Mercedes Pi-Guerrero

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BACKGROUND Semi-recumbent position is recommended to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia. Its implementation, however, is below optimal. OBJECTIVES We aimed to assess real semi-recumbent position compliance and the degree of head-of-bed elevation in Spanish intensive care units, along with factors determining compliance and head-of-bed elevation and(More)
AIM To create a questionnaire (CAPCRI-Q) to determine the factors associated with the compliance of the semi-recumbent position in patients under mechanical ventilation. METHODS A closed questionnaire was created using a literature review and clinical practice. The initial version consisted of 61 items placed into 5 categories: patient factors, team and(More)
A793 Malnutrition and clinical outcomes in critically ill children T. Velasquez, G. Mackey, J. Lusk, U.G. Kyle, T. Fontenot, P. Marshall, L.S. Shekerdemian, J.A. Coss-Bu Texas Children's Hospital, Clinical Nutriiton, Houston, United States; Texas Children's Hospital, Intensive Care, Houston, United States; Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatrics, Houston,(More)
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