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Introduction. The patient and his safety should be at the center of quality health care, which is a challenge for every health system. Adverse patient outcomes (APO) are defined as damage caused by a drug or other intervention in a primary, secondary or tertiary health care facility, which results in a complication of the primary or the emergence o...

By Ivana Vukotić, Mile Despotović, Bojan Joksimović, Dejan Bokonjić, Biljana Mijović, Milena Božinović, Radmila Balaban, Maja Abazović, Kristina Drašković, Marija Milić

Introduction. According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO), mental illnesses are on the rise. The World Health Report estimates that today about 1 billion people suffer from mental and behavioral disorders or psychosocial problems such as those related to alcohol and drug abuse. Stigmatization of the mentally ill is one of the burni...

By Srdjan Živanović, Veselinka Kulić, Bojan Joksimović, Vedrana Joksimović, Marija Milić

30.06.2022. Case Reports
Fibrous epulis - case report

Introduction. Epulis is a change in gingival tissue that occurs under the influence of chronic irritation. Histologically, there are several different types of epulis. Fibrous epulis is benign tumor of gingiva that most often occurs in interdental papilla area as a result of local irritation (inadequate restorative fillings, carious teeth, subgingi...

By Marina Radanović, Slavoljub Tomić, Tanja Ivanović, Ana Cicmil, Jovana Hrisa Samardžija, Srdjan Radanović, Jelena Lečić

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Society for Hypertension, elevated blood pressure is defined as the blood pressure the readings of which consistently range ≥ 140 mmHg systolic and/or 90 mmHg diastolic. Having in mind the fact that hypertension is one of the leading risk factors for cardiovasluar disease, ki...

By Maja Vuković, Biljana Mijović, Miloš Maksimović, Vesna Lazić

Cancer-related cognitive dysfunction is an important clinical probem that can interfere with the daily functioning, work productivity, childcare, and other responsibilities of women with a history of breast cancer. Risks of cancer-related cognitive impairment include cancer and cancer treatment, as well as patient-related vulnerabilities. There is ...

By Gorica Vuksanović, Jelena Marić, Olivera Kalajdžić, Ivana Zečević, Sandra Matovic, Siniša Ristić

Introduction. Breast cancer (BC) is the most frequent type of malignancy and the leading cause of cancer related death among women worldwide. BC is exceptionally heterogeneous disease and therefore distinct treatment modalities are necessary to address these differences. The aim of our study was to investigate the impact of TP53 and PTEN tumor supp...

By Nikola Tanić, Tatjana Dramićanin, Nejla Ademović, Tijana Tomić, Blagoje Murganić, Zorka Milovanović, Milica Nedeljković, Nasta Tanić

Speech is a way of communication formed by rhythmic units of syllables, words and sentences, and as such is inherent in man, the only being whose organs and psyche are trained for this process. Delayed speech is defined as a phenomenon in which a child does not start speaking on time, or there are errors in the speech pattern that are not appropria...

By Ana Lukić, Bojan Joksimović, Jelena Vidojević, Kristina Drašković, Aleksandar Tanović, Veljko Marić, Nenad Lalović, Vesna Krstović Spremo, Siniša Ristić

Emotional intelligence and health care are closely linked. Empathy is regarded as one of key dimensions of emotional intelligence. The nursing profession has numerous general, but also generic, competencies which requires not only technical knowledge, but also psychological support in everyday work. The aim of this review paper is to point out the ...

By Nina Stoičević, Tamara Milosavljević, Jelena Pavlović

Introduction. Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is very common in patients who are treated in intensive care units or in the surgery department after surgery. This increasingly present complication complicates and calls into question the recovery of the operated patient. We assumed that POCD was associated with blood loss in patients under...

By Dalibor P. Bošković, Sanja Marić, Marko Kovačević, Bojan Golijanin

Introduction.  Recent data show that 1/5 of patients with chest pain in the emergency room (ER) have an acute coronary syndrome that requires admission and treatment. Current guidelines have endorsed the HEART score for admission, observation or discharge in individual patients. We aimed to assess performance of the HEART score at the Universi...

By Bojan Stanetić, Nenad Jaćimović, Šemsudin Porčić