Dragan Miljuš

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BACKGROUND Health care workers (HCWs) are at risk of occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIM To investigate the perception of professional risk from, and the knowledge, attitudes and practice of HCWs to HIV and AIDS in Serbia. METHODS Cross-sectional study of 1,559 Serbian HCWs using self-administered anonymous questionnaires.(More)
The aim of this study was to assess regional survival differences among childhood cancer patients in Europe. For this exercise, the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System (ACCIS) database was utilised. Survival data from 54 population-based cancer registries on 49,651 childhood cancer patients aged 0-14 years and diagnosed in 1988-1997 were analysed(More)
AIM To analyze cancer mortality trends in men in Central Serbia during 1985-2006 period. METHODS Mortality rates and trends for the most frequent cancers in men (lung, stomach, colorectal, pancreatic, and prostate cancer) were calculated. Mortality rates for all cancers were adjusted by direct standardization. Percentage changes of the rates were(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a relatively rare malignant disease, of which 80,000 individuals become ill around the world annually, which amounts to 0.7% of all carcinomas. The aim of this descriptive study was to analyze NPC incidence in Belgrade (the capital city of Serbia, with about 1.6 milion inhabitants) during the period(More)
INTRODUCTION Data regarding patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) did not exist in Serbia until 2002. By establishing the National Registry for Acute Coronary Syndrome (NRACS), the data collection based on the filled-in "coronary questionnaire" for each patient hospitalized and diagnosed with acute infarction of the myocardium (AIM) and unstable(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to analyze trends of death rates for cervical cancer (CC) on territory of The Republic of Serbia in the period 1991-2011. METHODS In this descriptive epidemiological study, unpublished data of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia were used for the analysis of mortality due to CC among women in Serbia, from(More)
BACKGROUND To compare breast cancer incidence and mortality trends in Central Serbia between males and females in the period 1999-2009. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this descriptive study, mortality data were obtained from the National Statistics Institute and morbidity data were derived from Institute of Public Health of Serbia for the period of interest. (More)
The objective of the work was to study blood pressure and some anthropometric characteristics in children. The study design included the prevalence study at Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro. The study comprised 1651 subjects (809 boys and 842 girls) aged 7-14 years, that is, 2.6% of all relevant population. The average levels of systolic and diastolic blood(More)
There is growing concern that pollution from petrochemical and oil refinery installations in Pancevo (Serbia) has increased the incidence of various diseases including cancer. The aim of our study was to investigate cancer incidence in Pancevo and to compare it with the region of central Serbia. Cancer incidence data were obtained from the corresponding(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Cancers of the lip, oral cavity and pharynx (LOCP) are frequently grouped together mainly because they have similar risk factors. The incidence rate of these cancers varies worldwide depending on the geographic location. The aim of this study was to determine trends in age-standardized incidence rates of LOCP cancers in the Belgrade(More)