Martínez Navarro

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BACKGROUND Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often present with severe acute exacerbations requiring hospital treatment. However, little is known about the prognostic consequences of these exacerbations. A study was undertaken to investigate whether severe acute exacerbations of COPD exert a direct effect on mortality. METHODS(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE We prospectively investigated alternative clinical practice strategies for critically ill trauma patients following extubation to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of these maneuvers. The primary change was elimination of the routine use of postextubation supplemental oxygen, with concurrent utilization of noninvasive positive pressure(More)
BACKGROUND Desmoid tumor is a rare benign mesenchymal neoplasm in children primarily originated in the muscle connective tissue, fascial sheaths, and musculoaponeurotic structures. It is often misdiagnosed as fibroids, reactive processes or low-grade fibrosarcomas. It is characterized by slow growth, locally aggressive nature, high recurrence rate without(More)
Background: Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often present with severe acute exacerbations requiring hospital treatment. However, little is known about the prognostic consequences of these exacerbations. A study was undertaken to investigate whether severe acute exacerbations of COPD exert a direct effect on mortality. Methods:(More)
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