- [Intrahospital mortality after discharge from the ICU (hidden mortality) in patients who required mechanical ventilation]Federico Gordo
Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos UCI Fundación Hospital Alcorcón Madrid España
Med Clin (Barc) 121:241-4. 2003..Our goal was to determine the hidden mortality (HM) in patients who underwent an episode of mechanical ventilation (MV). We also analyzed the factors associated with an increase in the risk of hidden mortality...
- [Mechanical ventilation induced lung injury]F Gordo Vidal
Area de Anestesia, Reanimación y Cuidados Críticos, Fundacion Hospital Alcorcon, Alcorcon, Madrid, Espana
Med Intensiva 31:18-26. 2007..It should be investigated if these same strategies would be useful in preventing the appearance of ARDS in mechanically ventilated patients for another reason, basically in those with risk factors for the development of this condition...
- [High PEEP vs. conventional PEEP in the acute respiratory distress syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis]F Gordo-Vidal
Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Fundacion Hospital Alcorcon, Madrid, Espana
Med Intensiva 31:491-501. 2007..To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature to evaluate the effects of high PEEP versus conventional PEEP on mortality and on the risk of barotrauma in patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)...