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The secular trend in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the population of primary school children from Ljubljana (Slovenia)

, Cole TJ. Childhood obesity and overweight prevalence trends in England: evidence for growing socioeconomic disparities. Int J Obes 2010; 34: 41-7. 47. Cattaneo A, Monasta L, Stamatakis E, Lioret S, Castetbon K, Frenken F et al. Overweight and obesity in infants and preschool children in the European Union: a review of existing data. Obes Rev 2010; 11: 389-98. 48. Eriksson M, Rasmussen F, Nordqvist T. Changes in shape and location of BMI distributions of Swedish children. Acta Paediatr 2005; 94: 1558-65. 49. Daniels SR

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Evaluation of national food and nutrition policy in Albania

partially sufficient. With regard to the implementation of food safety individual goals, the evaluation revealed that ‘the improvement and harmonization of food safety legislation with the European Union’ was implemented successfully; moreover, ‘strengthening food safety technical staff capacities at the central and regional level’ was implemented moderately successfully; in addition, ‘the improvement of food safety control system and the establishment of a surveillance system’ was implemented partially successfully, whereas the goal of ‘strengthening and increasing the

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Prevalence of and factors associated with healthcare-associated infections in Slovenian acute care hospitals: Results of the third national survey

(SNHPS III) was conducted in 2017 within the second European Point prevalence survey (EU PPS II) of HAIs and antimicrobial use in acute care hospitals of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) under the coordination of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The objective of this paper is to describe the characteristics of patients, their exposure to invasive procedures and to report the estimated prevalence of different types of HAIs, microorganisms identified and association of potential risk factors with HAIs in Slovenian

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The “ECG modifications induced by the disturbance of the circadian rhythm in night-shift workers (ECGNoct)” study protocol

References 1.Eurofound. Working time patterns for sustainable work. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg (2018) 10.02.2019. 2. Jin J. Screening for Cardiovascular Disease Risk With ECG. JAMA. 2018;319:2346. 3. Otelea MR, Streinu-Cercel A, Băicus C, Nitescu M. The Adipokine Profile and the Cardio-Metabolic Risk in Non-Obese Young Adults. Balkan Med J. 2019;36:155-61. 4. Tsai WC, Wu KY, Lin GM, et al. Clinical Characteristics of

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Sensitivity and specificity of the method used for ascertainment of healthcare-associated infections in the second Slovenian national prevalence survey

( 9 , 10 ). Recently, the results of the ECDC pilot validation of the EUPPS in 10 European Union (EU) Member States conducted in 2011 were published ( 11 ). The overall sensitivity and specificity of the method used for ascertainment of HAIs were estimated to be 83% and 98%, respectively. The sensitivity by type of HAIs ranged from 83% for bloodstream infections to 100% for lower respiratory tract infections, and specificity was higher than 99% for all types of HAIs. Due to limited resources at the time of the SNHPS, Slovenia did not participate. The objective of

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What can we learn from each other about undergraduate medical education in general practice/family medicine?

Herzegovina (Mostar), Montenegro (Podgorica) and Croatia (Zagreb, Osijek, Rijeka and Split), attesting to the need for mutual support and enlightenment among teachers of FM/GP. This was particularly relevant for those countries in the process of joining the European Union, which required them to adapt their curricula to European standards. Hence, the aim of the initiative, later named The Split Initiative , was to “renew our collaboration and to exchange information on the way we conduct teaching of family medicine”. ( 1 ) Given common past of the countries involved

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Work-Related stress factors in nurses at Slovenian hospitals – A cross-sectional study

:// 4 European Commission. Occupational health and safety risks in the healthcare sector. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. Accessed March 22th, 2017 at:

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Survival of node-negative breast cancer patients treated at the university medical centre Maribor in the period 2000–2009

. Cancer patients’ survival: standard calculation methods and some considerations regarding their interpretation. Zdr Varst 2016; 55: 134-41. Zadnik V Žagar T Žakelj MP. Cancer patients’ survival: standard calculation methods and some considerations regarding their interpretation Zdr Varst 2016 55 134 41 6 Altobelli E, Lattanzi A. Breast cancer in European Union: an update of screening programmes as of March 2014 (review). Int J Oncol 2014; 45: 1785-92. 10.3892/ijo.2014.2632 Altobelli E Lattanzi A. Breast cancer in European Union: an update of

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Exposure to mental load and psychosocial risks in kindergarten teachers

rizika na pracovišti Accessed December 10th 2014 16 The Committee of Senior Labour Inspectors (SLIC). Psychosocial risk assessments: SLIC inspection campaign 2012: final report. European Union, 2012. Accessed April 2nd, 2019 at: The Committee of Senior Labour Inspectors (SLIC) Psychosocial risk assessments: SLIC inspection campaign 2012: final report European Union 2012 Accessed April 2nd, 2019 at http

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Encouraging employees to report verbal violence in primary health care in Serbia: A cross-sectional study

, 17 ). In the last two decades, Serbia faced different challenges. It was a period of transition and reforms in all social and economic areas, including health care system. In the period from 2005 to 2010, an increase of workplace violence from 48.7% to 64.2% was recorded, which was reported by non-governmental organizations or trade unions ( 18 ). In Serbia, there is a legal basis for the prevention of abuse at work, which should provide greater security for employees: The Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, Labour Law, Law on the Prevention of Workplace

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