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Issue 3 September-December 2018

Issue 3 September-December 2018Issue 3 September-December 2018

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Review Paper

LIMITATIONS AND DELIMITATIONS IN THE RESEARCH PROCESS

Theofanidis Dimitrios, Fountouki Antigoni

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Pages: 155-163

Introduction: Many authors tempt to balance the recognition of shortcomings and study limitations with the risk of having their paper rejected. Yet, before any attempt to run a study, a researcher needs to recognise the meaning and operational definitions of the terms ‘limitations’ and ‘delimitations’ in biomedical research. Aim: to define, review and elaborate how

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Review Paper

THE CONTRIBUTION OF ENDOSCOPIC LASER COAGULATION IN THE TREATMENT OF THE TWIN-TO-TWIN TRANSFUSION SYNDROME

Katsaras George, Markopoulou Panagiota

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Pages: 163-177

Introduction: The twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is a serious complication which affects 10-15% of monochorionic diamniotic placentation pregnancies. The syndrome is the result of a progressively displayed and chronic imbalance of the communication of the placental shunts, resulting in unequal blood exchange between the fetuses, namely the "transfusion”

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BURN INFECTIONS - MODERN TREATMENT APPROACHES

Karolemea Sevasti, Kelesi Martha, Vasilopoulos Georgios

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Pages: 178-188

Introduction: Burns are one of the most common and at the same time the most devastating types of trauma related with mortality which is associated, in most cases, with infections that they develop in them. According to estimates, more than 300,000 individuals die each year due to burn-related burns while 6 million people are looking for medical assistance due to

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Review Paper

THE EFFECT OF RELIGIOUSNESS IN CANCER PATIENTS

Chatzinikolaou Aikaterini

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Pages: 189-196

Introduction: Faith in God plays a significant role for patients who encounter chronic and life-threatening diseases. The purpose of this review was to explore the effect of religiousness in patients with cancer. Material and Methods: It was conducted a review in researches in international and Greek databases (Google Scholar

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Original Paper

ΗEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS' PERCEPTIONS

Tsami Athanasia, Maxouris Ioannis, Iliaskou Petroula

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Pages: 197-205

Dialysis as the main renal replacement method exerts a significant burden on patients, their families andonthe National Health System of each country. According to estimates, in 2013, 1.500.000 individuals were under hemodialysis. The purpose of this study was to explore perceptions of patients with end-stage renal failure with respect to hemodialysis.  Method and material:  The sample

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PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH TO CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Koutelekos John, Zartaloudi Afroditi, Αthanasiadi Veroniki

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Pages: 206-216

Introduction: Cystic fibrosis is a fatal and heritable disease of the white race, which is characterized by the excretion of viscous mucus in various glands of the human body, resulting in their gradual destruction, which eventually leads to death. Purpose: of this study was to focus on psychosocial issues of the disease and especially on the psychosocial approach to children and adolescents with

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