Carlotta Franchi

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Changes in drug prescribing to Italian community-dwelling elderly people: the EPIFARM-Elderly Project 2000-2010
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 70:437-43. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Caregivers' perceptions of the therapeutic benefits of drug treatments for dementia
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:677-83. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Antipsychotics prescription and cerebrovascular events in Italian older persons
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, IRCCS Istituto di Riceerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:542-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Geographical differences in the prevalence of chronic polypharmacy in older people: eleven years of the EPIFARM-Elderly Project
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:1477-83. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospital readmission of elderly patients
    Carlotta Franchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 24:45-51. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Changes in trend of antipsychotics prescription in patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors after warnings from Italian Medicines Agency. Results from the EPIFARM-Elderly Project
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 22:569-77. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Differences in outpatient antibiotic prescription in Italy's Lombardy region
    C Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Infection 39:299-308. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Cholinesterase inhibitor use in Alzheimer's disease: the EPIFARM-Elderly Project
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:497-505. 2011
  9. pmc A Population-based study of dementia in the oldest old: the Monzino 80-plus study
    Ugo Lucca
    Laboratory of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:54. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Polypharmacy, length of hospital stay, and in-hospital mortality among elderly patients in internal medicine wards. The REPOSI study
    Alessandro Nobili
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:507-19. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Changes in drug prescribing to Italian community-dwelling elderly people: the EPIFARM-Elderly Project 2000-2010
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 70:437-43. 2014
    ..To investigate the changes in the last decade (2000-2010) in drug prescribing among community-dwelling elderly people aged 65-94 years, in relation to age and sex...
  2. doi request reprint Caregivers' perceptions of the therapeutic benefits of drug treatments for dementia
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:677-83. 2013
    ..Only few studies deal with this topic in a small number of participants...
  3. doi request reprint Antipsychotics prescription and cerebrovascular events in Italian older persons
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, IRCCS Istituto di Riceerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:542-5. 2013
    ..92). In conclusion, only typical antipsychotics were associated with an increased odd of CVEs, but the association was duration dependent. Persons prescribed simultaneously with AChEI and antipsychotics may be at a lower risk of CVEs. ..
  4. doi request reprint Geographical differences in the prevalence of chronic polypharmacy in older people: eleven years of the EPIFARM-Elderly Project
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:1477-83. 2013
    ..To compare the geographical differences in the prevalence of chronic polypharmacy in community-dwelling older people over 11 years...
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospital readmission of elderly patients
    Carlotta Franchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 24:45-51. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to identify which factors were associated with a risk of hospital readmission within 3 months after discharge of a sample of elderly patients admitted to internal medicine and geriatric wards...
  6. doi request reprint Changes in trend of antipsychotics prescription in patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors after warnings from Italian Medicines Agency. Results from the EPIFARM-Elderly Project
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 22:569-77. 2012
    ..Awaiting further studies to clarify their therapeutic role, physicians should prescribe antipsychotics very cautiously and only after careful risk-benefit assessment...
  7. doi request reprint Differences in outpatient antibiotic prescription in Italy's Lombardy region
    C Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Infection 39:299-308. 2011
    ..We assessed the antibiotic patterns of use and geographical distribution of prevalence and consumption by age in 15 Local Health Units (LHUs) of Italy's Lombardy region...
  8. doi request reprint Cholinesterase inhibitor use in Alzheimer's disease: the EPIFARM-Elderly Project
    Carlotta Franchi
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:497-505. 2011
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  9. pmc A Population-based study of dementia in the oldest old: the Monzino 80-plus study
    Ugo Lucca
    Laboratory of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry, Department of Neuroscience, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    BMC Neurol 11:54. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Polypharmacy, length of hospital stay, and in-hospital mortality among elderly patients in internal medicine wards. The REPOSI study
    Alessandro Nobili
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:507-19. 2011
    ..We evaluated the prevalence and factors associated with polypharmacy and investigated the role of polypharmacy as a predictor of length of hospital stay and in-hospital mortality...
  11. doi request reprint Association between clusters of diseases and polypharmacy in hospitalized elderly patients: results from the REPOSI study
    Alessandro Nobili
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 22:597-602. 2011
    ..We assessed which clusters of diseases are associated with polypharmacy in acute-care elderly in-patients...
  12. doi request reprint Drug utilization and polypharmacy in an Italian elderly population: the EPIFARM-elderly project
    Alessandro Nobili
    Laboratory of Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:488-96. 2011
    ..To investigate the prescribing patterns and the prevalence of polypharmacy in community-dwelling elderly people, and to analyze the association of chronic medications and number of drug prescriptions with age and sex...
  13. doi request reprint Association of anticholinergic burden with cognitive and functional status in a cohort of hospitalized elderly: comparison of the anticholinergic cognitive burden scale and anticholinergic risk scale: results from the REPOSI study
    Luca Pasina
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Drug Information Service for the Elderly, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, via Giuseppe La Masa, 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Drugs Aging 30:103-12. 2013
    ..Drugs with anticholinergic effects are associated with adverse events such as delirium and falls as well as cognitive decline and loss of independence...
  14. doi request reprint Drug-drug interactions in a cohort of hospitalized elderly patients
    Luca Pasina
    Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Drug Information Service for the Elderly, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:1054-60. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Antidepressants utilization among elderly in Lombardy from 2000 to 2007: dispensing trends and appropriateness
    Alberto Parabiaghi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:1077-83. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence and incidence of antidepressant (AD) use in the elderly during an 8-year period and to evaluate AD treatment appropriateness...