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Issue 3 September-December 2014

Issue 3 September-December 2014Issue 3 September-December 2014

Contents

Original Paper

Correlation of presence of endogenous causative or aggravating factors as to the occurrence of pressure ulcers in patients of intensive care units

Grouni Eleni, Tsironi Maria , Prezerakos Panayiotis, Panoutsopoulos4 Georgios I., Rojas Gil Andrea Paola , Alikari Victoria , Zyga Sofia

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Pages: 127-133

Introduction: Pressure ulcers consists one of the most important clinical problems for patients hospitalized in Intensive Care Units. Purpose: To investigate the risk factors and their correlation with the incidence of pressure ulcers in patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit. Material and Methods : Data collected studying 264 patientsfrom the Intensive Care Unit

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Review Paper

Ηealth: the path of an acquired social good in times of economic crisis and the proposed health policies at national and international level

Μπανούση Αγγελική

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Pages: 134-141

Introduction: The recent financial crisis and its impact on social and economic life, highlight the functional problems of the health sector in our country. Aim: The exploration of the effects of the economic crisis in public health, the influence of health policy in economic and social state of citizens and reporting of health policy proposed for the current national and international level.

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Review Paper

Psychosocial effects on quality of life of the patients with a colostomy

Papadopoulou Lemonia , Papoulia Fotini

Monday, September 1, 2014

Pages: 142-149

Introduction: The colostomy creates various psychosocial effects on patients who are experiencing feelings of anger, anxiety and fear for the evolution of their health status. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to review the Greek and international literature about the association between mental and social responses of individuals with a colostomy and their quality of life.

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Review Paper

Τhe impact of obesity οn prostate cancer

Iliadis Christos , Kottaras Ioannis

Monday, September 1, 2014

Pages: 150-156

Introduction: Obesity is directly linked with the development of various cancers and prostate cancer. The aim of this present study was to review the literature about the association investigate between obesity and prostate cancer. Methods and material: The sample consisted of recent articles in the last five years at least, on the subject that were found mainly in the electronic

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Review Paper

Myocardial infarction and risk factors

Ischakis Panagiotis

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Pages: 157-166

Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of disability and morbidity in both developed and developing countries, globally. The purpose of the present study was to review the literature about the risk factors for the onset of myocardial infarction. Material and Methods: The methodology οf the present study included bibliography research from both the review and the research

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Review Paper

Psychosocial and cultural aspects of pain. gender and identity issues of pain

Tsirtsiridou Vassiliki , Vassilopoulou Georgia

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Pages: 167-177

The experience of pain is as old as recorded history. Cultural and social factors are the foundation of nociception. They are related to the pain perception and expression, the seeking for medical help as well as the acceptance of therapy. The aim of the present study was to review the literature about the p sychosocial and cultural aspects of pain. Method and material:

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