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16
OCT
2013

Communication and cultural mediation in health services

ABSTRACT Objective: Modern societies are multicultural and are composed of populations that differ not only in language, religion, values , family relations, but also in their views on the health, care, treatment. When there is culture itself, problems arise in communication are...
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16
OCT
2013

Recording and evaluation of issues encountered in the use of public health services in Greece

ABSTRACT Background: The Greek health care system is financed by the state budget, social insurance contributions and private payments. The economic adjustment program that is currently being implemented considers interventions in the health sector of core importance. Objective:...
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16
OCT
2013

Mental wellness and its relationship with work related stress. A research on nursing personnel

ABSTRACT Introduction: According to surveys, there is an important evidence that high levels of occupational stress is strongly associated with low self – assessed mental health and wellbeing. Aim: The purpose of this study was to assess the mental well-being of nursing staff in...
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16
OCT
2013

Cost-Effectiveness in Primary Health Care in Greece

ABSTRACT Introduction: Health is a public good and in the free market is not achieved equitable or efficient allocation of resources. According to the economic approach of health, illness prevents the infected individual from participating in processes (work), but causes costs to...
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16
OCT
2013

Quality of Life and cancer patient (Part II): instruments for its assessments

ABSTRACT Introduction: In clinical practice the assessment of cancer patients’ QoL is used frequently. It guides the individualized treatment and provides feedback on care, aiming at the best outcome of the treatment and the patients’ autonomous well-informed consent....
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