Papageorgiou Dimitrios

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Office Address

Building Κ15, office 17

Name: Dimitrios E. Papageorgiou

Current Position: Professor, University of West Attica, School of Health and Care Sciences, Department of Nursing

Scientific Domain: Pathological Nursing with emphasis on ICU patients with respiratory failure

Code ΑPELLA: 3970

Sector: G, Medical and Surgical Nursing

Administrative position: Director of “ICU Follow – up Care Lab”


Research Gate:

Google Scholar Profile: Dimitris Papageorgiou


Web of Science Researcher ID: AAA-2889-2022

Pubmed: E. Papageorgiou



BSc, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Department of Nursing

BSc, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Nursing

MSc, University of Wales, College of Medicine

PhD, University of Ioannina, Department of Medicine

 Research interests: Intensive care unit, continuum of critical care from the first contact with the patient to their discharge and beyond.

 Academic appointments:

2009, Lecturer, Department of Nursing, TEI of Athens

2015, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, TEI of Athens

2019, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, University of West Attica

 Professional experience:

1996 – 2005, ICU Nurse G.H.A. “G. Gennimatas”

2006 – 2009, Nurse Educator, Surgical Specialty G.H.A. “G. Gennimatas”

 Courses Taught

Undergraduate courses

Critical Care Nursing (Lectures / Clinical Practice), Respiratory Nursing (Lectures), Diagnostic Nursing / Clinical Semiology (Lectures/Laboratory practice), Medical & Surgical Nursing (Laboratory practice), Emergency Care / ICU (Clinical Practice), Basic Nursing (Lectures), An Introduction to Nursing Science (Laboratory practice), Basic Nursing (Laboratory practice)

 Postgraduate courses

Head injuries, chest injuries, urgent respiratory problems, design of a critical care unit, critical care nursing, mechanical ventilation, planning of weaning, oxygen therapy methods, writing a scientific paper.


Recent publications

Dimitrios E. Papageorgiou, Evridiki Kaba, Martha Kelesi, Areti Stavropoulou, Penelope E. Tziliali, Niki Pavlatou, Georgia Fasoi.  Assessing Patients’ Needs in Greek Intensive Care Unitis. Validation of a Respiratory Patient Satisfaction Scale. Journal of Education and Practice 2021, 12,(17): 1-6.

Georgia Fasoi, Eirini C. Patsiou, Areti Stavropoulou, Evridiki Kaba, Dimitrios Papageorgiou, Georgia Toylia, Aspasia Goula and Martha Kelesi. Assessment of Nursing Workload as a Mortality Predictor in Intensive Care Units (ICU) Using the Nursing Activities Score (NAS) Scale. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 79.

Dimitrios Papageorgiou, Konstantina Kosenai, Eleni Gika, Dimitrios Alefragkis, Despoina Keskou, Christina Mandila. Quantification of Frailty Syndrome in ICU Patients with Clinical Frailty Scale. Folia Medica 2020 April; 62(4):655-661.

Dimitris E. Papageorgiou, Foteinoula Gkazeli, Viktoria Diamanti, Dimitrios A. Flevas, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Vasso Romanou. Clinical Analysis of Statistical Data on the Characteristics of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in a Greek ICU. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants 2019, 29(1), pages 45-49.

Papageorgiou Dimitris, Sela Ervina- Anastasia. Traumatic brain injury as a risk factor for dementia: Literature Review. Clinical Research and Trials 2018; Volume 4(3): 1-5.

Papageorgiou Dimitris, Gika Eleni, Kosenai Konstantina, Mandila Christina, Tsironas Konstantinos, Avramopoulou Lamprini, Sela Ervina. Frailty in elderly ICU patients in Greece: a prospective, observational study. Ann Transl Med 2018;6(7):111. Doi: 10.21037/atm.2018.02.03.

Sofia A. Balodimou, Efstathia G. Papageorgiou, Eleni E. Dokoutsidou, Dimitris E. Papageorgiou, Evridiki P. Kaba, Martha N. Kelesi. Greek nurses’ knowledge on the prevention of surgical site infection: an investigation. Journal of Wound Care 2018, 27(12): 876-884.

Papageorgiou D.E., Koukoulitsios G., Tsikritsaki K., Sampani A.C, Kalantzis I., Androulis A. The use of therapeutic hypothermia to increased intracranial pressure after traumatic brain injury: a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery 2017, 4(3): 1-5.

Dimitrios Papageorgiou, Katerina Tsikritsaki, Faresh Javed, Theodoros Stathopoulos, Andreas F. Mavrogenis & George Koukoulitsios. Therapeutic hypothermia in ICU. The nursing aspect. Journal of long-term effects of medical implants 2017, 27(1): 19–22.


Other information:

Author of chapters in the books entitled: “Introduction to Nursing Science”, “Introduction to Quality Assurance in Nursing”, “Basic Nursing. Theory, Education, Application”, “Emergency Nursing”, “Introduction to the science of Nursing. Conceptual and Philosophical Context” and “Principles and Clinical Skills in Nursing”.

Chapters editing in the books: “Clinical Nursing Skills & Nursing Process”, “Critical Care Nursing, Science and Practice” “Bates’ Nursing guide to physical examination and history taking” and “Respiratory Nursing”.


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