Until the end, by Félix José Martín Gallardo

2019-08-02T18:59:01+00:0029 November, 2015|

The phone is ringing. 03:48 AM.   "Sorry Felix, I am Bea. I am calling you from the Emergency Room Observation. The 061 has just brought a 73 year old patient with chest pain and ECG similar than another made a month ago. He had and acute myocardial infarction eight years ago. He has moderate efforts dyspnea, good compliance with medication [...]

Download and share the talks of “The ICU before, during and after”

2019-08-02T18:59:01+00:0027 November, 2015|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. "Black Friday" in the IC-HU Project also!. But with another philosophy... Today we want to share three talks of the recent table "The ICU before, during and after" during SOMIAMA, the meeting of the Intensive Care Society of Madrid.First of all, we must thank the generosity of the brilliant speakers, Tayra, Maria and Ana. [...]

Our main goal: the caring of invisible, by Josep-María Sirvent

2019-08-02T18:59:01+00:0026 November, 2015|

In the last years we have seen how Intensive Care Medicine has evolved in Spain and we can now affirm that it is possible to do our work in a different way comparing with twenty years ago. As more current phenomenon, I believe that it has been the emergence of Humanizing Intensive Care Research Project led by Dr. Gabi Heras [...]

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

2019-08-02T18:59:01+00:0025 November, 2015|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Last week I had the honor and the pleasure to go to Málaga, invited by the Working Group of Infectious Diseases of the Spanish Society of Intensive Care, Critical Medicine and Coronary Units (SEMICYUC). It's one of the year's meetings for Spanish Intensive Physicians, with a high participation of colleagues and a high scientific [...]

Humanizing the process of donation and transplantation

2019-08-02T18:59:02+00:0024 November, 2015|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Next November 25th and 26th will take place the 3rd National Transplant Nursing Conference (info only available in Spanish) at the Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal. November 26th at 15:00, we are going to talk about the humanization of the process of donation and transplantation, a topic moderated by Gema Marmisa (Nurse at Regional [...]

Synchrony or adicction, by Carles Calaf

2019-08-02T18:59:02+00:0021 November, 2015|

It was a summer morning. Those where the heat and humidity of the Mediterranean fall you by your back the first thing in the morning. I had an appoinment with him. Antonio, an anaesthetist and ventilation expert but without the prestige of others, although dozens of residents have learned of his mastery. We knew each other and I was impressed by his [...]

Next destination: Medellín

2019-08-02T18:59:02+00:0021 November, 2015|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Second international experience of the IC-HU Project, this time destination to Latin America: Colombia. The humanization of intensive care does not understand frontiers, only bridges and ties in relations.We have been invited to participate in the "4th International Symposium Quality Award, MEDELLÍN, Healthy City" which will be held on November 25th. This time our [...]

Second victims support, by Mari Cruz Martín

2019-08-02T18:59:02+00:0019 November, 2015|

Patient safety has become a challenge and a priority of all health systems. Despite this, many patients still suffer different damage arising from health care [i].When there is serious injury to the patient, patients and their families must be supported by the Organization and receive the appropriate information. But professionals and institutions can also suffer as a result of these [...]

Less in more, by Mónica Ferrero

2019-08-02T18:59:03+00:0018 November, 2015|

Rwinkwavu is located in Kayonza district in the East of Rwanda, a mainly agricultural region. The Rwandan Ministry of health noted that the mortality rate in children under 5 years old was higher than that in neighbouring districts. In collaboration with Partners in Health, a non-profit organization which works to bring modern medicine to the needy, they observed that neonatal [...]

To share for learning

2019-08-02T18:59:03+00:0017 November, 2015|

Hello everybody, my dear friends.Tomorrow Wednesday November 18th will be held in Madrid the XI Nursing Conference "To share for learning" in the Aula Magna of the Pavilion teacher of the Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón. The aim of the Conference is to disseminate and share some of the work produced in the last two years by nursing professionals. The [...]