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cuidado critico

Edinêis de Brito Guirardello
Objective: assess the perception of the nursing team about the environment of practice in critical care services and its relation with the safety attitude, perceived quality of care and burnout level. Method: cross-sectional study involving 114 nursing professionals from the intensive care unit of a teaching hospital. The following instruments were used: Nursing Work Index-Revised, Maslach Burnout Inventory and the Safety Attitude Questionnaire. Results: the professionals who perceived greater autonomy, good relationships with the medical team and better control over the work environment presented lower levels of burnout, assessed the quality of care as good and reported a positive perception on the safety attitude for the domain job satisfaction...
June 5, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Francisco José Cereceda-Sánchez, Jesús Molina-Mula
Objective: to evaluate the usefulness of capnography for the detection of metabolic changes in spontaneous breathing patients, in the emergency and intensive care settings. Methods: in-depth and structured bibliographical search in the databases EBSCOhost, Virtual Health Library, PubMed, Cochrane Library, among others, identifying studies that assessed the relationship between capnography values and the variables involved in blood acid-base balance. Results: 19 studies were found, two were reviews and 17 were observational studies...
May 15, 2017: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rogério Zigaib, Danilo Teixeira Noritomi
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July 2014: Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva
Otavio Tavares Ranzani, Mariana Barbosa Monteiro, Elaine Maria Ferreira, Sergio Ricardo Santos, Flavia Ribeiro Machado, Danilo Teixeira Noritomi
OBJECTIVE: The current definition of severe sepsis and septic shock includes a heterogeneous profile of patients. Although the prognostic value of hyperlactatemia is well established, hyperlactatemia is observed in patients with and without shock. The present study aimed to compare the prognosis of septic patients by stratifying them according to two factors: hyperlactatemia and persistent hypotension. METHODS: The present study is a secondary analysis of an observational study conducted in ten hospitals in Brazil (Rede Amil - SP)...
October 2013: Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva
A Martinuzzi, E Ferraresi, M Orsati, A Palaoro, J Chaparro, S Alcántara, C Amin, C Feller, M E Di Leo, A Guillot, V García
INTRODUCTION: In a preceding article the state of Nutritional support (NS) in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) was documented [Martinuzzi A et al. Estado del soporte nutricional en una unidad de Cuidados críticos. RNC 2011; 20: 5-17]. In this follow-up work we set to assess the impact of several organizational, recording and educational interventions upon the current state of NS processes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Interventions comprised presentation of the results of the audit conducted at the ICU before the institution's medical as well as paramedical personnel; their publication in a periodical, peer-reviewed journal; drafting and implementation of a protocol regulating NS schemes to be carried out at the ICU; and conduction of continuous education activities on Nutrition (such as "experts talks", interactive courses, and training in the implementation of the NS protocol)...
July 2012: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
J J Peña, E Mateo, E Martín, J Llagunes, P Carmona, L Blasco
INTRODUCTION: Postoperative bleeding is common complication, affecting up to 20% of patients, after cardiac bypass surgery. Fibrinolysis is one of the causes of this excessive bleeding, and for this reason the use of tranexamic acid is recommended. The problem with using this is that there are numerous guidelines and differences in the dose to be administered. Our aim was to evaluate whether there were any differences in postoperative bleeding and morbidity after cardiac surgery with the administering of different tranexamic acid doses in three university hospitals...
March 2013: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
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February 2001: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
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