Guendalina Graffigna
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
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235Publications
29H-index
2,609Citations
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#1Serena Barello (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 26
#2Cinzia Castiglioni (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 6
Last. Guendalina Graffigna (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 29
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This study was aimed to preliminary validate a cross-disease psychometric measure to assess the psycho-social experience of family caregiver engagement in healthcare (Caregiving Health Engagement Scale, CHE-s), which refers to the caregiver’s psychological attitude to be an active, skilled and motivated player in the care process of their loved ones. The study consisted of a mixed methods, multi-stage research. First, a preliminary qualitative stage was aimed at investigating – in the caregivers...
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#1Niccolò Morelli (UNIBO: University of Bologna)H-Index: 2
#2Serena Barello (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 26
Last. Guendalina Graffigna (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 29
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: Today, 8.5% of the world's population is 65 and over, and this statistic will reach 17% by 2050 (He et al., U.S. Census Bureau, international population reports, P95/16-1, An ageing world: 2015, U.S., 2016). They are the people who, with increasing age, will find themselves more closely interfacing with the national health system, which in many countries shows strong imbalances between rural and urban areas. In this context, a fundamental role is played by the relatives who find themselves bec...
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#7Gianfranco Damiani (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 22
Background The raising of disability and chronic illness burden among European population is calling for a new paradigm of care, focused on primary health care interventions. Engage-In-Caring is a novel multicomponent intervention clearly dedicated to improve family caregiver engagement in the care of patients with complex care needs, by supporting them to develop a stronger consciousness of their role, needs and skills.
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#1Andrea PoliH-Index: 27
#2Carlo Agostoni (University of Milan)H-Index: 70
Last. Franca MarangoniH-Index: 23
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: The increasing life expectancy at birth and the improvement of general health observed worldwide over the previous years are likely due to many factors. In this regard, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has highlighted the favourable situation of the Italian population, which is amongst the most privileged in the world. In Italy, the national healthcare system is easily accessible to the whole population without direct costs, and alcohol abuse and cigarette smoke...
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#2Tiziana Nania (University of Milan)H-Index: 3
Last. Rosario CarusoH-Index: 21
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INTRODUZIONE: Il confronto con le realta infermieristiche di altri paesi ha messo in luce che in Italia e ancora poco sviluppata la fase di teorizzazione, in particolare per quanto concerne la ricerca e lo sviluppo di aspetti teorici dell’infermieristica. I bisogni e le esperienze di salute della popolazione e gli approcci infermieristici in risposta a questi debbono necessariamente considerare gli aspetti culturali e professionali legati al contesto. Da qui la necessita di valutare la possibili...
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#1Julia Menichetti (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 9
#2Giuliana PitaccoH-Index: 2
Last. Guendalina Graffigna (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 29
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Aims and objectives To explore: (a) the usual patient education in different care services of an integrated‐care organisation, (b) the healthcare professionals’ experiences with adding a patient engagement support intervention called PHEinAction in the patient education practice and (c) the co‐designed activities to assist the implementation. Background Including individual support for engaging patients in care into patient education practice is a key effort of integrated‐care organisations. How...
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#1Loris BonettiH-Index: 7
#2Angela TolottiH-Index: 8
Last. Monica BianchiH-Index: 7
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Burnout negatively affects nurses’ health and performance. Healthcare managers have an ethical duty to create healthy organizations that reduce burnout, especially within critical settings such as oncology. The aim of this study was twofold: (1) to measure the presence of nurses’ burnout to formulate organizational strategies to prevent the syndrome onset, and (2) to evaluate the effect of recent organizational changes on the burnout phenomenon. A descriptive, cross-sectional design supported by...
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#1Guendalina Graffigna (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 29
#2Serena Barello (UCSC: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)H-Index: 26
Last. Walter Ricciardi (ISS: Istituto Superiore di Sanità)H-Index: 48
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Last. Edoardo LozzaH-Index: 10
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