Laura Tibaldi

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BACKGROUND A central venous catheter (CVC) currently represents the most frequently adopted intravenous line for patients undergoing infusional chemotherapy and/or high-dose chemotherapy with hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation and parenteral nutrition. CVC insertion represents a risk for pneumothorax, nerve or arterial punctures. The aim of this(More)
AIMS To understand what level of awareness health professionals working in a hospital of Northern Italy had of the patient safety culture by using the Italian version of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture questionnaire and also validate its use in this setting. BACKGROUND The Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture questionnaire was developed(More)
AIM To test an explanatory model of nurses' intention to report adverse drug reactions in hospital settings, based on the theory of planned behaviour. BACKGROUND Under-reporting of adverse drug reactions is an important problem among nurses. METHODS A cross-sectional design was used. Data were collected with the adverse drug reporting nurses'(More)
The research analyzes data on the impact of the introduction of the figure nursing with advanced skills, "Advanced Skills" , in diagnostic and therapeutic surgical clinics within the Hospital of Piacenza. This is the application of the testing on the Project of Nursing "Skills"on advanced minor surgery "Minor Surgery", an outpatient procedure. They were(More)
INTRODUCTION This study stemmed from the data gathered by a research conducted by the coordinator of the Department of Healthcare Services and a group of nurses involved in a research on accidental falls in hospitalized children at the "G. Gaslini" Children's Hospital and Scientific Research Institute in Genoa, Italy. The first retrospective study evaluated(More)
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