Agency for Public Health

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Organization: Agency for Public Health
Country: Italy

Top Publications

  1. doi Triage and Injury Severity Scores as predictors of mortality and hospital admission for injuries: a validation study
    Laura Camilloni
    Public Health Agency of Lazio Region Via di Santa Costanza, 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1958-65. 2010
  2. doi Access to level III perinatal care for pregnancies of very short duration (<32 weeks)
    Anteo Di Napoli
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    J Perinat Med 37:236-43. 2009
  3. ncbi [Screening and vaccine: toward an integrated cervical cancer prevention programme]
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Laziosanità, Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Regione Lazio, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:238-43. 2008
  4. ncbi Continuing medical education and evidence-based clinical pathways. Training emergency health workers in Latium, Italy
    Assunta De Luca
    Public Health Agency of Latium Region, Roma, Italy
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 21:119. 2008
  5. ncbi [Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence estimated using a standard algorithm based on electronic health data in various areas of Italy]
    Annunziata Faustini
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL RME, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:46-55. 2008
  6. ncbi Efficacy of disease management profiles. The mammographic screening program of Lazio
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 94:297-303. 2008
  7. ncbi [Characteristics and effectiveness of smoking cessation programs in Italy. Results of a multicentric longitudinal study]
    Valeria Belleudi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL RM E, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 31:148-57. 2007
  8. ncbi [Outcomes of hip replacement: a hospital-based longitudinal study in Lazio region (Italy)]
    A Sperati
    Laziosanità, Agenzia si Sanità Pubblica, Roma
    Ann Ig 20:141-57. 2008
  9. doi A one-day census of acute psychiatric inpatient facilities in Italy: findings from the PROGRES-Acute Project
    Andrea Gaddini
    Mental Health Unit, Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Psychiatr Serv 59:722-4. 2008
  10. ncbi [Socioeconomic status and risk of congenital malformations]
    Aldo Rosano
    Istituto Italiano di Medicina Sociale, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:21-6. 2008

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  1. doi Triage and Injury Severity Scores as predictors of mortality and hospital admission for injuries: a validation study
    Laura Camilloni
    Public Health Agency of Lazio Region Via di Santa Costanza, 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Accid Anal Prev 42:1958-65. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity of triage in predicting hospitalization and mortality compared to that of the ICD-9-CM based Injury Severity Score (ISS)...
  2. doi Access to level III perinatal care for pregnancies of very short duration (<32 weeks)
    Anteo Di Napoli
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    J Perinat Med 37:236-43. 2009
    ..To evaluate to which extent pregnancies of very short duration (<32 weeks' gestation) are concentrated in level III centers...
  3. ncbi [Screening and vaccine: toward an integrated cervical cancer prevention programme]
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Laziosanità, Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Regione Lazio, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:238-43. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Continuing medical education and evidence-based clinical pathways. Training emergency health workers in Latium, Italy
    Assunta De Luca
    Public Health Agency of Latium Region, Roma, Italy
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 21:119. 2008
    ..This paper illustrates the main characteristics of the educational model and the strategies and activities adopted to realize it...
  5. ncbi [Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence estimated using a standard algorithm based on electronic health data in various areas of Italy]
    Annunziata Faustini
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL RME, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:46-55. 2008
    ..to estimate the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by integrating various administrative health information systems...
  6. ncbi Efficacy of disease management profiles. The mammographic screening program of Lazio
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Tumori 94:297-303. 2008
    ..Screening programs are considered disease management profiles. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of screening programs compared to regularly offered health care services, using early outcomes and process indicators...
  7. ncbi [Characteristics and effectiveness of smoking cessation programs in Italy. Results of a multicentric longitudinal study]
    Valeria Belleudi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL RM E, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 31:148-57. 2007
    ..to describe the characteristics and effectiveness of various smoking cessation programs offered by Italian treatment services operating within the National Health Service...
  8. ncbi [Outcomes of hip replacement: a hospital-based longitudinal study in Lazio region (Italy)]
    A Sperati
    Laziosanità, Agenzia si Sanità Pubblica, Roma
    Ann Ig 20:141-57. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to better understand the variability in the characteristics of care that emerged in Lazio hospitals...
  9. doi A one-day census of acute psychiatric inpatient facilities in Italy: findings from the PROGRES-Acute Project
    Andrea Gaddini
    Mental Health Unit, Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Psychiatr Serv 59:722-4. 2008
    ..In Italy, monitoring and evaluation of community services, at both the local and national levels, is essential for policy development, implementation, and evaluation...
  10. ncbi [Socioeconomic status and risk of congenital malformations]
    Aldo Rosano
    Istituto Italiano di Medicina Sociale, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:21-6. 2008
    ..to analyse the relationship between socioeconomic factors and the prevalence at birth of a selected group of congenital malformations (CM): neural tube defects (NTD), orofacial clefts (OFC), Down syndrome (DS)...
  11. doi Particulate matter and daily mortality: a case-crossover analysis of individual effect modifiers
    Francesco Forastiere
    Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Rome, Italy
    Epidemiology 19:571-80. 2008
    ..We adopted a case-crossover design to evaluate whether individual socio-demographic characteristics and chronic or acute medical conditions modify the PM10-mortality association...
  12. doi Does temperature modify the association between air pollution and mortality? A multicity case-crossover analysis in Italy
    M Stafoggia
    Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Rome, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1476-85. 2008
    ..The authors found much higher PM(10) effects on mortality during warmer days. The hypothesis that such an effect is attributable to enhanced exposure to particles in summer could not be rejected...
  13. ncbi [Comparison of two methods for constructing birth weight charts in an Italian region. Years 2000-2003]
    Arianna Polo
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica della Regione Lazio, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 31:261-9. 2007
    ..To apply two different statistical methods to the live births of Lazio region in the years 2000-2003 and calculate updated estimate of the curves of percentiles of birth weight for gestational age...
  14. ncbi [Oral health of elderly occupants in residential homes]
    E Castronuovo
    Area Prevenzione e Tutela della Salute, Laziosanità, Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Rome
    Ann Ig 19:463-72. 2007
    ..Consequently greater attention should be paid to improve actively oral health services in this care setting...
  15. pmc Incidence of bacterial meningitis (2001-2005) in Lazio, Italy: the results of a integrated surveillance system
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 9:13. 2009
    ..The study's aim was to estimate the incidence of bacterial meningitis by aetiological agent in the period 2001-2005, in Lazio Italy (5.3 mln inhabitants)...
  16. doi Validating regional Hospital Information System data through comparison with a local cancer register to identify interval cancers of a breast screening program
    Alessandra Sperati
    Agency of Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:212-5. 2009
    ..The HIS seems to have the potential to identify interval breast cancers, but the low accuracy of information does not permit an exact measure of the incidence...
  17. doi Neonatal respiratory morbidity and mode of delivery in a population-based study of low-risk pregnancies
    Sara Farchi
    Public Health Agency, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:729-32. 2009
    ..Prelabor cesarean delivery should be performed after at least 38 weeks' of gestation in order to minimize neonatal respiratory morbidity...
  18. ncbi [In the heart of the district. 50 interviews with the health professionals of the Lazio Region districts, Italy]
    G Vicario
    Laziosanita Agenzia di sanita pubblica, Roma
    Ann Ig 22:245-52. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Prevalence of HPV high and low risk types in cervical samples from the Italian general population: a population based study
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Laziosanità Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Via di S, Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:214. 2010
    ..This multicenter study describes the type-specific prevalence of HPV infection in the general population from central and southern Italy, comparing the data with previously published Italian studies...
  20. ncbi Risk of CIN2 in women with a pap test without endocervical cells vs. those with a negative pap test with endocervical cells: a cohort study with 4.5 years of follow-up
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Acta Cytol 54:265-71. 2010
    ..To measure the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 or higher (CIN2+) in the 4.5 years following a negative Pap smear with adequate endocervical cells (ECC) (+) or absent/scarce ECC (-)...
  21. pmc Primary paediatric care models and non-urgent emergency department utilization: an area-based cohort study
    Sara Farchi
    Public Health Agency, Lazio Region, Via di Santa Costanza, 53 00198 Rome, Italy
    BMC Fam Pract 11:32. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi [Methods of statistical analysis to evaluate the short term effects of air pollution in the EpiAir Project]
    Massimo Stafoggia
    Dipartimento di epidemiologia del Servizio sanitario regionale, Regione Lazio
    Epidemiol Prev 33:53-63. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi [Short-term effects of air pollution on human health: from epidemiological research to epidemiological surveillance]
    Francesco Forastiere
    Dipartimento di epidemiologia del Servizio sanitario regionale, Regione Lazio
    Epidemiol Prev 33:5-12. 2009
    ..The project was designed to provide methods and criteria for epidemiological surveillance of the health effects of air pollution in large Italian cities...
  24. pmc Hepatic and extra-hepatic sequelae, and prevalence of viral hepatitis C infection estimated from routine data in at-risk groups
    Annunziata Faustini
    Department of Epidemiology, Regional Health System Lazio Region, Via S, Costanza 53, 00198, Rome, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:97. 2010
    ..This paper aims to estimate the prevalence of HCV infection, and the hepatic and extrahepatic sequelae in at-risk groups, using routinely collected data in the Lazio region, Italy...
  25. ncbi Survey of determinants and effects of timing of referral to a nephrologist: the patient's point of view
    Anteo Di Napoli
    Lazio Dialysis Registry, Agency for Public Health of Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    J Nephrol 23:603-13. 2010
    ....
  26. doi Physician and patient characteristics associated with prescriptions and costs of drugs in the Lazio region of Italy
    Letizia Orzella
    Agency of Public Health, Lazio Region, Via S Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Health Policy 95:236-44. 2010
    ....
  27. pmc Susceptibility to heat wave-related mortality: a follow-up study of a cohort of elderly in Rome
    Patrizia Schifano
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority Rome E, Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 8:50. 2009
    ..This study investigated socio-demographic characteristics and pre-existing medical conditions as effect modifiers of the risk of dying during heat waves in a cohort of elderly residents in Rome...
  28. pmc Incidence and risk factors of hospitalization for bronchiolitis in preterm children: a retrospective longitudinal study in Italy
    Patrizio Pezzotti
    Agency for Public Health of Lazio Region, Scientific Direction Unit, Rome, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 9:56. 2009
    ..e., a gestational age of <36 weeks) born between 2000 and 2006, and the use and impact of Palivizumab, a monoclonal antibody that in randomized clinical trials has been shown to lessen the severity of RSV-related bronchiolitis...
  29. doi Validity of caregiver-reported hospital admission in a study on the quality of care received by terminally ill cancer patients
    F Chini
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, via di S Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:103-8. 2010
    ..This information needs to be validated, and particular attention must be given to the accuracy of recall...
  30. ncbi [Temporal changes in life expectancy by gender and socioeconomic position, Rome 1991-2005 ]
    Chiara Badaloni
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL RME, Via di Santa Costanza 53, 00198 Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 32:301-6. 2008
    ..this study evaluates changes in life expectancy at birth and at 65 years of residents in Rome between 1991 and 2005 by gender and socioeconomic position (SEP)...
  31. ncbi Risk of fatal overdose during and after specialist drug treatment: the VEdeTTE study, a national multi-site prospective cohort study
    Marina Davoli
    Department of Epidemiology, Rome, Italy
    Addiction 102:1954-9. 2007
    ..Specialist drug treatment is critical to overdose prevention; methadone maintenance is effective, but we lack evidence for other modalities. We evaluate the impact of a range of treatments for opiate dependence on overdose mortality...
  32. ncbi [Incidence and risk factors for accidental falls among general practice elderly patients in Latina, Central Italy]
    Alessandra Capon
    Laziosanita Agenzia di sanita pubblica, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 31:204-11. 2007
    ..falls incidence in home resident elderly people varies from 30% to 40%. Falls induce loss of self-sufficiency and increase mortality and morbidity...
  33. ncbi Choosing immunisation coverage indicators at the local level
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL Roma E, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:979-85. 2004
    ..The reliability of information sources, as well as the precision of coverage indicators are open questions for immunisation coverage surveys...
  34. ncbi [Factors related to in-hospital mortality after stroke in Lazio region, Italy]
    N Agabiti
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica del Lazio
    Ann Ig 16:351-64. 2004
    ..Demographic and clinical variables are associated with the outcome of hospitalised stroke patients. Admissions of acute stroke patients in specialized hospitals seem to play a role in reducing the risk of in-hospital mortality...
  35. pmc Strategies for the introduction and implementation of a guideline for the treatment of type 2 diabetics by general practitioners (GPs) of the Lazio region of Italy (IMPLEMEG study): protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN80116232]
    Carla Perria
    Territorial and Outpatients Service, Lazio Region Public Health Agency, Rome, Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:13. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi A follow-up analysis of transient ischemic attack patients suggests unsatisfactory disease management and possible underutilization of carotid endarterectomy in Lazio, Italy
    Carlo Saitto
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority RME, Rome, Italy
    Neuroepidemiology 23:53-60. 2004
    ..Carotid surgery was infrequently performed in study subjects. It seems that this potentially stroke-preventive treatment was not offered to suitable candidates in many instances...
  37. ncbi Inter-observer reliability of radiological signs of necrotising enterocolitis in a population of high-risk newborns
    Anteo Di Napoli
    Agency for Public Health Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:80-7. 2004
    ..Clinical information and the presence of more than one radiological sign can reduce the margin of observer's error that inevitably exists when dealing with a diagnosis as difficult as NEC...
  38. ncbi Outbreaks of food borne diseases in the Lazio region, Italy: the results of epidemiological field investigations
    A Faustini
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Unit RME, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:699-702. 2003
    ..More thorough information about risks, exposures and vehicles of food borne diseases can be obtained from epidemiological field investigations than from infectious disease reports or laboratory data...
  39. ncbi [Hospitalization for pneumonia in adults. Lazio, 1997-1999]
    Paolo Giorgi Giorgi Rossi
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Regione Lazio, via di S Costanza 53, 00198 Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 27:18-25. 2003
    ..Data from the hospital discharge registers can be used to give a cheap and rapid glimpse to the epidemiology of pathologies frequently requiring hospitalisation neglected from more analytical surveillance systems or registries...
  40. ncbi A systematic review on the efficacy of naltrexone maintenance treatment in opioid dependence
    Ursula Kirchmayer
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL RM E, Rome, Italy
    Addiction 97:1241-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of naltrexone maintenance treatment in preventing relapse in opioid addicts after detoxification...
  41. ncbi Adult and childhood leukemia near a high-power radio station in Rome, Italy
    Paola Michelozzi
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority RME, Rome, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1096-103. 2002
    ..There is still insufficient scientific knowledge, and new epidemiologic studies are needed to clarify a possible leukemogenic effect of residential exposure to radio frequency radiation...
  42. pmc Hysterectomy and socioeconomic position in Rome, Italy
    E Materia
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Regione Lazio, Via di Santa Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:461-5. 2002
    ..This study aims to assess whether in Italy socioeconomic level is related to hysterectomy undertaken for different medical reasons...
  43. ncbi [Leukemia mortality and incidence of infantile leukemia near the Vatican Radio Station of Rome]
    P Michelozzi
    Dipartimento di epidemiologia ASL RM E, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 25:249-55. 2001
    ..Further research will require a systematic campaign of electromagnetic field measurements to allow better assessment of the population exposure...
  44. ncbi Mortality among problem drug users in Rome: an 18-year follow-up study, 1980-97
    A M Bargagli
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio, Rome, Italy
    Addiction 96:1455-63. 2001
    ..To analyse overall and cause-specific mortality among problem drug users (PDUs) attending treatment centres in Rome and to evaluate differences in mortality between genders...
  45. pmc Characteristics of nonsmoking women exposed to spouses who smoke: epidemiologic study on environment and health in women from four Italian areas
    F Forastiere
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Regione Lazio, Rome, Italy
    Environ Health Perspect 108:1171-7. 2000
    ..However, once socioeconomic differences are considered, the possibility of confounding in studies on the health effects of ETS is minimal...
  46. ncbi Determinants of hospitalization in a cohort of chronic dialysis patients in central Italy
    Anteo Di Napoli
    Agency for Public Health of Lazio Region, Rome Italy
    J Nephrol 18:21-9. 2005
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the frequency and the determinants of hospitalization, taking into account the demographic, clinical and biochemical data...
  47. ncbi A case-crossover analysis of out-of-hospital coronary deaths and air pollution in Rome, Italy
    Francesco Forastiere
    Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Local Health Authority, Via Santa Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1549-55. 2005
    ..Out-of-hospital coronary heart disease death is a major public health problem, but the association with air pollution is not well understood...
  48. ncbi [Injuries in immigrants from non-industrialized countries: analysis of emergency admissions in Lazio, Italy, in the year 2000]
    S Farchi
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica della Regione Lazio, Roma
    Ann Ig 17:335-42. 2005
    ..Immigrants use emergency wards for severe and urgent trauma-related accidents, they have higher probability of hospitalisation compared to the Italians. Our analysis highlights the necessity to improve tools to study immigrant health...
  49. ncbi The impact of new technologies in cervical cancer screening: results of the recruitment phase of a large randomised controlled trial from a public health perspective
    Paolo Giorgi-Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 121:2729-34. 2007
    ..If HPV testing is applied with cytology-triage, a single HPV test may cost 20-30% more than a conventional Pap to result in the same overall cost per CIN2+ detected...
  50. pmc Assessment and prevention of acute health effects of weather conditions in Europe, the PHEWE project: background, objectives, design
    Paola Michelozzi
    Department of Epidemiology Local Health Authority Roma E, Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 6:12. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Influenza like Illness (ILI): prescribing behaviour of 83 sentry doctors in Lazio region in the period 2001-2002. Is it adherent to Italian ILI guidelines?
    L Orzella
    Agency of Public Health ASP Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ig 19:19-26. 2007
    ..Overall, doctors' attitude in prescribing is generally coherent with Italian Guidelines on ILI even though a high variability still persists...
  52. ncbi Socioeconomic status, particulate air pollution, and daily mortality: differential exposure or differential susceptibility
    Francesco Forastiere
    Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Rome, Italy
    Am J Ind Med 50:208-16. 2007
    ..We investigated whether social class is an effect modifier of the PM(10) (particulate matter with diameter <10 micron)-daily mortality association, and possible mechanisms for this effect modification...
  53. ncbi Prognostic factors and determinants of fatal outcome due to bacterial meningitis in the Lazio region of Italy, 1996-2000
    Annunziata Faustini
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority RME, v S Costanza n 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 11:137-44. 2007
    ..To estimate case fatality rates (CFR) of bacterial meningitis and analyze factors associated with mortality due to bacterial meningitis in the Italian region of Lazio...
  54. ncbi Effects of parental smoking and level of education on initiation and duration of breastfeeding
    Anteo Di Napoli
    Agency for Public Health of Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 95:678-85. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of parental smoking and level of education on the initiation and duration of breastfeeding in a prospective cohort study on mother-infant pairs...
  55. ncbi Reproductive disorders and pregnancy outcomes among female flight attendants
    Laura Lauria
    Instituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:533-9. 2006
    ..Occupational exposures in female aircrew may cause adverse pregnancy outcomes and menstrual disturbances. We studied reproductive health among female flight attendants...
  56. pmc Estimation of Pap-test coverage in an area with an organised screening program: challenges for survey methods
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:36. 2006
    ..The most commonly used study design is the survey, but the validity of self-reports and the assumptions made about non respondents are often questioned...
  57. ncbi Heroin maintenance treatment for chronic heroin-dependent individuals: a Cochrane systematic review of effectiveness
    Marica Ferri
    Agency of Public Health, Latium Region, Via di Santa Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:63-72. 2006
    ..This review systematizes and compares studies showing some inconsistencies between their aims, their adopted outcomes, and their conclusions drawn from results...
  58. pmc Associations of area based deprivation status and individual educational attainment with incidence, treatment, and prognosis of first coronary event in Rome, Italy
    Sally Picciotto
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL RM E, Via di Santa Costanza, 53, 00198 Roma, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:37-43. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to explore relations of socioeconomic status with the incidence, treatment, and outcome of first coronary event in Rome, Italy, during the period 1998-2000, examining effect modification by gender...
  59. pmc Risk factors for multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Europe: a systematic review
    A Faustini
    Department of Epidemiology, RME, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Thorax 61:158-63. 2006
    ..The aim of this report is to determine risk factors for MDR-TB in Europe...
  60. ncbi A cluster of hepatitis C virus infections associated with ozone-enriched transfusion of autologous blood in Rome, Italy
    Annunziata Faustini
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority RM E, via Santa Costanza n 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:762-7. 2005
    ..To describe an outbreak of hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
  61. ncbi Drug-related mortality and its impact on adult mortality in eight European countries
    Anna Maria Bargagli
    Department of Epidemiology, ASL Rome E, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Public Health 16:198-202. 2006
    ..To estimate the mortality rates from drug-related deaths and other causes among problem drug users and population attributable risk of death due to opiate use in eight study sites in Europe...
  62. pmc Coronary artery bypass graft surgery: socioeconomic inequalities in access and in 30 day mortality. A population-based study in Rome, Italy
    C Ancona
    Agency for Public Health Lazio, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:930-5. 2000
    ..To estimate the association between SES and mortality occurring 30 days after CABG surgery...