THE LIFESTYLE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION ISSUES

Birutė Strukčinskienė, Neringa Strazdienė, Alona Rauckienė-Michaelsson, Vaiva Strukčinskaitė, Dileta Tervydytė, Emilija Griškonytė, Sigitas Griškonis Abstract Introduction. Alcohol consumption has a negative impact on the health of children, adolescents and young people, including students. Students’ alcohol consumption studies could help prevent the use of harmful psychoactive substances. Materials and Methods. 319 university students par­ticipated in the…

Falls In Elderly: Risk Factors And Prevention Possibilities

Vaiva Strukčinskaitė, Sigutė Norkienė, Birutė Strukčinskienė Abstract Population aging is one of the twenty-first-century problems. Injuries are especially dangerous for elderly people since they contribute to the elderly mortality, disability and worsen the quality of life in older age. The aim of the study was to analyze the risk factors of falls, and prevention possibilities…

Medical And Social Aspects Of Suicide In Lithuania In The First Half Of The Xxth Century

Alvydas Navickas, Audronė Smirinenko, Petras Navickas, Laura Lukavičiūtė, Algirdas Dembinskas, Romualdas Gurevičius, Rita Aliukonienė, Alvydas Benošis, Robertas Badaras, Konstantinas Daškevičius, Jelena Daškevičienė Abstract Main Aim: characterize the epidemiology and prevention measures of suicidal behaviour in Lithuania in the first half of the XX century. Methods and Object. Using an analytical method, this investigation focused on…

Correlations Between The Sociodemographic-Professional Characteristics Of The Specialists Providing The Emergency Medical Services, The Attitudes Towards Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, The Strategies For Coping With Stress, Burnout Syndrome And The K

Darius Leskaukas, Aidana Lygnugarytė-Grikšienė, Nedas Jasinskas, Agnė Masiukienė Abstract According to the World Health Organisation, Lithuania is in the lead position for the number of suicides in Europe and is in the fifth position around the world. One of the most progressive interventions in the suicide prevention is training of the emergency medical services professionals.…

Risk Factors For Violent Behaviour Among Forensic Psychiatric Patients

Aldona Šileikaitė, Ilona Čėsnienė, Arūnas Germanavičius Abstract Forensic psychiatry is specific area where legal, clinical and social aspects are involved. Moreover it is important to evaluate and protect both sides the public and persons who are not guilty by reason of insanity. The most prevalent mental disorders among forensic psychiatry patients are psychotic disorders (especially…

Sport Injuries In Schoolchildren During Physical Education Classes And Their Prevention

Birutė Strukčinskienė, Neringa Strazdienė, Sigutė Norkienė, Vaiva Strukčinskaitė Abstract Sport and physical activity are important factors in children’s health and well-being. However, during sport activities children could be injured. Anyway, sport injuries could be avoided when injury prevention measures are used. The aim of this study was to investigate sport injuries during physical education classes…

Parental Awareness Of Rotavirus Infection

Natalja Morač, Tatjana Žuravliova, Geriuldas Žiliukas, Arvydas Martinkėnas Abstract The aim – to analyze the parents’ awareness of rotavirus infection. Rotavirus infection (RVI) is prevalent worldwide and is the most common cause of diarrhea. RVI is a relevant public health problem due to the high incidence of young children. In the interest of effective prevention…

Occupational Skin Diseases and Disability

Beatričė Margytė, Aistė Audickaitė, Edita Naruševičiūtė Skripkienė, Jūratė Grigaitienė, Matilda Bylaitė Bučinskienė Abstract Occupational diseases are health problems of employees,caused by harmful and hazardous agents present in the occupationalactivity or work environment. Occupational skin diseases –relevant, but not often discussed topic. They are the most commonlydiagnosed diseases in Western countries while in Lithuania it isonly…

Dermatological Issues of Lithuanian Hairdresses

Edita Naruševičiūtė-Skripkienė, Eglė Ramelytė, Monika Niedvaraitė, Kristina Kiliūtė, Matilda Bylaitė Abstract Objective. We present the results from the study about dermatological problems of Lithuanian hairdressers. Material and methods. A survey with anonymous questionnaire was performed in 145 hairdressing salons from different Lithuanian cities in 2011. Results. The majority of all the 150 respondents were women…

Trends in the Spread of Burns in Lithuania 2001-2010

Darius Kubilius, Rytis Rimdeika, Mindaugas Kazanavičius Abstract Background and objective. The article presents the main Lithuanian burns epidemiological data, assesses raw and standardized data trends. The burns data is compared with particular data of other casualties of external causes of the Lithuanian population and also compared with international data. Material and methods. The non-experimental descriptive…

Occupational Skin Cancers

Edita Naruševičiūtė-Skripkienė, Janina Didžiapetrienė, Jurgita Liutkevičiūtė-Navickienė Abstract Occupational skin disease are any skin, skin appendages, mucous membrane alteration caused, maintained or aggravated by factors in occupational environment. Discussion about occupational skin problems, also occupational skin cancer, is important, but occupational origin of the disorder is often missed due to shortage of information. The aim of…