Dying with Dignity in the Intensive Care Unit

2019-08-02T19:01:21+00:0027 June, 2014|

Hola a tod@s, my beloved rogue. Published yesterday in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), I share this review article with title Dying with Dignity in the Intensive Care Unit signed by the doctors Deborah Cook and Graeme Rocker, from Canada. Traditional  goals of  Intensive Care are to reduce the mortality and morbidity associated with critical illness, maintain organ function [...]

The 4 elements every ICU Needs, now in Spanish!

2019-08-02T19:01:22+00:0026 June, 2014|

Hi all, my dear friends. Today double post, since approaching the summer time, to share with you a very special video of the European society of intensive care (ESICM).  A few weeks ago they published the video The 4 Elements Every ICU Needs, and which amazed me as many of you that have already seen it.  So I contacted Sherry [...]

We continue with questions…

2019-08-02T19:01:22+00:0026 June, 2014|

Hi all, my beloved rogue.  Today I want to introduce you Jose Manuel Velasco, for my  he has been one of the revelations of the Congress. As I told you, I was impressed by his presentation in the session of Humanization organised by SEEIUC, so I contacted him and... This is the first fruit of this new friendship. Today the [...]

Family Centered Intensive Care: Lorette Gijsbers

2019-08-02T19:01:22+00:0024 June, 2014|

Hello everybody, my dear rogue! As you know that IC-HU Project is International, I would like to introduce you Lorette Gijsbers, Critical Care Nurse in The Netherlands and founder of Linkedin Group  "Family Centered Intensive Care". Dear Gabriel, I am very happy to participate in this group ....I only have to brush up my English, Spanish is not an option :-) I [...]

Patients with special needs

2019-08-02T19:01:23+00:0022 June, 2014|

All of us have heard about people with Asperger's Syndrome, PDD (pervasive developmental disorder), ADHD (with or without Hyperactivity Attention Deficit Disorder) and autism. But only a few know their characteristics and, much less, how they are going to react to being patient as a ICU patient.Since I work on this blog I've done myself many questions because my two daughters are affected by ADHD- and I hope if [...]

Spanish Nurses, stressed and burned-out

2019-08-02T19:01:25+00:0020 June, 2014|

Hola a tod@s my beloved rogue! Although the article was written in 2012, I think that it is totally valid.The health care workers get sick to try that people do not.I want to share this article published in El Pais, written after the publication of the study by SATSE called Perception of stress of nurses in Spain.Its results leave no [...]

The bases of the ICU Humanization

2019-08-02T19:01:25+00:0020 June, 2014|

Hola a tod@s, my dear rogue: Without a doubt, this has been a special Congress for many reasons. Congratulations again to the Organization, which has certainly been at the height of the magnitude of the meeting.But I'll take the fundamental idea that the bases for the humanization of the ICU has been created. For me, one of the best topics [...]

IC-HU Network: The TEAM

2019-08-02T19:01:25+00:0020 June, 2014|

Hola a tod@s my dear rogue:  As you know,X Panamerican Congress and Iberian of Critical Medicine and Intensive Therapy is being held in Madrid, and it has been fantastic. From IC-HU Project, our most sincere congratulations on the Organization to all the Scientific Societies: FEPIMCTI, SECIP, SEEIUC, official College of Physiotherapists of Madrid and SEMICYUC. In addition, they has given [...]

Cars, steering wheels and other services

2019-08-02T19:01:26+00:0015 June, 2014|

Daily we organize activities by simple routine. One of them is driving. We started the car and began a path full of chances that we have to go in response.You adjust the belt, arrangements mirrors, put the seat, and after placing hands on the steering wheel, start the march. We make mistakes despite being a daily activity? Of course. Small [...]