Luca Peressoni

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OBJECTIVES To determine the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU), a clinical assessment tool to detect delirium among Intensive Care Unit patients. DESIGN Validation study. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Fifty-seven patients admitted to three medical and surgical Intensive Care(More)
BACKGROUND Adequate nutrition of critically ill patients plays a key role in the modulation of metabolic response to stress. OBJECTIVE This paper presents the development of a protocol for a randomized controlled trial (RCT) aimed at comparing clinical outcomes of patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) administered with standard and protein-fortified(More)
AIM To re-evaluate the face and content validity of the Nursing Activity Score currently adopted in evaluating activities that best describe workloads in intensive care units and their weight in describing average nursing time consumption. BACKGROUND The Nursing Activity Score calculates the amount of nursing time that each patient will require over the(More)
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