11
DEC
2017

Evaluation of patients’ adherence in accordance with guidelines for Peripheral Arterial Disease management

ABSTRACT Introduction: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a serious chronic disease of the lower limb circulatory system as it affects the activity daily living and reduces patients’ quality of life. Usually, patients have low adherence to medication and guidelines. Aim: To...
11
DEC
2017

Correlation between Body Mass Index and Insulin Levels in Premenopausal Women

ABSTRACT Obesity is one of the most important problems of modern societies, and is considered a modern plague which tends to evolve to a global pandemic. Premenopausal women, most of the times, manifest hormonal dysfunctions and dysfunctions in their metabolism. The consequences...
11
DEC
2017

Initial and continued adherence to wearing appropriate footwear in people with diabetic foot disease: results of a pilot study

ABSTRACT Background: For the prevention and healing of diabetic foot ulcers, appropriate footwear or medical devices are utilized. However, initial and continued adherence of patients with diabetes-related foot problems in using such therapeutic means, is not satisfactory....
11
DEC
2017

Interventions for preventing and managing of skin lesions after radiation.

ABSTRACT Introduction: Radiotherapy has a pivotal role in the fight against cancer. However 85% of patients, who undergo radiotherapy, will face moderate to severe skin reactions, for the treatment of which various local products, available in the market, are used. Aim: The aim...
17
OCT
2017

A study of the impact of disease burden in quality of life of people with pre-End-Stage and End-Stage Renal Disease

ABSTRACT Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a common chronic disease accompanied by severe complications. It is the leading cause of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) requiring management either by haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD). The chronicity of the disease,...
17
OCT
2017

Recording of the clinical characteristics of critically ill patients attended the ED of Provincial Hospital

ABSTRACT Introduction: The invasive mechanical ventilation and non invasive mechanical ventilation is, nowadays, an important treatment procedure for critically ill patients. Aim: the detection of clinical characteristics and outcome of critically ill patients who undergone...
17
OCT
2017

Investigation of knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of nursing staff in oncology hospital regarding the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers

ABSTRACT Introduction: Approximately 300 million people, 3% of the world population, need palliative care or terminal care each year, including prevention and care of pressure ulcers. Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, practices and attitudes of nurses of...
17
OCT
2017

Αpproach techniques and psychological support in pediatric patients: literature review

ABSTRACT Effective approaches and psychological support of pediatric patients provided by health professionals are complex processes. The negative reactions and fear that pediatric patients develop during their hospitalization hamper cooperation with health professionals. The...
26
MAY
2017

Need of health care structures’ development, based on annually data of ambulance transportations conductedbyaProvincial hospital

ABSTRACT Background: The geographical location of a hospital, its developed structures and the ambulance transportations were conducted by this hospital, are significant factors giving important information for the specific Health Care Institution and the need of structured...
26
MAY
2017

The level of perceived quality and safety of health services by recipients. Recommendations and inter- ventions for health care policies

ABSTRACT In recent years, the importance of the quality in health sector is more and more acknowledged. In broader terms the literature on quality in health care contributed to this, and stressed the importance of meeting the needs of the service recipient. Safety and quality in...