“a male attendee stood up and announced the incidence of sexual harassment was not statistically significant”

Perhaps hospitals are not the best place to teach ethical professionalism?https://t.co/hT6chUP4b0 — Minh Le Cong (@ketaminh) February 6, 2017 https://t.co/NGRdGcBvk0 — CICM (@CICMANZ) January 29, 2017

Respect to privacy in ICU

The main priority of the patients and families who suffer critical illness is recover the state of health, relegating to a second flat in the most of the occasions the emotional welfare, even their own privacy and in many cases, accepting that they can´t choose in their "role" of sick persons. Disease threatens two fundamentalContinue reading “Respect to privacy in ICU”

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…Continue reading “Training Compassion — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE”

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… viaContinue reading “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…Continue reading “The ICU Walk Protocol in English — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE”

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… viaContinue reading “Crazy madness — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE”

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… viaContinue reading “The Humanization Plan of Intensive Care Units of the Community of Madrid — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE”

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. via McGloughlin – Good Bugs, Bad Bugs — Intensive Care Network

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…Continue reading “All in one. By Mónica Ferrero — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE”

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,…Continue reading “Palliative care in the cardiac ICU”

Palliative Intensive Care: Why not?

As you know, next May 26th and 27th is taking place in Barcelona the II National Conference on Humanizing Intensive Care.One of the discussion pannel is called “Before and the end” and “Palliative Intensive Care: why not?”, and will be moderated by Dra. Mari Cruz Martín with the speakers Dr. Enric Benito (Coordinator of Palliative…Continue reading “Palliative Intensive Care: Why not?”

Somewhere in La Mancha

Nowadays, that person who haven´t heard about Humanizing Care, is because he/she lives on another planet. I am a nurse. I work at the Hospital General Universitario de Albacete, exactly in Anesthesia and Resuscitation Unit (REA), and as in every ICU, we suffer stress, burn-out and work overload. Stopping and thinking on what we can improve…Continue reading “Somewhere in La Mancha”