Matilde Leonardi

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Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale Neurologico Carlo Besta
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Burden of migraine: international perspectives
    M Leonardi
    Neurology Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:S117-8. 2013
  2. doi An Italian population study on 600 persons in vegetative state and minimally conscious state
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Milan, Italy
    Brain Inj 27:473-84. 2013
  3. doi Relationships between disability, quality of life and prevalence of nonmotor symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:35-9. 2012
  4. doi Functioning and disability of children and adolescents in a vegetative state and a minimally conscious state: identification of ICF-CY-relevant categories
    Matilde Leonardi
    Department of Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 35:352-9. 2012
  5. doi Burden and needs of 487 caregivers of patients in vegetative state and in minimally conscious state: results from a national study
    M Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Brain Inj 26:1201-10. 2012
  6. pmc Validation of the "World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS-2" in patients with chronic diseases
    Olatz Garin
    Health Services Research Unit, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:51. 2010
  7. doi Disability and functional profiles of patients with myasthenia gravis measured with ICF classification
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 32:167-72. 2009
  8. doi The White Book on Disability in Italy: an ICF-based Italian survey
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S40-5. 2009
  9. doi Integrating research into policy planning: MHADIE policy recommendations
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRRCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 32:S139-47. 2010
  10. doi Measuring health and disability: supporting policy development. The European MHADIE project
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 32:S1-8. 2010

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Publications57

  1. doi Burden of migraine: international perspectives
    M Leonardi
    Neurology Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:S117-8. 2013
    ....
  2. doi An Italian population study on 600 persons in vegetative state and minimally conscious state
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Milan, Italy
    Brain Inj 27:473-84. 2013
    ..To describes socio-demographic and clinical features of adults and children in vegetative state (VS) and minimally conscious state (MCS)...
  3. doi Relationships between disability, quality of life and prevalence of nonmotor symptoms in Parkinson's disease
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:35-9. 2012
    ....
  4. doi Functioning and disability of children and adolescents in a vegetative state and a minimally conscious state: identification of ICF-CY-relevant categories
    Matilde Leonardi
    Department of Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 35:352-9. 2012
    ..The use of ICF-CY enables to obtain a specific profile of functioning for each child that can be coupled with known issues, such as loss of brain functions and provision of life-sustaining interventions...
  5. doi Burden and needs of 487 caregivers of patients in vegetative state and in minimally conscious state: results from a national study
    M Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Brain Inj 26:1201-10. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the burden of caregivers of patients with disorders of consciousness (DOCs), considering psychosocial difficulties, health condition and financial aspects...
  6. pmc Validation of the "World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS-2" in patients with chronic diseases
    Olatz Garin
    Health Services Research Unit, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:51. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess WHODAS-2 conceptual model and metric properties in a set of chronic and prevalent clinical conditions accounting for a wide scope of disability in Europe...
  7. doi Disability and functional profiles of patients with myasthenia gravis measured with ICF classification
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 32:167-72. 2009
    ....
  8. doi The White Book on Disability in Italy: an ICF-based Italian survey
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S40-5. 2009
    ..To describe the functioning and disability profiles of Italian person with disability (PwD) getting invalidity pension...
  9. doi Integrating research into policy planning: MHADIE policy recommendations
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRRCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 32:S139-47. 2010
    ....
  10. doi Measuring health and disability: supporting policy development. The European MHADIE project
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 32:S1-8. 2010
    ..MHADIE, a 3-year project supported by a EC 6th Framework Programme Grant, aimed at demonstrating the feasibility and utility of the ICF model in the measurement and description of disability...
  11. doi Functioning and disability in migraine
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, Milan, 20133 Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 32:S23-32. 2010
    ..To describe functioning and disability in patients with migraine according to the model endorsed by the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF)...
  12. doi Identification of international classification of functioning, disability and health relevant categories to describe functioning and disability of patients with myasthenia gravis
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:2041-6. 2009
    ..To describe functioning and health of patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) and to identify which are the most common problems patients encounter, by using the international classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF)...
  13. pmc Training on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF): the ICF-DIN Basic and the ICF-DIN Advanced Course developed by the Disability Italian Network
    Matilde Leonardi
    C Besta Italian National Neurological Institute, Via Celoria 11, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:159-64. 2005
    ..The ICF-DIN courses already carried out in Italy show that this teaching methodology teaches how to avoid incomplete applications, simplification and misunderstanding of ICF's complexity...
  14. doi The relationship between health, disability and quality of life in myasthenia gravis: results from an Italian study
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    J Neurol 257:98-102. 2010
    ..They measure different clinical and psychosocial facets, therefore we recommend employing specific assessments both for quality of life and disability in public health and clinical research on myasthenia gravis...
  15. ncbi The definition of disability: what is in a name?
    Matilde Leonardi
    Italian National Neurological Institute Carlo Besta Foundation IRCCS Istituto di ricovero e cura a carattere scientifico, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Lancet 368:1219-21. 2006
  16. pmc The global burden of migraine: measuring disability in headache disorders with WHO's Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Matilde Leonardi
    Scientific Direction, Italian National Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, Via Celoria 11, I 20133, Milan, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:429-40. 2005
    ....
  17. pmc Public health support to policies in the fields of headache. Different ways of producing data and modalities of reading them with the aid of the meta-analytic approach
    M Leonardi
    HEADNET Research Group Public Health, Disability, ICF EU MHADIE Project Coordinator, Scientific Coordinator and WHO Liaison ICF in Italy Project Scientific Direction, Italian National Neurological Institute C Besta, Italy
    J Headache Pain 7:157-9. 2006
  18. doi Quality-of-life and disability in patients with stroke
    Milda Cerniauskaite
    Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S39-47. 2012
    ....
  19. doi The relationship between health-related quality-of-life and disability in patients with controlled epilepsy: a cross-sectional observational study
    Rui Quintas
    Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Neurology, Public Health, and Disability Unit, Milan, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S31-8. 2012
    ....
  20. doi Linking COURAGE in Europe built environment instrument to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY)
    Eleni Koutsogeorgou
    Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, Via Celoria 11, Milan, Italy
    Maturitas 73:218-24. 2012
    ..The aim of the paper is to prove that the COURAGE in Europe Built Environment (CBE) instrument selected items are relevant to health and disability assessment and evaluation...
  21. doi ICF in neurology: functioning and disability in patients with migraine, myasthenia gravis and Parkinson's disease
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S88-99. 2009
    ..To report and compare functional features of patients with migraine, myasthenia gravis (MG) and Parkinson's disease (PD) with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  22. doi Functioning and disability in persons with epilepsy
    Milda Cerniauskaite
    Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Division of Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S22-30. 2012
    ..we asked were as follows: what are the difficulties that people with epilepsy face on the body level and in daily activities? What are the most relevant environmental factors needed to describe disability in patients with epilepsy?..
  23. doi Disability and profiles of functioning of patients with Parkinson's disease described with ICF classification
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 34:141-50. 2011
    ..Methodologies and tools are needed to couple information on symptoms, on the difficulties in executing activities, and on environmental features...
  24. doi Concordance between severity of disease, prevalence of nonmotor symptoms, patient-reported quality of life and disability and use of medication in Parkinson's disease
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:847-53. 2012
    ..In conclusion, we found a substantial concordance between PD staging, prevalence of nonmotor symptoms and patient-reported HRQoL and disability measures. In our opinion, the SF-36 and the WHO-DAS II can be used for profiling patients...
  25. doi Describing functioning, disability, and health with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health Brief Core Set for Stroke
    Rui Quintas
    Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S14-21. 2012
    ..We suggest that the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health Brief Core Set for Stroke is a useful, brief, and functional instrument to produce a functioning profile for stroke patients...
  26. doi Adaptive functioning in children in the first six months after surgery for brain tumours
    Chiara Vago
    Developmental Neurology Unit, Carlo Besta National Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 33:953-60. 2011
    ..To examine the adaptive functioning of children who underwent surgery for brain tumours with a view to analyse the related acute impairments and to describe their short-term outcome...
  27. doi Concordance between severity of disease, disability and health-related quality of life in myasthenia gravis
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:41-5. 2010
    ..In our opinion, HRQoL and disability instruments should be employed in clinical trials to match efficacy of treatments, measured on symptoms' reductions only, with their effects on patients' disability and HRQoL...
  28. doi Factors related to difficulties with employment in patients with multiple sclerosis: a review of 2002-2011 literature
    Silvia Schiavolin
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Milano, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 36:105-11. 2013
    ..In general, it is possible to affirm that MS has a strong impact on patients' employment status, as the mean unemployment rate was 59%. Research on factors promoting maintenance of remunerative employment is required...
  29. doi Functioning and disability in Parkinson's disease
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, Milan, 20133 Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 32:S33-41. 2010
    ..To describe functioning and disability of patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD) according to the model endorsed by the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF)...
  30. doi Detecting changes following the provision of assistive devices: utility of the WHO-DAS II
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Milano, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:306-10. 2010
    ..However, changes in setting between baseline and follow up could have an impact on the findings and interpretation of this study...
  31. doi Analysis of general population surveys with regard to comparable estimates of disability and its correlates across selected European surveys
    Adrian Stefan Andronache
    Neuroradiology Unit, Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S141-5. 2012
    ..Recommendations and guidelines for future statistical studies and development of disability surveys are provided. The methodology proposed shows the utility and feasibility of the ICF in research...
  32. doi A 3-month analysis of disability, quality of life, and disease course in patients with migraine
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Headache 53:297-309. 2013
    ....
  33. doi Psychosocial difficulties in people with epilepsy: a systematic review of literature from 2005 until 2010
    Rui Quintas
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 25:60-7. 2012
    ..However, the majority of studies focus on isolated PSDs or on the effects of a specific determinant in the course of epilepsy, leaving some gaps that could encourage further research...
  34. pmc A population survey in Italy based on the ICF classification: recognizing persons with severe disability
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milano, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:189097. 2012
    ..Our approach enabled identifying subjects with "severe disability" and separating the effect of personal support from that of devices, policies, and service provision...
  35. doi Multidisciplinary research network on health and disability training on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, Ethics, and Human Rights
    Daniela Ajovalasit
    Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S168-72. 2012
    ..Thanks to this specialized training program, they are now able to conduct and manage research on health and disability, applying the new concept of health and disability based on the ICF biopsychosocial model...
  36. doi Disability and functional profiles of patients with migraine measured with ICF classification
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate bHeadache Centre, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milano, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:225-31. 2010
    ..To plan appropriate interventions that meet patients' needs, especially in the labor sector, methodologies and tools are needed to couple information on symptoms, on the difficulties in executing activities and on environment's features...
  37. doi Obesity-related disability: key factors identified by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 32:2028-34. 2010
    ..To identify obese patients' disability features considering the level of body impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions in relation to environmental factors' effect...
  38. doi Role of disability-case manager for chronic diseases: using the ICF as a practical background
    Francesca Albanesi
    Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Via Celoria 11, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S50-4. 2009
    ..To report on the case manager's activity in a hospital setting as a supporting professional for families that need to deal with different services and professionals to get answers on their health and psychosocial needs...
  39. doi Functioning and disability in the vegetative state: results from a pilot study in Italy
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Via Celoria 11, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S128-33. 2009
    ..To describe functioning and disability of patients in vegetative state (VS) according to the biopsychosocial model of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  40. doi Value and utility of disease-specific and generic instruments for assessing disability in patients with migraine, and their relationships with health-related quality of life
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 32:387-92. 2011
    ..Our findings indicate that these issues are relevant for patients' health status and should be taken into account in future research on migraine as important secondary outcomes of treatment interventions...
  41. pmc A systematic review of the psychosocial difficulties relevant to patients with migraine
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    J Headache Pain 13:595-606. 2012
    ....
  42. doi The selection of items for the preliminary version of the COURAGE in Europe built environment instrument
    Rui Quintas
    Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
    Maturitas 71:147-53. 2012
    ..The outcome of this selection and categorisation process was the creation of two lists of items, that are meant to measure the interaction between the built environment and aspects of health and disability in ageing...
  43. doi Impact of nonmotor symptoms on disability in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 34:316-20. 2011
    ..The presence of NMS, including little evaluated areas connected to cardiovascular and sleep functions, negatively impacts disability in patients with Parkinson's disease...
  44. doi A longitudinal evaluation of changes in disability and quality of life in a sample of women with migraine
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 32:S189-91. 2011
    ..Wider improvements were observed at follow-up for activities in which relational skills are relevant, while those with a physical component, or that are predominantly performed autonomously, remained almost unchanged...
  45. doi Social support and self-efficacy in patients with Myasthenia Gravis: a common pathway towards positive health outcomes
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 31:231-5. 2010
    ..These results provide a preliminary indication that psychosocial interventions aimed to increase self-efficacy could positively mediate mental health status in myasthenic patients, especially among women...
  46. doi Systematic literature review on ICF from 2001 to 2009: its use, implementation and operationalisation
    Milda Cerniauskaite
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 33:281-309. 2011
    ..To present a systematic literature review on the state of the art of the utilisation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) since its release in 2001...
  47. doi Health-related quality of life, disability and severity of disease in patients with migraine attending to a specialty headache center
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta, IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, Milan, Italy
    Headache 50:1576-86. 2010
    ..The impact of migraine on patients' daily life has been evaluated in several studies. The relationship between disability and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with migraine, however, has not been systematically evaluated...
  48. doi The Italian version of the Nociception Coma Scale
    Davide Sattin
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Department of Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 36:182-6. 2013
    ..The Italian version of the Nociception Coma Scale is now available for Italian clinicians and researchers. It will be useful for an accurate management and care planning in rehabilitative and long-term care centres in Italy...
  49. doi Burnout in healthcare professionals working with patients with disorders of consciousness
    Matilde Leonardi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Work 45:349-56. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate burnout among professionals working with patients with DOCs in post-acute and long-term care institutions...
  50. doi Assessing activity limitations in patients with neuromuscular diseases: is the ACTIVLIM questionnaire linked to ICF and ICF-CY?
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 32:148-53. 2009
    ....
  51. doi Measuring participation in children with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome: a pilot study with ICF-CY
    Paolo Meucci
    Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Via Celoria 11, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S116-20. 2009
    ....
  52. doi Use of the ICF to describe functioning and disability in obese patients
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S153-8. 2009
    ..To describe the functioning and disability in adult patients with severe obesity through an implementation of ICF-based tools in a clinical inpatient setting, and to highlight the most relevant domains of functioning...
  53. doi Use of ICF to describe functioning and disability in children with brain tumours
    Daniela Ajovalasit
    Neurology, Public Health, Disability Unit Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S100-7. 2009
    ..To underline the importance of Environmental Factors for reducing Disability and to demonstrate the complex condition of life, especially in terms of social inclusion and participation for children and adolescents affected by brain tumour...
  54. doi The development of a structured schedule for collecting ICF-CY-based information on disability in school and preschool children: an action research from Italy
    Alberto Raggi
    aNeurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan b Silvio Pellico Compulsory State School, Arluno, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 37:86-96. 2014
    ..Teachers can fruitfully employ it to assist in the definition of educational objectives and verify them longitudinally. ..
  55. doi Altered resting state effective connectivity in long-standing vegetative state patients: an EEG study
    Giulia Varotto
    Dept of Neurophysiology and Diagnostic Epileptology, IRCCS Foundation Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 125:63-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate effective EEG connectivity in a cohort of 18 patients in a chronic vegetative state (VS) observed years after the occurrence of hypoxic (eight) and traumatic or hemorrhagic brain insult...
  56. ncbi The global burden of epilepsy
    Matilde Leonardi
    Evidence and Information for policy Cluster EIP, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Epilepsia 43:21-5. 2002
    ..The burden of epilepsy is high and, for the year 2000, accounts for approximately 0.5% of the whole burden of diseases in the world...
  57. ncbi Disseminating the WHO International Classification of Functioning Health and Disability (ICF) in the Veneto region of Italy
    Andrea Martinuzzi
    E Medea Scientific Institute, Conegliano Research Centre, Conegliano, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 30:71-80. 2008
    ....