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Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Health and Research Journal is ambitious to disseminate information, scholarship and experience in education, practice and investigation between medicine, nursing and all the sciences involved in health care.

Aim of journal is to supply scientists of  health with resources in order to provide the scientific knowledge, intellection and research and especially to improve health status and qualify of care for individuals, families and communities.


The journal publishes original papers, reviews, special and general articles, case management etc.

 

 

Section Policies

Editorial

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Special Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Systemic Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Every submitted study is judged by at least two (2) adjudicators, who are  not members of the  Editorial Committee of the Journal. In case of disagreement a new adjudicator is being assigned and the decision on the publication or not, is being made by the Editorial Committee. The names of the adjudicators remain strictly confidential. The authors are informed within 4 weeks about the  acceptance of the study. Usually, a study is  given to the authors for modification before the publication. The modified study should be returned to the Journal  within 3 weeks, otherwise it is considered with drawn.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Editorial Board

Founding Editor

Christina Marvaki, Emeritus Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece 

 

Editors in Chief

Anastasia Kotanidou, Professor of Critical Care, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Georgios Vasilopoulos, Assistant Professor of Surgical Nursing, Department of Nursing, University of West Attica, Greece

 

Managing Editors

Olga Kadda, RN, MSc, MHAS(c), PhD, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Greece

Angeliki Chandrinou, RN, CS, MSc, PhD, Computer Science Department, Naval Hospital, Athens, Greece

Edison Jahai, MD, MSc, PhD(c), Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

 

Section Editors in chief

Serafim Nanas, Professor of Critical Care, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Dimitrios Mantas, Associate Professor, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

 

Associate Editors

Evangelos Giavasopoulos, RN, MSc, PhD, Head Nurse 1st Surgical & Thoracosurgical Department «Sismanoglio –Am.Fleming» General Hospital Of Athens, Greece

Antonia Kalogianni, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece

Efstathia Kampisiouli, RN, MSc, PhD(c), Head Nurse, Nursing Education Office, ‘’Evaggelismos”, General hospital of Athens, Greece 

 

Special Editorial Consultants

Georgia Gerogianni, Lecturer, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece

Georgios Intas, Head Nurse, 2nd Pathological Department, General Hospital of Nikaia, Piraeus "Agios Panteleimon'', Greece

Maria Saridi, MSc, PhD, Director of Nursing Department, General Hospital of Korinthos, Greece

Pantelis Stergiannis, RN, MSc, PhD, General Oncological Hospital of Kifisia "Agioi Anargyroi", Greece

 

Statistical Analysis Consultants

Kourlampa Georgia, RN, PhD, Biostatistics, Deputy Scientific Director of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research (CLEO), Greece

Petros Galanis, RN, MPH, PhD, Center for Health Services Management and Evaluation, Department of Nursing, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

 

Editorial Board

Eleni Athanasiou, PhD, Director, Department of Radiotherapy, General Oncological Hospital of Kifisia "Agioi Anargyroi", Greece

Nektarios Alevizopoulos, Oncologist MSc, PhD, ‘’Evaggelismos” General hospital of Athens, Greece 

Stavros Dimopoulos, Pathologist-Intensivist PhD, Consultant “Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center”

Eleftherios Karatzanos, Ergophysiologist-Clinical Ergophysiologist, MSc, PhD, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing & Rehabilitation Laboratory, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Georgios Kouroupetroglou, Director of the Speech and Accessibility Laboratory Faculty of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Nikolaos Leventakis, Project Design Engineer, National Technical University of Athens

Maria Maridaki, Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Vasiliki Markaki, Pathologist- Intensivist, First Critical Care Department, ‘’Evaggelismos” General hospital of Athens, Greece 

Savvas Tokmakidis, Professor of Exercise Physiology, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Anastasios Philippou, Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental Physiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

George Argyriou, RN, PhD, General Hospital of Chest Diseases “Sotiria”, Athens, Greece

Dimitra-Argyro Vasileiadi, PhD, Endocrinologist, Consultant A’, ‘’Evaggelismos” General hospital of Athens, Greece 

Ioannis Vasileiadis, Assistant Professor, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Maria Goula, Dermatologist-Venereologist, PhD, Professor of Dermatology, Aesthetics and Cosmetology Department, ATEI Thessaloniki, Greece

Ioanna Dimopoulou, Professor, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Charalampos Zisis, Thoracic surgeon, Consultant, ‘’Evaggelismos” General Hospital of Athens, Greece

Paraskevi Katsaounou, Assistant Professor, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Spyridon Stergiopoulos, Associate Professor, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Eleni Theodosopoulou, Professor, Nursing Department, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Maria Theodorakopoulou, Surgeon-Intensivist, Director of ICU, University Hospital “ATTIKON”, Greece

Ioannis Kalemikerakis, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece

Theodore Kapadohos, Lecturer, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece

Genovefa Kolovou, PhD, Cardiologist, Director, Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center

Ioannis Koutelekos, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece

Anna Mantzorou, Radiologist, Director, Department of Radiology, ‘’Evaggelismos” General Hospital of Athens, Greece 

Aikaterini Marvaki, RN, MSc, PhD(c), General Hospital of “Katerini”, Greece

Athanasios Mastrokostas, MAJ, RN, CCRN, Msc(res), PhD (c ), Nursing Research and Education, 424 GMTH

Fotoula Babatsikou, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece

Nikolaos Rikos, Lecturer, Nursing Department, Technological Educational Institute of Crete

Michalis Rovithis, Lecturer, Nursing Department, Technological Educational Institute of Crete

Nikoletta Rovina, Assistant Professor, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greeece

Areti Stavropoulou, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, Technological Educational Institute of Crete

George Stranjalis, Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Neurosurgery, ‘’Evaggelismos” General Hospital of Athens, Greece 

Georgia Toylia, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica, Greece

Eleni Vasilopoulou, Theologian, Philologist/Psycologist, PhD, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Eftychia Demerouti, Cardiologist PhD, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Greece

Stefanos Korfias, Neurosurgeon, Lecturer, Medical School of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, ‘’Evaggelismos” General Hospital of Athens, Greece 

 

Web Site Administration

Konstantinos Exarchos, RN, MSc, PhD (c), 251 Airforce General Hospital, Athens, Greece

 

International Editorial Board

Editors in Chief

Neriman Akansel, Professor, Uludag University, Turkey

Evridiki Papastavrou, Assistant Professor, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

 

Members

Maritsa Gourni, Professor, School of Health Sciences , Frederick University,Cyprus

Camilla Laaksonen, PhD, Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS), Faculty of Health Care, Turku, Finland

Thomas Laios, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCS(orth)Equivalent Orthopaedic surgeon, Upper Limb Fellow Good Hope Hospital  NHS Trust, Honorary Lecturer Birmingham University, United Kingdom

Anastasios Merkouris, Associate Professor, Cyprus University of Technology

Zoe Roupa, Professor, European University Cyprus

Despina Sapountzi – Krepia, Professor, Frederick University, Cyprus

David Thompson, Professor, BSc, MA, PhD, MBA, RN, FRCN, FAAN, FESC, FCSANZ, AFBPsS, Director, Centre for the Heart and Mind, Australian Catholic University

Edwin Van Teijlingen, Professor of Reproductive Health, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom