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22
JUL
2019

Prolonged muscle inactivity and evaluation of peripheral neuromuscular features in patients hospitalized in Intensive Care Units

ABSTRACT Introduction: Polyneuromyopathy constitutes a common complication in critically ill patients of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and in the last few years it appears to be identified as a syndrome detectable in the limbs and respiratory muscles. It is associated with the...
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22
JUL
2019

Nursing personnel’s knowledge regarding pressure sore management in a public hospital’s medical and surgical wards

ABSTRACT Introduction: Despite the recent advances in ulcer treatment and management, and the immense advancements in technology, pressure ulcers are still a major challenge for nurses and doctors who are responsible for their management. Aim: The aim of the present study was to...
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22
JUL
2019

Prevention and conservative treatment of upper limb secondary lymphedema after mastectomy

ABSTRACT Introduction: Lymphedema is a frequent complication in women after mastectomy. It affects the patient’s quality of life and functionality. The aim of this systematic review was to investigate and report appropriate, and evidence-based, guidelines for the prevention...
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22
JUL
2019

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) protocols in breast cancer patients undergoing post-mastectomy breast reconstruction with tissue expander

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ABSTRACT A lot of women choose the immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy. The most common method is breast reconstruction using tissue expanders. Women’s way of life and the economic crisis have created the need for adopting enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS)...
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22
JUL
2019

Sleep disorders in childhood

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ABSTRACT Sleep disorders have reached epidemic rates in the modern world. It is important to note that they can affect children as well as adults. Sleep is of the utmost importance for the maintenance of body homeostasis. Many disease processes affecting sleep have been...
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