About the Authors

Roberto Nardi

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Internal Medicine, “Maggiore” Hospital, Bologna, Italy

Carlo Nozzoli

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy

Franco Berti

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Internal Medicine, San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy

Erminio Bonizzoni

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Institute Department of Clinical Sciences and Community, Section of Medical Statistics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Leonardo M. Fabbri

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal and Respiratory Medicine, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

Stefania Frasson

Roles Data curation, Project administration, Resources, Writing – original draft

stefania.frasson@fadoi.org

Affiliation Research Department FADOI Foundation, Milan, Italy

Maurizia Gambacorta

Roles Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Internal Medicine, Hospital Media Valle del Tevere, Todi, Italy

Marilisa Martini

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Internal Medicine, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy

Antonino Mazzone

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Civile Hospital, Legnano, Italy

Carlo Lorenzo Muzzulini

Roles Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Internal Medicine, Ceva Hospital, Ceva, Italy

Alessandro Nobili

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Laboratory for Quality Assessment of Geriatric Therapies and Services, Department of Neuroscience, IRCCS- Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy

Mauro Campanini

Roles Conceptualization, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital ‘Maggiore della Carità’, Novara, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.