Criteria for allocation of life-saving resources during the SARS-COV-2 pandemic: ethical implications and aspects of legal liability
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):113-120. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_01.ABSTRACTThe issue of political, institutional and professional liability in the context of the SARS-COV-2 pandemic is currently widely debated and involves several levels of investigation. One crucial aspect relates to the allocation of life-saving resources in situations where there is an imbalance between need and availability and the associated questions of ethical and legal liability. This work looks at the implications of the criteria applied to rationing under extraordinary conditions and the issue of their legitimacy. Considering the Europea...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesco Gambino Carlo Petrini Luciana Riva Source Type: research

How can we manage the COVID-19 infodemics? A case study targeted to health workers in Italy
CONCLUSIONS: Promoting heath literacy, with a cross-cutting approach is a powerful heritage of Public Health Institutes and a proven effective non pharmacological intervention.PMID:34132208 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_02 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Luigi Bertinato Gianfranco Brambilla Paola De Castro Antonella Rosi Roberto Nisini Annarita Barbaro Donatella Gentili Franco Toni Antonio Mistretta Raffaella Bucciardini Duilio Carusi Aurora Angelozzi Luca Busani Ernesto Costabile Patrizia Mochi Susanna C Source Type: research

Screening for celiac disease among the personnel in active service of an Italian Armed Force
CONCLUSION: These results show that the CD prevalence among a cohort of Italian militaries is similar to that of the general population.PMID:34132209 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_03 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mariateresa Panici Olimpia Vincentini Sara Ciardi Italo De Vitis Serafino Ricci Elena Bartoccioni Marco Silano Source Type: research

A far-reaching Regulation for the Italian National Registry of Implantable Prostheses: a possible model for other health registries
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):132-137. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_04.ABSTRACTMedical device registries are major tools for public health, able to provide early warning systems for increasing the patient safety. We are now at the forefront of a final legal and procedural step to design the Regulation of the Italian Implantable Prostheses Registry (RIPI) and to make data collection mandatory. This can ensure prostheses traceability, recall of patients and fuel biomedical and epidemiological research. Data completeness will be greatly improved when the Regulation is issued. At that time, rules for accessing data and su...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Marina Torre Source Type: research

Attitude of potential biobank donors screened for depression towards disclosure of individual health results
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings show a prevailing preference against health results disclosure among MDD-screened subjects, suggesting a role of personal - particularly psychosocial - factors in research biobanking individuals' contribution.PMID:34132211 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_05 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Corrado Fagnani Antonella Gigantesco Angelo Picardi Maria Antonietta Stazi Source Type: research

The complex and constantly evolving public health threat of new psychoactive substances in Italy: addressing the main functions of a national observatory of drugs
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):144-150. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_06.ABSTRACTAt the end of the 90s in Europe, the new psychoactive substances (NPS) phenomenon was limited to a small number of molecules created to mimic the actions and psychoactive effects of licensed medicines and existing drugs that are controlled by the United Nations drug conventions and therefore traded as their "legal" replacements. NPS were mostly circulating in rave parties and electronic music festivals. The globalization, the evolution of e-commerce and the growing popularity of NPS, facilitated the development of a wide illegal m...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Silvia Graziano Simona Zaami Roberta Tittarelli Simona Pichini Michele Sciotti Paolo Berretta Francesco Paolo Busard ò Enrico Marinelli Anastasio Tini Giulia Scaravaggi Eleonora Buscaglia Elena Brambilla Marco Cavallo Carlo Alessandro Locatelli Roberta P Source Type: research

Smoking prevalence among healthcare workers in Italy, PASSI surveillance system data, 2014-2018
CONCLUSIONS: To further reduce smoking in HP, it is necessary to develop specific training courses in educational curricula.PMID:34132213 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_07 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Valentina Minardi Paolo D'Argenio Rosaria Gallo Valentina Possenti Benedetta Contoli Giuliano Carrozzi Maria Sofia Cattaruzza Maria Masocco Giuseppe Gorini Source Type: research

Breastfeeding promotion and support: a quality improvement study
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):161-166. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_08.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Breastfeeding success is determined by early skin to skin contact, early initiation of breastfeeding, rooming-in, baby-led breastfeeding, creation of a favorable environment, specific training of health professionals, and continuity of care.OBJECTIVE: To investigate the women's satisfaction regarding the care and support received in the first days after childbirth.MATERIAL AND METHODS: A questionnaire of 24 items was administered to mothers before discharge, from May to September 2019 at the University Hospital of Modena.RESULTS...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniela Menichini Francesca Zambri Laura Govoni Alba Ricchi Ramona Infante Elisabetta Palmieri Maria Cristina Galli Maria Teresa Molinazzi Marisa Patrizia Messina Angela Putignano Federico Banchelli Sofia Colaceci Isabella Neri Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Health Belief Model efficacy in explaining and predicting intention or uptake pertussis vaccination during pregnancy
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):167-173. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_09.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory disease and vaccination of pregnant women seems to be the most effective strategy to prevent pertussis in infants. The aim of this study is to assess the acceptance by women of pertussis vaccination during pregnancy based on Health Belief Model (HBM) constructs.METHODS: A multicentre observational study was carried out with a convenience sample of 300 respondents.RESULTS: Most women were worried to contract or to transmit pertussis during the first months of the infant's life and pe...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesca Zambri Ilaria Perilli Alessia Quattrini Francesca Marchetti Sofia Colaceci Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Mortality temporal trends and cancer incidence profiles of residents in the petrochemical industrially contaminated town of Gela (Sicily, Italy)
CONCLUSIONS: Results highlight that the health profile of residents in Gela is worse than the one of the reference population. Moreover, cancer incidence is in excess in all the sites analyzed and mortality due to all cancers combined has a trend compatible with a cumulative impact due to petrochemical contamination.PMID:34132216 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_10 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniele De Rocchi Amerigo Zona Rosario Tumino Viviana Egidi Roberto Pasetto Source Type: research

Exploring methods for the assessment of temporal trends in mortality and hospitalization in Italian industrially contaminated sites
CONCLUSIONS: Reliable methods to assess health profile changes in local populations attributable to contaminations are key elements to measure the impact of remediation activities.PMID:34132217 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_11 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Vittoria La Serra Roberto Pasetto Valerio Manno Ivano Iavarone Giovanna Jona Lasinio Giada Minelli Source Type: research

Criteria for allocation of life-saving resources during the SARS-COV-2 pandemic: ethical implications and aspects of legal liability
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):113-120. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_01.ABSTRACTThe issue of political, institutional and professional liability in the context of the SARS-COV-2 pandemic is currently widely debated and involves several levels of investigation. One crucial aspect relates to the allocation of life-saving resources in situations where there is an imbalance between need and availability and the associated questions of ethical and legal liability. This work looks at the implications of the criteria applied to rationing under extraordinary conditions and the issue of their legitimacy. Considering the Europea...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesco Gambino Carlo Petrini Luciana Riva Source Type: research

How can we manage the COVID-19 infodemics? A case study targeted to health workers in Italy
CONCLUSIONS: Promoting heath literacy, with a cross-cutting approach is a powerful heritage of Public Health Institutes and a proven effective non pharmacological intervention.PMID:34132208 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_02 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Luigi Bertinato Gianfranco Brambilla Paola De Castro Antonella Rosi Roberto Nisini Annarita Barbaro Donatella Gentili Franco Toni Antonio Mistretta Raffaella Bucciardini Duilio Carusi Aurora Angelozzi Luca Busani Ernesto Costabile Patrizia Mochi Susanna C Source Type: research

Screening for celiac disease among the personnel in active service of an Italian Armed Force
CONCLUSION: These results show that the CD prevalence among a cohort of Italian militaries is similar to that of the general population.PMID:34132209 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_03 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mariateresa Panici Olimpia Vincentini Sara Ciardi Italo De Vitis Serafino Ricci Elena Bartoccioni Marco Silano Source Type: research

A far-reaching Regulation for the Italian National Registry of Implantable Prostheses: a possible model for other health registries
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):132-137. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_04.ABSTRACTMedical device registries are major tools for public health, able to provide early warning systems for increasing the patient safety. We are now at the forefront of a final legal and procedural step to design the Regulation of the Italian Implantable Prostheses Registry (RIPI) and to make data collection mandatory. This can ensure prostheses traceability, recall of patients and fuel biomedical and epidemiological research. Data completeness will be greatly improved when the Regulation is issued. At that time, rules for accessing data and su...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Marina Torre Source Type: research

Attitude of potential biobank donors screened for depression towards disclosure of individual health results
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings show a prevailing preference against health results disclosure among MDD-screened subjects, suggesting a role of personal - particularly psychosocial - factors in research biobanking individuals' contribution.PMID:34132211 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_05 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Corrado Fagnani Antonella Gigantesco Angelo Picardi Maria Antonietta Stazi Source Type: research

The complex and constantly evolving public health threat of new psychoactive substances in Italy: addressing the main functions of a national observatory of drugs
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):144-150. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_06.ABSTRACTAt the end of the 90s in Europe, the new psychoactive substances (NPS) phenomenon was limited to a small number of molecules created to mimic the actions and psychoactive effects of licensed medicines and existing drugs that are controlled by the United Nations drug conventions and therefore traded as their "legal" replacements. NPS were mostly circulating in rave parties and electronic music festivals. The globalization, the evolution of e-commerce and the growing popularity of NPS, facilitated the development of a wide illegal m...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Silvia Graziano Simona Zaami Roberta Tittarelli Simona Pichini Michele Sciotti Paolo Berretta Francesco Paolo Busard ò Enrico Marinelli Anastasio Tini Giulia Scaravaggi Eleonora Buscaglia Elena Brambilla Marco Cavallo Carlo Alessandro Locatelli Roberta P Source Type: research

Smoking prevalence among healthcare workers in Italy, PASSI surveillance system data, 2014-2018
CONCLUSIONS: To further reduce smoking in HP, it is necessary to develop specific training courses in educational curricula.PMID:34132213 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_07 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Valentina Minardi Paolo D'Argenio Rosaria Gallo Valentina Possenti Benedetta Contoli Giuliano Carrozzi Maria Sofia Cattaruzza Maria Masocco Giuseppe Gorini Source Type: research

Breastfeeding promotion and support: a quality improvement study
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):161-166. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_08.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Breastfeeding success is determined by early skin to skin contact, early initiation of breastfeeding, rooming-in, baby-led breastfeeding, creation of a favorable environment, specific training of health professionals, and continuity of care.OBJECTIVE: To investigate the women's satisfaction regarding the care and support received in the first days after childbirth.MATERIAL AND METHODS: A questionnaire of 24 items was administered to mothers before discharge, from May to September 2019 at the University Hospital of Modena.RESULTS...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniela Menichini Francesca Zambri Laura Govoni Alba Ricchi Ramona Infante Elisabetta Palmieri Maria Cristina Galli Maria Teresa Molinazzi Marisa Patrizia Messina Angela Putignano Federico Banchelli Sofia Colaceci Isabella Neri Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Health Belief Model efficacy in explaining and predicting intention or uptake pertussis vaccination during pregnancy
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):167-173. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_09.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory disease and vaccination of pregnant women seems to be the most effective strategy to prevent pertussis in infants. The aim of this study is to assess the acceptance by women of pertussis vaccination during pregnancy based on Health Belief Model (HBM) constructs.METHODS: A multicentre observational study was carried out with a convenience sample of 300 respondents.RESULTS: Most women were worried to contract or to transmit pertussis during the first months of the infant's life and pe...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesca Zambri Ilaria Perilli Alessia Quattrini Francesca Marchetti Sofia Colaceci Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Mortality temporal trends and cancer incidence profiles of residents in the petrochemical industrially contaminated town of Gela (Sicily, Italy)
CONCLUSIONS: Results highlight that the health profile of residents in Gela is worse than the one of the reference population. Moreover, cancer incidence is in excess in all the sites analyzed and mortality due to all cancers combined has a trend compatible with a cumulative impact due to petrochemical contamination.PMID:34132216 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_10 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniele De Rocchi Amerigo Zona Rosario Tumino Viviana Egidi Roberto Pasetto Source Type: research

Exploring methods for the assessment of temporal trends in mortality and hospitalization in Italian industrially contaminated sites
CONCLUSIONS: Reliable methods to assess health profile changes in local populations attributable to contaminations are key elements to measure the impact of remediation activities.PMID:34132217 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_11 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Vittoria La Serra Roberto Pasetto Valerio Manno Ivano Iavarone Giovanna Jona Lasinio Giada Minelli Source Type: research

Criteria for allocation of life-saving resources during the SARS-COV-2 pandemic: ethical implications and aspects of legal liability
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):113-120. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_01.ABSTRACTThe issue of political, institutional and professional liability in the context of the SARS-COV-2 pandemic is currently widely debated and involves several levels of investigation. One crucial aspect relates to the allocation of life-saving resources in situations where there is an imbalance between need and availability and the associated questions of ethical and legal liability. This work looks at the implications of the criteria applied to rationing under extraordinary conditions and the issue of their legitimacy. Considering the Europea...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesco Gambino Carlo Petrini Luciana Riva Source Type: research

How can we manage the COVID-19 infodemics? A case study targeted to health workers in Italy
CONCLUSIONS: Promoting heath literacy, with a cross-cutting approach is a powerful heritage of Public Health Institutes and a proven effective non pharmacological intervention.PMID:34132208 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_02 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Luigi Bertinato Gianfranco Brambilla Paola De Castro Antonella Rosi Roberto Nisini Annarita Barbaro Donatella Gentili Franco Toni Antonio Mistretta Raffaella Bucciardini Duilio Carusi Aurora Angelozzi Luca Busani Ernesto Costabile Patrizia Mochi Susanna C Source Type: research

Screening for celiac disease among the personnel in active service of an Italian Armed Force
CONCLUSION: These results show that the CD prevalence among a cohort of Italian militaries is similar to that of the general population.PMID:34132209 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_03 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mariateresa Panici Olimpia Vincentini Sara Ciardi Italo De Vitis Serafino Ricci Elena Bartoccioni Marco Silano Source Type: research

A far-reaching Regulation for the Italian National Registry of Implantable Prostheses: a possible model for other health registries
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):132-137. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_04.ABSTRACTMedical device registries are major tools for public health, able to provide early warning systems for increasing the patient safety. We are now at the forefront of a final legal and procedural step to design the Regulation of the Italian Implantable Prostheses Registry (RIPI) and to make data collection mandatory. This can ensure prostheses traceability, recall of patients and fuel biomedical and epidemiological research. Data completeness will be greatly improved when the Regulation is issued. At that time, rules for accessing data and su...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Marina Torre Source Type: research

Attitude of potential biobank donors screened for depression towards disclosure of individual health results
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings show a prevailing preference against health results disclosure among MDD-screened subjects, suggesting a role of personal - particularly psychosocial - factors in research biobanking individuals' contribution.PMID:34132211 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_05 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Corrado Fagnani Antonella Gigantesco Angelo Picardi Maria Antonietta Stazi Source Type: research

The complex and constantly evolving public health threat of new psychoactive substances in Italy: addressing the main functions of a national observatory of drugs
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):144-150. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_06.ABSTRACTAt the end of the 90s in Europe, the new psychoactive substances (NPS) phenomenon was limited to a small number of molecules created to mimic the actions and psychoactive effects of licensed medicines and existing drugs that are controlled by the United Nations drug conventions and therefore traded as their "legal" replacements. NPS were mostly circulating in rave parties and electronic music festivals. The globalization, the evolution of e-commerce and the growing popularity of NPS, facilitated the development of a wide illegal m...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Silvia Graziano Simona Zaami Roberta Tittarelli Simona Pichini Michele Sciotti Paolo Berretta Francesco Paolo Busard ò Enrico Marinelli Anastasio Tini Giulia Scaravaggi Eleonora Buscaglia Elena Brambilla Marco Cavallo Carlo Alessandro Locatelli Roberta P Source Type: research

Smoking prevalence among healthcare workers in Italy, PASSI surveillance system data, 2014-2018
CONCLUSIONS: To further reduce smoking in HP, it is necessary to develop specific training courses in educational curricula.PMID:34132213 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_07 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Valentina Minardi Paolo D'Argenio Rosaria Gallo Valentina Possenti Benedetta Contoli Giuliano Carrozzi Maria Sofia Cattaruzza Maria Masocco Giuseppe Gorini Source Type: research

Breastfeeding promotion and support: a quality improvement study
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):161-166. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_08.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Breastfeeding success is determined by early skin to skin contact, early initiation of breastfeeding, rooming-in, baby-led breastfeeding, creation of a favorable environment, specific training of health professionals, and continuity of care.OBJECTIVE: To investigate the women's satisfaction regarding the care and support received in the first days after childbirth.MATERIAL AND METHODS: A questionnaire of 24 items was administered to mothers before discharge, from May to September 2019 at the University Hospital of Modena.RESULTS...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniela Menichini Francesca Zambri Laura Govoni Alba Ricchi Ramona Infante Elisabetta Palmieri Maria Cristina Galli Maria Teresa Molinazzi Marisa Patrizia Messina Angela Putignano Federico Banchelli Sofia Colaceci Isabella Neri Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Health Belief Model efficacy in explaining and predicting intention or uptake pertussis vaccination during pregnancy
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):167-173. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_09.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory disease and vaccination of pregnant women seems to be the most effective strategy to prevent pertussis in infants. The aim of this study is to assess the acceptance by women of pertussis vaccination during pregnancy based on Health Belief Model (HBM) constructs.METHODS: A multicentre observational study was carried out with a convenience sample of 300 respondents.RESULTS: Most women were worried to contract or to transmit pertussis during the first months of the infant's life and pe...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesca Zambri Ilaria Perilli Alessia Quattrini Francesca Marchetti Sofia Colaceci Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Mortality temporal trends and cancer incidence profiles of residents in the petrochemical industrially contaminated town of Gela (Sicily, Italy)
CONCLUSIONS: Results highlight that the health profile of residents in Gela is worse than the one of the reference population. Moreover, cancer incidence is in excess in all the sites analyzed and mortality due to all cancers combined has a trend compatible with a cumulative impact due to petrochemical contamination.PMID:34132216 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_10 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniele De Rocchi Amerigo Zona Rosario Tumino Viviana Egidi Roberto Pasetto Source Type: research

Exploring methods for the assessment of temporal trends in mortality and hospitalization in Italian industrially contaminated sites
CONCLUSIONS: Reliable methods to assess health profile changes in local populations attributable to contaminations are key elements to measure the impact of remediation activities.PMID:34132217 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_11 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Vittoria La Serra Roberto Pasetto Valerio Manno Ivano Iavarone Giovanna Jona Lasinio Giada Minelli Source Type: research

Criteria for allocation of life-saving resources during the SARS-COV-2 pandemic: ethical implications and aspects of legal liability
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):113-120. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_01.ABSTRACTThe issue of political, institutional and professional liability in the context of the SARS-COV-2 pandemic is currently widely debated and involves several levels of investigation. One crucial aspect relates to the allocation of life-saving resources in situations where there is an imbalance between need and availability and the associated questions of ethical and legal liability. This work looks at the implications of the criteria applied to rationing under extraordinary conditions and the issue of their legitimacy. Considering the Europea...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesco Gambino Carlo Petrini Luciana Riva Source Type: research

How can we manage the COVID-19 infodemics? A case study targeted to health workers in Italy
CONCLUSIONS: Promoting heath literacy, with a cross-cutting approach is a powerful heritage of Public Health Institutes and a proven effective non pharmacological intervention.PMID:34132208 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_02 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Luigi Bertinato Gianfranco Brambilla Paola De Castro Antonella Rosi Roberto Nisini Annarita Barbaro Donatella Gentili Franco Toni Antonio Mistretta Raffaella Bucciardini Duilio Carusi Aurora Angelozzi Luca Busani Ernesto Costabile Patrizia Mochi Susanna C Source Type: research

Screening for celiac disease among the personnel in active service of an Italian Armed Force
CONCLUSION: These results show that the CD prevalence among a cohort of Italian militaries is similar to that of the general population.PMID:34132209 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_03 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mariateresa Panici Olimpia Vincentini Sara Ciardi Italo De Vitis Serafino Ricci Elena Bartoccioni Marco Silano Source Type: research

A far-reaching Regulation for the Italian National Registry of Implantable Prostheses: a possible model for other health registries
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):132-137. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_04.ABSTRACTMedical device registries are major tools for public health, able to provide early warning systems for increasing the patient safety. We are now at the forefront of a final legal and procedural step to design the Regulation of the Italian Implantable Prostheses Registry (RIPI) and to make data collection mandatory. This can ensure prostheses traceability, recall of patients and fuel biomedical and epidemiological research. Data completeness will be greatly improved when the Regulation is issued. At that time, rules for accessing data and su...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Marina Torre Source Type: research

Attitude of potential biobank donors screened for depression towards disclosure of individual health results
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings show a prevailing preference against health results disclosure among MDD-screened subjects, suggesting a role of personal - particularly psychosocial - factors in research biobanking individuals' contribution.PMID:34132211 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_05 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Corrado Fagnani Antonella Gigantesco Angelo Picardi Maria Antonietta Stazi Source Type: research

The complex and constantly evolving public health threat of new psychoactive substances in Italy: addressing the main functions of a national observatory of drugs
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):144-150. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_06.ABSTRACTAt the end of the 90s in Europe, the new psychoactive substances (NPS) phenomenon was limited to a small number of molecules created to mimic the actions and psychoactive effects of licensed medicines and existing drugs that are controlled by the United Nations drug conventions and therefore traded as their "legal" replacements. NPS were mostly circulating in rave parties and electronic music festivals. The globalization, the evolution of e-commerce and the growing popularity of NPS, facilitated the development of a wide illegal m...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Silvia Graziano Simona Zaami Roberta Tittarelli Simona Pichini Michele Sciotti Paolo Berretta Francesco Paolo Busard ò Enrico Marinelli Anastasio Tini Giulia Scaravaggi Eleonora Buscaglia Elena Brambilla Marco Cavallo Carlo Alessandro Locatelli Roberta P Source Type: research

Smoking prevalence among healthcare workers in Italy, PASSI surveillance system data, 2014-2018
CONCLUSIONS: To further reduce smoking in HP, it is necessary to develop specific training courses in educational curricula.PMID:34132213 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_07 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Valentina Minardi Paolo D'Argenio Rosaria Gallo Valentina Possenti Benedetta Contoli Giuliano Carrozzi Maria Sofia Cattaruzza Maria Masocco Giuseppe Gorini Source Type: research

Breastfeeding promotion and support: a quality improvement study
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):161-166. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_08.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Breastfeeding success is determined by early skin to skin contact, early initiation of breastfeeding, rooming-in, baby-led breastfeeding, creation of a favorable environment, specific training of health professionals, and continuity of care.OBJECTIVE: To investigate the women's satisfaction regarding the care and support received in the first days after childbirth.MATERIAL AND METHODS: A questionnaire of 24 items was administered to mothers before discharge, from May to September 2019 at the University Hospital of Modena.RESULTS...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniela Menichini Francesca Zambri Laura Govoni Alba Ricchi Ramona Infante Elisabetta Palmieri Maria Cristina Galli Maria Teresa Molinazzi Marisa Patrizia Messina Angela Putignano Federico Banchelli Sofia Colaceci Isabella Neri Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Health Belief Model efficacy in explaining and predicting intention or uptake pertussis vaccination during pregnancy
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):167-173. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_09.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory disease and vaccination of pregnant women seems to be the most effective strategy to prevent pertussis in infants. The aim of this study is to assess the acceptance by women of pertussis vaccination during pregnancy based on Health Belief Model (HBM) constructs.METHODS: A multicentre observational study was carried out with a convenience sample of 300 respondents.RESULTS: Most women were worried to contract or to transmit pertussis during the first months of the infant's life and pe...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesca Zambri Ilaria Perilli Alessia Quattrini Francesca Marchetti Sofia Colaceci Angela Giusti Source Type: research

Mortality temporal trends and cancer incidence profiles of residents in the petrochemical industrially contaminated town of Gela (Sicily, Italy)
CONCLUSIONS: Results highlight that the health profile of residents in Gela is worse than the one of the reference population. Moreover, cancer incidence is in excess in all the sites analyzed and mortality due to all cancers combined has a trend compatible with a cumulative impact due to petrochemical contamination.PMID:34132216 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_10 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniele De Rocchi Amerigo Zona Rosario Tumino Viviana Egidi Roberto Pasetto Source Type: research

Exploring methods for the assessment of temporal trends in mortality and hospitalization in Italian industrially contaminated sites
CONCLUSIONS: Reliable methods to assess health profile changes in local populations attributable to contaminations are key elements to measure the impact of remediation activities.PMID:34132217 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_11 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Vittoria La Serra Roberto Pasetto Valerio Manno Ivano Iavarone Giovanna Jona Lasinio Giada Minelli Source Type: research

Criteria for allocation of life-saving resources during the SARS-COV-2 pandemic: ethical implications and aspects of legal liability
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):113-120. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_01.ABSTRACTThe issue of political, institutional and professional liability in the context of the SARS-COV-2 pandemic is currently widely debated and involves several levels of investigation. One crucial aspect relates to the allocation of life-saving resources in situations where there is an imbalance between need and availability and the associated questions of ethical and legal liability. This work looks at the implications of the criteria applied to rationing under extraordinary conditions and the issue of their legitimacy. Considering the Europea...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesco Gambino Carlo Petrini Luciana Riva Source Type: research

How can we manage the COVID-19 infodemics? A case study targeted to health workers in Italy
CONCLUSIONS: Promoting heath literacy, with a cross-cutting approach is a powerful heritage of Public Health Institutes and a proven effective non pharmacological intervention.PMID:34132208 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_02 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Luigi Bertinato Gianfranco Brambilla Paola De Castro Antonella Rosi Roberto Nisini Annarita Barbaro Donatella Gentili Franco Toni Antonio Mistretta Raffaella Bucciardini Duilio Carusi Aurora Angelozzi Luca Busani Ernesto Costabile Patrizia Mochi Susanna C Source Type: research

Screening for celiac disease among the personnel in active service of an Italian Armed Force
CONCLUSION: These results show that the CD prevalence among a cohort of Italian militaries is similar to that of the general population.PMID:34132209 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_03 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Mariateresa Panici Olimpia Vincentini Sara Ciardi Italo De Vitis Serafino Ricci Elena Bartoccioni Marco Silano Source Type: research

A far-reaching Regulation for the Italian National Registry of Implantable Prostheses: a possible model for other health registries
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):132-137. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_04.ABSTRACTMedical device registries are major tools for public health, able to provide early warning systems for increasing the patient safety. We are now at the forefront of a final legal and procedural step to design the Regulation of the Italian Implantable Prostheses Registry (RIPI) and to make data collection mandatory. This can ensure prostheses traceability, recall of patients and fuel biomedical and epidemiological research. Data completeness will be greatly improved when the Regulation is issued. At that time, rules for accessing data and su...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Marina Torre Source Type: research

Attitude of potential biobank donors screened for depression towards disclosure of individual health results
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings show a prevailing preference against health results disclosure among MDD-screened subjects, suggesting a role of personal - particularly psychosocial - factors in research biobanking individuals' contribution.PMID:34132211 | DOI:10.4415/ANN_21_02_05 (Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita)
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Virgilia Toccaceli Corrado Fagnani Antonella Gigantesco Angelo Picardi Maria Antonietta Stazi Source Type: research

The complex and constantly evolving public health threat of new psychoactive substances in Italy: addressing the main functions of a national observatory of drugs
Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2021 Apr-Jun;57(2):144-150. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_02_06.ABSTRACTAt the end of the 90s in Europe, the new psychoactive substances (NPS) phenomenon was limited to a small number of molecules created to mimic the actions and psychoactive effects of licensed medicines and existing drugs that are controlled by the United Nations drug conventions and therefore traded as their "legal" replacements. NPS were mostly circulating in rave parties and electronic music festivals. The globalization, the evolution of e-commerce and the growing popularity of NPS, facilitated the development of a wide illegal m...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Silvia Graziano Simona Zaami Roberta Tittarelli Simona Pichini Michele Sciotti Paolo Berretta Francesco Paolo Busard ò Enrico Marinelli Anastasio Tini Giulia Scaravaggi Eleonora Buscaglia Elena Brambilla Marco Cavallo Carlo Alessandro Locatelli Roberta P Source Type: research