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A comparative study of stress and burnout among staff caregivers in nursing homes and acute geriatric wards
To compare levels of stress and burnout among staff caregivers in nursing homes and acute geriatric wards of general hospitals.
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Electrical Conductivity Changes in Milk Caused by Acidification: Determining Factors
Abstract Electrical conductivity of milk is mainly due to its soluble salt fraction. Lactose does not conduct current, and fat decreases conductivity. The contribution of proteins and peptides is ofExpand
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Effectiveness of Chemometric Techniques in Discrimination of Lactobacillus helveticus Biotypes from Natural Dairy Starter Cultures on the Basis of Phenotypic Characteristics
ABSTRACT Lactobacillus helveticus is the dominant organism in natural starter cultures used for the production of typical Italian cheeses. In this study, 74 L. helveticus strains, isolated from granaExpand
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Physicochemical and Microbiological Quality of Sous-Vide-Processed Carrots and Brussels Sprouts
Physical properties, microbiological quality and volatile compounds of sous-vide-processed carrots and Brussels sprouts were analysed after 1, 5 and 10 days of refrigerated storage. Similar analysesExpand
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The behavior over time of postnatal depression symptomatology and its early detection via the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: An Italian longitudinal study
Background: Becoming a mother for the first time is a significant developmental transition and postpartum mood disorders represents the most frequent form of maternal morbidity following delivery.Expand
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Observations made on strains of Campylobacter spp. isolated in 1989 in northern Italy.
Over a 12-month period (1989), 192 thermophilic campylobacters (190 from stool and two from blood specimens) were isolated. All the strains were identified as far as species and biotype was concernedExpand
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Intensive care units as a source of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Over a 12 month period, 209 isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) were obtained in 39 patients admitted to an ICU. In 23 patients MRSA was the major pathogen, producingExpand
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Correction of vaginal vault prolapse using Capio™ suture capturing device: our experience.
AIM Aim of the present study was to evaluate advantages and disadvantages of the sacrospinous ligament fixation (SSF) technique using the Capio™ suture capturing device (Boston Scientific, Natick,Expand
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A one-year study on thermophilic campylobacters isolated from fecal specimens.
During a 12-month period, a systematic screening for thermophilic campylobacters was done on 5723 stool samples of hospitalized patients and out-patients who required stool culture tests forExpand
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Phenotypic Diversity of Lactobacillus casei Group Isolates as a Selection Criterion for Use as Secondary Adjunct Starters
Autochthonous lactic acid bacteria (LAB) play a key role in the development of cheese flavor. As the pasteurization treatment on raw milk causes the elimination of LAB, secondary starter cultures areExpand
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