Samuela Rossi

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BACKGROUND Blunt thoracic trauma is a major concern in critically ill patients. Repeated lung diagnostic evaluations are needed in order to follow up the clinical situation and the results of the therapeutic strategies. The aim of this prospective clinical study was to evaluate the possible role of lung ultrasound (LU) compared with bedside radiography(More)
INTRODUCTION The effect of clinical interventions can differ because of sex/gender. Studies have shown that women are often under-represented in medical research. The aim of this systematic literature review was to characterize women's participation in HIV clinical studies of antiretroviral drugs (ARV), prophylactic vaccines (VAX), and curative strategies(More)
Iron (Fe) deficiency anemia is a global health concern and Fe fortification and supplementation are common corrective strategies. Fe is essential not only for the human host but also for nearly all gut bacteria. We studied the impact of Fe deficiency and Fe repletion on the gut microbiota in rats. Weanling rats were fed an Fe-deficient diet for 24 d and(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The high number of negative opinions from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to the requests for authorization of health claims is largely due to the design of human intervention studies, including the inappropriate choice of outcome variables (OVs) and of their methods of measurement (MMs). The present manuscript reports the(More)
In surgical nursing practice, postoperative pain is of particular concern because of its documented effect on recovery and behaviors associated with recovery. Yet, little is known about the nature of this pain, other than its intensity. In this study, a description of the nature of the postoperative pain experience was generated from analysis of patient(More)
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