09
AUG
2021

First Aid during Civil Aviation Flights: Peculiarities in the COVID-19 era

ABSTRACT The rising average age of passengers, the chronic illnesses that passengers suffer from and the stress of flying are just some of the factors that contribute to emergencies in flight. Passengers at risk are those with heart or respiratory problems. Cardiopulmonary...
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09
DEC
2020

The contribution of healthcare services to quality at the end of a patient’s life cycle

ABSTRACT Introduction: Over the last decade it has been highlighted that palliative care is important for all life- threatening diseases. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the perception of end-of-life patients and their carers about existing health care...
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26
MAY
2017

Health related quality of life and social support for women with breast cancer: a literature review

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ABSTRACT Literature has shown that the quality of life (QoL) of women with breast cancer is not at high levels due to the fact that both the treatments as well as the breast cancer itself, can affect the physical, psychological and social functioning of the patient in different...
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19
NOV
2015

Health related smartphone applications: a literature review

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ABSTRACT The rapid evolution of technology, has offered access to a variety of applications and technologies to healthcare professionals. New operating systems developed in the field of mobile devices revolutionized the way in which they are used. One of the main features offered...
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12
DEC
2014

Exploring the emotional situation of health care professionals performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

ABSTRACT Introduction: Cardiopulmonary arrest is an urgent and very stressful situation that negatively affects the emotional state of health care professionals. Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the effect of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the emotional state of...
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