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Acta Biomedica (ActaBiomed) is an international Journal on Clinical and Surgical Aspects of Medicine, peer-reviewed, open access, bi-monthly.

The Journal publishes mainly national and international scientific activities of Mediterranean and Middle East countries.

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Psyche and human thought from the anatomies of the past

Roberta Fusco, Rosagemma Ciliberti
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Adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction (SVF) for the treatment of androgenic alopecia (AGA): a systematic review

Gian Piero Mantovani, Caterina Marra, Federico De Maria, Valentina Pinto, Giorgio De Santis
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Quality of life following LASIK surgery at a tertiary center in North India

Anil Kumar, Ujjwal Prakash Jha, Suresh Kumar, Sudesh Kumar Arya, Deepika Rani, Vinod Kumar, Gayathiri Pathmanathan
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Dyspepsia in the Middle Ages: A reference in Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron (14th century AD)?

Francesco Maria Galassi, Giovanni Spani, Michael Papio, Fabrizio Toscano, Marco Artico, Elena Varotto
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Association Between Severity of Sepsis and Thyroid Function Profile

Vindy Nugraha Siampa, Satriawan Abadi, Andi Makbul Aman, Syakib Bakri, Risna Halim, Andi Alfian Zainuddin
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Outcome of simultaneous bi-unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a systematic review

Ibrahim Akkawi, Maurizio Draghetti, Hassan Zmerly
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Factors influencing final rendering in areola tattoo reconstruction: a statistical analysis

Irene Laura Lusetti, Caterina Marra, Lucrezia Pacchioni, Giorgio De Santis
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Current Issue

Vol. 94 No. S3 (2023): Vol. 94 Suppl. 3 (2023): Public Health Challenges in The Post-Pandemic Era: Guest Editors: Carlo Signorelli, Cesira Pasquarella, Stefano Capolongo, Anna Odone

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Published: 30-08-2023



Emergency Department waiting-time in the post pandemic era: new organizational models, a challenge for the future

Giuseppe Stirparo, Erika Kacerik , Aida Andreassi, Paolo Pausilli, Francesca Cortellaro, Anna Coppo, Maurizio Migliari, Andrea Albonico, Giuseppe Maria Sechi, Alberto Zoli, Carlo Signorelli
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Compliance with recommended preventive behaviours and restrictions for COVID-19: an exploratory analysis of Italians’ attitudes

Guido Travaini, Emma Flutti, Lorenzo Blandi, Roberta Sala, Sarah Songhorian , Palmina Caruso, Giulia Mugellini
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Between mandatory vaccination and the COVID-19 pandemic: effects on the vaccination coverage trend in a province of Southern Italy

Cristina Genovese, Giuseppe Pantò, Isabella La Spina, Paola Tripodi, Smeralda D'Amato, Alessio Facciolà, Vincenza La Fauci, Raffaele Squeri
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An overview on the use of ultraviolet radiation to disinfect air and surfaces

Roberto Albertini, Maria Eugenia Colucci, Alessia Coluccia, Mostafa Mohieldin Mahgoub Ibrahim , Roberta Zoni, Licia Veronesi, Paola Affanni, Cesira Pasquarella
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An overview of the studies on microbial air contamination in operating theatres and related issues over time: a useful tool for a multidisciplinary approach

Roberto Albertini, Alessia Coluccia, Maria Eugenia Colucci, Roberta Zoni, Paola Affanni, Licia Veronesi, Cesira Pasquarella
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HB-HTA focus in a tertiary hospitals' network in Northern Italy: A three-years experience analysis

Sudwaric Sharma, Silvana Castaldi, Pier Mario Perrone, Michele Giovanni Cusmai
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The DianaWeb cohort during the first COVID-19 lockdown: changes in eating behaviour in women with breast cancer

Mattia Acito, Valentina Natalucci, Tommaso Rondini, Giuliana Gargano, Rita Emili, Massimo Moretti, Elena Barbieri, Anna Villarini, Milena Villarini
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Structural accreditation of healthcare facilities: comparison of the requirements by Italian Presidential Decree 14/01/1997 and regional regulations. A proposal for updating the minimum environmental units at national level

Marco Gola, Martina Sapienza , Faris Slama, Laura Brundu , Roberta Campus, Stefano Manai , Roberto Nicosanti, Silvia Ogana , Marco Orrù, Giovanni Maria Ortu, Giulia Piga , Daniele Ignazio La Milia , Chiara Cadeddu, Gaia Ferraguzzi, Silvia Mangili, Gianfranco Damiani, Carlo Favaretti, Antonio Azara, Stefano Capolongo, Walter Ricciardi
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The meta-projects of the new community health centers, community hospitals and local operative centers for the Italian country

Stefano Capolongo, Maddalena Buffoli, Marco Gola, Alice Borghini, Federica Riano, Stefano Arruzzoli, Erica Brusamolin, Yong Yu, Alessandro Izzi, Domenico Mantoan
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Built environment impact on people with dementia (PwD) health and well-being outcomes: a systematic review of the literature

Silvia Mangili, Andrea Brambilla, Marco Trabucchi, Stefano Capolongo
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Evaluation of stakeholder opinion about Long Term Care Facilities for People with Dementia perceived quality: a web-based survey in the Italian context

Silvia Mangili, Luca Ciaffoni, Tianzhi Sun, Andrea Brambilla, Stefano Capolongo
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Covid-19 emergency management and preparedness in cross-border territories. Collection of experiences, needs and public health strategies in the framework of interreg GESTI.S.CO. project

Andrea Brambilla, Erica Isa Mosca, Arianna Isabella, Daniele Fabrizio Bignami, Maddalena Buffoli, Marco Gola, Silvia Mangili, Manuel Bertulessi, Federica Zambrini, Arianna Pogliani, Ilaria Boschini, Luca Callari, Andrea Rebecchi, Massimo Caldera, Giovanni Menduni, Stefano Capolongo
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Innovative COVID-19 diagnostics and testing strategies in Italy, Denmark, UK, Israel and Sweden: a comparative analysis including tests, incidence and mortality

Pietro Melodia, Manuel Stocchi, Leandro Gentile, Anna Odone, Cristina Renzi, Carlo Signorelli
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Promoting societal resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic: a multi-country analysis of public health strategies

Anna Carole D'Amelio, Sarah Cataldi, Giulia Dallagiacoma, Leandro Gentile, Anna Odone, Carlo Signorelli
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Impact of the educational program “Igiene Insieme”in 1,991 Italian primary schools: student behavior and incidence of SARS-CoV-2

Lucia Bricchi, Carlo Signorelli, Anna Odone, Danilo Cereda, Lucia Bisceglia, Pier Luigi Lopalco
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Genesis and prospects of the shortage of specialist physicians in Italy and indicators of the 39 schools of hygiene and preventive medicine.

Flavia Pennisi , Massimo Minerva, Zeno Dalla Valle, Anna Odone, Carlo Signorelli
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Can youtube be trusted as a source of quality and reliable information on COVID-19 vaccination in Italy?

Leandro Gentile, Paola Bertuccio, Angela Ancona, Andrea Cucchi, Giulia Dallagiacoma, Martino Alberto Godoy, Carlo Signorelli, Anna Odone
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The potential of digital health records for public health research, policy, and practice: the case of the Lombardy Region Data Warehouse

Lorenzo Blandi , Alessandro Amorosi, Olivia Leoni, Timo Clemens, Helmut Brand, Anna Odone
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Population Health Management: principles, models and areas of application in public health

Lorenzo Blandi, Leonardo Pegollo, Leandro Gentile, Anna Odone
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Green space in hospital built environment. A literature review about therapeutic gardens in acute care healthcare settings before Covid-19.

Andrea Brambilla, Matilde Del Pio, Roberto Ravegnani Morosini, Stefano Capolongo
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Use of digital technologies in public health: a narrative review

Paolo Castiglia, Marco Dettori, Antonella Arghittu, Guglielmo Campus, Danila De Vito
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Metformin and Covid-19: a systematic review of systematic reviews with meta-analysis

Fabio Petrelli, Iolanda Grappasonni, Cuc Thi Thu Nguyen, Marina Tesauro, Paola Pantanetti, Sonila Xhafa, Giovanni Cangelosi
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The efficacy of digital media tools to promote a healthy diet in children: A systematic review of intervention studies

Giulia Dallagiacoma, Federica Alberti, Anna Odone
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Delays in cancer diagnosis: challenges and opportunities in Europe

Cristina Renzi, Stefano Odelli, Federica Morani, Sara Benitez Majano, Carlo Signorelli
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Rolling e-learning: an educational model to support Italian healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fabrizio Ernesto Pregliasco, Maria Rosa Valetto, Filippo Anelli, Ugo Moretti, Nicoletta Scarpa, Pietro Dri
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The role of Mayors in protecting citizens’ health: a brief report from Italy

Lorenzo Blandi , Vincenzo Navobi Porrello, Carlo Signorelli, Anna Odone
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Population-based breast cancer screening in Pavia (northern Italy) in 2016-2018: Key performance indicators and sensitivity estimate

Silvia Deandrea, Federica Manzoni, Marina Tanious, Andrea Parrini, Marinella Crema, Pietro Perotti, Simona Dalle Carbonare, Giancarlo Magenes, Ennio Cadum, Lorenza Boschetti, Stefano Marguati, Lorella Cecconami, Anna Odone
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The selfie project: A successful approach to lifestyle monitoring and health promotion in adolescents

Giansanto Mosconi , Simone Feder, Ilaria Albertin, Marcello Esposito, Anna Polgatti, Franco Taverna, Diego Turcinovich, Tomaso Vecchi, Anna Odone
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The nosocomial Legionnaires’ disease: The role of different molecular methods in identifying the infection source.

Osvalda De Giglio, Marilena D'Ambrosio, Carla Calia, Valentina Spagnuolo, Marta Oliva, Marco Lopuzzo, Francesca Apollonio, Francesco Triggiano, Giusy Diella, Maria Scaturro, Maria Luisa Ricci, Maria Elena Caringella, Carla Maria Leone, Federica Romanelli, Stefania Stolfa, Adriana Mosca, Carlo Pazzani, Maria Teresa Montagna
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