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Volume 15, Issue 2

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Special Articles
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1. Sexual abuse and contemporary nursing approach.


2. Brucellosis: Current review of zoonosis.

Original Papers
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1. Clinical Educator’s views on students’ clinical learning environment.


2. The exploration of spirituality in caregivers of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. A qualitative analysis.

Case Study
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1. Erasmus Intensive Programmes: An audit of an innovative educational tool.

Cancer prevention; is it time to seize our health in our hands?

(Editorial article is available only in Greek)

Mastrokostas Athanasios, MAJ, Msc(res),Phd(c), Officer in charge of Nursing Research and Education Department, 424 GMHE, Thessaloniki


Data refer to the frequency of visits-readings of articles from the journal's readers. Choices are based in last three months' period reports from server's data and are crossmatched with Google Analytics ©.

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1. Motivation of the nursing staff and a framework of realistic motives in a public hospital. (893 hits)

- Volume 10, Issue 4


2. The educational role of the nurse. (804 hits)

- Volume 11, Issue 4


3. Financial crisis. How it affects the public health and health systems. (794 hits)

- Volume 11, Issue 2
Special Articles
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1. Clinical events and therapy of dilated cardiomyopathy. (546 hits)

- Volume 13, Issue 4


2. The current situation in the public and private hospitals in Greece. (436 hits)

- Volume 8, Issue 4


3. Lean Thinking in health care: cost containment, better outcomes. (347 hits)

- Volume 15, Issue 1
Original Papers
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1. The concept of care. (429 hits)

 - Volume 7, Issue 1


2. Development and validation of a Diabetes Self-Care Activities Questionnaire (424 hits)

 - Volume 10, Issue 1


3. Working conditions of nursing personnel and their effects in patients and personnel. (412 hits)

- Volume 8, Issue 3