The healing power of light

2017-11-16T07:38:37+00:0016 November, 2017|

ML was admitted in ICU six months ago with a severe Guillain-Barre syndrome. We knew she would stay many days with us since the beggining The first day she was intubated and connected to mechanical ventilation, and we did an early tracheostomy. Two months later, she started to recover slowly and we awoke, trying to facilitate to rest by night. Two [...]

ICU diaries: narrative without borders

2019-08-02T18:56:42+00:0014 November, 2017|

The task is not to remember everything but remember to act on the past. Memory is also a possibility of freedom - Matías Marchant.   April 2016, Boston, Massachusetts, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of Brigham and Women´s Hospital: - “I am looking for Sharon Levine, ICU diary´s Project. My name is Maria Varela, a cardiac nurse from Santiago de Chile”. This [...]

Main information requests of families in ICU

2019-08-02T18:56:42+00:007 November, 2017|

Hola a todos, my dear friends. We are pleased again to share a new multicentric collaborative research coordinated by Proyecto HU-CI. Thank you all. The ahead of publication section of Medicina Intensiva  has recently published the article Main information requests of family members of patients in Intensive Care Units, directed brilliantly by José Manuel Velasco. Because one thing is what we tell the [...]