Monthly Archives: May 2016

The numbers of #2JHUCI

2019-08-02T18:58:18+00:0031 May, 2016|

Hola a todos, mis queridos amig@s.   #2JHUCI has just finished, leaving a qualitative and quantitative trail. We hope it will serve to generate this change in small places, in many places, to change the ICU world. The Conference was a success of participation not only by the assistance (no tickets), but also of interaction in social networks (1591 tweets and a potential impact of 295,000 [...]

48 hours to #2JHUCI

2019-08-02T18:58:18+00:0024 May, 2016|

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amigos.Last details for the II National Conference on Humanizing Intensive Care, as the opening act in which will participate Pau Garro, current President of the Catalan Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SOCMIC), Laura Maldonado of the Patient´s University, a member from the Nursing College of Barcelona , Cristina Muñoz of the Humanization of Health Center [...]

With a capital letter, by Vicente Gómez

2019-08-02T18:58:19+00:0021 May, 2016|

Early in the morning. An hospital office. Two doctors, exhausted, communicate the imminent death of a patient in the surgery room to his family. After a day of hard work, Physiology, or the whole of nature, has been over them, questioning the false expectations that, in not few occasions, overestimate the capabilities of their science. Nothing to blame. Only in [...]

Aulki Hutsak (Empty Chairs), by Iñaki Peña

2019-08-02T18:58:19+00:0020 May, 2016|

“Aulki Hutsak” (Empty chairs) it is a film about grief and hope.  On a universal issue, it´s a multilingual project, made from a local perspective. Collecting both personal experiences and professional notes, interspersing both experiences from the perspective of the "wounded healer". From the personal and professional experience of the author to encompass other personal and human experiences and deliver [...]

Palliative Intensive Care: Why not?

2019-08-02T18:58:19+00:0018 May, 2016|

As you know, next May 26th and 27th is taking place in Barcelona the II National Conference on Humanizing Intensive Care.One of the discussion pannel is called "Before and the end" and "Palliative Intensive Care: why not?", and will be moderated by Dra. Mari Cruz Martín with the speakers Dr. Enric Benito (Coordinator of Palliative care of the Balearic Islands) [...]

SERAM 2016: Radiology #humaniza

2019-08-02T18:58:19+00:0017 May, 2016|

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amigos. Next Thursday May 19th, we will fly to Bilbao to participate in the National Conference of the Spanish Society of Radiology, SERAM 2016. And we will talk in a very atractive session presented by Drs. Begoña García and Isabel González: Beyond Technology.This is the title of our tak: Diagnosing and treating patients are not [...]

When the patient won´t ever get better, by Daniela J.Lamas

2019-08-02T18:58:20+00:0014 May, 2016|

“Tell me,” my patient’s daughter asked at the other end of the phone line. “Is she stable?” I wasn’t sure how to answer.My patient hadn’t been home in nearly three months. It had all started to come apart in the fall. Until then, she’d been a healthy 90-year-old who lived alone and cooked all her own meals, played tennis in [...]

Statues, by Raquel Nieto

2019-08-02T18:58:20+00:0013 May, 2016|

99 days I could see how they took them. I saw them they could not see me, they were covered with a sheet. I saw them and I was silent. I accompanied in silence the funeral procession, coffins hidden in hospital beds. Hour of death... One day I will hear that phrase and I would know that I would be [...]

Birds of Paradise, for #12Visibles12M

2019-08-02T18:58:20+00:0012 May, 2016|

A doctor writing about nurses, thanks to the invitation of two good friends that I could not even meet in person. But it is a matter of time. There are things that do not need to be said, but many times it is necessary to shout aloud what the obvious is, just in case. And this is one of those [...]