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Trauma uci

David Schnell, Stéphane Deruddre, Anatole Harrois, Julien Pottecher, Claudine Cosson, Nadir Adoui, Dan Benhamou, Eric Vicaut, Elie Azoulay, Jacques Duranteau
The objective of this study was to determine the predictive value of the renal resistive index (RI) and cystatin C values in serum (SCys) and urine (UCys) in the development of acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill patients with severe sepsis or polytrauma. This was a prospective, double-center, descriptive study. There were 58 patients with severe sepsis (n= 28) or polytrauma (n = 30). Renal resistive index, SCys, and UCys were measured within 12 h following admission (day 1 [D1]) to the intensive care unit...
December 2012: Shock
E Calleja Aguayo, R Delgado Alvira, J Elías Pollina, A Sainz Samitier, A González Esgueda, J A Esteban Ibarz
OBJECTIVE: To present our experience with severe pediatric trauma. The pediatric trauma is the leading cause of death in children under 2 years. METHODS: We achieved a retrospective study from 78 pediatric patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (UCI) for multiple trauma between 2000 and 2008. Age, sex, season, location, mechanism, Glasgow and ITP, type of injuries, complications, days of hospitalization and deaths were reviewed. It was performed descriptive and analytical study using the SPSS 15...
April 2010: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
Francisco Alvarez Lerma, Mercedes Palomar, Josu Insausti, Pedro Olaechea, Enrique Cerdá, José Sánchez Godoy, María Victoria De la Torre
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To investigate the frequency of nosocomial infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus in critically ill patients admitted to Spanish intensive care units (ICUs) and to describe the characteristics and outcome of patients in whom this pathogen was isolated. PATIENTS AND METHOD: Prospective, observational, and multicenter study. All patients admitted during one or 2 months to the participating ICUs in the National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Study (ENVIN) between 1997 and 2003 were included...
May 6, 2006: Medicina Clínica
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