Pietro Del Giudice

Pietro Del Giudice
University of Udine | UNIUD · Department of Medical and Biological Sciences

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BACKGROUND The eHealth Literacy Scale (eHEALS) is a tool for the self-assessment of perceived comfort and skills in using the internet as a source for health-related information. Although evidence exists of the reliability and construct and structural validity of the scale, there is a lack of evidence in relation to what is proposed by Norman and S...
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Objective and design: Legionella control still remains a critical issue in healthcare settings where the preferred approach to health risk assessment and management is to develop a water safety plan. We report the experience of a university hospital, where a water safety plan has been applied since 2002, and the results obtained with the applicati...
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Objective: Our aim was to evaluate the impact of aerators on water microbiological contamination in at-risk hospital departments, with a view to quantifying the possible risk of patient exposure to waterborne microorganisms. Design: We analyzed the microbiological and chemical-physical characteristics of hot and cold water in some critical hospi...
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Despite scientific and technological advances, Legionella continues to be a major threat to patients in healthcare settings. To be effective the control of Legionella need a competent attention based on a correct risk assessment and on consequent operative choices.
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Although WHO project “Clean care is safer care” was introduced many years ago in our hospital, Hand Hygiene (HH) practice shows low compliance level in some wards at increased risk of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI).

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IC-Health aims at testing a new model of digital health literacy intervention development and application based on co- creation of Massive Open Online Courses to enhance EU citizens’ skills on how to search, understand and appraise online health information. IC-Health specific objectives are to: • Increase awareness among EU citizens of the opportunities of eHealth tools; • Establish Communities of Practice on digital health literacy • Shape, facilitate and coordinate and organize the co-creation of overall 35 MOOCs – each one addressing one specific population cohort and being available in seven EU languages (English, French, Italian, Danish, German, Dutch and Spanish) by at least 780 EU citizens • Test the MOOCs on at least and assessing their impact on their health literacy, digital health literacy and on their health self-management • Advance the understanding of digital health literacy and of how it can be used to improve health outcomes
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IC-Health aims at testing a new model of digital health literacy intervention development and application based on co- creation of Massive Open Online Courses to enhance EU citizens’ skills on how to search, understand and appraise online health information. IC-Health specific objectives are to: • Increase awareness among EU citizens of the opportunities of eHealth tools; • Establish Communities of Practice on digital health literacy • Shape, facilitate and coordinate and organize the co-creation of overall 35 MOOCs – each one addressing one specific population cohort and being available in seven EU languages (English, French, Italian, Danish, German, Dutch and Spanish) by at least 780 EU citizens • Test the MOOCs on at least and assessing their impact on their health literacy, digital health literacy and on their health self-management • Advance the understanding of digital health literacy and of how it can be used to improve health outcomes.