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04
MAR
2021

The Personal Electronic Health Folder and the usefulness of electronic systems to improve health services

ABSTRACT Continuity in patient healthcare shows significant gaps and variations, due to reduced communication between healthcare services. The information transfer to all stages of health structures is often inadequate with many variations, especially at the critical stage after...
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04
MAR
2021

Parents’ perceptions and views regarding vaccination: A pilot survey of parents-healthcare professionals and parents non healthcare professionals

ABSTRACT Introduction: Children’s immunization has been one of the most important public health measures in the 20th century. However, a number of parents consider the vaccines unsafe and they are skeptical about their use. Aim: The aim of the present study was to investigate...
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04
MAR
2021

Patients’ reported experiences and Health Related Quality of Life after discharge from Intensive Care Units

ABSTRACT Introduction: Providing high quality care in todays’ Intensive Care Units is a challenge because of the constant increase in demand, the high functional cost and the restricted availability of resources. Evaluating both patients’ experiences and outcomes from the care...
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04
MAR
2021

Investigating healthcare professionals’ views regarding the quality of provided healthcare services

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ABSTRACT Introduction: Quality in healthcare services means doing the right things, making continuous improvements in order to get the best results, being interested in satisfying both healthcare providers and recipients. Aim: To investigate the views of health professionals on...
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04
MAR
2021

The nurse’s role in the care of primary cutaneous lymphomas

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ABSTRACT Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas are a group of lymphomas that show complexity in diagnosis, clinical presentation and treatment. The aim of this review paper is to present the nurse’s role in the care of Primary Cutaneous Lymphomas, both as member of a multidisciplinary...
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04
MAR
2021

Transferability of international knowledge and experience for the management of low risk Emergencies, in on call Primary Healthcare Centers (PHC) in Greece

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ABSTRACT Overcrowding in hospital Emergency Departments (ED) is a major problem of public healthcare systems both in Greece and internationally, leading to delay in provision of adequate and high-quality healthcare. During the COVID-19 pandemic a significant reduction in ED...
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10
DEC
2020

Frailty syndrome in the elderly

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ABSTRACT Frailty syndrome is a geriatric syndrome characterized by increased vulnerability to stressors and for which there is no widely recognized and accepted clinical assessment scale. The two most widely used and commonly used frailty assessment indicators are the Frailty...
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09
DEC
2020

The effect of religiosity of patients with Coronary Artery Disease on in-hospital anxiety and depression

ABSTRACT Introduction: Religious faith and spirituality often seem to affect physical and psychological functioning of patients with chronic diseases. Aim: To investigate the relationship between religiosity/spirituality of coronary patients with anxiety and depression which may...
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09
DEC
2020

The contribution of healthcare services to quality at the end of a patient’s life cycle

ABSTRACT Introduction: Over the last decade it has been highlighted that palliative care is important for all life- threatening diseases. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the perception of end-of-life patients and their carers about existing health care...
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09
DEC
2020

Comparative study of the professional satisfaction of employees working in welfare institutions using three different questionnaires

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ABSTRACT Introduction: Occupational satisfaction expresses the pleasant or positive satisfaction that comes from the person’s perception for its occupation or work experience. It is customary for professional satisfaction to be assessed mainly using questionnaires. Unfortunately,...
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