Critical Care - Volume 5, issue Suppl 3

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1466-609X
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1364-8535

Abstract

The APACHE-II score has been validated for the time of admission at the ICU, but has been widely used in outcome studies of patients with ARF, and frequently obtained at the time of indication of dialysis. Another prognostic score index - the ATN-ISS - obtained at the time of referral to the neph

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 5, no. Suppl 3, 2001

Abstract

To describe an outbreak of SCV and its epidemiology.

We conducted a retrospective study analyzing nine previously identified cases (two of them out of the ICU) of SCV-related sepsis occurring in the period between November 1998 and September 1999. Clinical and epidemiologic data were collec

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 5, no. Suppl 3, 2001

Abstract

The evaluation of a health service is intimately linked to the definition and the social consent and implies in values and ideologies. Its settles down in conformity or adaptation to that user's expectations.

The aim of this work was to make a descriptive study about the ICU patients and ca

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 5, no. Suppl 3, 2001