Alessandra Marengoni

Summary

Affiliation: University of Brescia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of disease clusters in two elderly populations hospitalized in 2008 and 2010
    A Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Gerontology 59:307-15. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Aging with multimorbidity: a systematic review of the literature
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden
    Ageing Res Rev 10:430-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Guidelines for elderly patients with multimorbidity: how to cope with a dark night without fear
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Science, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:703-5. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of antidepressant drug prescriptions in older Italian patients
    A Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:606-13. 2012
  5. doi request reprint In-hospital death and adverse clinical events in elderly patients according to disease clustering: the REPOSI study
    A Marengoni
    Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine I, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 13:469-77. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint In-hospital death according to dementia diagnosis in acutely ill elderly patients: the REPOSI study
    A Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:930-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and disability in hospitalized geriatric patients
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Division of Internal Medicine I, Spedali Civili, Brescia Richiedel Foundation, Gussago, Italy
    Metabolism 53:1016-20. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Adverse clinical events and mortality during hospitalization and 3 months after discharge in cognitively impaired elderly patients
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:419-25. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Poor mental and physical health differentially contributes to disability in hospitalized geriatric patients of different ages
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Division of Internal Medicine I Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili OP Richiedei, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:27-34. 2004
  10. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity among the elderly population in Sweden
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 98:1198-200. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of disease clusters in two elderly populations hospitalized in 2008 and 2010
    A Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Gerontology 59:307-15. 2013
    ..As chronicity represents one of the major challenges in the healthcare of aging populations, the understanding of how chronic diseases distribute and co-occur in this part of the population is needed...
  2. doi request reprint Aging with multimorbidity: a systematic review of the literature
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden
    Ageing Res Rev 10:430-9. 2011
    ..New insights in this field can lead to the identification of preventive strategies and better treatment of multimorbid patients...
  3. doi request reprint Guidelines for elderly patients with multimorbidity: how to cope with a dark night without fear
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Science, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:703-5. 2013
    ..I believe that there is no "one-size-fits-all" solution in this area, but two ideas come to my mind. Why do we not invest more in educating our future geriatricians? And why do we not invest in public awareness campaigns? ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of antidepressant drug prescriptions in older Italian patients
    A Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:606-13. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint In-hospital death and adverse clinical events in elderly patients according to disease clustering: the REPOSI study
    A Marengoni
    Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, Division of Internal Medicine I, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Rejuvenation Res 13:469-77. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to recognize clusters of diseases among hospitalized elderly and to identify groups of patients at risk of in-hospital death and adverse clinical events according to disease clustering...
  6. ncbi request reprint In-hospital death according to dementia diagnosis in acutely ill elderly patients: the REPOSI study
    A Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:930-6. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the association of dementia with in-hospital death in acutely ill medical patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and disability in hospitalized geriatric patients
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Division of Internal Medicine I, Spedali Civili, Brescia Richiedel Foundation, Gussago, Italy
    Metabolism 53:1016-20. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that the prevalence of HHcy in hospitalized patients is very high, even in subjects with normal cobalamin and folate concentrations. High Hcy concentration can be associated with functional impairment...
  8. doi request reprint Adverse clinical events and mortality during hospitalization and 3 months after discharge in cognitively impaired elderly patients
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:419-25. 2013
    ..Controversial findings are reported on hospital outcome in cognitively impaired patients. The aim of this study was to explore mortality risk according to cognitive status during hospitalization and after 3 months in elderly patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Poor mental and physical health differentially contributes to disability in hospitalized geriatric patients of different ages
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Division of Internal Medicine I Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili OP Richiedei, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:27-34. 2004
    ..To evaluate the relationship between depressive symptoms, cognition and somatic diseases on functional status of geriatric patients at hospital discharge...
  10. pmc Prevalence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity among the elderly population in Sweden
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 98:1198-200. 2008
    ..Multimorbidity is the most common clinical picture of the elderly and may be increased by unhealthy behaviors linked to education...
  11. doi request reprint Patterns of chronic multimorbidity in the elderly population
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:225-30. 2009
    ..To describe patterns of comorbidity and multimorbidity in elderly people...
  12. doi request reprint Rehabilitation and nursing home admission after hospitalization in acute geriatric patients
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet, and Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:265-70. 2008
    ..This study explored the effect of multimorbidity, cognitive and physical impairment, and sociodemographic factors on the choice of allocation of geriatric patients at hospital discharge...
  13. pmc Relationship of subjective cognitive impairment and cognitive impairment no dementia to chronic disease and multimorbidity in a nation-wide twin study
    Barbara Caracciolo
    Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Alzheimers Dis 36:275-84. 2013
    ..The association is stronger when diseases co-occur, especially for SCI. Genetic and early-life environmental factors may partially explain the association of CIND but not that of SCI with chronic diseases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevention of inappropriate prescribing in hospitalized older patients using a computerized prescription support system (INTERcheck(®))
    Simona Ghibelli
    Geriatric Unit, Spedali Civili, Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Drugs Aging 30:821-8. 2013
    ..INTERcheck(®) is a Computerized Prescription Support System (CPSS) developed in order to optimize drug prescription for elderly people with multimorbidity...
  15. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status during lifetime and cognitive impairment no-dementia in late life: the population-based aging in the Chianti Area (InCHIANTI) Study
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 24:559-68. 2011
    ..2 to 10.4 among those with low education). Proxy markers of lifetime SES (low education, manual occupation and high physical demand) are cross-sectional correlates of CIND and predict incident CIND over a three-year follow-up...
  16. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation, stroke and dementia in the very old: a population-based study
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Aging Research Center, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet, Gavlegatan 16, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurobiol Aging 32:1336-7. 2011
    ..3, 52.2, and 52.2 in persons with AF and 63.8, 54.6 and 30.6 in those without AF, respectively. AF was associated with the hazard ratio of 1.8 (95%CI, 1.0-3.4) for first-ever stroke, but not significantly associated with dementia or AD...
  17. doi request reprint Cognitive performance is impaired in coeliac patients on gluten free diet: a case-control study in patients older than 65 years of age
    Silvia Casella
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, University and Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 44:729-35. 2012
    ..Retrospective studies and case reports suggest an association between coeliac disease and impaired cognitive function...
  18. ncbi request reprint Total lymphocyte count and in-hospital mortality in older persons with multimorbidity
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Geriatric Unit, Internal Medicine I, Civili Hospital, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:290-6. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to verify if a low TLC was associated with in-hospital mortality in older persons and to evaluate whether this association was independent of the presence of multiple co-existing diseases (multimorbidity)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Heart failure and risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease: a population-based cohort study
    Chengxuan Qiu
    Aging Research Center, Division of Geriatric Epidemiology and Medicine, Department of Neurotec, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Olivecronas vag 4, S 113 82 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 166:1003-8. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the hypothesis that heart failure is a risk factor for dementia and Alzheimer disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adverse outcomes in older hospitalized patients: the role of multidimensional geriatric assessment
    Alessandra Marengoni
    Division of Internal Medicine I, Spedali Civili, Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:32-7. 2003
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