysis has a practical recommendation for health policy makers, also, it is noteworthy to mention that they carried out their study according to the Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (MOOSE) guideline. This systematic review and meta-analysis was performed in February 2017, and reviewed by four experts before accepting for publication. Click here to read this article.

In a Randomized Clinical Trial by Professor Malihe Motavasselian and colleagues, they compared the efficacy of therapeutic packages in Persian Medicine with Classical Medicine in overweight patients. According to this study, Classical Medicine and Persian Medicine had the same levels of effectiveness but Persian Medicine brought a greater reduction in body weight, fat mass%, lipid profile and fasting blood glucose. This RCT study has been conducted in 2016, and reviewed by four experts before accepting for publication. Click here to read this article.

Finally, we have something to share with our authors and reviewers:

According to the latest comprehensive report of the journal published on July 01, 2018 (click here to read the report) the journal received 38 Randomized Controlled Trials in the period of January 01, 2018 - June 30, 2018, however, the majority of them were rejected as they did not meet the quality criteria for such studies.


Electronic Phsyician

July 01, 2018

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