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Issue 3 September-December 2013

Issue 3 September-December 2013Issue 3 September-December 2013

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Review Paper

xudate management of chronic ulcers, with modern dressing

Kalemikerakis Ioannis, Tzani Maria-Evgenia , Katsoulas Theodoros

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Pages: 95-100

The safer and faster healing of the ulcers is related to the proper management of the exudate. Modern dressings have a significant role in the care of chronic wounds, as their absorptive capacity and their different constructional structure give dressings the specific characteristics related to their permeability, capacity and their ability of retaining of the absorbed exudate. This study

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Review Paper

Thalassaemia

Koutelekos John, Haliasos Nikolaos

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Pages: 101-112

Thalassaemia or Cooley's anaemia is an inherited disorder characterised by absent or decreased production of one of the normal globin chains of haemoglobin in the red blood cells. The introduction of new drugs capable of reducing the accumulation of iron in body organs due to frequent blood transfusions, particularly the heart, liver and pancreas, has dramatically improved survival rates and

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Original Paper

Reactivation and infection from cytomegalovirus in patients undergoing high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation

Georgiadi Elpida , Polikandrioti Maria, Mpaseta Angeliki, Alexopoulou Nektaria, Gourni Maritsa

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Pages: 113-130

Introduction: There are many pathogens that can cause infection to patients undergoing autologous blood stem cell transplantation, and one of them is the human cytomegalovirus (CMV). Genetic material of the virus can be found in various types of cells (monocytes/ macrophages, lymphocytes, endothelial cells), but the exact location, where the virus simultaneously lives on, is not known yet. When

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Original Paper

xploring the experiences of the families of patients who are hospitalized in intensive care units (ICU) in three hospitals in Crete. Research Protocol.

Koukouli Sofia , Alevizaki Afroditi , Lambraki Maria, Stavropoulou Areti

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Pages: 131-140

The proposed research protocol depicts an attempt to explore the experiences of the families of patients who are hospitalized in I ntensive Care Units (ICU) in three general hospitals in Crete, Greece. In this research protocol, the purpose of the study and the research questions are described. A brief literature review, followed by the research methodology the sampling strategy as well as

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European Operating Room Nurses Association
World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply
International Federation of Perioperative Nurses