Panagiotis Kiekkas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medication errors in critically ill adults: a review of direct observation evidence
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Greece
    Am J Crit Care 20:36-44. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Fever effects and treatment in critical care: Literature review
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Patras, Greece Electronic address
    Aust Crit Care 26:130-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Unplanned extubation in critically ill adults: clinical review
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Patras 263 31, Greece
    Nurs Crit Care 18:123-34. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Knowledge of pulse oximetry: comparison among intensive care, anesthesiology and emergency nurses
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Institute of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Clin Nurs 22:828-37. 2013
  5. pmc Knowledge is power: studying critical incidents in intensive care
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, 1 M, Alexandrou Str, Patras, 263 34, Greece
    Crit Care 16:102. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Association between nursing workload and mortality of intensive care unit patients
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Anesthesiology Department, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:385-90. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Physical antipyresis in critically ill adults
    By Panagiotis Kiekkas
    University Hospital of Patras in Patras, Greece
    Am J Nurs 108:40-9; quiz 50. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Peak body temperature predicts mortality in critically ill patients without cerebral damage
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Heart Lung 39:208-16. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Psychological distress and delusional memories after critical care: a literature review
    P Kiekkas
    Patras Specialized Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases, Department of Nursing, Highest Technological Education of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Int Nurs Rev 57:288-96. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Fever and agitation in elderly ICU patients: a descriptive study
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Patras Specialized Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases, Patras, Greece
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 26:169-74. 2010

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Medication errors in critically ill adults: a review of direct observation evidence
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Greece
    Am J Crit Care 20:36-44. 2011
    ..To systematically review clinical evidence gathered by direct observation of medication errors in adult patients in intensive care units...
  2. doi request reprint Fever effects and treatment in critical care: Literature review
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Patras, Greece Electronic address
    Aust Crit Care 26:130-5. 2013
    ..This article concludes by providing implications for antipyretic treatment of critically ill adults and suggesting areas for future research...
  3. doi request reprint Unplanned extubation in critically ill adults: clinical review
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Patras 263 31, Greece
    Nurs Crit Care 18:123-34. 2013
    ..To investigate and synthesize the evidence on the incidence and consequences of unplanned extubation (UE) in intensive care unit (ICU) patients, and on risk factors for UE...
  4. doi request reprint Knowledge of pulse oximetry: comparison among intensive care, anesthesiology and emergency nurses
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Institute of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Clin Nurs 22:828-37. 2013
    ..To evaluate pulse oximetry knowledge of nurses employed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Anesthesiology Department (AD) and Emergency Department (ED) and to compare knowledge among these departments/units...
  5. pmc Knowledge is power: studying critical incidents in intensive care
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Nursing Department, Highest Technological Educational Institute of Patras, 1 M, Alexandrou Str, Patras, 263 34, Greece
    Crit Care 16:102. 2012
    ..Promotion of non-blaming culture, analysis of critical incident reports and development of clinical recommendations are expected to minimize critical incidents in the future...
  6. doi request reprint Association between nursing workload and mortality of intensive care unit patients
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Anesthesiology Department, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:385-90. 2008
    ..To investigate differences in mortality of intensive care unit (ICU) patients according to the ratio between total patient care demands and nurse staffing...
  7. doi request reprint Physical antipyresis in critically ill adults
    By Panagiotis Kiekkas
    University Hospital of Patras in Patras, Greece
    Am J Nurs 108:40-9; quiz 50. 2008
    ..In addition, the authors give an overview of the causes and effects of temperature elevation, focusing mostly on fever.A literature review examines external cooling methods for use in the ICU. The findings raise some doubts...
  8. doi request reprint Peak body temperature predicts mortality in critically ill patients without cerebral damage
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Heart Lung 39:208-16. 2010
    ..We investigated whether mortality in intensive care unit (ICU) patients without cerebral damage is associated with fever manifestation and characteristics...
  9. doi request reprint Psychological distress and delusional memories after critical care: a literature review
    P Kiekkas
    Patras Specialized Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases, Department of Nursing, Highest Technological Education of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Int Nurs Rev 57:288-96. 2010
    ..These memories often have a strong vividness, long duration and high emotional impact...
  10. doi request reprint Fever and agitation in elderly ICU patients: a descriptive study
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Patras Specialized Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases, Patras, Greece
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 26:169-74. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between fever and agitation in elderly, critically ill patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patient severity as an indicator of nursing workload in the intensive care unit
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Anesthesiology Department, General University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Nurs Crit Care 12:34-41. 2007
    ..Clinical severity of the ICU patients measured by APACHE II is an important early indicator of daily nursing workload, especially of care demands associated with respiration, diagnostic methods and treatments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nursing workload associated with fever in the general intensive care unit
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Department of Anesthesiology, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Am J Crit Care 17:522-31. 2008
    ..Fever in a patient in the intensive care unit necessitates several nursing tasks. Moreover, factors associated with increased patient care needs may be associated with fever...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of technological equipment in critical care units: nurses' perceptions in Greece
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Department of Anesthesiology, General University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Clin Nurs 15:178-87. 2006
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  14. doi request reprint Changes in nursing practice: associations with responses to and coping with errors
    Mary Karga
    Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    J Clin Nurs 20:3246-55. 2011
    ..To investigate emotional responses of nurses and perceived senior staff responses to errors, error-coping strategies used by nurses and how these are associated with constructive or defensive changes in nursing practice...
  15. doi request reprint Optimized perioperative analgesia reduces chronic phantom limb pain intensity, prevalence, and frequency: a prospective, randomized, clinical trial
    Menelaos Karanikolas
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Patras University School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    Anesthesiology 114:1144-54. 2011
    ..Severe preamputation pain is associated with phantom limb pain (PLP) development in limb amputees. We investigated whether optimized perioperative analgesia reduces PLP at 6-month follow-up...
  16. doi request reprint Level and correlates of burnout among orthopaedic nurses in Greece
    Panagiotis Kiekkas
    Patras Specialized Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases, Patras, Greece
    Orthop Nurs 29:203-9. 2010
    ..To investigate the level and correlates of burnout among nurses employed in orthopaedic wards...
  17. pmc Patient and/or family controlled palliative sedation with midazolam for intractable symptom control: a case series
    Diamanto Aretha
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Cases J 2:136. 2009
    ..Family satisfaction was mainly good and median sedation was in the range 2 - 3. CONCLUSION: Patient/Family-Controlled Sedation with midazolam was effective in providing comfort, by allowing titration of sedation to each patient's needs...