Benedetta Pongiglione

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BACKGROUND Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is a particularly distressing event for oncology patients. This review aims at analyzing the impact of CINV on Health-Related Quality of Life (QoL) and on the use of healthcare resources. METHODS A systematic search was conducted according to the PRISMA statement on MEDLINE, EMBASE and NHS EED. (More)
Despite the vast body of literature studying disability and mortality, evidence to support their association is scarce. This work investigates the role of disability in explaining all‐cause mortality among individuals aged 50+ who participated in the English Longitudinal Study of Aging. The aim is to explain the gender paradox in health and mortality by(More)
AIM To collect, organize and appraise evidence of socioeconomic and demographic inequalities in health and mortality among the older population using a summary measure of population health: Health Expectancy. METHODS A systematic literature review was conducted. Literature published in English before November 2014 was searched via two possible sources:(More)
BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest the importance of distinguishing severity levels of disability. Nevertheless, there is not yet a consensus with regards to an optimal classification. OBJECTIVE Our study seeks to advance the existing binary definitions towards categorical/ordinal manifestations of disability. METHODS We define disability according to(More)
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