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OBJECTIVES To review the epidemiological evidence on risk factors for urinary incontinence (UI) in women. METHODS Using Medline and a manual search we identified the main papers published in English up to 1998. RESULTS There is consistent evidence that the frequency of UI increases with age, but there is little information on the frequency of different(More)
Open source is a still unexploited chance for healthcare organizations and technology providers to answer to a growing demand for innovation and to join economical benefits with a new way of managing hospital information systems. This chapter will present the case of the web enterprise clinical portal developed in Italy by Niguarda Hospital in Milan with(More)
To develop models to estimate nitrogen (N) losses of children on chronic peritoneal dialysis (CPD) from easily measurable indexes and laboratory tests, we measured the N content and all nitrogenous compounds in dialysate (D), urine (U), and feces over 3 days in 19 pediatric patients on CPD. Total measured N losses (TNm) were 5.56+/-2.26 g/day (69.9+/-11.1%(More)
Two questionnaires were administered to evaluate stress risk factors in 1652 employees of the Milan Town Council (772 Social Service personnel and 880 administrative staff). The study was focused on cardiovascular diseases. The Mopsy questionnaire is a selection of scales selected by the World Health Organization for international multicenter studies on(More)
The rapid evolution of healthcare and the need to contain costs, to decrease the time of patients' hospitalization, and to improve the quality of care has led the nursing profession to face new challenges. This paper describes the case study of A.O. Ospedale Niguarda in Milan (Italy), a public healthcare provider where the key role of Nursing is being(More)
BACKGROUND The goals of the present report are to assess the differences in distribution of traditional coronary risk factors in a work setting, aimed at identifying specific groups at risk and to compare mean values of such risk factors and of an overall risk score of the entire working sample with the results observed in the third WHO-MONICA population(More)
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