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Guidelines for safe recreational water environments.Volume 1, coastal and fresh water
The World Health Organization's (WHO) new Guidelines for Safe Recreational Water Environments describes the present state of knowledge regarding the impact of recreational use of coastal and… Expand
Effectiveness of interventions that apply new media to improve vaccine uptake and vaccine coverage
- A. Odone, A. Ferrari, +4 authors C. Signorelli
- Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics
- 1 January 2015
Background Vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD) are still a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In high and middle-income settings, immunization coverage is relatively high. However, in… Expand
Prevention of healthcare associated infections: medical and nursing students' knowledge in Italy.
BACKGROUND The training of health workers is a key issue for the prevention of healthcare associated infections. OBJECTIVES To evaluate knowledge of nursing and medical students concerning the… Expand
Third Italian national survey on knowledge, attitudes, and sexual behaviour in relation to HIV/AIDS risk and the role of health education campaigns.
- C. Signorelli, C. Pasquarella, +7 authors M. Quarto
- European journal of public health
- 1 October 2006
AIM The survey, supported by the National Health Institute (ISS), investigates on sources of information for HIV/AIDS and sexual behaviour of the Italian general population. METHODS The survey was… Expand
The PACE study: Past-year prevalence of migraine in Parma’s adult general population
- T. Ferrante, P. Castellini, +7 authors P. Torelli
- Cephalalgia : an international journal of…
- 27 January 2012
Background: In the literature there are few data about the prevalence of primary headaches, including migraine, in the Italian general population. The PACE study (PArma CEfalea, or ‘Headache in… Expand
Risk of surgical site infections following hip and knee arthroplasty: results of the ISChIA-GISIO study.
- A. Agodi, F. Auxilia, +6 authors Gisio Gisio-SItI
- Annali di igiene : medicina preventiva e di…
- 1 September 2017
BACKGROUND Surgical Site Infection (SSI) is one of the major complications following insertion of hip or knee prosthesis. The aim of the present study was to describe rates of SSIs and associated… Expand
A multidisciplinary approach to the study of cultural heritage environments: Experience at the Palatina Library in Parma.
- C. Pasquarella, C. Balocco, +7 authors R. Albertini
- Biology, Medicine
- The Science of the total environment
- 1 December 2015
The aim of this paper is to describe a multidisciplinary approach including biological and particle monitoring, and microclimate analysis associated with the application of the Computational Fluid… Expand
Trends, risk factors and outcomes of healthcare-associated infections within the Italian network SPIN-UTI.
BACKGROUND Implementing infection control measures in light of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) surveillance data can prevent HAIs. Surveillance has been associated with a reduction of HAI in… Expand
Operating theatre ventilation systems and microbial air contamination in total joint replacement surgery: results of the GISIO-ISChIA study.
- A. Agodi, F. Auxilia, +5 authors C. Pasquarella
- Medicine, Engineering
- The Journal of hospital infection
- 1 July 2015
BACKGROUND Recent studies have shown a higher rate of surgical site infections in hip prosthesis implantation using unidirectional airflow ventilation compared with turbulent ventilation. However,… Expand
Microbial air monitoring in operating theatres: experience at the University Hospital of Parma.
- C. Pasquarella, P. Vitali, +7 authors R. Albertini
- The Journal of hospital infection
- 1 May 2012
BACKGROUND Microbial air monitoring in operating theatres has been a subject of interest and debate. No generally accepted sampling methods and threshold values are available. AIM To assess… Expand