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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878223/experimental-study-with-nursing-staff-related-to-the-knowledge-about-pressure-ulcers
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Miriam Viviane Baron, Cézane Priscila Reuter, Miria Suzana Burgos, Veniria Cavalli, Cristine Brandenburg, Suzane Beatriz Frantz Krug
Objective: to compare the scores of knowledge in teams participating or not participating in educational interventions about pressure ulcers. Method: a quantitative study with experimental design. Data were collected through a validated questionnaire. The study included 71 individuals, including nurses and nursing technicians from three intensive care units, divided into intervention group and control group. Data analysis considered the scores of the groups in the moment before and after intervention...
November 21, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878219/financial-impact-of-nursing-professionals-staff-required-in-an-intensive-care-unit
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Thamiris Ricci de Araújo, Mayra Gonçalves Menegueti, Maria Auxiliadora-Martins, Valéria Castilho, Lucieli Dias Pedreschi Chaves, Ana Maria Laus
Objective: to calculate the cost of the average time of nursing care spent and required by patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the financial expense for the right dimension of staff of nursing professionals. Method: a descriptive, quantitative research, using the case study method, developed in adult ICU patients. We used the workload index - Nursing Activities Score; the average care time spent and required and the amount of professionals required were calculated using equations and from these data, and from the salary composition of professionals and contractual monthly time values, calculated the cost of direct labor of nursing...
November 21, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26992134/nursing-diagnosis-based-on-signs-and-symptoms-of-patients-with-heart-disease
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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...
October 2016: International Journal of Nursing Knowledge
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25643679/-an-automated-registry-program-for-nosocomial-infections
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24371840/decrease-in-mortality-in-severe-community-acquired-pneumococcal-pneumonia-impact-of-improving-antibiotic-strategies-2000-2013
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MULTICENTER STUDY
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22854618/community-acquired-legionella-pneumonia-in-the-intensive-care-unit-impact-on-survival-of-combined-antibiotic-therapy
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MULTICENTER STUDY
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20939250/-out-of-hospital-delivery-experience-of-ten-years-in-jalisco-mexico
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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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/2781095/-the-current-situation-of-anesthesiology-resuscitation-in-spain-a-national-survey-iii-resuscitation
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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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