María Cruz Martín-Delgado

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Promoting a safety culture in intensive care units (ICUs) is a basic strategy to improve patient safety. The aim of this study was to measure the safety culture in Spanish ICUs. METHOD We drafted a questionnaire based on the Safety Climate Survey (SCS) and the Safety Attitude Questionnaire-ICU model (SAQ-ICU). A translation-back(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop recommendations regarding «Information about adverse events to patients and their families», through the implementation of a consensus conference. MATERIAL AND METHODS A literature review was conducted to identify all relevant articles, the major policies and international guidelines, and the specific legislation developed in some(More)
PURPOSE The prognosis of a patient who deteriorates during a prolonged intensive care unit (ICU) stay is difficult to predict. We analyze the prognostic value of the serialized Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score and other variables in the early days after a complication and to build a new predictive score. MATERIALS AND METHODS EPIPUSE(More)
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