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Susceptibility to invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) correlates with age, younger children being the group with the highest burden of disease. The relevance of the innate immune response and particularly the role of mannose-binding lectin (MBL) in combating IPD is not well known. This is a 2-year prospective study (February 2011 to March 2013) including(More)
After making a bibliographic search in our country and demonstrating the lack of original articles or communications on treatment with intrathecal baclofen for the generalized forms of tetanus, our objective is to present this treatment based on the successful experience of one clinical case. In relationship to the case, we review baclofen pharmacokinetic(More)
Needleless valve connectors were introduced to avoid needlestick injuries in healthcare workers but some concerns exist about their microbiological safety. A randomised controlled trial was performed to assess hub colonisation affecting positive-pressure valve connectors (PPVCs) compared to conventional caps used for radial arterial catheters inserted into(More)
Methods Secondary analysis of prospective observational multicentric study in 148 spanish ICUs. Data was obtained of GTEI / SEMICYUC (2009-2014) registry. All patients with Influenza Virus A (H1N1) confirmed with rt-PCR were included. Ventilatory strategy, demographics and hemodynamic data, comorbidities and severity indexes were evaluated and they were(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the degree of antiviral treatment recommendations adherence and its impact to critical ill patients affected by influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 mortality. DESIGN Secondary analysis of prospective study. SETTING Intensive care (UCI). PATIENTS Patients with influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in the 2009 pandemic and 2010-11 post-Pandemic periods. (More)
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