Loris Zanier

Francesca Valent3
Silvia Birri2
Fabio Barbone2
Diego Serraino2
3Francesca Valent
2Silvia Birri
2Fabio Barbone
2Diego Serraino
2Silvia Tillati
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  • Marianna Aita, Ornella Belvedere, Elisa De Carlo, Laura Deroma, Federica De Pauli, Lorena Gurrieri +3 others
  • 2013
BACKGROUND Chemotherapy administration is a high-risk process. Aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency, type, preventability, as well as potential and actual severity of outpatient chemotherapy prescribing errors in an Oncology Department where electronic prescribing is used. METHODS Up to three electronic prescriptions per patient record were(More)
BACKGROUND Injury severity measures are based either on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) or the International Classification of diseases (ICD). The latter is more convenient because routinely collected by clinicians for administrative reasons. To exploit this advantage, a proprietary program that maps ICD-9-CM into AIS codes has been used for many years.(More)
BACKGROUND Air pollution from road traffic has been associated to an increased risk of lung cancer. Herein, we investigated the association between lung cancer mortality and residence near Italian highways or national major roads. METHODS Information on deaths for lung cancer registered from 1990 to 2010 and stratified by age, gender, and urban or rural(More)
In Italy, ICD-9-CM is currently used for coding health conditions at hospital discharge, but ICD-10 is being introduced thanks to the IT-DRG Project. In this project, one needed component is a set of transcoding rules and associated tools for easing coders work in the transition. The present paper illustrates design and development of those transcoding(More)
We assessed the risk of lung cancer in people living near the iron foundry located within the city of Trieste, Northeastern Italy. Between 1995 and 2009, all incident cases of lung cancer and corresponding population were considered. A deposition model of the foundry-specific emissions of SO2 defined: "nearby", "urban", and "outlying" areas. Rate ratios(More)
AIMS/INTRODUCTION We aimed at estimating the prevalence and at identifying the frequent comorbidities of diabetes mellitus in a region of northeastern Italy from administrative health data. MATERIALS AND METHODS The prevalence was estimated according to two disease definitions, based on administrative health data. Association rule mining was used to(More)
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