Professor Bruno Bernardini is the Neurological Rehabilitation Unit Director in Humanitas Research Hospital.
Medical areas of interest:
Rehabilitation in acute-subacute phase of disabled patients for neurological diseases (stroke, cranial-encephalic and medullary trauma, tumours of the nervous system, neuropathies). Hospital risk of fragile elderly patients. Orthogeriatrics.
Research areas of interest:
Post-operative rehabilitation indicators and process-outcome measures for patient prognostic stratification and clinical performance evaluation.
He is the coordinator of a multicentre study for the application of process-outcome indicators in rehabilitation. The study involves hospital and extra-hospital facilities in Lombardy, Liguria and other regions of Central and Northern Italy.
- 2005-2007 Galliera Hospital Authority, Genoa, Italy.
Director of the Functional Recovery structure.
Member of the work group for defining the Regional Plan of rehabilitation work 2006-2009 in the Liguria region.
Evaluation, treatment and facilitation of care processes in patients in Neurology, Intensive Care, Neuro-surgery, Intermediate Care, Orthopaedic and Home Care.
Outpatient work as a physiatric specialist, with a specific sector on the rehabilitation of the pelvic floor.
Development of processes in diagnostic and therapeutic hospital care (especially lumbar-sciatica, joint replacements, cardiac failure, femur fractures and most fast-track urological operations).
- 1988-1995 Hospital of Niguarda, Milan, Italy
Visiting doctor at the Centre for High Specialisation in Allergology and Clinical Immunology with full-time specialisation in the Department of Pneumology Piazza.
Medicine Professor at the University of Genoa.
Member of the board of directors and Geriatric area contact person at “Italian Urodynamic Society Continence, Neuro-Urology, Pelvic Floor”