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Issue 2 May-August 2013

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Review Paper

Reduction of procedural pain of burns with alternative methods

Efstathiou Flora , Polizos Christos , Tsoutsos Dimosthenis

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Pages: 57-64

Introduction : The procedural pain of burn victims causes unpleasant emotions such as anxiety and disturbance of sleep quality, reduces the level of functioning of patients and therefore the level of satisfaction of care. All the above factors contribute to the development of traumatic syndrome in patients. Besides of drugs alternative methods have been tested for the treatment of pain.

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Review Paper

he role of communication in health care services

Bitsiori Zoi

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Pages: 65-72

Effective communication is a prerequisite for successive management of health services.  Also, it is a bridge among the goals, and the satisfaction of staff. The aim of the present study was o review the literature regarding the role of communication in health. Method and material: Methodology included search in electronic data bases mainly pub-med regarding the role of communication

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Review Paper

Patients' needs

Polikandrioti Maria, Koutelekos John

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Pages: 73-83

The aim of the present study was to review the literature about patients' needs. Method and material: The method f this study included bibliography research from both the review and the research literature, mainly in the pubmed data base which referred to the concept of "patients' needs". Results: Abraham Maslow developed the hierarchy of needs which includes the basic needs (e.g.

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Original Paper

Quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease

Leni Aglaia - Eirini, Tourkogianni Maria, Stavropoulou Areti , Zidianakis Zacharias

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Pages: 84-92

  Introduction: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major health problem, worldwide, that is associated with increased morbidity and mortality and has a significant impact on patients quality of life. Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the self-reported quality of life of patients suffering from CKD, undergoing haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD) in a public General

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