Paweł Kleka

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INTRODUCTION Evaluation of the quality of life of patients with osteoporosis concerns the physical, emotional, social and pain quality of life domains. The aim of the research was to describe the psychometric properties of the Polish version of QUALEFFO-41 in 253 Polish postmenopausal women with osteopenia or osteoporosis and in 132 postmenopausal women(More)
INTRODUCTION The study aimed to determine the risk factors for reduced bone mineral density (BMD) among postmenopausal women. MATERIAL AND METHODS Two hundred and fifty-three postmenopausal women were included to the study. The study group consisted of 85 women with osteoporosis (mean age: 59.9 years) and 168 with osteopenia (mean age: 57.8 years).(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to assess the costs associated with mild hypertension (HTN) in Poland and to compare the costs of 3-year ambulatory care for those diagnosed with mild HTN (group A) and those diagnosed with mild HTN and comorbidities (group B). MATERIAL AND METHODS The researchers undertook a retrospective study of a group of 120(More)
BACKGROUND It is essential to adjust oncological treatment to medical procedures but also to the expectations of patients themselves. Expectations of patients may depend on the way of coping with the stress of cancer. Many researchers have dealt with this issue. However, it is difficult to find studies concerning relations between the styles of coping and(More)
Disturbances connected with nicotine lead to abuse on physical and psychological level, they are the reason of harm in individual and global perspective as well. They may be a reason of behavioural disturbances additionally. The aim of the study was to estimate the locus of health control in young adults-- students of Poznan University of Medical Sciences.(More)
One of the most important problems in sleep medicine is Sleep Related Breathing Disorder and Insomnia. The excessive daytime sleepiness is basic symptom of those disorders. In this study we analyze some parameters of insomnia severity and excessive daytime sleepiness among smoking and nonsmoking teachers. In this study we used the own questionnaire about(More)
UNLABELLED Smoking cigarettes is one of the most common factor disturbing health and a part of negative life style. The aim of the study was to estimate the frequencies of smoking cigarettes and their conditions among teachers of all types of schools--primary as well as secondary. 94 persons participated in the study. 20.2% of them were smoking and almost(More)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic connective tissue disease with characteristic symmetric joints infibulations leading to disability. Due to progressive character of the disease, with periods of worsening and remission, the treatment should be complex and focused on the inhibition of the progress of the changes. The aim of the study was opinion of(More)
INTRODUCTION Caregivers of demented relatives devote their time and attention in order to help the beloved members of the family. Those who are informal caregivers require support in order to avoid being overburdened. Many such caregivers may suffer from chronic health problems, for instance, depression. OBJECTIVE The aim was to assess the factors of(More)
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