Publications on international peer review Journals:


  1. Buonaccorso L, De Panfilis L, Chochinov HM, Martucci G, Massari M, Cocchi M, Bassi MC, Tanzi S. The meaning of dignity in care during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study in acute and intensive care. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Nov 30;22(1):192. doi: 10.1186/s12904-023-01311-4. PMID: 38037061; PMCID: PMC10688038.
  2. Giordano A, De Panfilis L, Veronese S, Bruzzone M, Cascioli M, Farinotti M, Giovannetti AM, Grasso MG, Kruger P, Lugaresi A, Manson L, Perin M, Pucci E, Solaro C, Ghirotto L, Solari A. User appraisal of a booklet for advance care planning in multiple sclerosis: a multicenter, qualitative Italian study. Neurol Sci. 2023 Oct 10. doi: 10.1007/s10072-023-07087-y. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37816932.
  3. Perin M, De Panfilis L. Clinical Ethics Committee in an Oncological Research Hospital: two-years Report. Nursing Ethics. 2023;0(0). doi:10.1177/09697330231174529 
  4. Silvia Tanzi, Giovanna Artioli, Ludovica De Panfilis, Luca Ghirotto, Elisa Rabitti, and Simona Sacchi, A qualitative study with Italian patients exploring the spiritual dimension during a chronic disease Chronic Illness 0 10.1177/17423953231178236, 2023
  5. De Panfilis L, Veronese S, Perin M, Cascioli M, Farinotti M, Kruger P, Zagarella RM, Curtis JR, Sudore RL, Nielsen EL, Engelberg RA, Giordano A, Solari A; ConCure-SM project. Italian cross-cultural adaptation of the Quality of Communication questionnaire and the 4-item advance care planning engagement questionnaire. PLoS One. 2023 Mar 23;18(3):e0282960. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0282960. PMID: 36952509; PMCID: PMC10035811.
  6. Perin M, Magelssen M, Ghirotto L, De Panfilis L. Evaluating a clinical ethics committee (CEC) implementation process in an oncological research hospital: protocol for a process evaluation study using normalisation process theory (EvaCEC), BMJ Open 2023;13:e067335. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067335. IF: 3.007
  7. Melanie Grehn, Stefano Mandija, Marcin Miszczyk, David Krug, Bartłomiej Tomasik, Kristine E Stickney, Pino Alcantara, Filippo Alongi, Matteo Anselmino, Ricardo Salgado Aranda, Brian V Balgobind, Judit Boda-Heggemann, Leif-Hendrik Boldt, Nicola Bottoni, Jakub Cvek, Olgun Elicin, Gaetano Maria De Ferrari, Rutger J Hassink, Colien Hazelaar, Gerhard Hindricks, Coen Hurkmans, Cinzia Iotti, Tomasz Jadczyk, Otakar Jiravsky, Raphaël Jumeau, Steen Buus Kristiansen, Mario Levis, Manuel Algara López, Julio Martí-Almor, Felix Mehrhof, Ditte Sloth Møller, Giulio Molon, Alexandre Ouss, Petr Peichl, Jiri Plasek, Pieter G Postema, Aurelio Quesada, Tobias Reichlin, Roberto Rordorf, Boris Rudic, Ardan M Saguner, Rachel M A ter Bekke, José López Torrecilla, Esther G C Troost, Viviana Vitolo, Nicolaus Andratschke, Katja Zeppenfeld, Slawomir Blamek, Martin Fast, Ludovica de Panfilis, Oliver Blanck, Etienne Pruvot, Joost J C Verhoeff, STereotactic Arrhythmia Radioablation (STAR): the Standardized Treatment and Outcome Platform for Stereotactic Therapy Of Re-entrant tachycardia by a Multidisciplinary consortium ( and review of current patterns of STAR practice in Europe, EP Europace, 2023;, euac238,, IF: 5.48
  8. Simone Veronese, Elisabetta Bertocchi, Barbara Lissoni, Roberta Rudà, Antonio Silvani, Giorgia Simonetti, Anna Pisanello, Sonia Ieraci, Andrea Salmaggi, Rossella Merli, Marina Verza, Ludovica De Panfilis, Alessandra Solari & Andrea Pace. Patient and carer involvement in the formulation of research questions: findings from the Italian guideline on palliative care in adults with glioma. Neurol Sci (2023).
  9. Solari A, Veronese S, Verde GD, De Panfilis L, Bertocchi E, Lissoni B, Merli R, Salmaggi A, Silvani A, Rudà R, Pace A. Health professional involvement in the formulation of research questions: findings from the Italian guideline on palliative care in adults with glioma. Neurol Sci. 2023 Jan 4. doi: 10.1007/s10072-022-06593-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36598619.
  10. De Panfilis L, Magelssen M, Costantini M, Ghirotto L, Artioli G, Turola E, Perin M. Research, education, ethics consultation: evaluating a Bioethics Unit in an Oncological Research Hospital. BMC Med Ethics. 2022 Dec 9;23(1):133. doi: 10.1186/s12910-022-00863-z. PMID: 36494709; PMCID: PMC9733101.
  11. Alquati S, Ghirotto L, De Panfilis L, Autelitano C, Bertocchi E, Artioli G, Sireci F, Tanzi S, Sacchi S. Negotiating the Beginning of Care: A Grounded Theory Study of Health Services for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Brain Sciences. 2022; 12(12):1623. 
  12. Ghirotto L, Díaz Crescitelli ME, De Panfilis L, Caselli L, Serafini A, De Fiore L, Galeazzi GM, Costantini M. Italian health professionals on the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine: An online cross-sectional survey. Front Public Health. 2022 Oct 19;10:1015090. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.1015090. PMID: 36339217; PMCID: PMC9629863.
  13. Buonaccorso L, Tanzi S, De Panfilis L. Letter to the Editor: "The Platinum Rule Is My Own Rule": A Mutual Process of Knowledge between Patients and Health Care Professionals. J Palliat Med. 2022 Aug;25(8):1172-1173. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0206. PMID: 35913485.
  14. Perin M, Tanzi S, Botrugno C, Craddock C, Menkin E, Peruselli C, De Panfilis L. Translation and Cultural Adaptation of the Go Wish Game: Thinking About Personal Values to Promote Advance Care Planning. J Palliat Med. 2022 Jul 21. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0083. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35862002.
  15. Giordano, A.; De Panfilis, L.; Perin, M.; Servidio, L.; Cascioli, M.; Grasso, M.G.; Lugaresi, A.; Pucci, E.; Veronese, S.; Solari, A. Advance Care Planning in Neurodegenerative Disorders: A Scoping Review. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 803., Impact factor (2020): 3.390
  16. De Panfilis L, Peruselli C, Artioli G, Perin M, Bruera E, Brazil K, Tanzi S. A Qualitative Study on Nudging and Palliative Care: "An Attractive but Misleading Concept". Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Sep 11;18(18):9575. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18189575. PMID: 34574501; PMCID: PMC8468152, Impact Factor (2020): 3.390
  17. De Panfilis L, Veronese S, Bruzzone M, Cascioli M, Gajofatto A, Grasso MG, Kruger P, Lugaresi A, Manson L, Montepietra S, Patti F, Pucci E, Solaro C, Giordano A, Solari A. Study protocol on advance care planning in multiple sclerosis (ConCure-SM): intervention construction and multicentre feasibility trial. BMJ Open. 2021 Aug 13;11(8):e052012. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052012. PMID: 34389580; PMCID: PMC8365819, Impact factor (2020): 2.692
  18. De Panfilis L, Peruselli C, Tanzi S, et al AI-based clinical decision-making systems in palliative medicine: ethical challenges, BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care Published Online First: 13 July 2021. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-002948, Impact factor (2020): 3.568
  19. Paltrinieri, S.; Bressi, B.; Costi, S.; Mazzini, E.; Cavuto, S.; Ottone, M.; De Panfilis, L.; Fugazzaro, S.; Rondini, E.; Giorgi Rossi, P. Beyond Lockdown: The Potential Side Effects of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic on Public Health. Nutrients 2021, 13, 1600., Impact factor (2020): 5.719
  20. Amarri S, Ottaviani A, Campagna A, De Panfilis L; on behalf of Emilia Romagna paediatric palliative care working group. Children with medical complexity and paediatric palliative care: a retrospective cross-sectional survey of prevalence and needs. Ital J Pediatr. 2021 May 12;47(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s13052-021-01059-8. PMID: 33980280; PMCID: PMC8117594, Impact factor (2020): 2.638
  21. Perin M and De Panfilis L. Among equity and dignity: an argument-based review of European ethical guidelines under COVID-19. BMC Med Ethics. 2021 Mar 31;22(1):36. doi: 10.1186/s12910-021-00603-9. PMID: 33789633; PMCID: PMC8011067, Impact factor (2020): 2.652
  22. Buonaccorso L, Tanzi S, De Panfilis L, Ghirotto L, Autelitano C, Chochinov HM, Di Leo S, Martucci G. Meanings Emerging From Dignity Therapy Among Cancer Patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Feb 20:S0885-3924(21)00208-6. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.02.028. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33621595, Impact factor (2020): 3.612
  23. Perin M, Ghirotto L, De Panfilis L. 'Too late or too soon': The ethics of advance care planning in dementia setting. Bioethics. 2021 Feb;35(2):178-186. doi: 10.1111/bioe.12814. Epub 2020 Dec 6. PMID: 33283327, Impact factor (2020): 1.898
  24. Tanzi S, De Panfilis L, Costantini M, Artioli G, Alquati S, Di Leo S. Development and preliminary evaluation of a communication skills training programme for hospital physicians by a specialized palliative care service: the 'Teach to Talk' programme. BMC Med Educ. 2020 Oct 15;20(1):363. doi: 10.1186/s12909-020-02275-2. PMID: 33059642; PMCID: PMC7560022, Impact factor (2020): 2.463
  25. De Panfilis L, Tanzi S, Perin M, Turola E, Artioli G. "Teach for ethics in palliative care": a mixed-method evaluation of a medical ethics training programme. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Sep 25;19(1):149. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00653-7. PMID: 32977796, Impact factor (2020): 3.234
  26. Ghirotto L, De Panfilis L, Di Leo S. Health professionals learning qualitative research in their workplace: a focused ethnography. BMC Med Educ. 2020;20(1):269. Published 2020 Aug 17. doi:10.1186/s12909-020-02191-5, Impact factor (2020): 2.463
  27. Tanzi S, Alquati S, Martucci G, De Panfilis L. Learning a palliative care approach during the COVID-19 pandemic: A case study in an Infectious Diseases Unit. Palliat Med. 2020 Oct;34(9):1220-1227. doi: 10.1177/0269216320947289. Epub 2020 Jul 31. PMID: 32736486, Impact factor (2020): 4.762
  28. De Panfilis L, Rossi PG, Mazzini E, Pistolesi L, Ghirotto L, Noto A, Cuocolo S, Costantini M. Knowledge, Opinion, and Attitude About the Italian Law on Advance Directives: A Population-Based Survey. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Nov;60(5):906-914.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.06.020. Epub 2020 Jun 30. PMID: 32619672, Impact factor (2020): 3.612
  29. De Panfilis L, Merlo DF, Satolli R, Perin M, Ghirotto L, Costantini M (2019) Clinical ethics consultation among Italian ethics committee:A mixed method study. PLoS ONE 14(12):e0226710., Impact factor (2019): 2.740
  30. De Panfilis L, Di Leo S, Peruselli C, Ghirotto L, Tanzi S “I go into crisis when …”: Ethics of care and moral dilemmas in Palliative care, BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 9;18(1):70, Impact factor (2019): 2.015
  31. De Panfilis L, Satolli R., Costantini M Compassionate Use Programs in Italy: Ethical Guidelines, BMC Medical Ethics, 2018, 19-22. Impact factor (2018): 2.107
  32. De Panfilis L, Merlo D.F., Satolli R, Coppola T., Ghirotto L., Costantini M.,  Research ethics consultation and clinical ethics consultation: a call for Italy, The American Journal of Bioethics, Vol.18, 2018, Issue 1, Impact factor (2018): 5.786
  33. Baile W, De Panfilis L, Tanzi S, Moroni M, Walters R, Biasco G Using Sociodrama and Psychodrama to Teach Communication In End of Life Care, Journal of Palliative Medicine, Volume 15, Number 9, 2012, Impact factor (2012): 1.891

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