Journal of Family and Reproductive Health


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The Journal of Family & Reproductive Health (JFRH) is the quarterly official journal of Vali–e–Asr Reproductive Health Research Center. This journal features fulllength, peerreviewed papers reporting original research, clinical case histories, review articles, as well as opinions and debates on topical issues. Papers published cover the scientific and medical aspects of reproductive physiology and pathology including genetics, endocrinology, andrology, embryology, gynecologic urology, fetomaternal medicine, oncology, infectious disease, public health, nutrition, surgery, menopause, family planning, infertility, psychiatry–psychology, demographic modeling, perinatalogy–neonatolgy ethics and social issues, and pharmacotherapy. A high scientific and editorial standard is maintained throughout the journal along with a regular rate of publication.


Vol 11, No 1 (March 2017)

Table of Contents

Original Articles

In Depth Analysis of the Leading Causes of Maternal Mortality Due to Cesarean Section in Iran PDF XML
Nasrin Changizi, Golnaz Rezaeizadeh, Leila Janani, Mamak Shariat, Abbas Habibelahi Pages: 1-6
The Current Status and Factors Associated With Implanon Service Provision by the Health Extension Workers at the Health Post Level, Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study PDF XML
Ketsela Desalegn, Eskindir Loha, Mengistu Meskele Pages: 7-17
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women Attending a Teaching Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan PDF XML
Smita Shrestha, Prativa Dhakal Pages: 18-23
Dehydroepiandrosterone-Sulfate, Insulin Resistance and Ovarian Volume Estimation in Patients With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome PDF XML
Chrysi Christodoulaki, Eftihios Trakakis, Vasilios Pergialiotis, Periklis Panagopoulos, Charalampos Chrelias, Dimitrios Kassanos, Dimos Sioutis, Nikolaos Papantoniou, Dimitrios Xirofotos Pages: 24-29
Android Application Model of “Suami Siaga Plus” as an Innovation in Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness (BP/CR) Intervention PDF XML
Hanna Yuanita Dana Santoso, Supriyana Supriyana, Bahiyatun Bahiyatun, Melyana Nurul Widyawati, Diyah Fatmasari, Sudiyono Sudiyono, Dyah Anantalia Widyastari, Doni Marisi Sinaga Pages: 30-36
The Best Cut-Off Value for HbA1c as a Screening Tool in Iranian Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus PDF XML
Seyedeh Neda Mousavi, Koorosh Kamali, Motahareh Mirbazel, Maryam Jameshorani Pages: 37-42
Vaginal Fluid Urea and Creatinine in the Diagnosis of Premature Rupture of Membranes in Resource Limited Community Settings PDF XML
Jasmina Begum, Sunil kumar Samal, Seetesh Ghose, Gopal Niranjan Pages: 43-49

Case Reports

To Tell, or Not to Tell; Confidentiality in an Iranian HIV Positive Patient: A Viewpoint PDF XML
Mahshad Noroozi, Maliheh Kadivar, Mansure Madani, Pooneh Salari Pages: 50-55