Monthly Archives: November 2016


Neither with you nor without you. Between evidence and the obvious

2019-08-02T18:57:36+00:0029 November, 2016|

I guess among you many faithful followers of Miguel Ángel Máñez Sunday Summaries (only available in Spanish). Today he comes to memory because from here as from his posts, there will be several proposals for reading. A few days ago Javier Padilla showed us his fantastic blog médico crítico  (only available in Spanish) a reflection that entitled "Against the humanization of health care®" which came [...]

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2019-08-02T18:57:37+00:0027 November, 2016|

From November 7th to 13th, 2016 From October 31st to November 6th, 2016 From October 24th to 30th, 2016 From October 17th to 23rd, 2016 From October 10th to 16th, 2016 From October 3rd to 9th, 2016 From September 26th to October 2nd, 2016 From September 19th to 25th, 2016 From September 12th to 18th, 2016 From September 5th to [...]

Beyond the wall. By José Carlos Igeño

2019-08-02T18:57:39+00:0025 November, 2016|

Her name is Cristina and she is 36 years old. And she says that having this landscape opposite has helped her a lot, because in moments in which she was scared or suffering, it was not the same having opposite a wall or a beautiful landscape. And to look at the mountains relaxing and helping her to sleep. She told [...]

Collective constructions. By Mariana Torre

2019-08-02T18:57:40+00:0023 November, 2016|

The practice of nursing in Latin America, especially in the field of intensive care, has special features: our geographical position, socio-political and cultural reality and above all, our historical past and quality of "emerging countries" (a great euphemism)... We have had the luck of travel quite our huge and generous region, and meeting many colleagues and hospitals. This experience gave [...]

Knockin’ on Critical Care´s Door. By Alberto García-Salido

2019-08-02T18:57:40+00:0018 November, 2016|

Life sometimes is can be summarized in a letter. Welcome letter, farewell letter. As life, sometimes differences also have site in the same space. Letters are obsolete, it is clear, but it is also clear that even us, healthcare providers, continue pulling this concept to the editor of scientific journals. That letter is for he or she but actually is [...]

The Four Ts of the #HumanICU. By Josep-María Sirvent

2019-08-02T18:57:40+00:0015 November, 2016|

In this post I would like to talk about several things that are giving turns in my head lately.  In first place, I have to tell that professionals solving consultations in remote it´s usual, only looking the clinical electronic report in their computer, and they say: "I have already answered your query"... without seeing to the patient!. Secondly, the way [...]

Salud ON Me: designing the 21st Century Health alltogether

2019-08-02T18:57:41+00:0010 November, 2016|

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amigos.Tomorrow is going to be held at Auditorio del cubo azul en la Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación in Valencia one of the events of the year in Spain: Salud ON Me.This is a inspiring and information movement on the challenges for the Healthcare System in our country the next years. Don't miss the article [...]

I will survive. By Carmen Prieto

2019-08-02T18:57:41+00:008 November, 2016|

December 26th, 2013.    My life stopped and I did not remove the last sheet of the calendar that year...With 30 years, a severe pneumonia, two more infections and a very short life expectancy, so I ended up that year. The only option: waiting. Wait to start a new life with a well cared lungs by all the personal health. [...]

Noise level in ICU in Santa Marta, Colombia

2016-12-07T12:21:14+00:004 November, 2016|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. We keep on making noise to promote ICU silence. Today we share an article recently published in Medicina Intensiva by the Group of Research in modeling of Environmental Systems of the Environmental Engineering and Health Program of the University of Magdalena (Santa Marta, Colombia). The objective was to assess the noise level in adult, [...]