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24
SEP
2018

A research on anxiety and depression of the elderly in the community

ABSTRACT Introduction: Aging is a normal process in the course of human life. It is not a disease, but a condition with many particularities. It is characterized by a decline in organic function and degeneration of the human body cells resulting in physical, biological,...
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24
SEP
2018

Looking into the knowledge and attitudes of nurses regarding mourning and burial customs of people with different cultural background

ABSTRACT Introduction: Death is an uncomfortable situation for everyone. Due to the nature of nursing profession, a nurse comes everyday face to face with death. Undoubtedly, this is a difficult procedure that becomes even more difficult when the deceased has a different cultural...
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24
SEP
2018

Burden and quality of life of caregivers of chronic haemodialysis patients in Heraklion,Crete

ABSTRACT Introduction: Compared to other chronic diseases, burden and quality of life of caregivers of hemodialysis patients has not been extensively studied. However, it is of great interest because of the extent of involvement of caregiverσ in multiple levels of care...
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24
SEP
2018

Corruption in healthcare services and the game theory model

ABSTRACT Introduction: It is intelligentia communis that Healthcare services, worldwide, suffer from corruption, thereby disrupting the social web of protection of the most important good, which is health. The Game Theory (GT), applied in situations of social dilemmas, highlights...
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24
SEP
2018

Mobile phones and microorganisms transmission in hospital environment

ABSTRACT The use of mobile devices within the clinical setting is becoming more and more frequent. However it may involve several risks not directly visible, the results of which are more obvious. The purpose of the study was to present the risk factors responsible for hospital...
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09
JUL
2018

Quality of life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease patients

ABSTRACT Introduction: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic slowly progressive disease characterized by excessive irreversible airway obstruction, leading to shortness of breath, cough, sputum production and wheezing. Over time the patients manifest weakness,...
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09
JUL
2018

Exploring the correlation of diabetes mellitus, depression and dementia in chronic haemodialysis patients

ABSTRACT Introduction: Patients with End Stage Renal Disease on haemodialysis often suffer from depression and dementia. However, the relation between diabetes and depression and/or dementia in haemodialysis patients has not yet been efficiently researched. Objective: The purpose...
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09
JUL
2018

Exploring the phenomenon of mobbing in health professionals at the university general hospital of Heraklion

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ABSTRACT Introduction: According to the international literature, workplace bullying (mobbing) is frequent in health services. In Greece, however, research and management policies are not yet sufficient. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to investigate the phenomenon of...
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09
JUL
2018

Application of motivation theories for an incentive framework for medical staff in Greece of crisis

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ABSTRACT The purpose of this literature review was to demonstrate the need to motivate medical staff of public and private sector in our country, to assess the practical application of motivation theories to permanent medical staff in public hospitals and to present a realistic...
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09
JUL
2018

Supporting with music and other sounds infants hospitalized in Neonatal Intensive Care Units

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ABSTRACT Newborn infants hospitalized in Neonatal Intensive Care Units directly after labor have increased needs that include the infants’ vital signs and providing a safe environment for them. The above mentioned newborns, mostly preterm infants, are in risk of increased...
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