José M. Nicolás-Arfelis

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To compare pain incidence and changes in pain scores with fentanyl versus placebo as pre-emptive treatment during turning and 30 min post-turning in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients. We performed a randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled clinical trial in the intensive care unit of a university hospital. Seventy-five(More)
BACKGROUND Use of an arterial catheter to obtain hourly blood samples for intensive insulin therapy monitoring avoids causing patients the discomfort of repeated fingersticks. Returning the clearing volume may decrease procedure-related blood loss by 50% and minimize the risk of anemia. OBJECTIVES To compare the feasibility of 2 arterial catheter(More)
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