Italian College of the General Practitioner (SIMG) – ESCI Workshop

Saturday 5 April 2003
Organizers A. Zaninelli (Romano di Lombardia, Italy)
G. Ricevuti (Pavia, Italy)
Sponsor Hyperphar Group SpA

Guidelines and primary care: from EMB to daily practice around Europe

Session I
Chair A. Zaninelli (Romano di Lombardia, Italy) Abstract No.
14.00 – 14.30 Guidelines and General Practice: the gap reasons
A.A. Bignamini (Rome, Italy)
14.30 – 15.00 Practical use of guidelines in primary care: the Perugia Study
A. Rossi (Florence, Italy)
15.00 – 15.30 Experimental design to evaluate guidelines during daily practice: a new method to achieve and manage data
A. Cassa (Milan, Italy)
15.30 – 16.00 Discussion and conclusion
16.00 – 16.15 coffee break
16.15 – 16.30 Is it possible to make search in general practice? Verification of actual state in Italy
F.Zizzo (EUR.A.C.T.), A.Garrone (I.C.o.G.P.), S.Rescalli (EUR.A.C.T.), A.Piazza, and G.Barreca (N.S.o.I.M.U.) (Monza, Italy)
16.30 – 16.45 Open-access versus specialist-authorised non-invasive cardiologic diagnostics: a pilot study in general practice
A. Filippi, G. Giunti, P. Tagliabue, M. Rovelli, and A. Zaninelli (Bergamo, Italy)
16.45 – 17.00 Blood pressure control in non diabetic hypertensive patients. Preliminary results from a survey in general practice: the Insubria study
A. Sessa, A.M. Grandi, R. Stella, A. Maresca, D. Ponti, E. Barlocco, F. Banfi, and A. Venco (Varese, Italy)
17.00 – 17.15 Guidelines: from theory to practice. The Neapolitan experience. Do people really want guidelines?
C.Brancati, G. Arpino, G.Boschi, C.Ficco, B.Guillaro, L.Napoli, and G.Piccinocchi (Naples, Italy)
17.15 – 17.30 Cardiovascular prevention in Naples: preliminary data
E. Arezzi, A. Celentano, C. Brancati, B. uillaro, N. Di Palma Esposito, V. Palmieri, C. Setola, M. Sabatella, S. Panico, G. Di Minno, and M. Mancini (Naples, Italy)
17.30 – 18.00 Discussion
18.00 End of workshop


Pharmacoepidemiological analysis of antipsychotic drugs use at the university psychiatric hospital
N. Divac, M. Bajcetic, R. Samardzic, and M. Jasovic-Gasic (Belgrade, Yugoslavia)

OSCUR-TER: an epidemiological study on unselected patients affected by heart failure discharged from hospital
C. Nebiacolombo, N. Acquarone, C. Castello, and G.L. Pesce (Members of the SIMG, Italy)