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BACKGROUND Predicting mortality in the intensive care unit (ICU) is one of the biggest challenges in critical care medicine. Several studies have linked the presence of eosinopenia with adverse(More)
BACKGROUND Several studies have reported that variants rs16969968 G>A of the CHRNA5 gene and CYP2A6*12 of the CYP2A6 gene are associated with smoking and smoking refusal, respectively. In addition,(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) present lower airway infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Treatment of initial infection is fundamental to reduce subsequent damage. MATERIAL AND(More)
INTRODUCTION Evidence for the use of non-anesthesiologist-administered propofol for sedation during flexible bronchoscopy is scarce. The main objective of this study was to determine whether(More)
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