Sergio Ramírez-Estrada

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Ventilator-associated pneumonia is the most common infection in intensive care unit patients associated with high morbidity rates and elevated economic costs; Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most frequent bacteria linked with this entity, with a high attributable mortality despite adequate treatment that is increased in the presence of multiresistant(More)
Introduction Early survival after lung transplantation (LT) has improved in the last years. Recent advances in bedside lung ultrasound in the critically ill patient facilitate the diagnosis of diaphragmatic paresis (DP) within the immediate postoperative period. Objectives Primary: Evaluate the association between DP and respiratory infections occurring in(More)
Sepsis and septic shock is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Antibiotics, fluid resuscitation support of vital organ function and source control are the cornerstones for the treatment of these patients. Source control measures include all those actions taken in the process of care to control the foci of infection and to restore optimal function(More)
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