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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

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

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,

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.

THE MANAGEMENT OF POSTOPERATIVE PAIN IN CHILDREN. NEW EVIDENCE
Friday, January 5, 2018
Introduction: The management of the postoperative pain in children is an important part of nursing practice and a major challenge for hospitalized children, their parents, family and health professionals, especially nurses. Children continue to experience significant post-operative pain despite the efforts made by nurses with severe effects on their post-operative health. Purpose: The review

TREATMENT AND CARE OF POST RADIATION THERAPY SKIN LESIONS WITH HYPERBARIC OXYGEN
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Summary: Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for cancer but has significant side effects on patients, as it causes damage not only to cancer cells but also to normal ones. Among the lesions are post-therapy skin lesions that significantly affect patients and the quality of their life. Purpose: Το explore the literature regarding treatment and care of post-radiation therapy skin lesions with

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International Federation of Perioperative Nurses