Luis J Terceros-Almanza

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OBJECTIVES To analyze the nutritional management practices in Intensive Care (ICU) to detect the need for improvement actions. Re-evaluate the process after implementation of improvement actions. DESIGN Prospective observational study in 3 phases: 1) observation; 2) analysis, proposal development and dissemination; 3) analysis of the implementation. (More)
OBJECTIVES To identify prehospital and on-arrival factors associated with hospital outcome in patients with traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) discharged with recovered spontaneous circulation from the emergency department. MATERIAL AND METHODS Multipurpose prospective cohort study of patients with TCA who recovered after treatment at a tertiary care hospital(More)
INTRODUCTION Safe analgesia and sedation strategies are necessary in order to avoid under or over sedation, as well as improving the comfort and safety of critical care patients. OBJECTIVES To compare and contrast a multidisciplinary protocol of systematic evaluation and management of analgesia and sedation in a group of critical care patients on(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the predictive value of the Shock Index and Modified Shock Index in patients with massive bleeding due to severe trauma. DESIGN Retrospective cohort. SETTING Severe trauma patient's initial attention at the intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital. SUBJECTS Patients older than 14 years that were admitted to the hospital with(More)
OBJECTIVES Competing requirements for organ perfusion may call for antagonistic strategies such as fluid replacement or high positive end-expiratory pressure. We recently proposed an intensive lung donor treatment protocol that nearly tripled lung procurement rates and validated it in a multicentre study. The next step was to evaluate the impact of our(More)
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