Poster of the FARO project

FARO – Shed light through BPCO stories it’s a research that have the purpose of understand how people with BPCO and their relatives living this chronic disease.

To gather the testimonials was created tools composed of qualitative and quantitative questionnaires and a narrative medicine part. 350 patients, caregivers and doctors joined the study.

Some evidences, came out from the answers of the patients are now gathered into the Poster that was showed during the XLIV National Congress of Italian Pulmonology that took place from 10 to 13 of June in Bologna.

To view and download the Poster’s file.


Valeria Gatti

Graduated in Political Economy at the University of Pavia. She is the coordinator of the Master Scientists in the Company of ISTUD, for which she is responsible for organizing the teaching activities and supporting the students in the orientation and research of the internship. Within the Health Care Area, she carries out research projects, also at European level, in the field of health and well-being, with particular interest in chronic diseases. In recent years, in addition to applying narrative research in the field of health care, she has also applied this methodology in work organizations to understand the health of employees.

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