Publication Ethics

Publication and Authorship

  • All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least two international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. Reviewers are being selected by Associate Editors and Editor in Chief. Author also can propose reviewers for some journals and article types.
  • The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, originality, readability, statistical validity and language.
  • The possible decisions include acceptance, minor revisions, major revision or rejection.
  • If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
  • Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
  • The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
  • No research can be included in more than one publication, whether within the same journal or in another journal.
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Aims and Scope

The Journal of Biomedicine and Health (JBH) is a peer-reviewed, quarterly publication by Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar,Iran . The Journal of “JBH” is a modern forum for scientific communication. JBM is an authoritative, multidisciplinary journal covering  all aspects of basic medical sciences and health (public, Environmental and occupational health) including:


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Comparative Study of Educational Storybook and Face to Face Training Effect on the Hospitalized Children’s Fear

1Master of Nursing Education, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, IR Iran
2MSc of Exercise Physiology, Sabzevar Education, Sabzevar, Iran
4Assistant Professor, School of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, IR Iran.
Introduction: The hospitalization of children is considered as one of the scariest events in their lives. In order to overcome the fear associated with the hospitalization, nurses, in the role of trainers need to acquaint children with the hospitalization process.The aim of this study is a comparative investigation of educational story books and face to face training effect on the level of hospital-relatedfears ofchildren.
Methods: Research is performed using a quasi-experimental, pre-test and post-test. The study samples were 87 cases of children between 6 to 9 years old who were hospitalized in the pediatric ward of Sabzevar, and selected by convenience sampling.Demographic information questionnaire as well as Broome Hospital Fear questionnaire are applied as data collection instruments.

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Nurse’s activities and viewpoints about motivational factors, facilitators, and barriers of patient education

1Msc of Nurse Education, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Educational Supervisor, Vasei Educational and Clinical Center, Sabzevar, IR Iran
2Msc of Exercise Physiology, Office of Education, Sabzevar, IR Iran
3Msc of Critical Care Nursing, North East Petroleum Industry Health Organization, Sarakhs, IR Iran
4Bsc of Nursing, Nursing-Service Manager, Vasei Educational and Clinical Center, Sabzevar, IR Iran
Patient education is a dynamic and continuous process beginning from patient’s admission to discharge and nurses play a vital role in this field. The aim of the study was investigate of Nurse’s activities and viewpoints about motivational factors, facilitators, and barriers of patient education in Vasei hospital of Sabzevar in 2016.

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Challenges in the use of polyethylene terephthalate bottles for ‎packaging drinking water

1Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2Department of HSE, Tehran Province Gas Company, Tehran, Iran. ‎
3Department of environmental health engineering, School of health, Center of student research, Tabriz university of medical sciences, Tabriz, Iran
4Student research center, school of health, Shahid Sadoughi university of medical sciences, Yazd, Iran
PET bottles have been marketed since the last four decades and gradually replaced PVC and ‎glass bottles. In the production and supply of bottled water, there are three main challenges: 1) ‎the possibility of contamination of groundwater and springs resources due to the entering ‎agricultural and industrial pollutants; 2) the possibility of the entering organic compounds from ‎the body of plastic pipes and storage tanks; and 3) the possibility of dissolving the composition ‎of the bottle body in water due to storage and exposure to light. This study, investigated the ‎health effects of the use of PET bottles for storage and supply of drinking water by summarizing ‎the results of studies presented in scientific database of SID, springer and science direct.‎

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A review of the state of diagnostic reference levels for radiology in Iran.

1Radiation protection and radiobiology student, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of public health, Tehran, Iran.
3Radiation protection and radiobiology student, Radiology department, Faculty of Paramedicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Background: In recent years, extensive research has been conducted in the area of patient dose reduction. In 1996, Diagnostic Reference Level (DRL) was introduced by The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP). Many countries and international organization like the ICRP have DRLs for all radiological investigations, which serve as guide for patient dose reduction. The concept of DRL is to optimize diagnostic practice and patient dose reduction in radiology.
Materials and Methods: This study is a mini-review of studies on the state of the DRL in Iran. In order to search vastly without time constraints using various data bases; Google-Scholar, Medline, Embase, PubMed, Iran doc, Iran Medex, Magiran, SID using the keyword mesh including Diagnostic Reference Level, Medical Imaging, Radiation Protection, Radiology.

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The Effects of high-intensity interval training on chronic inflammation of Lung Tissue in healthy rats

1PhD, Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences,University of Mazandaran, Babolsar,Iran
2Associate Professor, PhD of Exercise Physiology, Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Physical Education and SportSciences,University of Mazandaran, Babolsar,Iran,
3Assistant Professor,PhD of Histological,Department of Basic Sciences,Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tabriz,Tabriz,Iran
4PhD, Department of exercise biochemitsry and metabolism,University of Mazandaran, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar,Iran
Background and Aims: Exercise training with various intensities, has different effects on the immune system response. This study investigated the effect of a period of high intensity interval training on Inflammation markers of lung tissue in healthy Wistar rats.

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