Sonia Villero Luque

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BACKGROUND Data regarding the most efficacious and least toxic schedules for the use of colistin are scarce. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and the potential risk factors of colistin-associated nephrotoxicity including colistin plasma levels. METHODS A prospective observational cohort study was conducted for over one year in patients(More)
BACKGROUND Because of the high incidence of drug-related problems (DRPs) among hospitalized patients with cardiovascular diseases and their potential impact on morbidity and mortality, it is important to identify the most susceptible patients, who therefore require closer monitoring of drug therapy. PURPOSE To identify the profile of patients at higher(More)
BACKGROUND Colistin has a narrow therapeutic window with nephrotoxicity being the major dose-limiting adverse effect. Currently, the optimal doses and therapeutic plasma levels are unknown. METHODS Prospective observational cohort study, including patients infected by colistin-susceptible P. aeruginosa treated with intravenous colistimethate sodium (CMS).(More)
A 41-year-old woman presented in the Emergency Department with suspected compartment syndrome of lower left leg (creatine kinase [CK]: 12,502 IU/L, Cr: 4.31 mg/dL). Fasciotomy of the four limb compartments was conducted. By day 2, the patient presented oliguria during previous 24 h, so daily intermittent dialysis was carried out. On day 12, the patient(More)
Introduction: The onset of psychosis over the age of sixty has aroused diagnostic controversies since the beginning of psychiatry. One of the major discussions has centered on the diagnosis of schizophrenia in that age range. Nowadays, there exists an international consensus on diagnosis, nomenclature, and treatment of late and very late onset(More)
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