Stefano Bellani

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Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is a nosocomial lower respiratory tract infection that ensues in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. The reported incidence of VAP varies between 9% and 68% with a mortality ranging between 33% and 71%. Two key factors are implicated in the pathogenesis of VAP: bacterial colonization of the upper(More)
This paper examines the dynamic relationship between credit risk and liquidity in the sovereign bond market in the context of the European Central Bank (ECB) interventions. Using a comprehensive set of liquidity measures obtained from a detailed, quote-level dataset of the largest interdealer market for Italian government bonds, we show that changes in(More)
The aim of hemodynamic monitoring in intensive care is to recognize derangements in physiologic variables, which herald the progression toward organ failure. Traditionally the term "vital signs" refers to heart rate, arterial pressure, respiratory rate and body temperature monitoring. Continuous monitoring of vital signs, is advocated, since trends are more(More)
  • Loriana Pelizzona, Marti G. Subrahmanyamc, +9 authors Sven Gerhardt
  • 2016
We examine the dynamic relation between credit risk and liquidity in the Italian sovereign bond market during the Euro-zone crisis and the subsequent European Central Bank (ECB) interventions. Credit risk drives the liquidity of the market: a 10% change in the credit default swap (CDS) spread leads to a 13% change in the bid-ask spread, the relation being(More)
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