Carlos Chiatti

Maria Laura Luchetta2
Francesco Cozzolino2
Giovanni Lamura2
2Maria Laura Luchetta
2Francesco Cozzolino
2Giovanni Lamura
2Joseph M Rimland
2Alessandro Montedori
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BACKGROUND Flu vaccination significantly reduces the risk of serious complications like hospitalization and death among community-dwelling older people, therefore vaccination programmes targeting this population group represent a common policy in developed Countries. Among the determinants of vaccine uptake in older age, a growing literature suggests that(More)
BACKGROUND The primary aim of this paper is to describe the design of a project evaluating the effects of using a research-based strategy for managing housing adaptations (HAs). The evaluation targets clients' perspectives in terms of activity, participation, usability, fear of falling, fall incidence, use of mobility devices, and health-related quality of(More)
  • Maria Gabriella Melchiorre, Carlos Chiatti, Giovanni Lamura, Francisco Torres-Gonzales, Mindaugas Stankunas, Jutta Lindert +4 others
  • 2013
BACKGROUND Social support has a strong impact on individuals, not least on older individuals with health problems. A lack of support network and poor family or social relations may be crucial in later life, and represent risk factors for elder abuse. This study focused on the associations between social support, demographics/socio-economics, health(More)
  • Pamela Barbadoro, Carlos Chiatti, Marcello Mario D’Errico, Francesco Di Stanislao, Emilia Prospero
  • 2012
BACKGROUND In spite of the World Health Organization's recommendations to maintain caesarean delivery (CD) between 5% and 15% of total births, the rates of CD continue to rise in countries with routine access to medical services. As in Italy CD rate reached 38% in 2008, the highest at EU level, we evaluated socioeconomic and clinical correlates of(More)
The aim of the paper was to explore the heterogeneity among housing adaptation clients. Cluster analysis was performed using baseline data from applicants in three Swedish municipalities. The analysis identified six main groups: "adults at risk of disability", "young old with disabilities", "well-functioning older adults", "frail older adults", "frail older(More)
  • Alessandro Montedori, Iosief Abraha, Carlos Chiatti, Francesco Cozzolino, Massimiliano Orso, Maria Laura Luchetta +2 others
  • 2016
INTRODUCTION Administrative healthcare databases are useful to investigate the epidemiology, health outcomes, quality indicators and healthcare utilisation concerning peptic ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding, but the databases need to be validated in order to be a reliable source for research. The aim of this protocol is to perform the first systematic(More)
  • Joseph M Rimland, Iosief Abraha, Maria Laura Luchetta, Francesco Cozzolino, Massimiliano Orso, Antonio Cherubini +4 others
  • 2016
INTRODUCTION Healthcare databases are useful sources to investigate the epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to assess longitudinal outcomes in patients with COPD, and to develop disease management strategies. However, in order to constitute a reliable source for research, healthcare databases need to be validated. The aim of this(More)
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