Reza Safdari

Reza Safdari
Tehran University of Medical Sciences | TUMS · Department of Health Care Management

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Background Machine learning has been used to develop predictive models to support clinicians in making better and more reliable decisions. The high volume of collected data in the lung transplant process makes it possible to extract hidden patterns by applying machine learning methods. Our study aims to investigate the application of machine learni...
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Objectives Long-term care combined with complex follow-up processes is among the essential needs of lung transplantation. Therefore, Telemedicine-based strategies can provide an effective approach for both patients and clinicians by applying remote patient monitoring. Hence, the main objective of this study was to investigate Telemedicine and teleh...
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Introduction: Low birth weight is the most important condition of neonatal community health and the main cause of neonates' mortality. Identifying the indexes associated with this condition, and factors to prevent, and managing related data can help reduce the birth of premature infants to reduce the mortality rate due to this condition. The goal...
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Background and aims: The global outbreak of COVID-19 has become an international concern. The lives of children are severely affected by COVID-19 pandemic. There is evidence of a pandemic impact on violence against children. This scoping review study aimed to investigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on child abuse. Methods: We searched P...
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Background: As many people relied on information from the Internet for official scientific or academically affiliated information during the COVID-19 pandemic, the quality of information on those websites should be good. Objective: The main purpose of this study was to evaluate a selection of COVID-19-related websites for the quality of health info...
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Background In organ transplantation, all patients must follow a complex treatment regimen for the rest of their lives. Hence, patients play an active role in the continuity of the care process in the form of self-management tasks. Thus, the main objective of our study was to investigate the pragmatic solutions applied by different studies to enhanc...
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Objectives Registries are considered valuable data sources for identification of pediatric conditions treated with growth hormone (GH), and their follow-up. Currently, there is no systematic literature review on the scope and characteristics of pediatric GH registries. Therefore, the purpose of this systematic review is to identify worldwide regist...
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Background: Information systems help to collect information about patients. The minimum data set (MDS) provides the basis for decision-making. Objectives: This study was conducted to determine the comprehensive national MDS for prematurity information management system (IMSPIMDS) in Iran Methods: This research is a cross-sectional study with three...
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The review aims to extract the characteristics of the drug classification systems and identify their main applications in the drug management processes.
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Abstract Introduction: A mobile-based application is one of the potential solutions to manage conditions of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in real-time. This study aimed to design and develop HIV self-management mobile application as a suitable solution for HIV self-management of people living with HIV. Material and methods:...
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Objectives Telehealth management systems for elderly people should have the features, capabilities, and infrastructure that meet home care management's diverse needs. Since there is no valid and reliable questionnaire to determine these requirements, this study's primary purpose was to determine a telehealth monitoring system's requirements for the...
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Background: The patient readiness to engage in health information technology (PRE-HIT) is a conceptually and psychometrically validated questionnaire survey tool to measure willingness of patients with chronic conditions to use health information technology (HIT) resources. Objectives: This study was aimed to translate and validate a health informa...
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Background: Cross-border health care, whether sanctioned by the governments (out-of-country care) or initiated by the patients (medical tourism), is on the rise globally. The medical tourism industry has shown great potential for improvement in Iran. Objectives: We aimed to examine the representation of data elements on Iranian public and private m...
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Introduction: Among sleep-related disorders, Sleep apnea has been under more attention and it’s the most common respiratory disorder in which respiration ceases frequently which can lead to serious health disorders and even mortality. Polysomnography is the standard method for diagnosing this disease at the moment which is costly and time-consuming...
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Objectives: In this study, we aimed to identify putative biomarkers for identification and characterization of these cells in liver cancer. Methods: We employed a supervised machine learning method, XGBoost, to data from 13 GEO data series to classify samples using gene expression data. Results. Across the 376 samples (129 CSCs and 247 non-CSCs cas...
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Background and Objective Sleep apnea is a rather common illness, which occurs due to dyspnea during night sleep. The effects of this illness can cause problems in the patient’s life and affect its quality. Therefore, its timely diagnosis, using machine algorithms can be an important step towards preventing and controlling this illness. Methods In t...
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Background and Aim: The incidence of osteoporotic fractures, which leads to morbidity and mortality in the elderly, is increasing worldwide. Mobile health application could empower patients to engage in managing their own health. This has a significant impact on improving health outcomes in chronic diseases. For this reason, this study was conducte...
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Introduction: The use of mobile applications (apps) become widespread and Provide many benefits especially in healthcare. According to the World Health Organization, osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases of elderly in the world. Like other chronic conditions, disease self-management can prove fruitful. Using a mobile application for Osteo...
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OBJECTIVES Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a combination of symptoms in infants exposed to any variety of substances in utero. Information systems and registries help to collect information about these patients; however, there is always a deep gap between complete and accurate information to be collected, understood, and applied in the health...
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Background: Oral soft tissue diseases include a broad spectrum, and the wide array of patient data elements need to be processed in their diagnosis. One of the biggest and most basic challenges is the analysis of this huge amount of complex patient data in an increasing number of complicated clinical decisions. This study seeks to identify the nec...
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Background: One of the most important types of information systems that play important role today in providing quality health care services are clinical decision support systems (CDSSs). These systems are effective in overcoming human resource constraint and intelligent analysis of information generated by Tele-monitoring systems. In spite of the m...
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Introduction : Since patients can have different information needs in different stages of chronic diseases, the questions arise whether or not an intelligent system that offers care plans and special diets to HIV patients based on their stage of disease will be of any benefit. This study was conducted to evaluate a mobile-based self-management appl...
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BACKGROUND Nurses play important roles in the Healthcare, responding to the care needs of patients with the ever-expanding Internet of Things Web-based care programs. This is useful for patients to better self-care. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this systematic review is to explore nurses' experiences in using the Internet to care for patients. METHOD...
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Background Despite recent advances in the field of medical sciences, children's developmental motor disorders (DMDs) are considered as one of the challenges in this area. Establishment of electronic systems for recording and monitoring children's DMDs can play an effective role in identifying patients and reducing the costs and consequences of the...
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Objectives In the past decade, with the ever-increasing growth of information and communication technologies, telerehabilitation, especially home-based rehabilitation (HBR), has been widely considered by researchers. Many software systems are developed to address HBR programs, which includes various functionalities. The aim of this study is to rev...
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Aims: Chronic diseases may affect sexual health as an important factor for well-being. Mobile health (m-health) interventions have the potential to improve sexual health in patients with chronic conditions. The aim of this systematic review was to summarise the published evidence on mobile interventions for sexual health in adults with chronic dis...
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Background and Aim: The importance of managing medicines and medical devices as vital resources in healthcare industry cannot be ignored. Therefore, the application of coding systems could be of great help in the control of the required processes. This study aims to develop a coding system for medicines and medical devices in Iran. Materials & Met...
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Background: To investigate any subject, a scholar needs a suitable instrument to collect the required information with the utmost accuracy and the least amount of error. Therefore, this study aimed at designing and conducting a psychometric analysis of an assessment instrument for innovation capabilities of Medical Sciences Universities using the...
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Identify the application of computational methods and algorithms reported in the literature based on four main categories including data mining, clinical decision support systems, geographical information systems, and digital dashboards and to summarize them in a qualitative scoping review. A scoping review was presented following Preferred Reporti...
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Background Monitoring the trend of child abuse can significantly help in measuring the magnitude of the problem and understanding its recurrence. The minimum data set (MDS) is a set of elements of each domain that provides the basis for decision‐making. This study was conducted to determine the comprehensive national minimum data set for child abus...
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Background: Nutrition informatics has become a novel approach for registered dietitians to practice in this field and make a profit for health care. Recommendation systems considered as an effective technology into aid users to adjust their eating behavior and achieve the goal of healthier food and diet. The purpose of this study is to review nutr...
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A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides critical services to preterm and high-risk infants. Over the years, many tools and techniques have been introduced to support the clinical decisions made by specialists in the NICU. This study systematically reviewed the different technologies used in neonatal decision support systems (DSS), including...
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Personalized medicine is an innovative approach to medical sciences, which – with the advent of big data and the advancement of technology and analytical methods – has revolutionized prevention, diagnosis and treatment stages. In other words, personalized medicine comes down to the connections between genetic, clinical and environmental data – whic...
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Personalized medicine is a new and evolving branch of medical sciences that customizes and individualizes care methods based on the genetic, clinical, behavioral, physiological and environmental information and characteristics of individuals. Medical guidelines and decisions also tend to be personalized in this arena. In order for this, Decision Ai...
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Background and Aim: Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer and the main cause of death from cancer in women worldwide. Technologies such as data mining, have enabled experts in this area to improve decision making in the early diagnosis of the disease. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to develop an automatic diagnostic model for...
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Introduction: Drug-drug interactions (DDIs) are the main causes of the adverse drug reactions and the nature of the functional and molecular complexity of drugs behavior in the human body make DDIs hard to prevent and threat. With the aid of new technologies derived from mathematical and computational science, the DDI problems can be addressed with...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is an ecosystem that integrates physical objects, software and hardware to interact with each other. Aging of population, shortage of healthcare resources, and rising medical costs make IoT-based technologies necessary to be tailored to address these challenges in healthcare. This systematic literature review has been c...
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Background: In countries that have not implemented Electronic Health Records (EHR) comprehensively, international organizations are important steps in the development of EHR. Aims: The objective of this study was to compare different dimensions of privacy in the EHR systems in terms of the following standards organizations: ASTM, Health Level Se...
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Background Classification of disease and interventions in traditional medicine (TM) is necessary for standardised coding of information. Currently, in Iran, there is no standard electronic classification system for disease and interventions in TM. Objective The current study aimed to develop a national framework for the classification of disease a...
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Introduction: Primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID) are generally rare genetic disorders affecting the immune system. Overlapping PIDs symptoms and signs is a challenge to diagnosis and treatment. On the other hand, remembering of all diagnosis criteria is difficult for practitioners. The purpose of this research is developing guideline-based cli...
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Objectives: Registries are considered as rich sources of data for determination of infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), the improvement of provided care and research. The aims of this study were: 1) to investigate the existing studies including NAS registries, 2) to identify and extract the required data elements. Methods: The follow...
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Objective Since the clinical manifestations of many oral diseases can be quite similar despite the wide variety in etiology and pathology, the differential diagnosis of oral diseases is a complex and challenging process. Intelligent system for differential diagnosis of oral medicine using the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities helps speciali...
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Background: Patient registries use standardized methods to systematically gather uniform data for specific groups of patients managed in clinical practice to evaluate specified outcomes. Aim: The objective of this study was to identify and describe structures of the identified thalassemia registries in worldwide and summarize their key character...
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Background: The ability of timely access to mental health care is very important for combat veterans that are facing many barriers such as living in rural and remote areas and the lack of integration. Telemental health services improve the veterans' health situation by providing mental health care from a distance. We aimed to identify the telement...
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The process of documentation is one of the most important parts of electronic health records (EHR). It is time-consuming, and up until now, available documentation procedures have not been able to overcome this type of EHR limitations. Thus, entering information into EHR still has remained a challenge. In this study, by applying the trigram languag...
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Introduction: Given the significant impact of dialysis adequacy on the quality of life and survival of hemodialysis patients, an information system for assessment of the treatment plan is necessary. Objectives: In this study, a web-based information system was developed to monitor hemodialysis adequacy in hemodialysis center of Taleghani hospital o...
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Background The incident of infertility is continuously increasing. As a result, the demand for medical care such as assisted reproductive technology (ART) technology is equally increasing. In order to manage the growing data and information collected on ART, there is a need for a registry system can provide accurate statistics about activities and...
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Reproductive health is vital for human and infertility is also one of the most important challenges in the reproductive system. Infertility is one of the most common chronic health disorders, regardless of age. The Minimum Data Set (MDS) helps to manage infertility by monitoring and evaluating infertility interventions based on collecting data. The...
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Introduction: Nowadays, implant insertion is accompanied by undesired consequences. As surgery techniques become more and more complex, an increase of intra- and post-op complications can be expected. Application of low-level laser (LLL) is one of the conservative approaches to control the complications with any side effects and low treatment cost...
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Acute appendicitis is considered as one of the most prevalent diseases needing urgent action. Diagnosis of appendicitis is often complicated, and more precision in diagnosis is essential. The aim of this paper was to construct a model to predict acute appendicitis based on pathology reports. The analysis included 181 patients with an early diagnosi...
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زمینه و هدف: زخم پای دیابتی یکی از عوارض دردناک بیماری دیابت است که برجنبه‌های گوناگون زندگی فرد تاثیر می‌گذارد. مشارکت دادن بیمار در مراقبت از خود، این عوارض را به حداقل می‌رساند. هدف از انجام این مطالعه، شناسایی مولفه‌های موثر در خودمدیریتی پای دیابتی جهت طراحی برنامه‌ی کاربردی مراقبت مدیریت شده برای افراد مبتلا و در خطر می‌باشد. روش بررسی: در ای...
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Introduction: Recently, with the development of information and communication technology in the healthcare industry, the tools of this technology have different applications such as Health Smart Card in this area. Aim: The main application of health smart card in the field of ophthalmology is providing demographic and clinical information for diff...
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Background: In developing countries such as Iran, international standards offer good sources to survey and use for appropriate planning in the domain of electronic health records (EHRs). Therefore, in this study, HL7 and ASTM standards were considered as the main sources from which to extract EHR data. Objective: The objective of this study was...
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Heart disease is the first cause of death in different countries. Artificial neural network (ANN) technique can be used to predict or classification patients getting a heart disease. There are different training algorithms for ANN. We compared eight neural network training algorithms for classification of heart disease data from UCI repository cont...
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Introduction and Objective: Despite the importance of machine learning methods application in traditional medicine there is a no systematic literature review and a classification for this field. This is the first comprehensive literature review of the application of data mining methods in traditional medicine. Method: We reviewed 5 database between...
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Purpose This study aims to highlight the role of librarians as an essential element in medical research. For this purpose, the primary research process was divided into three phases: before, during and after. Then, the roles of librarians associated with each phase were separated and the viewpoint of researchers and librarians on the importance of...
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Objectives: Appropriate mobile-based self-management strategies can be as new approaches to decelerate the HIV infection progression and improve quality of life. This study aims at (i) identifying in the literature mobile-based self-management strategies for HIV care and (ii) prioritizing those from the point of view of infectious diseases special...
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Health-based electronic games present an innovative tool to deal with mental and behavioral disorders as well as physical. An appropriately designed game can optimize health care. The aim of this study was to establish a design for health-based electronic games model and to develop a sample game in diabetes. This study was carried out in two phases...
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Background and Aim: In recent years, tuberculosis is a major cause of illness and mortality due to infectious diseases. In fact, one of the reasons for increasing the incidence of tuberculosis is that it is often associated with HIV infection. The present study aimed to design and establish a mobile-based self-care system for controlling tuberculos...
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Introduction: In recent years, a variety of clinical decision-support systems (CDSS) have been developed to monitor the health of patients with chronic disease from far away. These systems are effective in overcoming human resource limitation and analyzing information generated by Tele-monitoring systems. These systems, however, are limited to mon...
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Objectives Advanced educational techniques with smartphones help medical staff to control diseases and reduce their complications. Application of communication technologies in health services through changing patients' behaviors (especially self-care) has had a growing trend in the prevention, treatment, and medical education of different age group...
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Background: With regard to the particularly high prevalence, cost, and number of disabilities associated with diabetes, increasing patients’ knowledge and skills for managing the disease can help minimize the risks of complications. Objective: The present study aimed to design and evaluate a mobile-based application with which patients with type 2...
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Introduction: One of the most important medical applications of laser is low-level laser therapy (LLLT). In this method, laser radiation penetrates easily into the target tissue. The aim of this study was to investigate whether LLLT can reduce the side effects of advanced implant surgery. Methods: In this triple-blind clinical trial, 30 patients ag...
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Medication management is a complex process and is taken into account of daily activities. Moreover, participation in daily activities could define the wellbeing. On the other hand, the medication management process for visually impaired individuals is more difficult. Nowadays, the technologies like mHealth and RFID, have caused a significant progre...
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Intelligent information systems can create an excellent opportunity to nephrologists for appropriate prescriptions, hemodialysis adequacy monitoring, drug prescription, anemia management, blood pressure control and patient education. Indeed, these technologies make sure patient safety and reduce medical errors through identifying high-risk patients...
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Background: The present study describes the development and identity phases of a teleophthalmology system used for screening of diabetic retinopathy. Methods: A questionnaire was used to identify the main factors necessary for diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy and the features required for a teleophthalmology system. In the second phase, a web-b...
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Background: Educational role is one of the most important roles of librarians, which has taken on wider dimensions. A review of the literature on the training programs provided by librarians revealed an evolution of the ideas and trends in this area. This systematic review aimed at providing a clear image of the available educational programs, thei...