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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The impact of emotional labor and workaholism in health care professionals’ secondary traumatic stress

ABSTRACT Introduction: Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) of healthcare professionals (HP) is a negative feeling driven by fear, “suffering” and work related trauma that can be direct (primary) trauma or occurs after the secondary exposure to people who have experienced extremely...
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Medication administration prior to cardiac arrest and during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a comparative study on the knowledge of cardiology residents and nursing personnel working in anesthetics department, cardiology ward, coronary care unit and emergency department

ABSTRACT Introduction: Τhere is increased interest of the scientific community in assessing the level of knowledge on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) among health care professionals, mainly due to the high prevalence of cardiac arrest (CA). Research data demonstrate the...
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Coping strategies used by nurses before, during and after work to deal with work stress: a literature review

ABSTRACT The nursing profession is characterized by high levels of work stress and serious associated health problems. The aim of the present study was to explore the strategies nurses employ before, during and after work to cope with every day work stress. The literature review...
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