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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10
JUN
2022

Sexuality and the elderly: factors implicated in sexual dysfunctions in the elderly

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ABSTRACT The debate about sexuality, a key parameter of the quality of lifeof older people in the aging process, has undoubtedly matured in recent years, due to the problems that older people face in this regard. The aim of the present review is the theoretical approach, both of...
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12
APR
2022

The impact of coronavirus on mental health and welfare of the elderly

ABSTRACT Extreme distancing during quarantine and social isolation in periods of serious infections, such as COVID-19, affected society and the social life of the population worldwide, changing cultural habits while it was found to be associated with mental and social health...
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12
APR
2022

Denial of medical care: the example of blood transfusion refusal for religious reasons under the view of the cultural competence of health professionals

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ABSTRACT The relationship developing between Human Rights and health is dynamic, two-way, interdependent and in some cases conflicting. The challenges within health professionals in health care in a multicultural society are inevitable, as health users “carry”...
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12
APR
2022

Economic evaluation of health technologies

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ABSTRACT Nowadays more than ever, the need for financial evaluation in the field of health stems from the need to make scientifically sound decisions to pursue a rational health policy with an emphasis on allocating the scarce resources available amongst competing alternative...
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12
APR
2022

Pain relief as human right to patients with terminal stage cancer

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ABSTRACT According to the World Health Organization (WHO) cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide and accounts for approximately 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Pain is particularly common and extremely worrying for these patients, especially in metastases. Such a...
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09
AUG
2021

Factors affecting the quality of life of drug dependent people under methadone maintenance treatment

ABSTRACT Introduction: Treatment approaches for drug addiction are classified into several general types: psychosocial interventions as a part of drug-free programs, opioid maintenance treatment programs and detoxification programs. Μethadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is one of...
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