Irma Bourgeon-Ghittori

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BACKGROUND Intensive care unit (ICU) patients are exposed to many sources of discomfort. Most of these are related to the patient's condition, but ICU design or how care is organized also can contribute. The present survey was designed to describe the opinions of ICU caregivers on sources of patient discomfort and to determine how they were dealt with in(More)
Dear Editor, Haemodialysis catheter anticoagulant lock is commonly used in the ICU [1]. Prevention of infection and thrombosis are the two reasons justifying this practice. The maintenance of haemodialysis catheter in acute kidney injury (AKI) is, however, easier than in chronic patients because of its short-term use. Spillage of lock solution in systemic(More)
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