Gianluca Isaia

Summary

Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Stress in professional care-givers working with patients with dementia: a hypothesis-generating study
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:463-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Insomnia among hospitalized elderly patients: prevalence, clinical characteristics and risk factors
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:133-7. 2011
  3. pmc Delirium in elderly home-treated patients: a prospective study with 6-month follow-up
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Corso Bramante 88, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Age (Dordr) 31:109-17. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Home management of hematological patients requiring hospital admission
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:309-11. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of functional decline during hospitalization in the oldest old
    Gianluca Isaia
    Medical and Surgical Department, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:453-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional decline two weeks before hospitalization in an elderly population
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:352-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Malnutrition in an elderly demented population living at home
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 53:249-51. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Hospital at home for elderly patients with acute decompensation of chronic heart failure: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Vittoria Tibaldi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 169:1569-75. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Blood pressure variations and low blood pressure values at home after hospital discharge in older hypertensives: post-discharge blood pressure variations
    Marco Astengo
    Geriatric Section, Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:460-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy of oxycodone/acetaminophen and codeine/acetaminophen vs. conventional therapy in elderly women with persistent, moderate to severe osteoarthritis-related pain
    Laura Corsinovi
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, University of Turin, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista Molinette, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:378-82. 2009

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Stress in professional care-givers working with patients with dementia: a hypothesis-generating study
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:463-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate whether a specific training course could be related to a reduction in the levels of stress of professional care-givers working with patients suffering from dementia...
  2. doi request reprint Insomnia among hospitalized elderly patients: prevalence, clinical characteristics and risk factors
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:133-7. 2011
    ..9, SE 0.85, p=0.01). The knowledge of insomnia predictors might help in planning preventive strategies to improve patients' global health status and quality of life...
  3. pmc Delirium in elderly home-treated patients: a prospective study with 6-month follow-up
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Corso Bramante 88, 10126, Torino, Italy
    Age (Dordr) 31:109-17. 2009
    ..Moreover, they showed a trend towards a greater institutionalisation rate. GHHS may represent a protective environment for delirium onset in acutely ill elderly patients...
  4. doi request reprint Home management of hematological patients requiring hospital admission
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:309-11. 2010
    ..This could be the starting point for future studies that will be able to increase the power of hospital-at-home service for this type of patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of functional decline during hospitalization in the oldest old
    Gianluca Isaia
    Medical and Surgical Department, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 21:453-7. 2009
    ..The number of hospital admissions of the elderly is increasing and hospitalization often leads to functional decline. The aim of this study was to identify major risk factors for functional decline in the hospitalized oldest old...
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional decline two weeks before hospitalization in an elderly population
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:352-5. 2010
    ..Older people coming to the emergency department have three to seven times higher rates of hospitalization than younger people. Hospitalization can lead to loss of independence and also need for long-term care at discharge...
  7. doi request reprint Malnutrition in an elderly demented population living at home
    Gianluca Isaia
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, University of Torino, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 53:249-51. 2011
    ..In conclusion, an appropriated evaluation of nutritional status could prevent and treat nutrition-related problems even in the elderly demented patients living at home...
  8. doi request reprint Hospital at home for elderly patients with acute decompensation of chronic heart failure: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Vittoria Tibaldi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, Geriatric Section, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 169:1569-75. 2009
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a physician-led hospital-at-home service for selected elderly patients with acute decompensation of chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  9. doi request reprint Blood pressure variations and low blood pressure values at home after hospital discharge in older hypertensives: post-discharge blood pressure variations
    Marco Astengo
    Geriatric Section, Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:460-6. 2012
    ..Blood pressure (BP) variations occurring after hospital discharge in a population of older hypertensives have not been previously investigated...
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy of oxycodone/acetaminophen and codeine/acetaminophen vs. conventional therapy in elderly women with persistent, moderate to severe osteoarthritis-related pain
    Laura Corsinovi
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, University of Turin, Ospedale San Giovanni Battista Molinette, Corso Bramante 88, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 49:378-82. 2009
    ..032, respectively) in MP (p<0.001 and p=0.002, respectively) and with significant improvement in BDI-II score (p=0.05 and p=0.04, respectively) and ADL value (p=0.04 and p=0.05, respectively). AE rates did not differ between groups...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiac and Inflammatory Biomarkers and In-hospital Mortality in Older Medical Patients
    Monica Comba
    Geriatric Section, Department of Medical and Surgical Disciplines, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:68-72. 2014
    ..We aimed to test whether cardiac and inflammatory biomarkers are independently associated with in-hospital mortality in older unselected medical inpatients undergoing standardized multidimensional evaluation...