Giuseppe Steffenino

Summary

Affiliation: Azienda Ospedaliera S. Croce e Carle
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [How informed is patient consent to interventional cardiology procedures. A quality assurance survey by the nurses]
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Laboratorio di Emodinamica, A O S Croce e Carle, Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:35-41. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors, life habits and personal beliefs of nurses and nurse-students about cardiovascular prevention]
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Laboratorio di Emodinamica, Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, A O S Croce e Carle, Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:172-7. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Care of acute myocardial infarction in the coronary care units of Piedmont in 2007: results from the 'PRIMA_sweet' region-wide survey
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    SSD Emodinamica, Dipartimento Cardiovascolare AO S Croce, Via Coppino 26, 12100 Cuneo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:354-63. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Implementation of radial arterial access for cardiac interventions: a strong case for quality assurance protocols by the nursing staff
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Department, Santa Croce and Carle Hospital, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:116-21. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Management of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction in the coronary care units of Piedmont in 2005: results from the PRIMA regionwide survey
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Catheterisation Laboratory, S Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:169-77. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of video-based patient information before percutaneous cardiac interventions
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Struttura Semplice di Emodinamica, Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, Azienda Ospedaliera S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:348-53. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Management and outcomes of patients transferred for rescue coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Cardiac Catheterization Unit, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:739-45. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Half-dose thrombolysis to begin with, when immediate coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction is not possible
    Eugenio La Scala
    Cardiac Catheterization Unit, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:678-83. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Vascular access complications after cardiac catheterisation: a nurse-led quality assurance program
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Cardiac Catheterisation Unit, Cardiovascular Department, Ospedale S Croce, Cuneo, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:31-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint In-hospital and one-year outcomes of patients with high-risk acute myocardial infarction treated with thrombolysis or primary coronary angioplasty
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Department of Cardiology, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:136-45. 2004

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint [How informed is patient consent to interventional cardiology procedures. A quality assurance survey by the nurses]
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Laboratorio di Emodinamica, A O S Croce e Carle, Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:35-41. 2005
    ..It should be given to the patient as early as possible after the procedure/intervention is planned. Testing the effectiveness of this new information policy has been included into the quality assurance goals by our nursing staff...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors, life habits and personal beliefs of nurses and nurse-students about cardiovascular prevention]
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Laboratorio di Emodinamica, Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, A O S Croce e Carle, Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:172-7. 2005
    ..Nurses have a strong role in helping patients improve their risk profile, and change their lifestyle. Behaviors and beliefs of the nurses (and physicians as well) are relevant to their "reliability" as models and educators...
  3. doi request reprint Care of acute myocardial infarction in the coronary care units of Piedmont in 2007: results from the 'PRIMA_sweet' region-wide survey
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    SSD Emodinamica, Dipartimento Cardiovascolare AO S Croce, Via Coppino 26, 12100 Cuneo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:354-63. 2013
    ..This new region-wide survey provides updated assessment of the management of STEMI and unprecedented data on NSTEMI...
  4. doi request reprint Implementation of radial arterial access for cardiac interventions: a strong case for quality assurance protocols by the nursing staff
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Department, Santa Croce and Carle Hospital, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:116-21. 2011
    ..A quality assurance program was run by our nursing staff, with patient follow-up, to monitor radial arterial access implementation in our laboratory...
  5. doi request reprint Management of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction in the coronary care units of Piedmont in 2005: results from the PRIMA regionwide survey
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Catheterisation Laboratory, S Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:169-77. 2008
    ..We describe the clinical characteristics, treatment and outcomes of patients admitted to the coronary care units (CCUs) of the Regional Health System...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of video-based patient information before percutaneous cardiac interventions
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Struttura Semplice di Emodinamica, Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, Azienda Ospedaliera S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:348-53. 2007
    ..A video-based presentation was conducted to improve patient information in our centre. The effectiveness of this new instrument, in addition to the standard information sheet, was assessed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management and outcomes of patients transferred for rescue coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Cardiac Catheterization Unit, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:739-45. 2004
    ..The outcomes of a recent series of consecutive patients in our Center are presented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Half-dose thrombolysis to begin with, when immediate coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction is not possible
    Eugenio La Scala
    Cardiac Catheterization Unit, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:678-83. 2004
    ..Reports are scarce. The characteristics and outcomes of a recent series of consecutive patients treated in our Center are presented...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vascular access complications after cardiac catheterisation: a nurse-led quality assurance program
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Cardiac Catheterisation Unit, Cardiovascular Department, Ospedale S Croce, Cuneo, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:31-6. 2006
    ..Vascular access complications may be a cause of discomfort, prolonged hospital stay, and impaired outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac catheterisation...
  10. ncbi request reprint In-hospital and one-year outcomes of patients with high-risk acute myocardial infarction treated with thrombolysis or primary coronary angioplasty
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Department of Cardiology, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:136-45. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to observe the outcomes of high-risk patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty and intravenous thrombolysis in a community setting...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Angioplasty in the elderly]
    Giorgio Baralis
    Laboratorio di Emodinamica, AO S Croce e Carle, Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:65-71. 2005
    ..A broad review of the literature is summarized in this paper, to help make therapeutic decisions in these patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Selection of contrast media for hemodynamic studies and limitation of the associated risk]
    Giorgio Baralis
    Struttura Semplice di Emodinamica, Dipartimento di Malattie Cardiovascolari, A O S Croce e Carle, Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:142-50. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Nurses' observational study on the practice of secondary prevention in a cardiovascular department
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Cardiovascular Department, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:473-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to observe secondary prevention practice in a cardiovascular department, as part of a quality assurance program...
  14. doi request reprint Early aggressive vs. initially conservative treatment in elderly patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: the Italian Elderly ACS study
    Stefano Savonitto
    Angelo De Gasperis Department of Cardiology, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:217-26. 2008
    ..Despite their high-risk characteristics and worse outcomes, compared with younger patients, the elderly receive less aggressive treatments, also due to less clear evidence regarding the most effective treatment strategy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primary angioplasty, instead of thrombolysis, for all patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction?
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Ital Heart J 4:219-24. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Combined Abciximab REteplase Stent Study in acute myocardial infarction (CARESS in AMI)
    Carlo Di Mario
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 148:378-85. 2004
    ..If a mechanical recanalization is likely to be performed in an emergency, it is probably desirable that the patient receives abciximab, the glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonist with the strongest evidence of benefit for angioplasty in AMI...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Certification of quality in catheterization laboratories: from the requirements of GISE to ISO 9002]
    Antonio Dellavalle
    Laboratorio di Emodinamica, Divisione di Cardiologia, ASO S Croce e Carle, Via M Coppino, 26 12100 Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 4:28-31. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Evidence, at intravenous contrast echocardiography, of coronary arterial supply to a metastatic cardiac tumor
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Divisione di Cardiologia Dipartimento delle Malattie Cardiovascolari Ospedale S Croce e Carle Via M Coppino, 26, 12100 Cuneo
    Ital Heart J 3:335-6. 2002
  19. doi request reprint Outcome observations with drug-eluting stents
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:110-2. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint [Of hubs, spokes and acute coronary syndromes]
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 7:631-4. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint [Coronary angioplasty in diabetic patients]
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Laboratorio di Emodinamica Divisione di Cardiologia Azienda Ospedaliera SS Croce e Carle Via M Coppino, 26 12100 Cuneo
    Ital Heart J Suppl 3:9-15. 2002
    ..This viewpoint is likely to be substantially modified in the near future, if the promise of "zero restenosis" devices is kept...