Maurizio Maini

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of active limb mobilization (ALM) with or without electrical stimulation (ES) on muscle strength, respiratory rate (RR), heart rate, oxygen saturation, and time needed to transfer from bed to chair in two groups of patients with COPD. DESIGN Randomized, controlled study. SETTING Respiratory high-dependency care(More)
UNLABELLED The present Italian health planning demands the use of tools, care and treatments useful for the National Health Service, but with empirical effectiveness scientifically sustained. Aim of the present paper is to verify the validity, the reliability and the responsiveness of the factor "Perception of positive change" (named Schedule C) in(More)
Today human resources are considered of fundamental importance and necessity for the success of the organizations that provide health services. The aims of the present study were: 1) to investigate the perception that rehabilitation medical staff employees have of their hospital organization, 2) to quantify their evaluation concerning organizational trust,(More)
  • M Maini
  • 2008
Many validation studies of instruments of evaluation derived from ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health) are actually in course. In particular, a multicentric protocol with the goal of validating some ICF core sets (in the two forms comprehensive and brief) and the WHO-DAS II Scale is coordinated by the Montescano(More)
The rehabilitation of the amputated patient is based on a coordinated sequence of diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic procedures carried out by an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team, that works globally on all patient problems. The objectives of the different phases of the rehabilitation treatment were reviewed. Due to their relevance in conditioning(More)