Lorenzo Moja

Alessandro Liberati7
Ivan Moschetti4
Valentina Pecoraro3
7Alessandro Liberati
4Ivan Moschetti
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BACKGROUND How to assess the impact of research is of growing interest to funders, policy makers and researchers mainly to understand the value of investments and to increase accountability. Broadly speaking the term "research impact" refers to the contribution of research activities to achieve desired societal outcomes. The aim of this overview is to(More)
  • Giuseppe Rengo, Gennaro Pagano, Alessandro Squizzato, Lorenzo Moja, Grazia Daniela Femminella, Claudio de Lucia +6 others
  • 2013
BACKGROUND Heart failure (HF) patients show high morbidity and mortality rate with increased risk of malignant arrhythmia and thromboembolism. Anticoagulation reduces embolic event and death rates in HF patients with atrial fibrillation, but if antithrombotic therapy is beneficial in patients with HF in sinus rhythm is still debated. METHODOLOGY AND(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the ability of international point of care information summaries to update evidence relevant to medical practice. DESIGN Prospective cohort bibliometric analysis. SETTING Top five point of care information summaries (Clinical Evidence, EBMGuidelines, eMedicine, Dynamed, UpToDate) ranked for coverage of medical conditions, editorial(More)
4,5 " Although time is a reality, lack of time is not lack of reality "-HOJES Systematic reviews Systematic reviews are scientific investigations, with pre-planned methods and an assembly of original studies as their " subjects " [1,2]. They synthesize the results of multiple primary investigations by using strategies that limit bias and random error [1,2].(More)
  • Silvia Gianola, Valentina Pecoraro, Simone Lambiase, Roberto Gatti, Giuseppe Banfi, Lorenzo Moja
  • 2013
BACKGROUND Although muscular dystrophy causes muscle weakness and muscle loss, the role of exercise in the management of this disease remains controversial. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this systematic review is to evaluate the role of exercise interventions on muscle strength in patients with muscular dystrophy. METHODS We performed systematic electronic(More)
BACKGROUND The consistency of treatment recommendations of evidence-based medical textbooks with more recently published evidence has not been investigated to date. Inconsistencies could affect the quality of medical care. OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency with which topics in leading online evidence-based medical textbooks report treatment(More)
The structure and aim of continuing medical education (CME) is shifting from the passive transmission of knowledge to a competency-based model focused on professional development. Self-directed learning is emerging as the foremost educational method for advancing competency-based CME. In a field marked by the constant expansion of knowledge, self-directed(More)
  • Greta Castellini, Silvia Gianola, Rita Banzi, Davide Corbetta, Roberto Gatti, Valeria Sirtori +2 others
  • 2014
BACKGROUND Trial sequential analysis (TSA) may establish when firm evidence about the efficacy of interventions is reached in a cumulative meta-analysis, combining a required information size with adjusted thresholds for conservative statistical significance. Our aim was to demonstrate TSA results on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) included in a(More)