Silvia S. Sáenz

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OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical characteristics and outcome of patients admitted to pediatric intensive care with influenza A (pH1N1) 2009 in Argentina. DESIGN Retrospective observational study. SETTING Thirteen pediatric intensive care units in Argentina. SUBJECTS One hundred and forty-two patients with confirmed or suspected influenza A (H1N1).(More)
INTRODUCTION The cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a common setting in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). There are very few reports or publications that evaluate the form of CPR administered in children. OBJECTIVES 1) Identify the etiology and epidemiology of the CPR in the PICU. 2) Describe how to conduct CPR. 3) Describe the drugs used. 4)(More)
Staphylococcus aureus frequently affects human beings. Among clinical manifestations, necrotizing pneumonia is associated with a high mortality rate. Our objective is to describe the progress of severe Staphylococcus aureus infections in three intensive care units and analyze cases ofnecrotizing pneumonia in the period ranging from January 2011 to March(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop, in partnership with families of children with traumatic brain injury, a postdischarge intervention that is effective, simple, and sustainable. DESIGN Randomized Controlled Trial. SETTING Seven Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Centers in Argentina. PATIENTS Persons less than 19 years of age admitted to one of the study hospitals with a(More)
OBJECTIVE There is little information on the type of early care provided to children with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in low middle income countries. We benchmarked early prehospital [PH] and emergency department [ED] pediatric TBI care in Argentina. METHODS We conducted a secondary analysis of data from patients previously enrolled in a prospective(More)
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