Alessandra Buja

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among male military and civil pilots and flight attendants: an analysis on published data
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Italy
    Toxicol Ind Health 21:273-82. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Is moderate alcohol consumption a risk factor for kidney function decline? A systematic review of observational studies
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Ren Nutr 24:224-35. 2014
  3. pmc Socio-demographic factors and processes associated with stages of change for smoking cessation in pregnant versus non-pregnant women
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Hygiene Institute, University of Padua, Italy
    BMC Womens Health 11:3. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics, processes, management and outcome of accesses to accident and emergency departments by citizenship
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine of the University of Padova, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Via Loredan 18, 35121, Padua, Italy
    Int J Public Health 59:167-74. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Strain and health implications of nurses' shift work
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Padua University, Padua, Italy
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:511-21. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Referral patterns in elderly emergency department visits
    Alessandra Buja
    Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy e mail address
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 49:395-401. 2013
  7. pmc Increased rate of day surgery use for inguinal and femoral hernia repair in a decade of hospital admissions in the Veneto Region (north-east Italy): a record linkage study
    Mario Saia
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, University of Padova, Padova, Via Loredan 18 35127 Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:349. 2013
  8. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases by immigrant status and disparities in chronic disease management in immigrants: a population-based cohort study, Valore Project
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory for Public Health and Population Studies, University of Padova, Via Loredan 18, Padova 35128, Italy
    BMC Public Health 13:504. 2013
  9. doi request reprint An update review on risk factors and scales for prediction of deep sternal wound infections
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua 35127, Italy
    Int Wound J 9:372-86. 2012
  10. pmc Clinicians' adherence versus non adherence to practice guidelines in the management of patients with sarcoma: a cost-effectiveness assessment in two European regions
    Lionel Perrier
    University of Lyon, F 69007 Lyon, France
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:82. 2012

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among male military and civil pilots and flight attendants: an analysis on published data
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Italy
    Toxicol Ind Health 21:273-82. 2005
    ..5 (2.25-205.8) for Kaposi's sarcoma and 2.49 (1.03-6.03) for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. AIDS, which was the most frequent single cause of death in this occupational category, likely explains the excess of the latter two tumors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Is moderate alcohol consumption a risk factor for kidney function decline? A systematic review of observational studies
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Institute of Hygiene, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Ren Nutr 24:224-35. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of published observational studies on the association between alcohol consumption and renal functional impairment...
  3. pmc Socio-demographic factors and processes associated with stages of change for smoking cessation in pregnant versus non-pregnant women
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Hygiene Institute, University of Padua, Italy
    BMC Womens Health 11:3. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, little attention is paid to understanding differences between pregnant and non-pregnant European women in terms of the social factors that influence tobacco use and the processes of change used to quit smoking...
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics, processes, management and outcome of accesses to accident and emergency departments by citizenship
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine of the University of Padova, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Via Loredan 18, 35121, Padua, Italy
    Int J Public Health 59:167-74. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the characteristics of accident and emergency department (A and E) access, process management and outcome after grouping patients by their citizenship...
  5. doi request reprint Strain and health implications of nurses' shift work
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Padua University, Padua, Italy
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:511-21. 2013
    ..No reports have been accessible in the relevant literature on the possible association between shift work and job-related strain in nurses...
  6. ncbi request reprint Referral patterns in elderly emergency department visits
    Alessandra Buja
    Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy e mail address
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 49:395-401. 2013
    ..To assess elderly individuals' demand for emergency department (ED) care, in terms of the characteristics, processes, outcomes, costs by referral pattern...
  7. pmc Increased rate of day surgery use for inguinal and femoral hernia repair in a decade of hospital admissions in the Veneto Region (north-east Italy): a record linkage study
    Mario Saia
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, University of Padova, Padova, Via Loredan 18 35127 Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:349. 2013
    ..This study aimed to outline the epidemiology of the procedures for repairing unilateral inguinal and femoral hernia in the Veneto Region, and to analyze the time trends and organizational appropriateness of these procedures...
  8. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases by immigrant status and disparities in chronic disease management in immigrants: a population-based cohort study, Valore Project
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory for Public Health and Population Studies, University of Padova, Via Loredan 18, Padova 35128, Italy
    BMC Public Health 13:504. 2013
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  9. doi request reprint An update review on risk factors and scales for prediction of deep sternal wound infections
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua 35127, Italy
    Int Wound J 9:372-86. 2012
    ..This study provides a broad update on our knowledge of the risk factors for DSWI and the scales for prediction with a view to improving the management of infections at cardiosurgery units...
  10. pmc Clinicians' adherence versus non adherence to practice guidelines in the management of patients with sarcoma: a cost-effectiveness assessment in two European regions
    Lionel Perrier
    University of Lyon, F 69007 Lyon, France
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:82. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint [Which prevention programs effectively reduce the risk of alcohol consumption in young people?]
    A Buja
    Dipartimento Medicina Ambientale e Sanità Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Italy
    Ann Ig 24:25-39. 2012
    ..An international registry on substance abuse prevention measures is warranted, with shared criteria for assessing their effects, to orient public health policies...
  12. pmc Underage drinking on saturday nights, sociodemographic and environmental risk factors: a cross-sectional study
    Luigi Gallimberti
    Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Toxicology Unit, Italy
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:15. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate social, demographic and environmental factors that may raise the risk of Saturday night drinking and binge drinking among Italian school students...
  13. doi request reprint Why do patients change their general practitioner? Suggestions on corrective actions
    A Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, via Loredan, 18, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Ir J Med Sci 180:149-54. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the study aimed to correlate the perceived quality of patient-GP communication with the motives inducing individuals to change their doctors...
  14. doi request reprint Taking decisions on expenditure for high-cost drugs at the regional level: a model for evaluating the overall impact of Trastuzumab in the Veneto Region of Italy
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:298-303. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome in the elderly: results from the Italian longitudinal study on aging
    A Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:297-307. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between alcohol consumption and the prevalence and incidence of MS, as well as its components in a large sample of Italian elderly people...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence among female flight attendants: a meta-analysis of published data
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:98-105. 2006
    ..The aim of the present work was to evaluate the incidence of various types of cancer among female cabin attendants by combining cancer incidence estimates reported in published studies...
  17. doi request reprint Renal impairment and moderate alcohol consumption in the elderly. Results from the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging (ILSA)
    Alessandra Buja
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Via Loredan 18, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 14:1907-18. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between alcohol consumption and renal function, expressed as serum creatinine levels and glomerular filtration rates (GFR), in an elderly population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity motor performance and body mass index in elderly people: the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging
    Giuseppe Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2023-9. 2007
    ..To test the association between body mass index (BMI) and lower extremity motor performance in elderly people...
  19. doi request reprint Systematic age-related differences in chronic disease management in a population-based cohort study: a new paradigm of primary care is required
    Alessandra Buja
    Laboratory of Public Health and Population Studies, Section Public Health, Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e91340. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the performance of primary health care services in managing diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF) and coronary heart disease (CHD), by age group...
  20. pmc A European project on incidence, treatment, and outcome of sarcoma
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:188. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint Incidence of soft tissue sarcoma and beyond: a population-based prospective study in 3 European regions
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Padua University, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 118:5339-48. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to measure the incidence of sarcomas, including viscerally sited tumors that are not reported in cancer statistics, and to draw explanatory clues from a large and reliable sarcoma incidence data set...
  22. doi request reprint Smoking in early and mid-adolescence
    Giovanni Forza
    Toxicology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Via Loredan 18, Padua, Italy
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:449-55. 2012
    ..We compared the risk factors and variables for smoking in early- versus mid-adolescence with a view to helping policy makers identify age-specific prevention strategies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Contrasting patterns of hospital admissions and mortality during heat waves: are deaths from circulatory disease a real excess or an artifact?
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 66:1025-8. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Energy drink consumption in children and early adolescents
    Luigi Gallimberti
    Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 172:1335-40. 2013
    ..Awareness of the damage caused by energy drinks emerged as a protective factor that reduced the likelihood of young students consuming such drinks...
  25. doi request reprint Tackling inequalities: are secondary prevention therapies for reducing post-infarction mortality used without disparities?
    Alessandra Buja
    University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:222-30. 2014
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  26. pmc Hospitalization for diseases attributable to human papillomavirus in the Veneto Region (North-East Italy)
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Public Health Section, Istituto di Igiene, University of Padua, via Loredan, 18, 35121 Padova, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:462. 2013
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  27. ncbi request reprint An adequate threshold for body mass index to detect underweight condition in elderly persons: the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging (ILSA)
    Giuseppe Sergi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:866-71. 2005
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  28. pmc Seroepidemiology of polioviruses among university students in northern Italy
    Vincenzo Baldo
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:1292-5. 2012
    ..Judging from our findings, it may be worth considering administering a fifth dose of polio vaccine to adolescents...
  29. pmc Work related injuries: estimating the incidence among illegally employed immigrants
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Padua University, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Padua, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 3:331. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  30. ncbi request reprint [Secular trend in incidence of cancer and infectious disease: a causal relationship?]
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Dipartimento di Medicina Ambientale e Sanità Pubblica, Universita di Padova
    Epidemiol Prev 29:54-5. 2005
  31. doi request reprint Survey on violence and aggression prevention and management strategies in European renal units
    Alessandra Zampieron
    School of Nursing, Padua University Hospital, Italy
    J Ren Care 36:60-7. 2010
    ..This descriptive survey aims to explore strategies for the prevention and management of violence and aggression in renal units in 12 European countries...
  32. doi request reprint Quality of life in adult celiac disease in a mountain area of northeast Italy
    Alessandra Zampieron
    School of Pediatric Nursing, Padua University Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Gastroenterol Nurs 34:313-9. 2011
    ..Symptomatic patients need interventions for improving their quality of life, in particular psychological support...
  33. pmc Literature search on risk factors for sarcoma: PubMed and Google Scholar may be complementary sources
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Padua University, 35128 Padua, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 3:131. 2010
    ..The present study aims to appraise the relative proficiency of PubMed and Google Scholar...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk: effect of dairy farming and the consequence of removing that occupational exposure
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1037-46. 2005
    ..In conclusion, increased levels of endotoxin (or other associated environmental factors) might be protective against lung cancer; protection diminishes over time after that exposure is removed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Predicting severity of pathological scarring due to burn injuries: a clinical decision making tool using Bayesian networks
    Paola Berchialla
    Department of Public Health and Microbiology, University of Torino, Torino, ItalyDepartment of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Center, Trauma Center, Torino, ItalyUnit of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Cardiologic, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, ItalyProchild ONLUS, Trieste, ItalyUnit of Cancer Epidemiology, CPO Piemonte, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Int Wound J 11:246-52. 2014
    ..pubchild.org (burns header). Clinicians who registered at the website could submit their data in order to get from the BN model the predicted probability of observing a pathological scar type. ..
  36. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination of adolescents: significance of non-protective antibodies
    Federica Chiara
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Italy
    Vaccine 32:62-8. 2013
    ..Pre-booster antibody titre higher than 2 IU/L in adults might be predictive of an anamnestic response to booster vaccination, whereas titres below this value may indicate likelihood of non-response...
  37. doi request reprint Nurse managers' preferred and perceived leadership styles: a study at an Italian hospital
    Alessandra Zampieron
    School of Pediatric Nursing, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    J Nurs Manag 21:521-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional descriptive study was to compare the different leadership styles based on perceptions of nurse managers and their staff...
  38. doi request reprint An international survey on attitudes of renal nurses towards older people
    Alessandra Zampieron
    School of Nursing, Padua University Hospital, Italy
    J Ren Care 38:213-21. 2012
    ..Previous studies have indicated that healthcare providers do not enjoy taking care of older people, because of poor attitudes towards the elderly...
  39. ncbi request reprint Perceived aggression towards nurses: study in two Italian health institutions
    Alessandra Zampieron
    School of Nursing, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Nurs 19:2329-41. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer risk in the vinyl chloride industry
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Cancer Causes Control 16:189-90. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint What is the true incidence of measles?
    John H Lange
    Indian J Pediatr 72:449; author reply 449. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Statistical analysis for occupational exposure measurements
    John H Lange
    Croat Med J 46:1001-2; discussion 1002. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint [A procedure for estimating the rate of occupational accidents in non-European-Union workers with irregular immigrant status]
    L Marchiori
    Servizio Prevenzione Igiene Sicurezza Ambienti di Lavoro, ULSS 20, Verona
    Med Lav 99:76-87. 2008
    ..Statistics on occupational accidents provided by the Italian Institute for Occupational Diseases and Accidents (INAIL, Italian acronym) include only events that occurred in workers with regular employment status...