Coming down from the pedestal, by Antonia Socias

2019-08-02T19:00:24+00:0031 December, 2014|

In an article recently published by Visser in Critical Care are reviewed articles published in the last 10 years on the barriers perceived by doctors who work in the ICU with regard to decision-making in situations perceived as "end of life".It's an article different from those we used to analyze, it does not give answers, not tell you which is [...]

Cinema and coffe with heart, by Delia Peñacoba

2019-08-02T19:00:25+00:0030 December, 2014|

December. The month of the illusion, smiles, looks, warmth, memories... "12 Months, 12 Gestures" wants to convey a gesture that connects us in a special way with people that surround us and that put in value its attitude, conduct or action positive in our lives: "SAYING THANKS" Be able to value and appreciate all the things that we take for [...]

Merry Christmas, beyond where we are!

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

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends.After 218 post from  February 16, 2014 and just reached 150,000 page views, the IC-HU Project takes a break to relax and enjoy our family. It has been many months of daily work, science and learning, quotes of the week, share and meet amazing people and wonderful people. We are all different and all beautiful.And [...]

Is there nothing to do yet? By José I. Ricarte

2019-08-02T19:00:29+00:0019 December, 2014|

The phrase "There is nothig to do" and hang the label of "terminal" to our patients are things that must be in the past. If the goal of Medicine is healing, total health, beauty or youth, we are all destined to fail. And if Society puts health professionals as soldiers against these battles, we will fight them with a very [...]

Understanding nurse–physician conflicts in the ICU

2019-08-02T19:00:29+00:0018 December, 2014|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends.Let's go to the future, next 2015. In the online version of Intensive Care Medicine, the journal of ESICM, they offer us the article Understanding nurse–physician conflicts in the ICUIn a world where it´s increasingly the concept of teamwork, collaboration is essential to optimize care and improve the situation and satisfaction of healthcare providers .Conflicts between [...]

Noise pollution in the ICU

2019-08-02T19:00:29+00:0017 December, 2014|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends.Who and what generates noise in the ICU?. Mainly, people.Today we talk about this interesting subject thanks to the article Noise pollution in the ICU: time to look into the mirror published in Critical Care in August 2014 and yesterday shared by our friend Carles Calaf in his social networks.Noise can have harmful effects on [...]

What is not given, it´s lost

2019-08-02T19:00:29+00:0016 December, 2014|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends.What is not given, it´s lost. A phrase that I found in the book The City of Joy written by Dominique Lapierre. If you have not read, I recommend you for Christmas.December, from 12 to 14 we have performed at Hospital Universitario de Torrejón our first Course of Instructors in Advanced Life Support, acredited by [...]

The IC-HU Proyect visits Zaragoza, thanks to SARMICYUC

2019-08-02T19:00:30+00:0013 December, 2014|

Last Thursday, December 11, the IC-HU Project was fortunate to stepping on Zaragoza and explain the general lines of our plan on the "Winter Workshop 2014 of the Aragonese Society of Intensive Medicine, Critical and Coronary Units, SARMICYUC".After the communications session, we have participated in the general table with our exhibition.   For all members of the Proyect was a privilege to be included [...]

When robots replace humans, by Verónica Rojas

2019-08-02T19:00:30+00:0012 December, 2014|

The arrival of 2000 brought us technological development and globalization. This has meant that those things that needed months to reach Europe and years to Latin America today only are a "click" away.The new millennium has certainly allowed advances in Science, diagnosis and treatment of diseases which  had brought an increase in expectation of life and ageing of the population.Every day there are more people [...]

Laughs and good vibes! Extremely curious workshop, by Thedoctorwearsprada

2019-08-02T19:00:30+00:0011 December, 2014|

What I love the most of being a doctor is that it still has the hability to surprise me…and I think this will last forever! Everyday duties, shifts, sleeping recovering days, ventilation conferences and unaffordable congresses to attend…But three days ago, still enjoying a couple of days in Paris, I received the weirdest text ever: SENSE OF HUMOR AND CLOWN [...]