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unidad cuidado intensivo

Cíntia da Costa, Graciele Fernanda da Costa Linch, Emiliane Nogueira de Souza
PURPOSE: The aim was to identify the main signs and symptoms of cardiac patients hospitalized in a unit of intensive cardiology care in order to infer the main nursing diagnoses (NDs). METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional study; the sample consisted of 77 randomly selected records. Those records included only patients hospitalized for cardiovascular causes and with electronic chart available. FINDINGS: Signs and symptoms identified at admission were psychic (40...
March 16, 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
Jorge Alberto Castañón-González, Carlos Polanco-González, José Lino Samaniego-Mendoza, Thomas Buhse
Las infecciones nosocomiales presentan un gran reto para la medicina hospitalaria, en general, y para las Unidades de Cuidados Intensivos, en particular. Su elevada prevalencia, la gran morbilidad y mortalidad asociadas, el incremento de la estancia hospitalaria y, en consecuencia, los costos de la atención médica han hecho que los programas de vigilancia, control y prevención de infecciones nosocomiales sean una parte toral de los protocolos de seguridad para el paciente y un indicador de calidad de la atención médica...
December 2014: Gaceta Médica de México
Simone Gattarello, Bárbara Borgatta, Jordi Solé-Violán, Jordi Vallés, Loreto Vidaur, Rafael Zaragoza, Antoni Torres, Jordi Rello
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the present study was to compare antibiotic prescribing practices and survival in the ICU for patients with pneumococcal severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP) between 2000 and 2013. METHODS: This was a matched case-control study of two prospectively recorded cohorts in Europe. Eighty patients from the Community-Acquired Pneumonia en la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos (CAPUCI) II study (case group) were matched with 80 patients from CAPUCI I (control group) based on the following: shock at admission, need of mechanical ventilation, COPD, immunosuppression, and age...
July 2014: Chest
J Rello, S Gattarello, J Souto, J Sole-Violan, J Valles, R Peredo, R Zaragoza, L Vidaur, A Parra, J Roig
OBJECTIVES: To compare intensive care unit (ICU) mortality in patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP) caused by Legionella pneumophila receiving combined therapy or monotherapy. METHODS: A prospective multicenter study was made, including all patients with sporadic, community-acquired Legionnaires' disease (LD) admitted to the ICU. Admission data and information on the course of the disease were recorded. Antibiotic prescriptions were left to the discretion of the attending physician and were not standardized...
June 2013: Medicina Intensiva
Luis Manuel Avalos-Huízar, Martha de la Torre-Gutiérrez, Laura López-Gallo, Héctor García-Hernández, David Rodríguez-Medina, Ricardo Martínez-Verónica, Gloria Herrera-García, José Alfonso Gutiérrez-Padilla
BACKGROUND: Birth without medical assistance, or outs hospitals is defined as one that occurs without the optimal medical and health care conditions for mother and son pairing. Frequency of this phenomenon is not known in Mexico. OBJECTIVE: To observe clinical outcomes, morbidity, mortality, epidemiological and geographical patterns. MATERIAL AND METHOD: A retrospective study including newborns of mothers who have had deliveries without medical assistance in accidental conditions, admitted to Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales Externos, Hospital Civil de Guadalajara Fray Antonio Alcalde (Mexico)...
August 2010: Ginecología y Obstetricia de México
M J Toro Jiménez
The results of a national inquest concerning clinical care to critically ill patients by anaesthesiology staff are presented. Data were collected from the 170 questionnaires received, corresponding to an equal number of Anaesthesia departments. It should be remembered that, for the present time in Spain, the responsibility of administering intensive therapy is being shared among two different groups of certified medical specialists, each of them receiving separate training. Intensive Medicine specialists and anaesthesiologists...
March 1989: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
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