Resultados: 12

    Mechanical Ventilation and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygena tion in Acute Respiratory Insufficiency

    Dtsch. Ãrztebl. int; 115 (50), 2018
    Mechanical ventilation is life-saving for patients with acute respiratory insufficiency. In a German prevalence study, 13.6% of patients in intensive care units received mechanical ventilation for more than 12 hours; 20% of these patients received mechanical ventilation as treatment for acute respiratory...

    Diagnosis and Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

    Am. fam. physician; 83 (11), 2011
    Community-acquired pneumonia is diagnosed by clinical features (e.g., cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain) and by lung imaging, usually an infiltrate seen on chest radiography. Initial evaluation should determine the need for hospitalization versus outpatient management using validated mortality or severi...

    Clinical Practice Guideline of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Korean j. intern. med; 79 (4), 2016
    Since the first description of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as a series of 12 patients in 1967 by Ashbaugh et al.1 , it still remains a major public health problem that incurs high health care costs and causes major mortality in the intensive care unit (ICU) despite improvements in outcomes...

    Summary of the international clinical guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired and ventilator-acquired pneumonia

    ERJ open res; 4 (2), 2008
    Nosocomial pneumonia is a frequent infection that is classified into two groups [1]: HAP, which develops in hospitalised patients after 48 h of admission, and does not require (but may include) artificial ventilation at the time of diagnosis [2, 3]; and VAP, which occurs in intensive care unit (ICU) pati...

    Guía para el cuidado crítico de pacientes adultos graves con Coronavirus (COVID-19) en las Américas (Versión larga)

    Esta guía de práctica clínica provee recomendaciones informadas en la evidencia para el control de la infección, recolección de muestras, cuidado de soporte, tratamiento farmacológico y prevención de complicaciones. Las recomendaciones están dirigidas a todo el personal de salud que atiende a los...

    Guidelines for Critical Care of Seriously Ill Adult Patients with Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Americas (Short version)

    This clinical practice guideline provides evidence-informed recommendations for infection control, specimen collection, supportive care, pharmacological treatment, and prevention of complications. The recommendations are directed to all health care staff who deal with patients in emergency departments an...

    Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection is suspected: Interim guidance

    This document is intended for clinicians taking care of hospitalised adult and paediatric patients with severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when a nCoV infection is suspected. It is not meant to replace clinical judgment or specialist consultation but rather to strengthen clinical management of the...

    Guideline for stress ulcer prophylaxis in the intensive care unit

    Dan. med. j; 61 (3), 2014
    Stress ulcer prophylaxis (SUP) is commonly used in the intensive care unit (ICU), and is recommended in the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines 2012. The present guideline from the Danish Society of Intensive Care Medicine and the Danish Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine sums up curr...

    Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    "BACKGROUND: Rib fractures are identified in 10% of all injury victims and are associated with significant morbidity (33%) and mortality (12%). Significant progress has been made in the management of rib fractures over the past few decades, including operative reduction and internal fixation (rib ORIF); ...

    An official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice guideline: the diagnosis of intensive care unit-acquired weakness in adults

    RATIONALE: Profound muscle weakness during and after critical illness is termed intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW). OBJECTIVES: To develop diagnostic recommendations for ICUAW. METHODS: A multidisciplinary expert committee generated diagnostic questions. A systematic review was performed, and ...