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Croitoru Cătălina
Nicolae Testemiţanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova · Public health

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Looking for partners - researchers working in research institutions in medicine, medical education, public health, hygiene, to participate in the submission of projects on topics on "The influence of climate change on human health"; "Occupational stress" catalina.croitoru@usmf.md
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May 2013 - September 2016
Public Institution State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
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  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (59)
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Introduction. Antimicrobial resistance is a widespread and tough challenge, if not impossible, to limit by biological, physical or geographical barriers. This is the reason behind the "One Health" approach, which guides all rules and research plans on antimicrobial resistance worldwide. The abusive and excessive use of antimicrobials in human medic...
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Burnout syndrome is defined in the ICD-11. stated in section "273 – Problems related to the difficulty of organizing their own way of life", is a real scourge of the XXI century, especially for people who work within a communication-related field. This problem has gained particular importance under the influence of the coronavirus pandemic. Howev...
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Introduction. Physical activity is the key component of a student's healthy lifestyle, which is a fundamental factor contributing to academic success. The importance of physical activities during the study period is determined particularly by the student's working regime, which is often characterized by a sedentary lifestyle, reduced mobility and c...
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Currently, the question is no longer if the climate is changing because the magnitude and speed of climate change, but it is a fact confirmed by many teams of specialists. It has become a hotly debated topic for politicians, businessmen, environmentalists, society and media. We designed a pilot study using a questionnaire in order to identify the l...
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Background In Europe, alcohol consumption (AC), especially binge drinking (BD) and behavioural risk factors among students in higher education remain to be investigated. The aim of the study was to assess the evolution of AC, and BD and the behavioural factors associated in university students in four European universities: Chisinau (Ch) in Republi...
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Food, along with breathing, hydration and movement, is a conditional factor of human life. This chapter aims to analyze the media coverage of scientific studies in the Republic of Moldova. The research data includes national scientific articles, selected according to a conventional algorithm used for all the countries included in the study. The wor...
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Media has a colossal power; currently, it forms public opinion and engages in decision-making. This chapter aimed to analyze how “nutrition” and “food” were reflected in the online media from the Republic of Moldova. As a source for data collection, the search browser www.google.com was used. The analysis was carried out using a grid analysis of fo...
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Media has a colossal power; currently, it forms public opinion and engages in decision-making. This chapter aimed to analyze how “nutrition” and “food” were reflected in the online media from the Republic of Moldova. As a source for data collection, the search browser www.google.com was used. The analysis was carried out using a grid analysis of fo...
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Food, along with breathing, hydration and movement, is a conditional factor of human life. This chapter aims to analyze the media coverage of scientific studies in the Republic of Moldova. The research data includes national scientific articles, selected according to a conventional algorithm used for all the countries included in the study. The wor...
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Introduction. Currently, there is a steadily increasing trend in losses due to flooding. Nevertheless, global warming, followed by an inevitable overuse of river valleys might further contribute to an increase in the frequency and destructive power of floods. It is quite important to trace the cause and effect chain of the economic, social and ecol...
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Introduction. Currently, there is a steadily increasing trend in losses due to flooding. Nevertheless, global warming, followed by an inevitable overuse of river valleys might further contribute to an increase in the frequency and destructive power of floods. It is quite important to trace the cause and effect chain of the economic, social and ecol...
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Le volume présente des approches multidisciplinaires de la nutrition, de la communication et de la société. Les études nous invitent de penser la nutrition comme ordre social et culturel de la vie et non pas seulement comme pain quotidien. A l'ère de la médiatisation et de la médicalisation il devient extrêmement important de comprendre les connexi...
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Background Eating disorders (ED) and behavioural risk factors among students in higher education remain to be investigated. The aim of the study was to identify the prevalence of ED and the behavioural factors associated with ED in university students in four European universities: Chisinau (Ch) in Republic of Moldava, Cluj-Napoca (CN) in Romania,...
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In order to identify the level of knowledge, skills and practices in the activity of physicians, a pilot study was organized for the elaboration (and adjustment) of the questionnaire for family doctors in working with patients on aspects related to heat waves and critical analysis of results, by questioning to 54 family doctors.
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A pilot study was organized in order to identify the level of knowledge and practice applied by doctors, interviewing 54 doctors. The results presented in this paper refer to 6 out of those 41 applied questionnaire items.
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The aim of this study was to compare personality profiles between two populations of students from Timisoara, Romania and Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The study was performed on two samples of students at Medicine in the 2 nd year of study: 172 students from Timisoara (72.67% male, 27.33% female, aged 19-22 years), and 418 from Chisinau (75.84% g...
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About two million people dies each year because of the heating and cooking systems, one million of them had died as a result of obstructive lung diseases, most of victims were women. The aim of this study was to assess the health of population and the quality of indoor air. Material and methods: 150 people were surveyed in three different areas of...
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Background Eating disorders are particularly frequent in young adults, college students included. However eating disorders among European healthcare students are not well known. The objectives were to identify the prevalence of eating disorder (ED) among healthcare students and the associated factors. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted...
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The computer, irrespective of its use, is an important stress factor for the human brain. Young people can spend hours in front of the computer, forgetting about themselves, taking too few breaks. This prolonged activity can cause eye, musculoskeletal, psychological problems, etc. Research has been conducted to highlight the impact of computer use...
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Objectives. The estimation of correlative connections between the harmful factors present on the premises, where meals are cooked and certain diseases of the respiratory system are conditioned by indoor air quality. Material and methods. Three areas of the Republic of Moldova have been selected for research (North, Center, and South). 150 resident...
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This book proposes an interdisciplinary, multicultural and contemporary approach to examining the controversial links between migration and crime. It includes empirical research on migrants and crime to explore the risk and realities of crime and migration, as well as how mass media in different regions of the world has covered violent acts that ha...
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The chapter focuses on migration as a problem that carries complex consequences for society. Content analysis was applied on a sample of articles published on three websites of online media in Moldova. The results of the analysis indicate that the articles are of interest to readers, but few of the viewers submit comments. The articles depicted emi...
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Abstract Introduction. In the Republic of Moldova, water sources are unevenly distributed on the territory. The population uses for drinking purposes the water from different aquifer layers, which has special peculiarities of water chemistry. Inadequate waste management, ignorance of sanitation rules and basic protection measures of water sources a...
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Aim: The evaluation of the distribution menus in the canteens of pre-school institutions in Chișinău, Republic of Moldova. Methods: Twenty distribution menus from two preschool education institutions, with a capacity of 210 children, between 3-7 years old, in 2016-2017 were studied. Using the statistical data processing method, there have been calc...
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Objectives. The multitude of studies in teachers’ stress specifies that stress can have serious consequences both for the health of teachers and for those with whom teachers interact - students, colleagues, parents and family members. In this context, the objectives of the research points to the need to identify the presence of stress at teachers....
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To reduce behavioral risk factors is a priority of health policies in Republic of Moldova. However, the promotion of health is a prerogative of health system and less in educational activities in schools or universities. The aim of the study was to identify medical students‟ behavioral risks and their perception in health promotion. Our results req...
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Background: To reduce behavioral risk factors is a priority of health policies in Republic of Moldova. However, the promotion of health is a prerogative of health system and less in educational activities in schools or universities. The aim: to identify medical students‟ behavioral risks and their perception in health promotion. Materials and metho...
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Multe state, ţări au dezvoltat metodologii de evaluare a riscurilor, adoptate în legislaţia naţională şi operaţionalizate deja în prezent. Aceste evoluţii se înregistrează în vederea îmbunătăţirii capacităţii de a răspunde prin măsuri de prevenire, pregătire şi intervenţie la riscurile identificate. În acelaşi timp, riscurile la care este expus per...
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The Romanian Journal Anthropological Researches and Studies is an annual journal and publishes: fundamental and applied research, clinical field research; reviews and updates; case reports; reviews; information on scientific meetings.
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Abstract Objectives. The aim of the study was the evaluation of the air quality in the process of food preparation in rural households of the Republic of Moldova. Material and methods. The study was conducted in three areas of the Republic of Moldova (northern, central and southern areas). We evaluated the temperature, the relative humidity of the...
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Volumul de faţă rezultă din studierea a peste 600 de referinţe bibliografice ştiinţifice şi de popularizare a cunoştinţelor şi din activitatea de cercetare pe parcursul mai multor ani asupra tezei de doctor în medicină „Evaluarea fiziologo-igienică a instruirii elevilor la lecţiile de informatică”, realizată de autoarea monografiei sub conducerea P...
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Abstract Background: The health state assessment of the inhabitants of the Republic of Moldova in relation to the pollution of the indoor air during the process of preparing food. Material and methods: The study was conducted in three areas of the Republic of Moldova (North, Center and South). The research was based on the inhabitants’ inquiry and...
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The work represents an epidemiological analytic-descriptive study, which covers the whole territory of the Republic of Moldova and its people. The following methods in the study were used: epidemiological; expert (random sample); statistico-mathematical (correlation analysis, etc.); medico-geographical; sanitary-hygienic; computer programming, etc....
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Background: The health of the Moldavian population requires special attention, due to direct and indirect biological, environment, behavioural and health factors. Material and methods: We studied population morbidity from the following localities: town Cupcini, village Bratuseni, village Ruseni –Edinet district; town Vadul lui Voda, town Cricova, v...
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According to Seyle the general concept of stress is defined as "a nonspecific general response of the body to the external action of some factors-stress agents, of varied types (physical, chemical, biological and psychological)". A current synthetic definition is that given by P. Derevenco, where the emphasis is on "biological, psychological and be...
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Objectives. The Occupational Repetitive Actions (OCRA)-is a synthetic index describing risk factors of repetitive actions at work with one figure. The OCRA index quantifies the relationship between the daily numbers of actually performed by the upper limbs in repetitive tasks, and corresponding number of recommend actions: (total number of technica...
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Objectives. The present study aimed to estimate the number of emergency ambulance call-outs during the very cold winter of 2009/2010 (December–February) with respect to the reference period of 2007-2010. Material and methods. As study material there were considered about 335 000 requests for emergency care in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, and abo...
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Introduction. Young people are exposed to a range of information technologies in different environments, including home and school, but the degree of factors influencing information technologies are poorly understood. Materials and methods. Current research included children of 7th from, divided into 2 groups depending on the duration of using the...
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Introducere Tehnologiile informaţionale şi comunicaţionale reprezintă o manifestare evidentă a revoluţiei informaţionale. Prin urmare, devine clar interesul deosebit al profesorilor faţă de alfabetizarea computerizată şi care caută modalităţi de adaptare a instituţiilor de învăţământ preuniversitar la lumea modernă. Un număr tot mai mare de părinţi...
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The article discusses the principles and approaches of the development of health policies on adaptation to extreme air temperatures-high and low. Information on the heat and cold effects on health in the European region and the Republic of Moldova is provided as an argument for the development and implementation of a national action plan. An overvi...
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Obiective. Cercetarea a avut ca obiective identificarea aspectelor cunoscute şi necunoscute în activitatea copiilor la computer, realitatea amenajării locului de lucru al copilului la computer şi evaluarea cunoştinţelor părinţilor despre activităţile copiilor la computer. Material şi metode. Metoda de cercetare utilizată a fost ancheta sociologică,...
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Results of the epidemiological study of relationships between air temperature and daily mortality in Chisinau during cold season are presented. The research’s main task included description of mortality dependence on different temperature variables. Total daily deaths were used to characterize the mortality in November–March of 2001–2010. The simpl...
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The study surveyed 72 teachers of informatics. The survey results revealed that the structure of computer lessons predominate computer activity, which does not correspond to the hygienic requirements for the maximum duration of computer use during the lesson. According to the informatics teachers, children have attention and work better in mid-day...
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The statistical and epidemiological analysis of the impact of hot temperatures of summer 2007 on the mortality rate in Moldova was carried out. The most sensitive to heat are women, urban population, elderly, and people with cardiovascular diseases. Raising the minimum temperature has the greatest effect on increasing mortality.
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The massive new wave of information, advertising, use of computer technologies, computer games affect education, perception of the world and children’s health. The study includes the analysis of 552 questionnaires completed by 7th grade pupils from 10 schools in Chisinau. The study reveals that 76,4 percent of the computer workplaces are equipped...

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