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08
MAR
2016

Smoking Habits and Alcohol Use. Epidemiological data and countermeasures

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ABSTRACT Alcohol consumption and smoking among adolescents worldwide is increasing without any apparent differences between developed and developing countries. Increased rates of smoking and alcohol abuse have been documented among university students worldwide. In Greece,...
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10
DEC
2013

Diabetes in Greece – A recent approach

ABSTRACT Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common non-communicable diseases globally. Aim: The aim of the present study was to review the literature and the new items about diabetes approach in Greece. Materials and Methods: Study of international and Greek...
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20
NOV
2013

Mobbing in the workplace. Effects mobbing in health care systems

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ABSTRACT Introduction: The concept of mobbing in workplace is a significant limitation in the psycho-spiritual balance of employees as well as for the proper functioning of the organization. Over the years, the constantly-increasing number of incidents which have been reported in...
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20
NOV
2013

Investigating adolescent students’ relationship with computers and health-related effects

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ABSTRACT Introduction: International widespread use of computers has lead to fast-paced exchange of information. In the last decade, researchers and public opinion share the same questions regarding use of computers and physical or mental problems of the users. Aim: This...
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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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11
OCT
2013

Immunization in health care workers

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ABSTRACT Introduction: Vaccination of healthcare professionals is an essential part for the decrease of the infectious diseases transmitted within Healthcare settings, as well as for the reductions of the absenteeism due to illness. Because of their contact or infective...
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11
OCT
2013

Sun exposure and health effects: Knowledge and behaviours of adolescents.

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ABSTRACT Introduction: The dramatic rise of skin cancer incidence and the fact that it appears in younger ages, has attracted interest from many researchers and the World Health Organization. It has been documented that prolonged sun exposure during childhood and adolescence is...
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02
JUL
2013

Recording and correlation of errors committed in operating rooms with causative factors

ABSTRACT Background: Errors in health care services constitute e an unpleasant reality for health care professionals, health care systems and, ultimately, for citizens-users of health care services. However, the lack of statistical data derived from the Greek health care system...
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15
NOV
2010

Hand contamination among Health Care professionals in the General Hospital of Korinthos – Greece

Background: Hand hygiene is a primary aspect in every infection control program. Cross-contamination via the hands of Health Care Professionals (HCPs) is considered the main mode of transmission of nosocomial infections. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the...
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