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Title: Sexual activity cardiological survey among Greek cardiologists
Authors: Βασιλειάδου, Ασπασία
Τούλια - Τσάβαλου, Γεωργία
Σταματοπούλου, Ευαγγελία
Πιστόλας, Δημήτριος
Χασιώτη, Κωνσταντίνα
και άλλοι
Item type: Conference publication
Subjects: Medicine
Internal medicine
Ιατρική
Καρδιολογία
Issue Date: 19-Jul-2014
Mar-2008
Date of availability: 18-Jul-2014
Publisher: Μαρβάκη, Χριστίνα
Abstract: Background Erectile dysfunction is often associated with cardiac disease. The psychological fear of further cardiac complications during intercourse is a factor contributing to sexual dysfunction among cardiac patients. It is important for cardiologists to be aware of these issues. Methods We carried out a questionnaire survey among 145 Greek cardiologists’ knowledge and opinions concerning their patients’ sexual activity. The questionnaire was administered by trained nurses in the cardiologists’ place of work. Results Cardiologists tend to underestimate the scale of the problem and furthermore are not well informed about all aspects of it. This is especially true of younger members of the profession. Conclusions Greater awareness by physicians of this issue could enable them to contribute significantly to the quality of life of patients and their partners.
Language: English
Citation: Vassiliadou, A., Toulia, G., Stamatopoulou, E., Pistolas, D. & Hasioti, K. (March 2008). Sexual activity cardiological survey among Greek cardiologists. “Health Science Journal”. 2(1):25-24.
Journal: Health Science Journal
Type of Journal: With a review process (peer review)
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11400/1397
Appears in Collections:Τόμος 2, Τεύχος 1 (Ιαν. - Μαρ. 2008)

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