Luciano Santana-Cabrera

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Objetivo: Evaluar cuáles son los factores que influye-ron en las diferencias entre la cantidad de nutrientes ad-ministrados, pautados y teóricamente requeridos en una unidad de cuidados intensivos. Diseño: Estudio prospectivo de cohortes durante un período de 5 meses. Pacientes: Pacientes adultos a quienes se les prescribía nutrición enteral y/o parenteral(More)
Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is a useful technique for the treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) with intracranial hypertension (ICHT) resistant to medical treatment, increasing survival, although its role in the functional prognosis of patients is not defined. It is also a technique that is not without complications, and may increase the patient's(More)
Unilateral dilated pupil in a critical patient under sedation is an important clinical sign that requires prompt evaluation. An exhaustive assessment must be performed, including neurological examination and imaging tests, and pharmacological causes must be ruled out. We describe a case of unilateral fixed dilated pupil secondary to the administration of a(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess what are the reasons for discrepancies between the amount of nutrients delivered, prescribed and theoretical requirements, in an intensive care unit. DESIGN Prospective cohort study over a 5 months period. SETTING Intensive Care Unit of the Insular University Hospital in Gran Canaria. PATIENTS Adult patients who were prescribed(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare outcomes of critically ill patients transferred from another island compared to those patients with direct admission from Emergency Department to intensive care unit (ICU). PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective study of prospectively collected data during 8 years. The population studied was all critical adult patients transferred from(More)