Would we start talking about physical restraints in our ICU?

2019-08-02T18:56:37+00:0014 December, 2017|

Let´s celebrate!. A high impact journal as Intensive Care Medicine, starts talking in What’s new in Intensive Care about the use of physical restraints (PR) in critically ill patients.  Perhaps it could sound rare to affirm that the use of PR is a new issue, but the were no studies or references till very late years ago. It was really difficuld to [...]

I will take care of you and your rest

2019-08-02T18:56:53+00:0012 September, 2017|

Friday night shift. As a usual thing, patients ' lesson for this doctor. This time: the dilemma was on untied hands. I can use a lot of words: tied, fastened, immobilized. Anyway, science has already given us the evidence that patients feel anxious with their hands tied when they are lying on a bed in the ICU. And when you think about [...]