MM Jiménez Quintana

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Method A cohort research carried out in a medical-surgical ICU at a third level hospital for 2 years (February 2009-January 2011) on patients who require MV≥ 24 hrs. Data source: clinical trial PUPPAS (1). Primary end point was hospital mortality. The main outcome measure was the implementation of posture changes during the stay in ICU (the percentage of(More)
UNLABELLED The presence of respiratory fungal infection in the critically ill patient is associated with high morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVES To assess the incidence of respiratory infection caused by Aspergillus spp. independently of the origin of infection in patients admitted to Spanish ICUs, as well as to describe the rates, characteristics,(More)
Methods A prospective, single-center, observational study was undertaken in patients under MV≥ 24 h in two periods (2010-2011 and 2012-2013) in the 26-beds medicalsurgical ICU at the Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital of Granada (Spain). Primary outcome measurement was hospital mortality. The main independent variable was the period 2010-2011and(More)
Methods A retrospective, interventional, quasi-experimental study conducted in a medical-surgical ICU in two periods (4/1/2005 30/ 6/2009 and 4/1/2010 31/12/2012), including all patients admitted to our ICU. The intervention since September 2009 includes: proper hands hygiene, use of chlorhexidine, total aseptic measures during the central venous(More)
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