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Jesús López-Herce Cid, Antonio Rodríguez Núñez, Ángel Carrillo Álvarez, Gonzalo Zeballos Serrato, Cecilia Martínez Fernández-Llamazares, Custodio Calvo Macías
Cardio-respiratory arrest (CPA) is infrequent in children, but it can occur in any place and at any time. This fact means that every health care facility must always have the staff and material ready to resuscitate a child. These recommendations are the consensus of experts of the Spanish Paediatric and Neonatal Resuscitation Group on the material and medication for paediatric and neonatal resuscitation and their distribution and use. CPR trolleys and backpacks must include the essential material to quickly and efficiently perform a paediatric CPR...
July 5, 2017: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
Jesús López-Herce, Ignacio Manrique, Angel Carrillo
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 26, 2017: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
Andrés Fernández, Ana Solís, Paloma Cañete, Jimena Del Castillo, Javier Urbano, Angel Carrillo, Jesús López-Herce
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the incidence of infection in children who have suffered an in-hospital cardiac arrest (CA) and the association with mortality. METHODS: A retrospective unicenter observational study on a prospective database with children between one month and 16 years old, who have suffered an in-hospital CA was performed. Clinical, analytical and monitorization data, treatment, mortality and cause of death were recorded. RESULTS: 57 children were studied (57...
April 2017: Resuscitation
V Fernandez-Gallego, G Hernández Herrera, A Moreno Arciniegas, E Moreno Rolando
Presentamos el caso de un paciente que sufrió una parada cardiorrespiratoria extrahospitalaria en helicóptero sanitario, refractaria a tratamiento médico y eléctrico convencional. El paciente recuperó la circulación espontánea tras 58 minutos en paro cardiaco y 31 descargas eléctricas, estando monitorizado en todo momento de la reanimación cardiopulmonar con capnografía (valores > 20 mm/Hg). A su llegada al hospital, se le realizó una angioplastia primaria, colocándosele un stent en la arteria coronaria derecha...
December 30, 2016: Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra
Artur Haddad Herdy, Luiz Eduardo Fonteles Ritt, Ricardo Stein, Claudio Gil Soares de Araújo, Mauricio Milani, Romeu Sérgio Meneghelo, Almir Sérgio Ferraz, Carlos Hossri, Antonio Eduardo Monteiro de Almeida, Miguel Morita Fernandes-Silva, Salvador Manoel Serra
Cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) has been gaining importance as a method of functional assessment in Brazil and worldwide. In its most frequent applications, CPET consists in applying a gradually increasing intensity exercise until exhaustion or until the appearance of limiting symptoms and/or signs. The following parameters are measured: ventilation; oxygen consumption (VO2); carbon dioxide production (VCO2); and the other variables of conventional exercise testing. In addition, in specific situations, pulse oximetry and flow-volume loops during and after exertion are measured...
November 2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
Renata Maria de Oliveira Botelho, Cássia Regina Vancini Campanharo, Maria Carolina Barbosa Teixeira Lopes, Meiry Fernanda Pinto Okuno, Aécio Flávio Teixeira de Góis, Ruth Ester Assayag Batista
Objective: to compare the rate of return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and death after cardiac arrest, with and without the use of a metronome during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Method: case-control study nested in a cohort study including 285 adults who experienced cardiac arrest and received CPR in an emergency service. Data were collected using In-hospital Utstein Style. The control group (n=60) was selected by matching patients considering their neurological condition before cardiac arrest, the immediate cause, initial arrest rhythm, whether epinephrine was used, and the duration of CPR...
November 21, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Tania Carbayo, Alba de la Mata, Marina Sánchez, Jesús López-Herce, Jimena Del Castillo, Angel Carrillo
OBJECTIVE: To assess the frequency of the multiple organ failure and the prognostic value of multiple organ failure scores in children who have recovered from an in-hospital cardiac arrest. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A single centre, observational, and retrospective study was conducted on children between 1 month and 16 years old who suffered an in-hospital cardiac arrest and achieved return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC). In the first 24-48hours and between the fifth and the seventh day after ROSC, a record was made of the scores on paediatric severity (PRISM and PIM II) and multiple organ failure scales (PELOD and P-MODS), along with the clinical and analytical data, and including monitoring and treatment, mortality and cause of death...
July 20, 2016: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
D Osorio, P Avellaneda, A Mejía
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Value in Health: the Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
J García del Águila, J López-Messa, F Rosell-Ortiz, R de Elías Hernández, M Martínez del Valle, L Sánchez-Santos, J López-Herce, M Cerdà-Vila, C L Roza-Alonso, M Bernardez-Otero
Dispatch-assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has been shown as an effective measure to improve the survival of this process. The development of a unified protocol for all dispatch centers of the different emergency medical services can be a first step towards this goal in our environment. The process of developing a recommendations document and the realization of posters of dispatch-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation, agreed by different actors and promoted by the Spanish Resuscitation Council, is presented...
June 2015: Medicina Intensiva
Kirsten Y Liu, Jason S Haukoos, Comilla Sasson
BACKGROUND: Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a vital link in the chain of survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA); however, there are racial/ethnic disparities in the provision of bystander CPR. Approximately 32% of Hispanics perform CPR when confronted with cardiac arrest, whereas approximately 41% of non-Hispanics perform CPR. Public education, via the Internet, may be critical in improving the performance of bystander CPR among Hispanics. The objective of this study was to evaluate the availability and quality of CPR-related literature for primary Spanish-speaking individuals on the Internet...
January 2014: Resuscitation
Priscila Aikawa, Angélica Rossi Sartori Cintra, Cleber Aparecido Leite, Ricardo Henrique Marques, Claudio Tafarel Mackmillan da Silva, Max dos Santos Afonso, Felipe da Silva Paulitsch, Evandro Augusto Oss
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the results of isolated on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) in patients > 65 years-old. METHODS: Patients undergoing isolated on-pump CABG from December 1st 2010 to July 31th 2012 were divided in two groups: GE (elderly > 65 years-old, n=103) and GA (adults < 65 years-old, n=150). Preoperative data, intraoperative (as cardiopulmonar bypass time, aortic clamping time, time length of stay in mechanical ventilation--MV--and number of grafts), and postoperative variable (as morbidity, mortality and time length of stay in hospital) were analyzed during hospitalization...
March 2013: Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular
Norberto C Chávez-Tapia, Misael Uribe, Eric López
Cardiopulmonar complications in chronic liver diseases were described 100 years ago. Altough both hepatopulmonary sindrome and portopulmonary hypertension originates from liver damage, clinical findings and diagnosis are very different. These complications are important due to the highly deleterous impact on disease evolution and prognosis. Currently, there is not an ideal treatment for these diseases and liver transplantation should be adequately evaluated. In this review we analyze the most important issues on hepatopulmonary sindrome and portopulmonary hypertension...
July 2007: Gaceta Médica de México
Cesáreo Trueba Davalillo, Tomás Minueza Mejía, Félix Gil Orbezo, Vladimir Ponce Tovar, Racob García Velazco
OBJECTIVE: To determine the factors that influence in the erosion to acetabular in patients with later hemiprosthesis to a fracture of hip with a survival greater to 1 year. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We made retrospective, comparative, descriptive and observational study, in patients who were used hemiarthroplasty for fracture of hip between January of 1997 and January of 2003. We obtained two groups of patients, those that had not undergone erosion and those that had erosion greater to 3 mm looked for similar characteristics, like age, pre passable cane or physical activity, overweight, sex, concomitances disease, degree of osteoporosis, function to cardiopulmonar, survival, size of prosthesis...
May 2007: Acta Ortopédica Mexicana
Sonia Lazcano-Bautista, Gema Burgueño-Amador, Carlos Alva
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility and accuracy of the sequential segmental analysis (SSA) to diagnose congenital heart diseases. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 100 cardiopulmonar specimens were analyzed according with the sequential segmental analysis. The atrial situs, atrioventricular (AVC) and ventriculoarterial connections (VAC) were defined, finally associated lesions were observed. RESULTS: From 100 specimens, 91 had situs solitus (SS), 6 inversus (SI) and 3 isomerism (2 right isomerism and 1 left isomerism)...
January 2007: Archivos de Cardiología de México
Ortells D García, E Fernández Fernández, E de Vicente, A Honrubia, J L Moya, V Abella, Barrilero A Escudero
Renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena cava thrombus is relatively uncommon and complicates radical nefrectomy. During the past twenty years our hospital have substantially contributed to the surgical stratification of renal cell carcinoma with extension into inferior vena cava through different techniques. The reason for this article is to discuss the mote efficient and appropiate surgical technique for this pathology. We believe that the diagnosis of vena caval invasion and level of tumoral extension is based on radiological examinations and it is crucial for the success of the surgery...
May 2005: Actas Urologicas Españolas
Oscar Miró, Xavier Jiménez-Fábrega, Núria Díaz, Blanca Coll-Vinent, Ernest Bragulat, Sònia Jiménez, Gerard Espinosa, José Hernández-Rodríguez, Fernando García-Alfranca, M Teresa Alvarez, Jordi Salvador, José Millá, Miquel Sánchez
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The PROCES (Programa de Reanimació Cardiopulmonar Orientat a Centres d'Ensenyament Secundari) program is aimed at teaching basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (b-CPR) to teenagers within high school. Our aim was to analyze the results obtained from the pilot program. SUBJECTS AND METHOD: PROCES was splitted in 7 sessions: 5 of them (5 hours) were taught by teachers at high school and 2 of them (4 hours, including how to perform b-CPR) were taught by emergency physicians...
January 15, 2005: Medicina Clínica
A Carrillo Alvarez, A Martínez Gutiérrez, F Salvat Germán et al.
Cardiorespiratory arrest in children with severe disease does not usually present suddenly or unexpectedly but is often the result of a progressive deterioration of respiratory and/or circulatory function. Before failure of these functions occurs, there is a series of clinical signs that serve as a warning. Health professionals should not only evaluate clinical signs of respiratory and/or circulatory insufficiency but should also be able to identify these warning signs as early as possible, preferably in the compensation phase, given that the possibility that this process can be reversed by therapeutic measures decreases as the process progresses...
August 2004: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
(no author information available yet)
The recommendations for neonatal resuscitation are not always based on sufficient scientific evidence and thus expert consensus based on current research, knowledge, and experience are useful for formulating practical protocols that are easy to follow. The latest recommendations, in 2000, modified previously published recommendations and are included in the present text.
January 2004: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
P R Carvalho
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 1998: Jornal de Pediatria
A G Reis, M C Vasconcellos
OBJECTIVE: To present the main aspects of pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation.METHOD: The articles on pediatric cardiorespiratory arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation were revised, by Medline and Lilacs systems. Books and dissertations were also analyzed. Only the most important articles were included in this review.RESULTS: The relevant aspects related to diagnosis and epidemiology of pediatric cardiac arrest were described. The sequence of actions on cardiopulmonary resuscitation were emphasized. The basic and advanced life support techniques were described and the age differences were highlighted...
November 1999: Jornal de Pediatria
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