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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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09
JUL
2018

Status of vaccination against influenza among the Ukrainian population

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ABSTRACT Background: Influenza is a seasonal, highly contagious infectious disease and one of the most important respiratory tract infections, from a public health point of view. The most efficient and cost-effective means of combating influenza in the world is vaccination....
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13
MAR
2018

Exploring the job demands and support resources of Intensive Care Unit nurses in Cyprus’ public hospitals

ABSTRACT Introduction: The nursing profession is characterized by high levels of job stress and burnout. Stress and burnout are experienced mostly by nurses working in departments that have to deal with acute events and incidents that often lead to death, as the department of...
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13
MAR
2018

Investigation of the attitudes of medical/nursing staff and patients towards nurse prescribing

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ABSTRACT Introduction: Prescribing by specialized nurses is an expanded role, already successfully performed in many countries. Purpose: Recording preferences and comparing the views of medical staff, nurses and patients, towards the prescribing of specialized higher education...
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13
MAR
2018

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership in Nursing practice

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ABSTRACT Introduction: The need for emotionally intelligent leadership in healthcare professions is internationally recognized in the literature, with emotional intelligence being of particular value for nurses, who in great extent perform “emotional work”. Nurse...
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13
MAR
2018

Best practices in healthcare services quality improvement in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

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ABSTRACT The global economic crisis has forced states to take some measures to consolidate healthcare systems and implement policies that are forming a safety net for the provision of high quality healthcare services. International clinical protocols and guidelines could be...
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