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    • Factors associated with HIV testing and HIV treatment adherence: A systematic review 

      Detsis, Marios; Tsioutis, Constantinos; Karageorgos, Spyridon A.; Sideroglou, Theologia; Hatzakis, Angelos E.; Mylonakis, Eleftherios E. (2017-01-01)
      Background: The impact of the global economic crisis on HIV-related access and care remains unclear. The objective of this systematic review of the literature was to evaluate the association between socioeconomic factors ...
    • Factors influencing arrival of patients with acute myocardial infarction at emergency departments: Implications for community nursing interventions 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Pantazopoulos, Ioannis N.; Vlachos, Ioannis S.; Stroumpoulis, K.; Barouxis, Dimitrios; Kitsou, Vassiliki; Marathias, Katerina P.; Karabinis, Andreas P.; Papadimitriou, Lila J. (2010-07-01)
      Factors influencing arrival of patients with acute myocardial infarction at emergency departments: implications for community nursing interventions. Journal of Advanced Nursing 66(7), 1469-1477. Title.: Factors influencing ...
    • Factors influencing nurses' decisions to activate medical emergency teams 

      Pantazopoulos, Ioannis N.; Tsoni, Aikaterini; Kouskouni, Evangelia E.; Papadimitriou, Lila J.; Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2012-09-01)
      Aims and objectives. To evaluate the relationship between nurse demographics and correct identification of clinical situations warranting specific nursing actions, including activation of the medical emergency team. ...
    • Familial Mediterranean Fever Associated with MEFV Mutations in a Large Cohort of Cypriot Patients 

      Neocleous, Vassos; Costi, Constantina Eleni; Kyriakou, Christina; Kyriakides, Tassos C.; Shammas, Christos; Skordis, Nicos A.; Toumba, Meropi; Kyriakou, Sophia; Koliou, Maria G.; Kousparou, Marianna; Onoufriou, Margarita; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Iasonides, Michalis; Atamyan, Vick N.; Pierides, Alkis M.; Christophidou-Anastasiadou, Violetta; Tanteles, G. A.; Phylactou, Leonidas A. (2015-01-01)
      Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is caused by mutations in the MEFV gene and the spectrum of mutations among Greek-Cypriots with FMF-related symptoms was examined. Sequence analysis for exons 2, 3, 5, and 10 of the MEFV ...
    • Family presence during resuscitation and invasive procedures: Physicians' and nurses' attitudes working in pediatric departments in Greece 

      Vavarouta, Antigone; Xanthos, Theodoros; Papadimitriou, Lila J.; Kouskouni, Evangelia E.; Iacovidou, Nicoletta (2011-06-01)
      Background: Family presence during resuscitation and invasive procedures (FPDRAIP) has been a frequent topic of debate among healthcare personnel worldwide. This paper determines the knowledge, experiences and views of ...
    • First evidence of Anaplasma infection in Crete, Greece. Report of six human cases 

      Chochlakis, Dimosthenis; Psaroulaki, Anna; Kokkini, Sofia; Kostanatis, S.; Arkalati, E.; Karagrannaki, E.; Tsioutis, Constantinos; Tselentis, Yiannis J.; Gikas, Achilleas I. (2009-01-01)
    • First experience of the use of the C-MAC PM videolaryngoscope in a clinical setting by anesthetic nurses: A comparison with anesthetists 

      Kontouli, Zinais; Stroumpoulis, K.; Halari-Baradaki, E.; Papadimitriou, Lila J.; Iacovidou, Nicoletta; Xanthos, Theodoros (2013-12-01)
      Background : The Storz C-MAC videolaryngoscope has been found to facilitate endotracheal intubation and to be easy to use by novice users. However, it has never been studied in those who will probably use it most, anesthetists ...
    • First steps toward harmonized human biomonitoring in Europe: Demonstration project to perform human biomonitoring on a European scale 

      Den Hond, Elly M.; Govarts, Eva; Willems, Hanny; Smolders, Roel; Casteleyn, Ludwine; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike; Schwedler, Gerda; Seiwert, Margarete; Fiddicke, Ulrike; Castaño, Argelia; Esteban, Marta; Angerer, Jüergen; Koch, Holger Martin; Schindler, Birgit Karin; Sepai, Ovnair; Exley, Karen S.; Bloemen, Louis; Horvat, Milena; Knudsen, Lisbeth Ehlert; Joas, Anke; Joas, Reinhard; Biot, Pierre; Aerts, Dominique; Koppen, Gudrun; Katsonouri, Andromachi; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Kršková, Andrea; Malý, Marek; Mørck, Thit Aarøe; Rudnai, Péter; Közepésy, Szilvia; Mulcahy, Maurice; Mannion, Rory; Gutleb, Arno Christian; Fischer, Marc E.; Ligocka, Danuta; Jakubowski, Marek; Fátima Reis, M.; Namorado, Sónia; Gurzǎu, Anca Elena; Lupsa, Ioana Rodica; Halzlová, Katarína; Jajcaj, Michal; Mazej, Darja; Tratnik, Janja Snoj; López, Ana Sofia; López, Estrella; Berglund, Marika; Larsson, Kristin; Lehmann, Andrea; Crettaz, Pierre; Schoeters, Greet E.R. (2015-01-01)
      Background: For Europe as a whole, data on internal exposure to environmental chemicals do not yet exist. Characterization of the internal individual chemical environment is expected to enhance understanding of the ...
    • Fish consumption patterns and hair mercury levels in children and their mothers in 17 EU countries 

      Castaño, Argelia; Cutanda, Francisco; Esteban, Marta; Pärt, Peter; Navarro, Carmen; Gómez, Silvia; Rosado, Montserrat; López, Ana; López, Estrella; Exley, Karen; Schindler, Birgit K.; Govarts, Eva; Casteleyn, Ludwine; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike; Fiddicke, Ulrike; Koch, Holger M.; Angerer, Jürgen; Hond, Elly Den; Schoeters, Greet; Sepai, Ovnair; Horvat, Milena; Knudsen, Lisbeth E.; Aerts, Dominique; Joas, Anke; Biot, Pierre; Joas, Reinhard; Jiménez-Guerrero, José A.; Diaz, Gema; Pirard, Catherine; Katsonouri, Andromachi; Cerna, Milena; Gutleb, Arno C.; Ligocka, Danuta; Reis, M. Fátima; Berglund, Marika; Lupsa, Ioana-Rodica; Halzlová, Katarína; Charlier, Corinne; Cullen, Elizabeth; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Krsková, Andrea; Jensen, Janne F.; Nielsen, Jeanette K.S.; Schwedler, Gerda; Wilhelm, Michael; Rudnai, Peter; Középesy, Szilvia; Davidson, Fred; Fischer, Mark E.; Janasik, Beata; Namorado, Sónia; Gurzau, Anca E.; Jajcaj, Michal; Mazej, Darja; Tratnik, Janja Snoj; Larsson, Kristin; Lehmann, Andrea; Crettaz, Pierre; Lavranos, Giagkos M.; Posada, Manuel (2015-08-01)
      The toxicity of methylmercury (MeHg) in humans is well established and the main source of exposure is via the consumption of large marine fish and mammals. Of particular concern are the potential neurodevelopmental effects ...
    • From cardiopulmonary to cardiorespiratory resuscitation 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Iacovidou, Nicoletta; Ekmektzoglou, Konstantinos A. (2011-10-01)
    • Functional anatomy of the mandibular nerve: Consequences of nerve injury and entrapment 

      Piagkou, Maria Nikolaos; Demesticha, Theano D.; Skandalakis, Panagiotis N.; Johnson, Elizabeth O. (2011-03-01)
      Various anatomic structures including bone, muscle, or fibrous bands may entrap and potentially compress branches of the mandibular nerve (MN). The infratemporal fossa is a common location for MN compression and one of the ...
    • Functional neuroanatomy of proprioception. 

      Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Babis, George Ch; Soultanis, Konstantinos Chr; Soucacos, Panayotis N. (2008-09-01)
      Proprioception is the sense of body position that is perceived both at the conscious and unconscious levels. Typically, it refers to two kinds of sensations: that of static limb position and of kinesthesia. Static position ...
    • Fungal infections in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic review 

      Stamatiades, George A.; Ioannou, Petros; Petrikkos, Georgios L.; Tsioutis, Constantinos (2018-06-01)
      Background: Despite reports of fungal infections in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), their clinical and microbiological characteristics remain unknown. Objectives: The aim of this systematic review was to ...
    • Gender differences in cadmium and cotinine levels in prepubertal children 

      Fucic, Aleksandra; Plavec, Davor; Casteleyn, Ludwine; Aerts, Dominique; Biot, Pierre; Katsonouri, Andromachi; Černá, Milena; Knudsen, Lisbeth Ehlert; Castaño, Argelia; Rudnai, Péter; Gutleb, Arno Christian; Ligocka, Danuta; Lupsa, Ioana Rodica; Berglund, Marika; Horvat, Milena; Halzlová, Katarína; Schoeters, Greet E.R.; Koppen, Gudrun; Hadjipanayis, Adamos; Kršková, Andrea; Középesy, Szilvia; Arendt, M.; Fischer, Marc E.; Janasik, Beata M.; Gurzǎu, Anca Elena; Gurzǎu, Eugen Stelian M.D.; Grandér, Margaretha; Larsson, Kristin; Jajcaj, Michal; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike; Sepai, Ovnair; Exley, Karen S.; Bartolomé, Mónica; Cutanda, Francisco; Mazej, Darja; Nielsen, Jeanette Kolstrup Søgaard; Snoj-Tratnik, Janja; Schwedler, Gerda; Fiddicke, Ulrike; Seiwert, Margarete; Govarts, Eva; Den Hond, Elly M.; Koch, Holger Martin; López, Ana Sofia; Joas, Anke; Joas, Reinhard (2015-08-01)
      Susceptibility to environmental stressors has been described for fetal and early childhood development. However, the possible susceptibility of the prepubertal period, characterized by the orchestration of the organism ...
    • General manifestations of Behçet's syndrome and the success of CO2-laser as treatment for oral lesions: a review of the literature and case presentation. 

      Demetriades, Neophytos C.; Hanford, Hope; Laskarides, Constantinos (2009-01-01)
      This article reviews the oral manifestations of Behçet's Syndrome that have been discussed in the literature and presents the success of the use of CO2-laser for recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS). Behçet's Syndrome is a ...
    • Genomic instability in ulcerative colitis: A prerequisite for cancer in the inflammatory colon? 

      Ekmektzoglou, Konstantinos A.; Samelis, Georgios Fotios; Karagiannis, Stefanos S.; Ζografos, George C.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2012-10-16)
      Ulcerative colitis (UC), a chronic and relapsing idiopathic inflammatory disease of the colon, although not associated with an increased mortality compared to the general population, has a substantial morbidity leading to ...
    • Gestational diabetes mellitus and quality of life during the third trimester of pregnancy 

      Pantzartzis, Kyriakos A.; Manolopoulos, Philip Panagiotis; Paschou, Stavroula Α.; Kazakos, Kyriakos A.; Kotsa, Kalliopi; Goulis, Dimitrios C (2019-01-01)
      Purpose: The primary aim of this study was to investigate the effect of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) on the quality of life (QoL) of pregnant women during the third trimester of pregnancy. The secondary aim was to ...
    • Glidescope® videolaryngoscope improves intubation success rate in cardiac arrest scenarios without chest compressions interruption: A randomized cross-over manikin study 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Stroumpoulis, K.; Bassiakou, Eleni; Koudouna, Eleni; Pantazopoulos, Ioannis N.; Mazarakis, Antonios; Demestiha, Theano D.; Iacovidou, Nicoletta (2011-04-01)
      Aim: The aim of this study was to assess the performance of the Glidescope® in a manikin cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) scenario. Methods: Following a brief didactic session, 45 volunteer doctors inexperienced with ...
    • Glucocorticoids as an Emerging Pharmacologic Agent for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 

      Varvarousi, Giolanda; Stefaniotou, Antonia; Varvarousis, Dimitrios P.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2014-01-01)
      Although cardiac arrest (CA) constitutes a major health problem with dismal prognosis, no specific drug therapy has been shown to improve survival to hospital discharge. CA causes adrenal insufficiency which is associated ...