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Opening windows in the ICU

By |31 January, 2018|

Daylight does not only have obvious time limits, also it does not reach confined spaces in hospitals. Our group is testing virtual ilumination solutions in dark boxes where natural light cannot be possible, to provide [...]

To care is human…What about caring the caregiver?

By |27 January, 2018|

New England Journal of Medicine has recently published the article To Care is Human- Collectively Confronting the Clinician- Burnout Crisis. This publication describes the alarming problem of burnout among health care providers. Burnout generates depression [...]

The healing power of light

By |16 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, [...]

ICU diaries: narrative without borders

By |14 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 [...]

Main information requests of families in ICU

By |7 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 beauty of scars

By |26 September, 2017|

There is a traditional art called kitsugi or kintsukuroi in Japan, which repairs broken ceramic objects with a strong adhesive and gold, silver or platinum powder. The philosophy behind this technique is the belief that [...]

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