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AN INVESTIGATION OF DEPRESSION IN GREEK THALASSAEMIC TEENAGERS
Friday, January 5, 2018
Objective: To explore characteristics of today’s Greek teenagers with thalassaemia, a hereditary disease, associated with the possibility of developing depression. Material and methods: Study sample consisted of 74 thalassaemic teenagers. Data collection was conducted using the "Children Depression Inventory” (CDI) and a questionnaire on teenage thalassaemic patients’ characteristics (socio-demographic;

ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN PATIENTS WITH PERMANENT CARDIAC PACEMAKER
Monday, May 1, 2017
Objective: To explore factors associated with anxiety and depression of patients with permanent cardiac pacemaker. Material and methods: The study sample consisted of 230 patients with a pacemaker who visited for check a public hospital outpatient department.Data collection was conducted using a questionnaire which included patients’ characteristics and the "Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale"

ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN RENAL TRANS-PLANT RECIPIENTS
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Introduction: End-stage kidney disease is a rapidly growing health problem worldwide. Kidney transplantation is the optimal modality, which entails many benefits in patients’ lives. Anxiety and depression minimize the beneficial effects of transplantation and adversely affect the clinical outcome. The aim of this study was to explore anxiety and depression in renal transplant recipients. Material

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF BURN INJURIES IN A GREEK CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Friday, September 1, 2017
A burn is a type of are tissue damage to the skin due to the effect of a harmful cause. Thepurpose of the study was to retrospectively record the characteristics of children who had been admitted because of burn to a pediatric hospital in Western Greece. Material and Method: The sample of the study consisted of 345 children with burn who were admitted to the Emergency Department

EVALUATION OF CRITICAL CARE NURSES REGARDING KNOWLEDGE IN PULSE OXYMETRY
Thursday, September 1, 2016
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 hospitals

EVALUATION OF FATIGUE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Background: Fatigue consists the most common symptom that experience patients with heart failure.   Objective: of the study was to explore factors associated with fatigue in hospitalized patients with heart failure.   Methods : In the present study, 60 hospitalized patients were enrolled. Data collection was performed by the method of the interview using a questionnaire that included

EXPECTATIONS FOR LIFE AMONG GREEK TEENAGE THALASSAEMICS
Monday, January 1, 2018
Objective: To investigate expectations for life of today’s Greek teenagers with thalassaemia, a hereditary disease, in association with their characteristics. Material and methods : A total of 74 thalassaemic teenagers participated in the study. Data collection was conducted using the "Multidimensional Expectations Questionnaire for Thalassaemia Major Patients” version for thalassaemic children

Exploration of drug users profile
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
The aim of this study was to explore the profile of drug users in the Athens and the characteristics of the use ( injecting and syringe sharing ) . Method and material : Data were collected by the completion of questionnaire by personal interview of184 drug users who came to the Emergency Assistance Unit and Support (MAVY) OKANA for the first time. Results : The sample consisted of 184 individuals

IMPACT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE ON DE-PRESSION IN WOMEN
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Introduction: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and patients often suffer by depression especially these with coronary artery disease. There is evidence that the frequency and intensity of depressive symptoms in cardiovascular disease differ between genders. The aim of this systematic review was to explore the impact of cardiovascular disease on the development of depression

Patients' needs
Thursday, August 1, 2013
The aim of the present study was to review the literature about patients' needs. Method and material: The method οf 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. physiological,

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