L Alessio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Brescia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of fitness for work: the most challenging situations
    L Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:488-90. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint [Introduction to the work of the Congress]
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:199-204. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Collaboration between the cardiologist and the occupational health physician needed for formulating the etiological diagnosis and the job fitness evaluation]
    L Alessio
    Cattedra, U O di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita, Spedali Civili di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia
    Med Lav 95:98-103. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint [Work: disease and health. The role of occupational medicine]
    L Alessio
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 101:11-27. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint [Cardiopathy caused by physical or chemical agents]
    Michela Crippa
    Cattedra, U O di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita, Spedali Civili di Brescia
    Med Lav 95:110-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Individual eye protective devices]
    M Sarnico
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:136-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint [Individual protection devices: anti-vibration gloves]
    L Balbiani
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:140-2. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [Individual head protection devices]
    P Paglierini
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:143-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Work fitness and pregnancy]
    R Lorini
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:147-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint From lead to manganese through mercury: mythology, science, and lessons for prevention
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 50:779-87. 2007

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of fitness for work: the most challenging situations
    L Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:488-90. 2006
    ..Moreover, Italian legislation on this topic can be variously interpreted and this can cause conflicting evaluations. In this session, the most challenging situations in FW evaluation will be taken into consideration...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Introduction to the work of the Congress]
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:199-204. 2010
    ..Moreover, the results of multicenter studies performed on these topics will be presented by three working groups...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Collaboration between the cardiologist and the occupational health physician needed for formulating the etiological diagnosis and the job fitness evaluation]
    L Alessio
    Cattedra, U O di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita, Spedali Civili di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia
    Med Lav 95:98-103. 2004
    ..The cardiovascular system can be the target organ of various occupational risk factors. Moreover, cardiovascular diseases of non-occupational origin may be aggravated and/or triggered by working activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Work: disease and health. The role of occupational medicine]
    L Alessio
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 101:11-27. 2010
    ..They must acquire and maintain the necessary competence for their duties and adequate conditions to carry out their tasks according to good practice and professional ethics...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Cardiopathy caused by physical or chemical agents]
    Michela Crippa
    Cattedra, U O di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita, Spedali Civili di Brescia
    Med Lav 95:110-8. 2004
    ..Occupational cardiovascular diseases do not possess any specific clinical and physiopathogenetic features...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Individual eye protective devices]
    M Sarnico
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:136-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint [Individual protection devices: anti-vibration gloves]
    L Balbiani
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:140-2. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [Individual head protection devices]
    P Paglierini
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:143-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Work fitness and pregnancy]
    R Lorini
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:147-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint From lead to manganese through mercury: mythology, science, and lessons for prevention
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 50:779-87. 2007
    ..Unfortunately, the consequent implementation of preventive measures was generally delayed, causing important negative effects to the exposed populations...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol and working]
    A Mangili
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:255-8. 2004
    ..These entail diagnostic evaluation of alcoholism, job fitness evaluation, in heavy drinkers, advise of rehabilitation and health promotion program...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Updating in occupational health for health care workers]
    L Alessio
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 30:228-35. 2008
    ..Preliminary issues are presented while final results will be presented at the conference on September 2009...
  13. ncbi request reprint From clinical activities to didactics and research in occupational medicine
    L Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:393-401. 2006
    ..This trend should be quantitatively and qualitatively verified with ad hoc studies. The information is particularly relevant for Academic Institutions where medical students and residents in occupational medicine are trained...
  14. ncbi request reprint Synthesis of the results of studies performed on subjects exposed to low doses of mercury
    L Alessio
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia
    Med Lav 93:259-64. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint [Latex allergy in health care workers: frequency, exposure quantification, efficacy of criteria used for job fitness assessment]
    M Crippa
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 95:62-71. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of neurobehavioral performance as a function of current and cumulative occupational lead exposure
    R Lucchini
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Neurotoxicology 21:805-11. 2000
    ..A safe exposure level was calculated on the basis of dose-response relationship with prolactin alteration, yielding a PbB value of 10 microg/dl...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the dose of mercury in exposed and control subjects]
    P Apostoli
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro e Cattedra di Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia
    Med Lav 93:159-75. 2002
    ..The aim of this paper was to analyse the concentrations of HgU and HgB in three different groups: 122 workers exposed, 18 workers formerly exposed and 196 subjects not occupationally or environmentally exposed to mercury...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Significance of biological indicators of mercury exposure]
    P Apostoli
    Cattedra di Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia
    Med Lav 94:231-41. 2003
    ..It was considered appropriate to update of the significance and use of the different mercury exposure indicators...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term exposure to "low levels" of manganese oxides and neurofunctional changes in ferroalloy workers
    R Lucchini
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Neurotoxicology 20:287-97. 1999
    ..In order to be protective for the entire working life, the average annual exposure level should be lower than 100 micrograms/m3...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fitness for work in difficult cases: an occupational medicine experience in a University Hospital
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 97:521-8. 2006
    ..Fitness for work (FW) in certain clinical cases poses significant professional challenges for Occupational Physicians (OPs)...
  21. ncbi request reprint One century of studies on lead poisoning in papers published in La Medicina del Lavoro
    L Alessio
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 38:361-7. 2000
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Report on the activities carried out in the research project of the Ministry of Instruction, University, and Research entitled "Environmental and occupational exposure to inorganic lead: assessment of toxic effects of current doses and related preve
    P Apostoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:6-14. 2005
    ..The results of the research, presented in detail in the current issue, do confirm the inadequacy of the biological exposure index nowadays ruled by Lex 25/2002...
  23. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to pectinase
    L Belleri
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Allergy 57:755. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint [A multidisciplinary preventive intervention in a large Italian hospital]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita di Brescia, Brescia
    Med Lav 100:11-5. 2009
    ..A multidisciplinary intervention is necessary to tackle the occupational risk of low back disorders in manual handling ofpatients and to evaluate the effectiveness...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Role of the occupational physician in occupational injuries prevention: across ethics, science and good practices]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 32:14-7. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of neurobehavioral alteration
    R Lucchini
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy, p le Spedali Civili 1, I 25125, Brescia, Italy
    Toxicol Lett 112:35-9. 2000
    ..Examples are given of different behavioral types of changes induced in humans by organic solvents (styrene), metals (manganese) and anaesthetic gases, based on a possible common underlying mechanism of toxicity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neurological and neuropsychological features in Parkinsonian patients exposed to neurotoxic metals
    R Lucchini
    Department of Applied and Experimental Medicine, Section of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:280-1. 2007
    ..87-420.12), and the Standardized Morbidity Ratios was associated with environmental Mn levels...
  28. ncbi request reprint Occupational protein contact dermatitis from milk proteins
    M Crippa
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 51:42. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Brain magnetic resonance imaging and manganese exposure
    R Lucchini
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Neurotoxicology 21:769-75. 2000
    ..Since both MnB and PI show a high degree of variability, further research should be focused on the identification of more accurate indicators...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fitness for work in health care workers from the prospective of ethics, science and good practices
    L Alessio
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Section of Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene, University of Brescia, Italy
    Med Lav 103:165-74. 2012
    ..Proper FFW judgment also permits the expected benefits to be achieved, not only for the workers but also for employers, companies and society...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Protein content of latex gloves used in hospitals]
    M Crippa
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Servizio di Medicina del Lavoro, Spedali Civili di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 24:441-3. 2002
    ..For latex allergic subjects it is necessary to pay attention in choosing nitryl gloves, especially as an alternative to natural rubber gloves since some brands may contain significant amounts of allergenic latex proteins...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Susceptibility to varicella-zoster, measles, rosacea and mumps among health care workers in a Northern Italy hospital]
    S Porru
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:407-9. 2007
    ..Nosocomial transmission of varicella (V), rubella (R), mumps (Mu) and measles (Me) may be a significant cause of morbidity in health care workers (HCW). Susceptible HCW might be a relevant part of the workforce...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Implementation of a health education programme in a sample of hairdressing trainees]
    Michela Crippa
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universith degli Studi di Brescia, Azienda Spedali Civili di Brescia
    Med Lav 98:48-54. 2007
    ..Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge that hairdressing trainees have of the risks present in their workplaces and to apply and verify, the efficacy of a specific educational programm..
  34. ncbi request reprint [Occupational cancer. The role of the occupational physician in systematic search and aetiological diagnosis of lung cancer. Analysis of a case list]
    S Porru
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Med Lav 97:565-80. 2006
    ..About 15% of lung cancers (LC) might be attributable to occupation. However, clinical practice shows that LC percentage for which occupational aetiology is recognized is lower than expected...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Medical surveillance and occupational identification of workers exposed to repeated movements of the upper limbs]
    R Lucchini
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro dell Università di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 23:116-22. 2001
    ..The diagnostic protocols with the adequate instrumental evaluation are provided, and the required legal reporting is discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Protocol for health surveillance of workers exposed to repetitive arm movements]
    R Lucchini
    Cattedra e Servizio di Medicina del Lavoro, Università Spedali Civili di Brescia
    Med Lav 94:395-404. 2003
    ..A Work Group on this problem was constituted in Brescia, Italy, following the great interest raised by recent scientific meetings on this topic...
  37. ncbi request reprint Malignant mesothelioma and the working environment: the viewpoint of the occupational physician
    S Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia Italy
    Med Lav 96:312-29. 2005
    ..The existence of a threshold level below which there is no risk of MM is still debated. A prompt and thorough assessment of exposure is essential to evaluate and manage MM cases, from diagnostic and epidemiological points of view...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prevention of latex allergy among health care workers and in the general population: latex protein content in devices commonly used in hospitals and general practice
    Michela Crippa
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Regional hospital Sp Civili of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:550-7. 2006
    ..In this study the latex protein content in devices commonly used in hospitals and general practice were investigated. The main aim was to acquire information for preventing latex allergy in health care workers and in the general population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Application of a latent variable model for a multicenter study on early effects due to mercury exposure
    Roberto Lucchini
    Institute of Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Neurotoxicology 24:605-16. 2003
    ..On the contrary, dental amalgams and small-size fish consumption do not seem to be associated to any adverse health effect at these exposure levels...
  40. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of Parkinsonian disorders associated to manganese exposure in the vicinities of ferroalloy industries
    Roberto G Lucchini
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Section of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedali Civili 1, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 50:788-800. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence of Parkinsonian disturbances in relationship to environmental exposure to manganese due to ferroalloy industries in the province of Brescia, Northern Italy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral science in hazard identification and risk assessment of neurotoxic agents--what are the requirements for further development?
    Roberto Lucchini
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:427-37. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevention of latex allergy among health care workers: evaluation of the extractable latex protein content in different types of medical gloves
    Michela Crippa
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 44:24-31. 2003
    ..The total protein content and the latex allergenic protein content in different types of medical gloves commonly used in our hospital were evaluated to acquire information useful for preventing latex allergy in our hospital personnel...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevention of injuries at work: the role of the occupational physician
    Stefano Porru
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25125 Brescia, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:177-92. 2006
    ..To promote a person- and enterprise-tailored approach, entailing greater attention to human factors and to practical problems of the specific workplace, with a call to a leading role played by OP...
  44. ncbi request reprint Metabolism of arsenic after acute occupational arsine intoxication
    P Apostoli
    Institute of Occupational Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    J Toxicol Environ Health 52:331-42. 1997
    ..Furthermore, the elimination rate of As from blood follows a three-phase model and the half-lives of different species vary from about 27 to 86 h with the following gradient As5+ < MMA < As3+ < DMA < AsB...
  45. ncbi request reprint [From lead colic to moderate risk]
    L Alessio
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:80-7. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint [Management of occupational dermatitis. Nine years' experience]
    Michela Crippa
    Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro ed Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, U O di Medicina del Lavoro, Azienda Spedali Civili di Brescia
    Med Lav 102:193-200. 2011
    ..To evaluate management problems concerning 301 workers with occupational dermatitis (OD) referred to the Occupational Health Institute of Brescia in the period 2000-2008...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculin skin test (TST) survey among healthcare workers (HCWs) in hospital: a systematic review of the literature]
    D Placidi
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:409-11. 2007
    ..To summarize the evidence on the Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) survey among healthcare workers (HCWs) in hospital, in the last decade...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Introduction: scope and purpose of the multicenter project " Assessment of effects due to low doses in inorganic mercury following environmental and occupational exposure: human and in vitro studies on specific toxicity mechanisms"]
    L Alessio
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia
    Med Lav 93:148-56. 2002
    ..The results of this research project are described and discussed in the following papers...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Skin disorders and job fitness assessment]
    M Crippa
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Servizio di Medicina del Lavoro, Azienda Spedali Civili di Brescia
    Med Lav 93:1-10. 2002
    ..The physician must verify whether or not the dermatosis is an occupational disease and must adopt preventive measures to avoid any worsening or relapse of the clinical situation due to occupational factors...
  50. ncbi request reprint The Declaration of Brescia on Prevention of the Neurotoxicity of Metals Brescia, Italia 17-18 June 2006
    Philip Landrigan
    Med Lav 97:811-4. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint The Declaration of Brescia on prevention of the neurotoxicity of metals June 18, 2006
    Philip Landrigan
    Am J Ind Med 50:709-11. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint [Health surveillance in occupational medicine: the problem of formerly exposed workers]
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Med Lav 95:72-3. 2004
  53. pmc Prolactin changes as a consequence of chemical exposure
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Environ Health Perspect 114:A573-4; author reply A574. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint [Competent physicians and basic physicians: a collaboration to reinitiate]
    Gianfranco Farina
    Med Lav 93:51-2. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint [Education and assistance: activity necessary for the training in the specialization of occupational medicine]
    Lorenzo Alessio
    Med Lav 95:325-6. 2004