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      Colorectal cancer screening awareness in European primary care 

      Mauri, D.; Pentheroudakis, George; Milousis, A.; Xilomenos, A.; Panagoulopoulou, E.; Bristianou, M.; Zacharias, G.; Christidis, D.; Mustou, E. A.; Gkinosati, A.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2006)
      Background: Adjustment for stage at diagnosis markedly reduces USA versus European colorectal cancer survival differences and a screening bias was therefore suspected. Moreover, little is known about colorectal cancer ...
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      Development of a screening tool enabling identification of infants and toddlers at risk of family abuse and neglect: a feasibility study from three South European countries 

      Ezpeleta, L.; Perez-Robles, Ruth; Fanti, Kostas A.; Karveli, Vassiliki; Katsimicha, Evita; Nikolaidis, George; Hadjicharalambous, Maria-Zoe; Hatzinikolaou, Kornilia (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2017)
      Background: Child abuse is a health and social problem, and few screening instruments are available for the detection of risk in primary health care. The aim was to develop a screening instrument to be used by professionals ...
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      The effect of selective ultrasound screening on late presenting DDH 

      Zenios, Michalis; Wilson, B.; Galasko, C. S. B. (2000)
      We examined the impact of selective ultrasound screening on late presenting Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) in the Salford area. In the years 1991-1995, babies with suspected clinical hip instability and a number ...
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      Old habits die hard: Chest radiography for screening purposes in primary care 

      Mauri, D.; Kamposioras, K.; Proiskos, A.; Xilomenos, A.; Peponi, C.; Dambrosio, M.; Zacharias, G.; Koukourakis, G.; Pentheroudakis, George; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2006)
      Objective: To assess whether the use of chest radiography for screening changes over time. Design: Systematic review. Data Sources: MEDLINE, ISI, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and handsearching of selected ...
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      Screening practice and misplaced priorities 

      Mauri, D.; Valachis, A.; Polyzos, N. P.; Cortinovis, I.; Karampoiki, V.; Loukidou, E.; Alevizaki, P.; Kamposioras, K.; Kouris, G.; Alexandropoulou, P.; Tsali, L.; Panou, C.; Stamatelopoulos, A.; Lakiotis, V.; Spiliopoulou, A.; Terzoudi, A.; Ioakimidou, A.; Karathanasi, I.; Bristianou, M.; Casazza, G.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2009)
      Purpose: To estimate cancer screening coverage among a large sample of Greek individuals. Methods: 7012 adults from 30 Hellenic areas were surveyed. Tests included: faecal occult blood test, sigmoidoscopy, chest X-ray, ...