Ευαισθητοποίηση του ιατρικού και νοσηλευτικού προσωπικού αναφορικά με τις μονάδες φιλοξενίας (hospices) / παρηγορητικής αγωγής
Awareness of healthcare professionals on hospices / palliative care in Greece
SubjectΠαρηγορητική θεραπεία ; Παρηγορητική θεραπεία -- Ελλάδα ; Hospice care ; Hospice care -- Greece ; Hospices (Terminal care) ; Terminal care ; Palliative treatment
Many people involved in the theory of euthanasia subject, as (physicians, clergy, philosophers, sociologists, biologists, lawyers, state, etc.) and in our efforts to a more practical approach is still valid. But there is an organized effort in Western societies for possible humanistic treatment of critically ill patients during the final confrontation with effective interventions in both pain and psychological collapse that although with the expected-without hope the end result. Since the father of medicine, Hippocrates, medical thought is strictly oriented in any way attempt to cure the patient and the man at all costs avoid the departure from life, even if they stay in it, because of inefficient treatment, has the result of many pains in a process devoid of any meaning in the end. Today in many advanced western societies is an attempt to address the different putting of a brave face on death of people suffering from incurable diseases at the final stage, taking into account the wishes of a patient who often can not withstand the sufferings which holds the disease, preferring to pass to settle the most delicate line that separates life from death, assisted by the doctors. Very briefly mention that we will explore the awareness of medical and nursing staff regarding the accommodation units (Hospices) / palliative care in Greece and some European countries. The palliative care, other than physicians requires psychologists, social physiotherapists, volunteers and priests. Initially, the concept of hospice / palliative care, shall then make a historical reference to the founders of this concept, facilities required and the personnel necessary to carry out this objective, we report on which countries and flourished there is this idea practical, social and economic benefits for a state and whether it is necessary to develop and establish this institution in Greece. After presenting the questionnaires received and answered, 80 health professionals (doctors and nurses) from Aretaieio Hospital and NIMTS. Based on responses to the questionnaire, considering how essential it is that institution in Greece. Furthermore, some experiences of patients with end-stage in narrative form, are mentioned and a refference on what happens around the world, European countries, Cyprus and Greece is made. It is worth noting that the structures of modern centers of hospice and palliative care is an indicator of civilization of a people. E-discriminatory access to, palliative care is a recognized human right without remains a luxury for the few to science and human care.