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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;

ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS OF ADULT PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Introduction: Epilepsy is a widespread neurological disorder affecting more than 70 million people worldwide. Epilepsy is characterized as a complex of symptoms with multiple risk factors and a strong genetic predisposition.Purpose: To explore attitudes and views of adult patients with epilepsy regarding the disease.Material and Method: A descriptive study of a convenience sample of 100 patients visiting

CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED STOMATITIS: PREVENTION AND CARE
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Introduction: Chemotherapy is an important treatment option for children with leukemia. However, its complications are multiple, including stomatitis, which adversely affects the treatment, care and health status of children. The aim of the study was to summarize the nursing interventions for the prevention and care of chemotherapy-induced stomatitis in children with leukemia. Methodology: Review

EFFECTS OF INTENSIFIED INSULIN THERAPY REGIMENS ON GLYCEMIC PROFILE AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN INDIVIDUALS WITH TYPE I DIABE-TES MELLITUS
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is a serious condition, which can be life threatening if left untreated. It is well known that both types of diabetes, when not adequately controlled, are associated with various complications and poor quality of life. In type I diabetes mellitus, treatment is primarily performed by insulin administration. The various treatment regimens are aiming at optimally controlling

EPILEPSY IN ADULTS : DESCRIPTIVE CHARACTERISTICS
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Εpilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders with a global prevalence of 0.6% - 1.2%. It is a serious neurological disorder related to social stigma, psychiatric co-morbidity and high financial costs. Purpose: To explore the characteristics of adults diagnosed with epilepsy. Material and Method: The study sample consisted of 100 adults with a diagnosis of epilepsy who followed periodic

NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN CHILDREN WITH CANCER UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Introduction: Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children. Its treatment include chemotherapy, surgery or radiation therapy, alone or in combination. One of the most well-known symptoms of chemotherapy in children is nausea and vomiting, which negatively affect their health and the progress of treatment. Several nursing interventions have been supported to prevent and treat them. The aim

NURSING INTERVENTIONS FOR THE PREVEN-TION AND MANAGEMENT OF STOMATITIS IN CHILDREN WITH LEUKEMIA UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY
Friday, October 1, 2021
Introduction: Chemotherapy for the treatment of leukemia often leads to serious complications, including stomatitis. Stomatitis is an inflammation of the oral mucosa that occurs most often in children and causes high levels of pain due to lesions of the oral cavity. Despite the many treatments suggested, none are effective and safe in all cases for use in clinical practice.Aim: The purpose of this

PAIN RATING SCALES IN CHILDREN WITH CANCER
Monday, January 7, 2019
Pain in children with cancer is a subjective feeling as well as a frequent symptom that nurses have to deal with.  Pain assessment can be done with special tools (scales). The purpose of the present study was to explore assessment of pain in children with cancer using measuring tools. Methodology: This was a review study. It was conducted a  bibliographic review of international databases (PubMed,

PERCEIVED SOCIAL SUPPORT AMONG PARENTS OF HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN IN THE COVID-19
Friday, October 1, 2021
ntroduction: The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all aspects of human life and has created a need for social support. The role of the social support of the parents of public children hospitalized in the Covid-19 period is important. The aim of this study was to explore the demographic factors related to social support of parents of hospitalized children. Material and method:

STATE AND TRAIT ANXIETY IN PARENTS OF HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Introduction: Admission of a child to a hospital triggers a number of problems in the daily life of parents, such as uncertainty about the child's health, anxiety about hospital stay or other practical and economic problems that cause emotional burden, such as anxiety. Purpose: To explore levels of state and trait anxiety that experience parents of hospitalized children and the associated factors.

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