Violence towards health care workers in a Public Health Care Facility in Italy: a repeated cross-sectional study
This study shows that health care workers in an Italian local health care facility are exposed to violence, and workplace violence was associated with high demand and psychological disorders, while job control, social support and organizational justice were protective factors.
Workplace violence against nursing students and nurses: an Italian experience.
Compared with students, nurses were mostly assaulted or harassed by patients or their relatives and friends, whereas students often reported verbal and also physical violence on the part of colleagues, staff, and others, including teachers, doctors, and supervisors ("internal" violence).
Symptoms in Health Care Workers during the COVID-19 Epidemic. A Cross-Sectional Survey
- N. Magnavita, G. Tripepi, R. R. Di Prinzio
- MedicineInternational Journal of Environmental Research…
- 1 July 2020
The early diagnosis of COVID-19 in health care workers, must consider, in addition to respiratory disorders and fever, anosmia, dysgeusia, exhaustion, myalgias and enteric disorders, and sleep was a significant moderating factor in the relationship between occupational stress, or organizational justice, and anxiety.
Work Stress and Metabolic Syndrome in Police Officers. A Prospective Study
This study supports the hypothesis that work-related stress induces MetS, particularly through its effects on blood lipids, and future longitudinal studies with continuous monitoring of stress levels will definitively confirm this hypothesis.
Interventions targeting loneliness and social isolation among the older people: An update systematic review
Association of work-related stress with mental health problems in a special police force unit
It is suggested that work-related stress may play a role in the development of mental health problems in police officers and steps should be taken to prevent distress and improve the mental well-being of these workers.
Workplace violence and occupational stress in healthcare workers: a chicken-and-egg situation-results of a 6-year follow-up study.
- N. Magnavita
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of Nursing Scholarship
- 1 September 2014
Job strain and lack of social support were predictors of the occurrence of nonphysical aggression during the ensuing year and the experience of non physical violence and a prolonged state of strain and social isolation were significant predictor of psychological problems and bad health at follow-up.
Work-related musculoskeletal complaints in sonologists.
- N. Magnavita, Liliana Bevilacqua, P. Mirk, A. Fileni, N. Castellino
- MedicineJournal of Occupational and Environmental…
- 1 November 1999
The role of ergonomic factors in the pathogenesis of both NBP and HWD in sonographers is supported, withDiscomfort for transducer design was the best predictor of HWD, whereas a comfortable chair and correct position of the body protected from the onset of NBP.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea With or Without Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: Clinical and Experimental Data-Driven Phenotyping
- S. Garbarino, E. Scoditti, P. Lanteri, L. Conte, N. Magnavita, D. M. Toraldo
- MedicineFrontiers in Neurology
- 27 June 2018
There is no consensus if OSA should be considered as a single disease with different phenotypes with or without EDS, or if there are different diseases with different genetic/epigenetic determinants, pathogenic mechanisms, prognosis, and treatment.
COVID-19: Protecting Healthcare Workers is a priority
- F. Chirico, G. Nucera, N. Magnavita
- Medicine, Political ScienceInfection control and hospital epidemiology
- 17 April 2020
In Italy, more infections among healthcare personnel than in China were recorded and relocating the public health emergency response from the hospitals to the territory, by integrating the hospital into an overall epidemic response, is a priority for contrasting further COVID-19 waves.