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Volume 3 September-December 2016 online first

Volume 3 September-December 2016 online firstVolume 3 September-December 2016 online first

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Editorial Article

PERSPECTIVE FOR PERIOPERATIVE NURSING

Koutelekos John

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Pages: 125-129

Στην Ελλάδα, τα προβλήματα των νοσοκομείων, που συνεχίζουν ακόμα και σήμερα, να ταλανίζουν την χώρα προέκυψαν από την οικονομική κρίση, τα μνημόνια και συνίστανται κυρίως στην μειωμένη στελέχωσή τους σε νοσηλευτικό προσωπικό, τόσο λόγω του μεγάλου αριθμού συνταξιοδοτήσεων όσο και λόγω των μειωμένων προσλήψεων. Παράλληλα ένα άλλο θέμα εθνικού προβληματισμού αποτελεί η δημογραφική γήρανση του

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Review Paper

PEDIATRIC TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Kokolakis Michail, Koutelekos John

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Pages: 130-153

Traumatic brain injury is a major cause of serious harm­­ and death in children under the age of 15. The injury affects not only the patient, but also impacts heavily on close relatives. Caring for victims with traumatic brain injury is perhaps the most difficult of many professional challenges for nursing staff, requiring both technical and skills and sensitivity to the needs of the relatives.

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Review Paper

QUALITY IN HEALTH SERVICES AND EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING: A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON THE SCIENCE OF NURSING IN GREECE

Μπανούση Αγγελική

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Pages: 154-165

Introduction: General rules govern the health services market, as it happens with every market. Constitutional rules of the markets are the quality assurance via the continuous improvement of the quality of services in accordance with the rational allocation of resources, and the role of evidence based practice in healthcare is of outmost importance, influencing a lot the quality of care

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Review Paper

CROHN'S DISEASE IN PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS

Lera Maria, Taxtsoglou Kiriaki

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Pages: 166-174

Introduction: Crohn's disease belongs to a group of conditions known as idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The purpose of this review was to list information about Crohn's disease that occurs in pediatric patients. Methodology: The study material has recently been articles on the topic were found mainly in the electronic database Medline and the Association of Greek Academic

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Review Paper

ACTIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE ROLE OF THE ORAL HYGIENE

Bitsiori Zoi , Balaska Dimitra, Dimogerontas George, Bozagregos Ilias

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Pages: 175-187

Introduction: Over the centuries the medical and broader sector of Health developed, made important inventions and discoveries, but never stopped the Health sector is timely. Every time there was a possible treatment of any disease, another disease appeared to be afflicted mankind. This requirement, therefore, of our time mainly focused on early diagnosis, the immediate intervention and prevention.

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Review Paper

BULLYING AND SUICIDALITY IN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE

Katsaras George, Kourlaba Georgia

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Pages: 188-218

Introduction: The episodes of violence and aggression in schools is a common and growing in frequency phenomenon. Research has shown that the engagement with school bullying is a major risk factor as far as suicidal ideation and suicide attempts are concerned. The aim was to review literature about school bullying and cyberbullying as well as the suicidality in children and adolescents.

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Original Paper

ACCESS TO VIEW AND THE ROLE OF SIGHT IN THE EVALUATION OF ARCHITECTURAL ENVIRONMENT OF PATIENT ROOM SETTINGS

Sklavou Evangelia, Tzouvadakis Ioannis

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Pages: 219-248

Introduction View is fundamentally important to the healing process, well-being and consequently the cost of care. Unobstructed view has been connected to more frequent satisfaction and comfort, as well as higher threshold to discomfort. Τ he aim of the study was to investigate the role of sight in the evaluation of the architectural environment of patient room settings. Method View access

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Original Paper

EVALUATION OF CRITICAL CARE NURSES REGARDING KNOWLEDGE IN PULSE OXYMETRY

Liritzi Maria, Govina Urania, Nestor Athanasia , Polikandrioti Maria

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Pages: 249-267

Introduction: Pulse oximetry is a non invasive method which determines the saturation of hemoglobin in oxygen and is early detecting  hypoxic episodes. The aim of the present study was to evaluate nurses' knowledge working in Intensive Care Unit (ICU)  regarding  pulse oximetry.  Method and material: The sample of the study consisted of 206 ICU nurses  in 5 general

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Special Article

NATURAL DISASTERS AND HEALTH EFFECTS

Tzilini Maria , Lavdaniti Maria

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Pages: 268-281

Introduction:  The natural disaster is the probability of a potentially catastrophic event that happened within a period of time and in a particular geographic area. Purpose: The purpose of this study is the literature investigating the effect of natural disasters on health.Material and Methods: It was conducted a review in researches in Greek and international databases (Medline and

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