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Effects of clinical pathways in the joint replacement: a meta-analysis
BackgroundA meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the use of clinical pathways for hip and knee joint replacements when compared with standard medical care. The impact of clinical pathways wasExpand
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Effects of care pathways on the in-hospital treatment of heart failure: a systematic review
BackgroundCare pathways have become a popular tool to enhance the quality of care by improving patient outcomes, promoting patient safety, increasing patient satisfaction, and optimizing the use ofExpand
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Effects of chronic exposure to anaesthetic gases on some immune parameters.
A cross-sectional survey was carried out to evaluate the relation between occupational exposure to low levels of anaesthetic gases (nitrous oxide and isoflurane) and immune parameters. Fifty-oneExpand
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A cluster randomized trial to assess the impact of clinical pathways for patients with stroke: rationale and design of the Clinical Pathways for Effective and Appropriate Care Study [NCT00673491]
BackgroundPatients with stroke should have access to a continuum of care from organized stroke units in the acute phase, to appropriate rehabilitation and secondary prevention measures. Moreover toExpand
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Diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular complications: pathophysiological peculiarities and therapeutic implications.
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic illness frequently associated with cardiovascular complications. The cardiologist must therefore play an important role in the management of diabetic patients, aware ofExpand
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[Prevalence of infections in nursing homes in the Vercelli area (Piemonte, Italy)].
UNLABELLED The frequency of infections in nursing homes is similar to that found in acute care hospitals: infectious complications are reported in 5-10% of hospitalized patients and 5-16% of nursingExpand
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PCV21 EFFECTIVENESS OF CLINICAL PATHWAYS FOR INPATIENT HEARTH FAILURE TREATMENT: RESULTS OF A MULTICENTER CONTROLLED TRIAL
PCV21 EFFECTIVENESS OF CLINICAL PATHWAYS FOR INPATIENT HEARTH FAILURE TREATMENT: RESULTS OF A MULTICENTER CONTROLLED TRIAL Panella M, Marchisio S, Barbieri A, Demarchi ML University of EasternExpand
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A cluster randomized trial to assess the impact of clinical pathways for patients with stroke : rationale and design of the Clinical Pathways for Effective and Appropriate Care Study [ NCT 00673491 ]
Background: Patients with stroke should have access to a continuum of care from organized stroke units in the acute phase, to appropriate rehabilitation and secondary prevention measures. Moreover toExpand
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[Risk management: the opinions of nursing staff and coordinators in a local health district in the Piemonte region (Italy)].
Clinical risk management includes a set of clinical and administrative activities performed to identify, evaluate and reduce risks for patients, staff and visitors as well as the organization itself.Expand
Caduta accidentale di una paziente sottoposta a riduzione chirurgica di frattura di femore: analisi delle cause profonde
Introduction. Inpatient falls in hospital is a relevant problem. The first essential step is to know the risks to prevent them, through reactive or proactive analysis. In this study we used the RootExpand