Education, ICU

#humaniza Will be a TEDx Valladolid

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amig@s. After a few days of rest and refuel, we come back harder than ever. The second half of this 2015, a year that will change the history, comes very very entertaining and in line with the first half: full of activities that keep generating consciousness. Yesterday leapt on social… Continue reading #humaniza Will be a TEDx Valladolid

ICU

The ten barriers to appropriate management of patients at the end of their life

In the article published in Intensive Care Medicine by Hillamn y Cardona-Morell, the main barriers that hinder an appropriate management of patients at the end of life are described. It is becoming more common the dilemma of admitting and treat in ICU certain patients that intensive medicine no longer can offer them what they really… Continue reading The ten barriers to appropriate management of patients at the end of their life

ICU

Accompanying the Family

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. From Asociación Humanizar of Hospital San Juan de Alicante, we have been informed about the following workshop on 25 March: One of the projects of this volunteer is the accompaniment and listening to/with the relatives of the patients admitted to the ICU: welcome them and accompanied by giving them… Continue reading Accompanying the Family

Healthcare, ICU

Day 2 #UCIamable (friendly ICU): Yoga in ICU of Hospital 12 de Octubre

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Day 2 #UCIamable (friendly ICU) Campaining, and Maria Soledad Martínez Ávila shares with us a very interesting research project. Stay alert: Yoga is an ancient practice that appears in the Indus Valley in the 17th Century BC. There are different types of yoga, the most widespread and known in… Continue reading Day 2 #UCIamable (friendly ICU): Yoga in ICU of Hospital 12 de Octubre

Healthcare, ICU

The ICU of the Future

Yesterday I had dinner with Carles Calaf and Victor Úbeda, and we were talking about the future with a couple of beers. Philosophy of bar and brainstorming: probably the most creative combination. How will be the ICU of the Future? As we have thought before, for me it is clear: centered in persons and to… Continue reading The ICU of the Future

News

Duel with Sticks

This is a picture of Francisco de Goya, two villains fighting in a bleak landscape. The weapons were sticks and there were no rules and protocols. The duel ended with the death of one of the contenders and usually with the other wounded. The landscape in the background is empty, which accentuates the loneliness and… Continue reading Duel with Sticks

Healthcare, ICU

The Iatroref Study: Caring, the Healthcare providers to care patients

Research studies focusing on the critical patient safety are increasing. The flaws in the system and human factors are the main cause of adverse events. The complexity of the factors that contribute to health care risk required to deep through its analysis, in order to establish strategies for improvement in one of the key of… Continue reading The Iatroref Study: Caring, the Healthcare providers to care patients