Alberto Raggi

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Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale Neurologico Carlo Besta
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Difficulties in work-related activities among migraineurs are scarcely collected: results from a literature review
    A Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 35:23-6. 2014
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Validating the Migraine-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire v2.1 (MSQ) in Italian inpatients with chronic migraine with a history of medication overuse
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Qual Life Res 23:1273-7. 2014
  5. doi request reprint A 14-month study of change in disability and mood state in patients with chronic migraine associated to medication overuse
    A Raggi
    Neurology Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:S139-40. 2013
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. doi request reprint Disability and mood state in patients with episodic and chronic migraine associated to medication overuse
    A Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:S169-71. 2012
  10. doi request reprint 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

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  1. doi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Difficulties in work-related activities among migraineurs are scarcely collected: results from a literature review
    A Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 35:23-6. 2014
    ..Given the paucity of data, a return to patient-derived data will be needed to develop an assessment instrument that is able to collect information on headache-related problems in work activities. ..
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Validating the Migraine-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire v2.1 (MSQ) in Italian inpatients with chronic migraine with a history of medication overuse
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Qual Life Res 23:1273-7. 2014
    ..1 (MSQ) in patients suffering from chronic migraine (CM) with a history of medication overuse (MO)...
  5. doi request reprint A 14-month study of change in disability and mood state in patients with chronic migraine associated to medication overuse
    A Raggi
    Neurology Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:S139-40. 2013
    ..An appropriate treatment of CM-MO, based on detoxification and prophylaxis, is likely to reduce disease burden: recognition and treatment of mood problems may be a key factor to reduce disability...
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. doi request reprint 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...
  9. doi request reprint Disability and mood state in patients with episodic and chronic migraine associated to medication overuse
    A Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:S169-71. 2012
    ..The study shows that disability and mood state are negatively impacted by the presence of more frequent headaches and by the overuse of acute medications...
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. doi request reprint 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)...
  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  18. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  19. doi request reprint 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)...
  20. doi request reprint 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)...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint 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...
  23. doi request reprint 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?..
  24. doi request reprint 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...
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint 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...
  29. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  30. doi request reprint 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...
  31. doi request reprint 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic features and diagnoses as predictors of severe disability in a sample of adults applying for disability certification
    Alberto Raggi
    aNeurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute C Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan bConegliano Pieve di Soligo Research Centre, IRCCS E Medea Scientific Institute, Conegliano, Veneto, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 37:180-6. 2014
    ..Our results show that age and education level were associated with severe disability, and that no association with number of diseases was found: in our opinion, this is specific to the population of individuals with disability. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint The COURAGE Built Environment Outdoor Checklist: An Objective Built Environment Instrument to Investigate the Impact of the Environment on Health and Disability
    Rui Quintas
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Clin Psychol Psychother 21:204-14. 2014
    ..Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  34. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  35. doi request reprint 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...
  36. doi request reprint 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint The clinical overlap between the corticobasal degeneration syndrome and other diseases of the frontotemporal spectrum: three case reports
    Alberto Raggi
    Department of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Behav Neurol 18:159-64. 2007
    ..This concept should be extended not only to the cognitive and behavioural features of the frontotemporal dementia subtypes, but also to the movement disorders of corticobasal degeneration and supranuclear palsy...
  38. doi request reprint 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)...
  39. doi request reprint 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...
  40. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Validation of the COURAGE Built Environment Self-Reported Questionnaire
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Clin Psychol Psychother 21:215-26. 2014
    ..It is sensitive across age groups and is consistent with the subject's overall judgement of the degree to which the environment is facilitating or hindering. Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  42. 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...
  43. doi request reprint 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)...
  44. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Mapping SAGE questionnaire to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Alberto Raggi
    Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit, Neurological Institute Carlo Besta IRCCS Foundation, Milan, Italy
    Clin Psychol Psychother 21:199-203. 2014
    ..To overcome this partial coverage of ICF functioning categories, new assessment instruments have been developed. Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  46. ncbi request reprint 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...
  47. doi request reprint 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint The effects of a comprehensive rehabilitation program of Alzheimer's Disease in a hospital setting
    Alberto Raggi
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Behav Neurol 18:1-6. 2007
    ..The evidence for the clinical effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation in patients with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is debated. Therefore it is important to collect more evidence about the outcome of non-pharmacological therapy of dementia...
  49. doi request reprint Event-related brain potentials in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A review of the international literature
    Alberto Raggi
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, San Raffaele Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:16-26. 2010
    ..Prospective studies combining simultaneous neuropsychological and imaging investigations are needed to assess the possible role of ERPs in the early detection and follow-up of cognitive dysfunction in ALS patients...
  50. doi request reprint 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)...
  51. doi request reprint 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. ..