Ekaterini C. Lambrinou

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Authors/Task Force Members: Yehuda Adler* (Chairperson) (Israel), Philippe Charron* (Chairperson) (France), Massimo Imazio† (Italy), Luigi Badano (Italy), Gonzalo Barón-Esquivias (Spain), Jan Bogaert (Belgium), Antonio Brucato (Italy), Pascal Gueret (France), Karin Klingel (Germany), Christos Lionis (Greece), Bernhard Maisch (Germany), Bongani Mayosi (South(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to test the psychometric properties--validity and reliability--of the Greek version of Kogan's Old People scale. BACKGROUND The ageing of the population in most of the developed world and in Greece, challenge-nursing care, therefore, nursing education needs to be updated accordingly. Until today there have(More)
The clinical learning environment is a complex social entity that influences student learning outcomes in the clinical setting. Exploration of this environment gives insight into the educational functioning of the clinical areas and allows nurse teachers to enhance students' opportunities for learning. Since Cyprus is undergoing major reforms in nursing(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The study sought to explore the expected competencies for postgraduate intensive care unit nurses aiming to develop a future competency-based curriculum. The aim of this part of the study is to develop a new instrument to determine what competencies are expected of postgraduate critical care nurses. BACKGROUND Despite existing(More)
PURPOSE One of the major challenges for health care professionals in heart failure (HF) management is to maintain and/or improve HF patient health-related quality of life. The Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ) is one of the most comprehensive and widely used tools for measuring health-related quality of life among patients with HF.(More)
BACKGROUND The proportion of older people has increased worldwide and so are the health problems related with ageing, such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer that often need long-term nursing care. Nurses therefore, have a pivotal role in the care of older people. AIM To evaluate the effects of education on nursing students' knowledge and attitudes(More)
Alexandre Mebazaa1*, M. Birhan Yilmaz2, Phillip Levy3, Piotr Ponikowski4, W. Frank Peacock5, Said Laribi6, Arsen D. Ristic7, Ekaterini Lambrinou8, Josep Masip9, Jillian P. Riley10, Theresa McDonagh11, Christian Mueller12, Christopher deFilippi13, Veli-Pekka Harjola14, Holger Thiele15, Massimo F. Piepoli16, Marco Metra17, Aldo Maggioni18, John J.V.(More)
BACKGROUND Heart failure (HF) is a clinical condition with major socioeconomic burden. Scientists are trying to find effective solutions to eliminate the effects of the disease and the current innovations in research address the introduction of HF management programmes (HF-MPs). OBJECTIVES A meta-analysis was undertaken to estimate the effect of HF-MP(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the dimensionality of the Greek version of the European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale (Gr9-EHFScBS) in a Greek-Cypriot population. BACKGROUND EHFScBS is a valid and reliable scale which is widely used for assessing heart failure (HF) patients' self-care behaviors. METHODS EHFScBS was translated into Greek and was(More)
One of the major factors limiting but also causing the application of modern technology in medicine is the response time to patients, should they need specialized medical care. In this work we propose a solution that is aiming to help and improve the patients’ life after a cardiac surgery. This is a group of patients that have to be monitored for a short(More)