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One third of ICU doctors bullied

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“Doctor, am I going to die?” — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends.”How to respond to an ICU patient asking if she/he is going to die”: this is the title of the article published by Margaret Isaac and J. Randall Curtis online first last September in Intensive Care Medicine, as “What´s New in Intensive Care?”.It is not easy at all to establish…

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Training Compassion — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. A couple of months ago and thanks to Enric Benito, I met Gonzalo Brito after have seen a talk in the last Congress of SECPAL. Gonzalo is from Chile, and he is a clinical psychologist clinical that expanded his training in the Compassion and Altruism Research and Education of the…

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Towards the humanized and integrative ICU. By Federico Carini — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

In the last Congress of Argentinean Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SATI) held in Salta, there was a gale of news. A difference from previous years, news came not only from classical areas of intensive care such as shock, acute distress respiratory syndrome or sepsis, but we saw the appearance of humanizing intensive care on…

via Towards the humanized and integrative ICU. By Federico Carini — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

The ICU Walk Protocol in English — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Not so far ago, we share in this blog the post The ICU Walk Protocol.We promised you to translate into English the protocol, and here it is:The ICU Walk Protocol (free download)We hope you find it useful.Best regards,Dr. José Carlos Igeño CanoHead of Emergency and ICU. Hospital San Juan de Dios de CórdobaMember of the IC-HU…

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Crazy madness — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amigos.As you know, last week we ask your collaboration in the survey about the current situation of Humanization of your ICU. We have received 136 forms from ICU of 20 different countriesWe will share step by step the results.To those 136 people, I sent by e-mail the Humanization Plan of…

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The Humanization Plan of Intensive Care Units of the Community of Madrid — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amigos.We share today with you the Humanization Plan of the ICU in the Community of Madrid, a reproducible and exportable model for any ICU in the world. The plan is the result of the work during nine months of a group of 42 people (patients, families, ICU professionals and others…

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McGloughlin – Good Bugs, Bad Bugs — Intensive Care Network

A fantastic talk by Steve McGloughlin at a recent ICN Victoria meeting on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in the intensive care The post McGloughlin – Good Bugs, Bad Bugs appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

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All in one. By Mónica Ferrero — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

I have never thought it before. It was after attending to the #2JHUCI where I participated in Module 2: Technology, structure and humanization: are compatibles?. And my respond is YES, for sure.And it also begins to be already a reality. The new health spaces are projected by combining early technology, structure and humanization, as the new…

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A call for action against burnout syndrome — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Recently, four american scientific societies of Intensive Care Medicine, have launched a call for action about the burnout syndrome (BOS) of the ICU professionals. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine have published a document whose aim is to generate awareness and give…

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Fellow in ICU and Sim Education — Intensive Care Network

A unique job opportunity for ICU fellow interested in Sim Education in Sydney 2017. The post Fellow in ICU and Sim Education appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

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Palliative care in the cardiac ICU

The provision of care in the intensive care unit (ICU) is based on extremely innovative technology and cutting-edge techniques, often prioritizing the delivery of aggressive treatment to manage the disease while neglecting the human dimension of the patient. However, in recent times there has been a surge in the introduction of Palliative care in the ICU,…

via Palliative care in the cardiac ICU. By Bárbara Salas — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

A swimming pool in the ICU? By Wes Ely — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Published in The Wall Street Journal on June 17th, 2016“A swimming pool in the ICU? You must be nuts.”The nurse’s voice was almost lost amid the whooshing ventilator and infusion pumps. Five days earlier, we had admitted Bennie, a Vietnam veteran, to the intensive care unit of our VA hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Frail and…

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