Signa vitae 24
Educational Sciences (Child and Educational Psychology, Sociology of Education, Political Science of Education, Economics of Education, Anthropology of Education, Neurosciences and Early Learning, Educational Disciplines) 1
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eng Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Are Point-of-Use Filters Useful?
Starcevic, Lidija Zele
Signa vitae Vol. 13, No. 1, 2017
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, in intensive care units (ICUs), causes infections with high morbidity and mortality rates. Tap water outlets are often contaminated with P.aeruginosa and may represent a source of endemic infections in ICUs. The aim of this study was to explore the role of point-of-use (POU) filters in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in reducing P.aeruginosa colonizations/infections. Routine surveillance cultures, environmental cultures and samples from the hands of healthcare personnel, were taken and cultivated. P.aeruginosa...
Hrčak ID: 185252
hrv Jedinica za liječenje moždanog udara - mjesto gdje bi se trebali liječiti svi bolesnici s moždanim udarom
eng Stroke Unit - Where All Stroke Patients Should Be Treated
Breitenfeld, Tomislav; Vargek-Solter, Vesna; Supanc, Višnja; Roje-Bedeković, Marina; Demarin, Vida
Acta clinica Croatica Vol. 48, No. 3, 2009
Moždani udar je jedan od glavnih uzroka pobola i smrtnosti u razvijenom svijetu, ali i vodeći uzrok invaliditeta. Jedinice za liječenje moždanog udara (JLMU) su dokazano učinkovit način u liječenju moždanog udara i to snižavanjem smrtnosti i zaostalog invaliditeta. Prema European Stroke Organization, JLMU bi trebale pružiti koordiniranu i multidisciplinarnu skrb s timom specijaliziranim za liječenje moždanog udara. Deklaracija iz Helsingborga 1995. godine pozvala je na organiziran pristup liječenju akutnog moždanog udara JLMU za sve bolesnike s...
Hrčak ID: 45281
hrv SAVJETI VODITELJA ODGOJNE MJERE POJAČANA BRIGA I NADZOR U ISKUSTVU NEGDAŠNJEG MALOLJETNOG DELINKVENTA
eng ADVICES OF PROBATION OFFICER IN EXPERIENCE OF FORMER MINOR DELINQUENT
Kriminologija & socijalna integracija Vol. 6, No. 1, 1998
Hrčak ID: 94213
eng POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER IN PARENTS OF CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED IN THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (NICU): MEDICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC RISK FACTORS
Aftyka, Anna; Rybojad, Beata; Rozalska-Walaszek, Ilona; Rzoñca, Patryk; Humeniuk, Ewa
Psychiatria Danubina Vol. 26, No. 4, 2014
Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among parents of neonates hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) stays an underestimated problem. We determined the incidence of PTSD in parents and pointed out medical and demographic risk factors for PTSD in neonates hospitalized in the NICU. Subject and methods: The study involved 39 mothers and 27 fathers of 42 infants aged 1 to 16 months who were hospitalized in the NICU of a Children’s University Hospital during the neonatal period. As a measure of PTSD we used the Po...
Hrčak ID: 162267
hrv Procjena radnog opterećenja medicinskih sestara u jedinici intenzivne medicine primjenom bodovnih sustava
eng Assessment of Nurses’ Workload in Intensive Care Unit by Use of Scoring Systems
Croatian Nursing Journal Vol. 4, No. 1, 2020
Cilj. Odrediti povezanost između dva različita bodovna sustava; kategorizacije bolesnika i Nine Equivalents of Nursing Manpower Use Score (NEMS) i njihovu sposobnost da pokažu je li broj medicinskih sestara u jedinici intenzivne medicine optimalan za pružanje kvalitetne zdravstvene njege. Utvrditi povezanost između težine stanja bolesnika i zadovoljstva medicinskih sestara kvalitetom pružene skrbi. Metode. Istraživanje je provedeno u Kliničkoj bolnici Dubrava na Odjelu intenzivne medicine Klinike za anesteziologiju, reanimatologiju i intenzi...
Hrčak ID: 239229
eng Continuous infusion versus bolus injection of furosemide in pediatric patients after cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized studies
Landoni, Giovanni; Zangrillo, Alberto; Cabrini, Luca; Monti, Giacomo; Turi, Stefano; Bignami, Elena; Biondi-Zoccai, Giuseppe G. L.; Sheiban, Imad
Signa vitae Vol. 7, No. 1, 2012
Introduction. Acute renal failure and fluid retention are common problems in pediatric patients after cardiac surgery. Furosemide, a loop diuretic drug, is frequently administered to increase urinary output. The aim of the present study was to compare efficacy and complications of continuous infusion of furosemide vs bolus injection among pediatric patients after cardiac surgery. Methods. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed in compliance with The Cochrane Collaboration and the Quality of Reporting of Meta-Analysis (QUORUM) guide...
Hrčak ID: 81728
eng Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Species in a cardiac surgical intensive care unit
Signa vitae Vol. 10., No. 2., 2015
Objective. Multi-drug resistant bacterial infections, in particular when Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is involved, have become a relevant problem in both general and specialized intensive care units. The aim of this study was to identify the epidemiology of MRSA infections in a Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit, to assess their impact on mortality and to identify predictors of MRSA infection and mortality in this population. Design and settings. A 7-year observational study in a cardiac surgery teaching center. Pa...
Hrčak ID: 170133
eng The impact of early percutaneous tracheotomy on reduction of the incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia and the course and outcome of ICU patients
Signa vitae Vol. Volume 14, No. 1, 2018
Te aim of the study. Te primary objective of this study was to determine the diferences in the incidence of respiratory infections and septic episodes in patients who underwent early percutaneous tracheotomy (ET) and in patients who underwent translaryngeal intubation i.e late tracheotomy (LT). Secondary objectives were to determine the diferences in the early mortality of patients, duration of mechanical ventilation and length of Intensive care unit (ICU) stay. Materials and methods. Te study included 72 surgical and trauma patien...
Hrčak ID: 200441
eng Performance of D-dimer for predicting sepsis mortality in the intensive care unit
Han, Yan-Qiu; Yan, Li; Zhang, Lei; Ouyang, Pei-Heng; Li, Peng; Lippi, Giuseppe; Hu, Zhi-De
Biochemia Medica Vol. 31, No. 2, 2021
The prognostic value of D-dimer (DD) in sepsis remains controversial. This study aimed to investigate the performance of DD for predicting sepsis mortality in the hospital and for identifying its potential correlates. The clinical and laboratory data of adult sepsis patients were extracted from the Medical Information Mart for Intensive Care III (MIMIC III, v1.4) database using the structured query language (SQL). The database contains critical illness admitted to the intensive care unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center between June 200...
Hrčak ID: 258892
eng Effects of enteral nutrition on clinical outcomes among mechanically ventilated and sedated patients in the pediatric intensive care unit
Signa vitae Vol. 10., No. 2., 2015
Objective. To analyze the effects of enteral nutrition on outcomes and complications of critically ill children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Design. Retrospective cohort study. Setting. PICU in a tertiary care academic medical center. Patients. Patients up to age 17 years who were admitted to the PICU between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2013. Interventions. Intubation for more than 48 hours and requiring any sedative medications. Patients with surgical contraindications to feeding were excluded. Measures and...
Hrčak ID: 170136