Dominico Di Lallo

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Influxes of migrant women of childbearing age to receiving countries have made their perinatal health status a key priority for many governments. The international research collaboration Reproductive Outcomes And Migration (ROAM) reviewed published studies to assess whether migrants in western industrialised countries have consistently poorer perinatal(More)
Institutionalised elderly often report oral and dental problems which reduce nutrition ability and compromise significantly quality of life. The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of oral diseases in a group of residential homes elderly and to evaluate the association between degree of edentulism and some individual characteristics.(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the impact of terminations of pregnancy (TOP) on very preterm mortality in Europe. DESIGN European prospective population-based cohort study. SETTING Ten regions from nine European countries participating in the MOSAIC (Models of OrganiSing Access to Intensive Care for very preterm babies) study. These regions had different policies(More)
OBJECTIVE Given the continuing debate about the benefits of caesarean section for very preterm infants, we sought to describe caesarean section rates for infants between 28 and 31 weeks of gestation in European regions and their association with regional mortality and short-term morbidity. STUDY DESIGN Singletons and twins without lethal congenital(More)
The aim of the study is to examine the epidemiology of anaphylaxis in hospitalized children in Lazio (Central Italy) and to evaluate the incidence and case fatality rate. We also verified the concordance of diagnosis between the Emergency Department and Ordinary hospitalizations. In order to obtain these results, we reviewed all ICD-9 codes indicative of(More)
PURPOSE To compare Emergency Room (ER) utilisation by subjects diagnosed as suffering from a mental disorder, who were born in Strong Migratory Pressure Countries (SMPC) or in Italy. To evaluate the predictors of admission to psychiatric and to non-psychiatric wards. METHOD Data collected from Information System of Emergency Rooms were analysed. ER(More)
During 2007, Laziosanità conducted a cross-sectional survey on childhood immunization coverage in Lazio Region. The survey, implemented in collaboration with the 12 LHUs of the Region, aimed at assessing immunization coverage among children, with 24 months of age or older, at regional and district level. In addition, the survey assessed reliability of the(More)
BACKGROUND Size at birth is an important predictor of neonatal outcomes, but there are inconsistencies on the definitions and optimal cut-offs. AIMS The aim of this study is to compute birth size percentiles for Italian very preterm singleton infants and assess relationship with hospital mortality. STUDY DESIGN Prospective area-based cohort study. (More)
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