Umberto E. S. Barillari

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INTRODUCTION In Italy the number of teachers among private and public schools is around one million. Voice disorders are thought to be one of the major occupational hazards of school teaching; in fact the teachers often use their voice with high-intensity, in noisy classes, for a long time and without suitable breaks. The aim of the study was to assess the(More)
This paper is a natural prosecution of two previous works. We present a web geospatial framework for analyzing and monitoring the spatio-temporal evolution of disease hotspots. In order to detect the hotspots, we adopt Extended Fuzzy C-Means method which has been adapted for calculating spatial areas with high concentrations of events in a Geographic(More)
UNLABELLED Floating-Harbor syndrome is a rare congenital disorder characterized by specific facial features, short stature associated with significantly delayed bone age and language impairment. Although language delay is a cardinal manifestation of this syndrome, few reports describe the specific language difficulties of these patients, particularly the(More)
Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions affecting older adults. In U.S. studies, prevalent estimates of hearing loss in adults aged 65 and older range from 30% to 83% depending upon the definition used. European studies suggest a steady decline in hearing from the sixth to ninth decades. Although age-related hearing loss is not(More)
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