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08
MAR
2016

Compliance and Health Professionals’ role: The case of osteoporotic patients

ABSTRACT Osteoporosis is considered to be a major public health issue worldwide. Despite the large number of effective medication regimens available, patients’ non-compliance in treatment is one of the most common obstacles when attempting to achieve best therapeutic results...
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20
NOV
2013

Quality of life and cancer patient (part III): proxy assessment of patient quality of life

ABSTRACT Introduction. Cancer patients face a wide breadth of physical and psychosocial tension which affects their QoL. Using the proxies as an alternative source of information, when self-evaluation is not obtainable, can offer valuable information about the patients’...
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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

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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11
OCT
2013

Quality of Life and cancer patient (Part I): meaning and concept

ABSTRACT Introduction: Quality of life is a multidimentional concept which reflects an individual’s overall sense of wellbeing and life satisfaction. The present review is the first part of a series of articles which aim to make the reader think and provide them with a direction...
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15
NOV
2010

The phenomenon of infant abandonment in Europe and in United States of America and the way to deal with it

SUMMARY From Oidipodas’ time, whose parents abandoned him in Kithairona Mountain so that Pythia’s oracle would not be true, up to the Moses myth, whose Israeli mother placed him on a papyrus on the Niles’ edges so that the Pharaoh’s of Egypt daughter could find him, history has...
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15
NOV
2010

Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Model and Guidelines

ABOUT THE AUTHORS Robin P. Newhouse, PhD, RN, CNA, CNOR At the time this book was written, Dr. Newhouse was nurse researcher at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and assistant professor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, where she was dedicated to building evidence-based...
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