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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19880959/scales-for-evaluating-self-perceived-anxiety-levels-in-patients-admitted-to-intensive-care-units-a-review
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REVIEW
Juana Perpiñá-Galvañ, Miguel Richart-Martínez
OBJECTIVE: To review studies of anxiety in critically ill patients admitted to an intensive care unit to describe the level of anxiety and synthesize the psychometric properties of the instruments used to measure anxiety. METHODS: The CUIDEN, IME, ISOC, CINAHL, MEDLINE, and PSYCINFO databases for 1995 to 2005 were searched. The search focused on 3 concepts: anxiety, intensive care, and mechanical ventilation for the English-language databases and ansiedad, cuidados intensivos, and ventilación mecánica for the Spanish-language databases...
November 2009: American Journal of Critical Care: An Official Publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/18949178/-characteristics-and-factors-associated-with-mortality-in-patients-receiving-mechanical-ventilation-first-chilean-multicenter-study
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Vinko Tomicic, Mauricio Espinoza, Max Andresen, Jorge Molina, Mario Calvo, Héctor Ugarte, Jorge Godoy, Sergio Gálvez, Juan Carlos Maurelia, Iris Delgado, Andrés Esteban
BACKGROUND: The outcome of mechanically ventilated patients can be influenced by factors such as the indication of mechanical ventilation (MV) and ventilator parameters. AIM: To describe the characteristics of patients receiving MV in Chilean critical care units. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Prospective cohort of consecutive adult patients admitted to 19 intensive care units (ICU) from 9 Chilean cities who received MV for more than 12 hours between September lst, 2003, and September 28th, 2003...
August 2008: Revista Médica de Chile
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17194399/-factors-associated-with-the-prognosis-of-mechanically-ventilated-infants-and-children-an-international-study
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MULTICENTER STUDY
J A Farias, F Frutos-Vivar, J Casado Flores, A Siaba, A Retta, A Fernández, A Baltodano, I J Ko, M Johnson, A Esteban
OBJECTIVE: Identify factors associated with the survival of pediatric patients who are submitted to mechanical ventilation (MV) for more than 12 hours. DESIGN: International prospective cohort study. It was performed between April 1 and May 31 1999. All patients were followed-up during 28 days or discharge to pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). SETTING: 36 PICUs from 7 countries. PATIENTS: A total of 659 ventilated patients were enrolled but 15 patients were excluded because their vital status was unknown on discharge...
December 2006: Medicina Intensiva
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/16296643/-argentine-consensus-of-non-invasive-ventilation
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Ana R Diez, Horacio Abbona, Gerardo Ferrero, Juan C Figueroa Casas, Marcelino De Vega, Raul Lisanti, Ana M Lopez, Guillermo Menga, Guillermo C Montiel, Daniel Perez Chada, Alejandro C Raimondi, Guillermo A Raimondi, María Elisa Uribe Echevarria, Walter D Vázquez
Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is nowadays increasingly used. The significant decrease in tracheal intubation related complications makes it particularly attractive in patients with moderately acute respiratory failure (ARF) who still have some degree of respiratory autonomy. It has also been used to support patients with chronic respiratory failure. However, final outcomes are variable according to the conditions which determined its application. This Consensus was performed in order to review the evidence supporting the use of positive pressure NIV...
2005: Medicina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12975070/-diagnostic-value-of-quantitative-cultures-of-endotracheal-aspirate-in-ventilator-associated-pneumonia-a-multicenter-study
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MULTICENTER STUDY
M Valencia Arango, A Torres Martí, J Insausti Ordeñana, F Alvarez Lerma, N Carrasco Joaquinet, M Herranz Casado, J P Tirapu León
OBJECTIVE: To study the validity of quantitative cultures of tracheal aspirate (TA) in comparison with the plugged telescoping catheter (PTC) for the diagnosis of mechanical ventilator-associated pneumonia. METHOD: Prospective multicenter study enrolling patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for longer than 72 hours. TA samples were collected from patients with suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia, followed by PTC sampling. Quantitative cultures were performed on all samples...
September 2003: Archivos de Bronconeumología
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