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Review Paper

Quality of provided care

Giannakopoulou Georgia, Zyga Sofia

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Pages: 3-12

In the competitive environment of the health care system, there is an increasing interest on the assessment and the measurement of the quality of the provided health care services. Despite the fact that, in order to measure the quality of the provided health care services, the health care professionals have used many tools, the patient’s satisfaction, remains one of the most reliable tools

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Review Paper

Operation theatre in mass casualty events. Perseas project

Zantzos A.Ioannis, Voutsinas P.Vasilis, Koutelekos John

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Pages: 13-31

Background: For each hospital there is a chance of dealing with situations beyond its' normal function such as severe weather, major industrial accidents, or earthquake. The aim of the present study was to explore specific guidelines for the effective management of mass disasters. Materials and methods : The methodology included relevant both Greek and international literature

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Original Paper

Exploration of doctors and nurses knowledge regarding methods of prevention ventilation associeted pneumonia

Levidiotou Effrosyni, Papakosta-Papadimitriou Lila, Troupis Georgios, Mathaiou Paschalia, Mpaseta Angeliki, Georgiadi Elpida

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Pages: 32-39

Introduction: Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most frequent infection in patients under mechanical ventilation. The percentages vary from 40% to 87%. Mortality is various and depends on the microbe species the time the symptoms start and the time the treatment starts. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore knowledge of Nurses in VAP prevention methods.

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Clinical Investigation

Validation of a food frequency questionnaire designed for children 10-12 years: THE PANACEA-FFQ RUNNING TITLE: PANACEA FFQ VALIDATION

Antonogeorgos George, Grigoropoulou Dimitra, Papadimitriou Anastasios, Priftis KostasN., Anthracopoulos Michael, Nikolaidou Polyxeni, Panagiotakos DemosthenesB.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Pages: 40-54

Background: Food Frequency Questionnaires (FFQ) are commonly used in the nutritional research. The aim of the present work was to evaluate the validity of a food frequency questionnaire that could be used for children aged 10-12 years living in urban areas in Greece. Methods: The semi-quantitative FFQ included questions regarding the frequency of consumption of the main food groups

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