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Title: Use of occupational health services in a Cyprus oncology center
Authors: Provan, Helen
Soteriades, Elpidoforos Soterakis
Raftopoulos, Vasilios 
Keywords: Nursing;Hospitals;Occupational health services
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Healio
Source: AAOHN journal, 2009, Volume 57, Issue 5, Pages 198-201
Abstract: se of occupational health services in the hospital environment is an important parameter for annual health care planning. The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinic utilization at a Cyprus oncology center. All visits to the occupational health clinic during an 18-month period were reviewed and analyzed. During the study period, the center had, on average, 161 employees and offered 67 occupational health clinic sessions. Employees had 338 clinic visits, of which 294 were primary and 44 were follow-up visits, with 5 employees, on average, visiting the clinic at each session. Nurses most frequently visited the center (33.4%), followed by the administrative staff (28.6%) and the employees of the Medical Physics and Radiology Department (22.4%), corresponding to the largest groups of employees. The most frequently cited reason for the visits was administrative purposes (23.6%), including updating health records, followed by pre-placement examinations (14.7%) and vaccinations (10.3%). Administrative and clinical reasons were given for occupational health clinic use at the oncology center across all categories of employees.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/7068
ISSN: 0891-0162
DOI: 10.3928/08910162-20090416-03
Rights: © 2009 Healio.All rights reserved.
Type: Article
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