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Mechanical complications during central venous cannulations in pediatric patients
ObjectiveIdentification of early mechanical complications (EMC) of central venous catheterizations (CVC) in pediatric patients and determination of EMC risk factors.DesignProspective observationalExpand
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Isoniazid overdose: Four case reports and review of the literature
ObjectivesTo review the pathophysiology, presentation and treatment of isoniazid (INH) intoxication.Data sourcesHuman, animal and modeling studies published since 1940 identified through MEDLINE andExpand
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Tolerance of volunteers to cyclosporine A-dilauroylphosphatidylcholine liposome aerosol.
Cyclosporine A (CsA) in liposomes of dilauroylphosphatidylcholine (DLPC), containing 118 micrograms of CsA/L of aerosol with a particle size of 1.6 to 1.7 micron diameter, was inhaled by 10Expand
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Intervention to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections in a pediatric intensive care unit
ObjectiveIdentification of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI) risk factors and determination of whether intervention related to identified risk factors would reduce CR-BSIExpand
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Detection of Pneumocystis carinii in tracheal aspirates of intubated patients using calcofluor-white (Fungi-Fluor) and immunofluorescence antibody (Genetic Systems) stains.
OBJECTIVE To compare the detection rate of Pneumocystis carinii in endotracheal aspirates with that rate in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, using calcofluor-white (Fungi-Fluor) and immunofluorescenceExpand
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[Recommendations for antibiotic monitoring in ICU patients].
Monitoring plasma concentrations of antimicrobial agents used to treat infection in critically ill patients is one of the recommended strategies for improving clinical outcome. Drug monitoring has aExpand
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Syndrome of Usher associated to miastenia gravis and schizophrenia
The case of a patient attended at "Saturnino Lora" Provincial Hospital and at the Pigmentary Retinosis Center in Santiago de Cuba with audiology characteristics, moderate neurosensorial hypoacusia ,Expand