A Palese

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Affiliation: University of Udine
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Nurses staffing in surgical and orthpedical wards in a sample of Italian hospitals. Preliminary results of a descriptive study]
    Alvisa Palese
    Scienze Infermieristiche, Universita di Udine
    Assist Inferm Ric 25:206-13. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Competence of Romanian nurses after their first six months in Italy: a descriptive study
    Alvisa Palese
    Nursing Sciences, University of Udine, Italy
    J Clin Nurs 16:2260-71. 2007
  3. doi request reprint A 10-year retrospective study of teaching nursing diagnosis to baccalaureate students in Italy
    Alvisa Palese
    University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 20:64-75. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience nursing research: trend analysis from 1989 to 2010
    Alvisa Palese
    Questions or comments about this article may be directed to Alvisa Palese, MNS BNS RN, at She is an Associate Professor in Nursing Science at School of Nursing, Udine University, Udine, Italy Davide Basone, BNS RN, is a Clinical Nurse, Nursing Home, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Udine, Italy Francesco Mestroni, MNS BNS RN, is a Clinical Nurse at the Medical Ward, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    J Neurosci Nurs 46:187-95. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical assessment instruments validated for nursing practice in the Italian context: a systematic review of the literature
    Alvisa Palese
    Scienze Infermieristiche, Universita Degli Studi di Udine, Udine, Italy E mail
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 50:67-76. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Maintaining patency in totally implantable venous access devices (TIVAD): a time-to-event analysis of different lock irrigation intervals
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria 20, 33100 Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 18:66-71. 2014
  7. doi request reprint The N2N instrument to evaluate healthy work environments: an Italian validation
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria, 20, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:217-28. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Occurrence and extent of bruising according to duration of administration of subcutaneous low-molecular-weight heparin: a quasi-experimental case-crossover study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:473-82. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Nursing care received by older patients in Italian medical units: findings from an explorative study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Viale Ungheria 20, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:707-10. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Hidden outpatient oncology clinical nursing minimum data set: findings from an Italian multi-method study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria 18, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:423-8. 2013

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint [Nurses staffing in surgical and orthpedical wards in a sample of Italian hospitals. Preliminary results of a descriptive study]
    Alvisa Palese
    Scienze Infermieristiche, Universita di Udine
    Assist Inferm Ric 25:206-13. 2006
    ..To compare the standards of nursing personnel involved in direct care in surgical and orthopedical wards, with those of the studies of Aiken et al...
  2. ncbi request reprint Competence of Romanian nurses after their first six months in Italy: a descriptive study
    Alvisa Palese
    Nursing Sciences, University of Udine, Italy
    J Clin Nurs 16:2260-71. 2007
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A 10-year retrospective study of teaching nursing diagnosis to baccalaureate students in Italy
    Alvisa Palese
    University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 20:64-75. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience nursing research: trend analysis from 1989 to 2010
    Alvisa Palese
    Questions or comments about this article may be directed to Alvisa Palese, MNS BNS RN, at She is an Associate Professor in Nursing Science at School of Nursing, Udine University, Udine, Italy Davide Basone, BNS RN, is a Clinical Nurse, Nursing Home, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Udine, Italy Francesco Mestroni, MNS BNS RN, is a Clinical Nurse at the Medical Ward, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    J Neurosci Nurs 46:187-95. 2014
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical assessment instruments validated for nursing practice in the Italian context: a systematic review of the literature
    Alvisa Palese
    Scienze Infermieristiche, Universita Degli Studi di Udine, Udine, Italy E mail
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 50:67-76. 2014
    ..With the aim to identify the instruments validated for Italian nursing practice, a systematic review of the literature was undertaken...
  6. doi request reprint Maintaining patency in totally implantable venous access devices (TIVAD): a time-to-event analysis of different lock irrigation intervals
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria 20, 33100 Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 18:66-71. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of irrigating totally implantable venous access devices (TIVADs) every eight weeks instead of every four in maintaining the patency of the device...
  7. doi request reprint The N2N instrument to evaluate healthy work environments: an Italian validation
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria, 20, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 87:217-28. 2014
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Occurrence and extent of bruising according to duration of administration of subcutaneous low-molecular-weight heparin: a quasi-experimental case-crossover study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:473-82. 2013
    ..Several authors have documented the role of low-molecular-weight heparin injection techniques in bruising. However, few researchers have measured the influence of injection duration on the occurrence and extent of bruising...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nursing care received by older patients in Italian medical units: findings from an explorative study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Viale Ungheria 20, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:707-10. 2013
    ..However, while several countries have established a body of evidence and policies concerning the minimum nurse-to-patient ratio, the amount of nursing care offered in Italian medical units remains under-studied...
  10. doi request reprint Hidden outpatient oncology clinical nursing minimum data set: findings from an Italian multi-method study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria 18, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:423-8. 2013
    ..The main aim of this study was to present the hidden Clinical Nursing Minimum Data Set adopted by Italian nurses in outpatient oncology settings...
  11. doi request reprint Pre-operative stress, anxiety, depression and coping strategies adopted by patients experiencing their first or recurrent brain neoplasm: an explorative study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Viale Ungheria 20, CAP 33100 Udine, Italy
    Stress Health 28:416-25. 2012
    ..Knowledge of the intensity of stress, anxiety and depression as well as the coping strategies adopted by the patients is important for clinicians in their efforts to tailor care to patients' individual needs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of 10% povidone-iodine drying time before peripheral intravascular catheter insertion: preliminary results from an explorative quasi-experimental study
    Alvisa Palese
    Universita Degli Studi di Udine, Italy
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 21:47-51. 2013
    ..From the preliminary results of this study, no differences in the occurrence of contamination have emerged between patients receiving 30-s and 2-m drying time for 10% povidone-iodine solutions...
  13. doi request reprint Nursing effectiveness in Italy: findings from a grounded theory study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Udine, Italy
    J Nurs Manag 21:251-62. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to conceptualize the basic social process by which nursing intervention affects patient outcomes in Italian daily practice...
  14. doi request reprint Publication efficiency among the higher impact factor nursing journals in 2009: a retrospective analysis
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Viale Ungheria 20, Udine, Italy
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:543-51. 2013
    ..Publishing in peer review journals is recognised as the main method for knowledge diffusion: nevertheless publication efficiency has received little attention to date...
  15. doi request reprint Implementation strategies of measurement instruments and their validity as adopted in Italian hospital nursing practice: an Italian cross-sectional study
    Alvisa Palese
    Udine University, Udine, Italy
    Int J Nurs Knowl 23:75-85. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the implementation strategies of measurement instruments and their validity as adopted in Italian hospital nursing practice...
  16. doi request reprint [Criteria for delegating the safe hospital administration of drug therapy via natural route to nurses aids in hospital]
    Alvisa Palese
    Universita Degli Studi di Udine
    Assist Inferm Ric 31:228-33. 2012
    ..To assess if and how many patients admitted to hospital could receive the drug therapy via natural route by specialized nurses aids (OSSc)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The cost of the objective structured clinical examination on an Italian nursing bachelor's degree course
    A Palese
    University of Udine, Italy
    Nurse Educ Today 32:422-6. 2012
    ..23 per student, while the low-end costs were € 31.51 per student. Considering the economic crisis and the cost-containment measures applied also in nursing education, strategies for further reducing costs are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Becoming a nurse in Italy: a multi-method study on expenditures by families and students
    A Palese
    Udine University, Italy
    Nurse Educ Today 32:e55-61. 2012
    ..Policies supporting nursing education in general and for those students who are motivated but unable to undertake the course for economic reasons are urgently needed...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Concept analysis of the nursing profession, published from 1994 to 2008]
    A Palese
    Corso di Laurea in Infermieristica, Università degli Studi Udine, Italy
    Ann Ig 24:57-72. 2012
    ..Monitoring over time the concepts analysed constitutes an important research area to comprehend, both at a national and international level, the progressive evolution of the Nursing discipline...
  20. doi request reprint Do nurses risk underestimating the problems of patients with frontal lobe neoplasms?
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria 18, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:158-64. 2012
    ..Such behavior may give rise to a stigma, and consequently, pose a risk to have their problems misunderstood by caregivers, and be at greater risk than they are perceived to be...
  21. ncbi request reprint One-dimensional scales for pain evaluation adopted in Italian nursing practice: giving preference to deaf patients
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Italy
    J Nurs Meas 19:91-104. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Interruptions during nurses' drug rounds in surgical wards: observational study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Viale Ungheria 18, Udine, Italy
    J Nurs Manag 17:185-92. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the frequency and perceived risk of interruptions to nurses during drug rounds in seven Italian surgical wards...
  23. ncbi request reprint Process and factors influencing Italian nurse graduates' first choice of employment: a descriptive study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Udine, Italy
    J Nurses Staff Dev 25:184-90. 2009
    ..Taking notice of the factors involved in the choice of the first clinical placement will help the hospitals and the nursing profession to better understand the needs and expectations of the new graduates...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of multistrategies on disruptive vocalization of people with dementia in institutions: a multicentered observational study
    Alvisa Palese
    University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Neurosci Nurs 41:191-200. 2009
    ..3 (302/41) during afternoon shifts, with an average duration of about a quarter of an hour each. Managing DV with multistrategies reduces the duration of the DV episode and increases the perceived effectiveness of management...
  25. ncbi request reprint Italian-Moldovan international nurse migration: rendering visible the loss of human capital
    A Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Int Nurs Rev 57:64-9. 2010
    ..To describe the process of the migration of Moldovan nurses to Italy...
  26. doi request reprint Closing wards during summer time and its effects on patients' outcomes
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Viale Ungheria 20, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Nurs Adm 40:448-53. 2010
    ..The authors discuss a cross-sectional comparative study that they conducted to assess the effects of this management practice on patient outcomes...
  27. doi request reprint From health organization-centred standardization work process to a personhood-centred care process in an Italian nursing home: effectiveness on bowel elimination model
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Udine, Italy
    Int J Older People Nurs 5:179-87. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The effectiveness of the ultrasound bladder scanner in reducing urinary tract infections: a meta-analysis
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Clin Nurs 19:2970-9. 2010
    ..To synthesise the evidence available in the literature on the effectiveness of the ultrasound bladder scanner in reducing the risk of urinary tract infection...
  29. doi request reprint The effects of a multi-intervention incontinence care program on clinical, economic, and environmental outcomes
    Alvisa Palese
    University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 38:177-83. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Factors influencing nurses' decision-making process on leaving in the peripheral intravascular catheter after 96 hours: a longitudinal study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Viale Ungheria 18, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Infus Nurs 34:319-26. 2011
    ..This clinical decision-making process is valuable: leaving the PIV in place for more than 96 hours is a complex decision and not simply a guideline violation...
  31. doi request reprint The career paths of a group of Romanian nurses in Italy: a 3-year follow-up study
    A Palese
    Nursing Sciences, Udine University, Udine, Italy
    Int Nurs Rev 55:234-9. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The management of a multigenerational nursing team with differing qualifications: a qualitative study
    Alvisa Palese
    Nursing Science, Udine University, Italy
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 25:173-83. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Global case management: the "nurse case manager" model applied to day surgery in Italy
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Lippincotts Case Manag 10:83-92. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of tutorial strategies on student nurses' accuracy in diagnostic reasoning in different educational settings: a double pragmatic trial in Italy
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Italy
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1285-98. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Incontinence pad use in patients admitted to medical wards: an Italian multicenter prospective cohort study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 34:649-54. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint The experience of patients undergoing awake craniotomy: in the patients' own words. A qualitative study
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Cancer Nurs 31:166-72. 2008
    ..During the surgery, they become particularly involved in the task: they feel directly responsible for the results of surgery relating this to the effectiveness of collaboration with the neurosurgeons...
  37. doi request reprint Quality of life in patients with right- or left-sided brain tumours: literature review
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Clin Nurs 17:1403-10. 2008
    ..To determine if patients with left- or right-sided hemisphere neoplasm perceive their quality of life (QoL) differently...
  38. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the choice of the first ward: comparison between newly qualified nurses and managers
    Alvisa Palese
    School of Nursing, Udine University, Viale Ungheria 18, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Nurs Manag 15:59-63. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of continuing education in postoperative pain management: results from a follow-up study
    Ilario Guardini
    Continuing Education Centre, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    J Contin Educ Nurs 39:281-8. 2008
    ..Studies still report high levels of postoperative pain. Inadequate treatment of patients experiencing pain is often due to lack of understanding of pain...
  40. doi request reprint Factors associated with nursing students' academic success or failure: a retrospective Italian multicenter study
    A Dante
    School of Nursing, Trieste University, Italy
    Nurse Educ Today 31:59-64. 2011
    ..120, IC(95%) 0.03-0.471). Academic failure has a strong impact on students, their families, the teaching faculties and the community, and its prevention is a challenge in the countries with a shortage of nurses...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Clinical learning in a university undergraduate nursing program in Italy: a descriptive study]
    Rosanna Quattrin
    Direzione Sanitaria, Azienda Policlinico Universitario di Udine
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 62:387-98. 2006
    ..This study aims to describe how undergraduate nursing students learn clinical skills...
  42. ncbi request reprint Why do university students not choose a nursing degree at matriculation? An Italian cross-sectional study
    A Dante
    School of Nursing, Trieste University, Italy
    Int Nurs Rev 60:129-35. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint [Assessing quality in clinical educational setting: Italian validation of the clinical learning environment and supervision (CLES) scale]
    M Tomietto
    Universita Degli Studi di Udine, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 31:B49-55. 2009
    ..The CLES practical use could support in the process of the teaching hospital accreditation and in the evaluation of the effectiveness of the tutorial strategies activated in the wards...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the adherence to a new potassium chloride storage and handling hospital protocol: an observational study
    R Quattrin
    DPMSC, University of Udine, Italy
    Ann Ig 23:63-70. 2011
    ..Lack of the prescriptor's signature was an important problem such as the absence of speed, date and hour of administration...
  45. doi request reprint Risk factors of falls in elderly population in acute care hospitals and nursing homes in north Italy: a retrospective study
    Cristina Tommasini
    School of Nursing Pordenone, Udine University, Italy
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:43-9. 2008
    ..Prevention strategies need to be based on the context and specific intrinsic and extrinsic factors influencing the risk of falls in elderly patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint [What criteria are used by home care nurses to decide about frequency of home visits in the follow-up of patients with heart failure?]
    I Achil
    Universita Degli Studi di Udine, Italy
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 69:195-207. 2013
    ..On the other hand, little is known about which elements/criteria are used by home-care nurses to make decisions about the frequency of follow-up visits...
  47. ncbi request reprint Telephone support: a descriptive study in an Italian oncological Day-Hospital ward
    R Quattrin
    DPMSC School of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 66:617-22. 2010
    ..The study stress major workload for nurses in telephone answers. A significant patient demand emerged that should be addressed also identifying specific hours during the day...
  48. ncbi request reprint The experiences of nurses who participate in awake craniotomy procedures
    Alvisa Palese
    Udine University, Udine, Italy
    AORN J 84:811-26. 2006
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Midwifery students' perceived independence within the core competencies expected of the midwifery community upon graduation: an Italian study
    J Fasan
    Obstetric Unit, Azienda per i Servizi Sanitari n 4 Medio Friuli, Udine, Italy
    Int Nurs Rev 59:208-14. 2012
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Study on the impact of caregivers in an Italian high specialization hospital: presence, costs and nurse's perception
    Rosanna Quattrin
    DPMSC School of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Scand J Caring Sci 23:328-33. 2009
    ..The costs of informal care are an important extent related to time inputs by relatives and friends of the care recipients. Our approach has been to monetize the informal activity care contribution of family members and/or caregivers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing student nurses' perception of their clinical guides: a questionnaire survey
    Rosanna Quattrin
    Medical Doctor, Chair of Hygiene, DPMSC School of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 64:787-98. 2008
    ..A one-to-one relation between tutor and student was not found to be essential in assuring a satisfactory clinical experience for nursing students...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Aging of nursing workforce]
    Alvisa Palese
    Assist Inferm Ric 27:2-4. 2008
  53. ncbi request reprint [Guide for planning the career and document the professional competence]
    Luisa Saiani
    Universita degli Studi, Verona
    Assist Inferm Ric 21:1-58. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint [The perception of anxiety and stress in day surgery: a comparison among patients, family members and nurses]
    Alvisa Palese
    Corso di Laurea in Infermieristica Università di Udine, Italy
    Prof Inferm 57:102-8. 2004
    ..The majority of these factors could be reduce through adequate education and information strategies...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness of retraining after basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation courses: a literature review]
    Alvisa Palese
    Terapia Intensiva Ospedale S Chiara, Trento
    Assist Inferm Ric 22:68-75. 2003
    ..The retraining should be offered frequently but no time intervals are proposed. The main suggestion is that no standard approach should be adopted and the learning needs and preferences of the learner should be considered...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Research as permanent education tool]
    Luisa Saiani
    Assist Inferm Ric 23:2-4. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint [Shortage of nurses, standards of care and patients' safety]
    Alvisa Palese
    Assist Inferm Ric 25:202-5. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint [Continuity of care with written information and dedicated nurses: a literature review. Part 1]
    Fabio Colle
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, Universita Degli Studi di Udine
    Assist Inferm Ric 23:179-85. 2004
    ..New and more extensive research is needed to shed a light on this pivotal aspect of care...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Caring and clinical governance: should nurses be coordinated only by nurses?]
    Alvisa Palese
    Gruppo di Ricerca LARS FVG, Agenzia Regionale alla Sanità, Friuli Venezia Giulia
    Assist Inferm Ric 25:61-4. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint [LARS Research Project. Nursing Research Laboratory of the Health Regional Agency of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region. Observational study on the outcomes of organizative models of medical wards on nurses, patients and organization]
    Alvisa Palese
    Gruppo di Ricerca LARS, Agenzia Regionale alla Sanità, Friuli Venezia Giulia
    Assist Inferm Ric 25:118-22. 2006
    ..No large scale studies have been conducted in Italy to assess factors that influence hospital nurses' satisfaction...
  61. ncbi request reprint [The eating behaviours of elderly institutionalized demented patients: assessment instruments and caring strategies]
    Nathalie Carlesso
    Infermeria, Casa di Riposo, Palazzolo di Rosà, Trento
    Assist Inferm Ric 25:227-32. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint [The theses in tri-annual degree courses for nurses: towards a better orientation of the final dissertations for the nursing degrees]
    Paola Di Giulio
    Infermieristica Università degli Studi di Torino
    Assist Inferm Ric 24:59-60; discussion 83-7. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint [Quality of life in transplanted patients]
    Nadia Levaponti
    Diportimento Chirurgico, Policlinico Universitario a Gestione Direttao
    Assist Inferm Ric 24:61-3. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint [Intermediate care and nurses led clinics]
    Alvisa Palese
    Scienze Infermieristiche, Universita di Udine
    Assist Inferm Ric 25:24-8. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint [New subjects and roles of participation: welfare models and the nurses' contribution]
    Alvisa Palese
    Universita Degli Studi di Udine
    Assist Inferm Ric 24:170-3. 2005