01
AUG
2022

The coronavirus pandemic and the creation of social inequalities

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ABSTRACT A basic requirement for the proper functioning of the social system is to allow the whole population to have equal access on health care. In fact, an unequal distribution is noticed when it comes to health but also disease, with socioeconomic determinants affecting both....
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01
AUG
2022

QT interval prolongation, torsades de pointes and psychotropic medication

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ABSTRACT QT interval reflects the duration of action potential of myocardial cells. Its prolongation in electrocardiogram is related to risk of torsades de pointes (TdP), a form of polymorphous ventricular tachycardia, and sudden cardiac death, which is one of the main causes of...
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01
AUG
2022

Patient participation in care after hip fracture surgery: A systematic review

ABSTRACT Introduction: Hip fractures constitute a painful and unpleasant situation which is more common in the elderly population. The relevant literature revealed that the management of the care of patients with hip fracture remains a major concern for the global scientific...
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01
AUG
2022

Evaluation of the factors related to the satisfaction of the users from the provided Primary Health Care services in structures of the Attica Basin

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ABSTRACT Introduction: Assessing patient satisfaction is an important, constructive and substantial effort to highlight the quality of services provided. Material and Method: A synchronous study was performed. The sample of the study consisted of 150 users of Primary Health Care...
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01
AUG
2022

Comparative study of cognitive functions in patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type II: Correlation with clinical and demographic factors

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ABSTRACT Introduction: Introduction: A large number of studies have reported mild to moderate cognitive deficits in patients with Type II Diabetes, compared to the healthy population. Objective: In this study, we compared the cognitive functions of Greek patients with DM II, with...
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01
AUG
2022

Comparative study measuring anxiety in citizens between Greece and Cyprus

ABSTRACT Introduction: Stress is a normal reaction of the body to daily stressful events that usually leads to Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Although Greece and Cyprus dispose common cultural elements, there are economic and social differences that affect the daily lives of...
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10
JUN
2022

The effectiveness of sex education intervention in Primary school teachers and health visitors in Cyprus

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ABSTRACT Introduction: The effectiveness of sex education programs depends,to a great extent, on the effectiveness of the instructor. The instructor’s education in the area is crucial to the success of the program. Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness...
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10
JUN
2022

Implementation of lean management/Six Sigma in patients’ perioperative care

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ABSTRACT Aim: During healthcare management in hospitals, many unforeseen events can affect patient’s surgical safety and experience, causing discomfort both him and his family, simultaneously wasting surgery resources and reducing its efficiency.Healthcare professionals in...
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10
JUN
2022

Mobile phones’ applications (Apps) in care provision to surgical patient

ABSTRACT Mobile health (mhealth) is a novel technology of e-health with applications available for health services as well, affecting the provision of care in a wide range of diseases and group of patients. The contribution of telecommunications and technological applications to...
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10
JUN
2022

Refugee-migration crisis in Europe and public health

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ABSTRACT Given the fact that migration is increasingly becoming part of the lives of European citizens and there is an unprecedented flow of refugees and migrants to Europe, the impact of migration on public health and the health of migrants and refugees, must be recognized as an...
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