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Prof. Roberto Bernabei

Professor of Internal Medicine

Main research interests are in geriatric assessment, models of health services for elderly care, and geriatric pharmacoepidemiology

Languages : English

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Bernabei is a Professor of Internal Medicine at the Universit à Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Director of the Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitative Medicine at the A. Gemelli University Hospital in Rome, Italy and a Board Member of the European Academy for Medicine of Aging (EAMA). He served as the President of the Italian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (2006–2009), and as Project Leader of two large European Commission grants (FP5-FP7) involving eleven European Union countries. Dr. Bernabei’s main research interests are in geriatric assessment, models of health services for elderly care, and geriatric pharmacoepidemiology. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Universit à Cattolica, member of the Geriatric Working Group of the Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco (AIFA), President of the Network ͞Italia Longeva,͟ the Italian agency for the elderly, and author of over 250 papers published in peer-reviewed journals, four books, and eight book chapters.

Articles

Use of comprehensive geriatric assessment in older cancer patients:: Recommendations from the task force on CGA of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)
Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology

2005Several biological and clinical correlates of aging have been identified. Their relative weight and clinical usefulness is still poorly defined. There is strong evidence that a CGA detects many problems missed by a regular assessment in general geriatric and in cancer patients...

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Geriatric Working Group of the Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco (AIFA)
British Medical Journal

1998OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a programme of integrated social and medical care among frail elderly people living in the community...

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Management of Pain in Elderly Patients With Cancer
JAMA

1998A group of 13625 cancer patients aged 65 years and older discharged from the hospital to any of the facilities from 1992 to 1995. Data were from the multilinked Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Drug Use via Epidemiology (SAGE) database...

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Randomised trial of impact of model of integrated care and case management for older people living in the community
British Medical Journal

1998OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a programme of integrated social and medical care among frail elderly people living in the community...

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Comprehensive Clinical Assessment in Community Setting: Applicability of the MDS-HC
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

1997To describe the results of an international trial of the home care version of the MDS assessment and problem identification system (the MDS-HC), including reliability estimates, a comparison of MDS-HC reliabilities with reliabilities of the same items in the MDS 2.0 nursing home assessment instrument, and an examination of the types of problems found in home care clients using the MDS-HC...

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Area of Expertise

Geriatric Assessment

Geriatrics

Healthy Ageing

Models of Health Service for Older Adults

Pharmacoepidemiology

Pharmacology

Region: Europe

Affiliation

A. Gemelli University Hospital Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitative Medicine : Director

Università Cattolica : Board of Trustees

Geriatric Working Group of the Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco (AIFA) : Member

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Research

Medical/Dental Practice

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