Guido Giustetto

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We report through a retrospective analysis our experience of providing surgical care and on-the-job training through mobile surgical missions in southern Sudan during the post conflict period between 2005 and 2009. Three surgical teams conducted 23 missions in 5 primary health care centers sited in remote areas of southern Sudan. King’s analytical framework(More)
Clinical trials may lead to conflicting results. We studied how different ways of reporting results affected physicians' recommendations. A questionnaire distributed to 148 general practitioners presented results of a clinical trial where a reduction of cardiac events and an increase of mortality was reported. Results were shown in four different(More)
This article reports a retrospective analysis of a 6-year experience of providing surgical care in remote areas of southern Sudan under extremely adverse conditions. Teams of expatriate consultants (surgeon, anesthetist, scrub nurse) carried out 28 “surgical missions” with the aims of treating surgical cases previously selected and of training local(More)
A survey addressed to all Italian physicians regarding how they behave when a patient asks them to prescribe non-required clinical examinations, treatments and procedures has been carried out for the first time. The survey - realized during the last months of the year 2015 thanks to the collaboration between Slow Medicine and the National Federation of(More)
The pharmaceutical and medical devices industry provides one of the main sources of scientific information for physicians. The impact of this kind of information on physicians' prescribing behavior has been extensively studied. Available evidence consistently shows that prescription habits are affected by industry-driven scientific research data. This(More)
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