Alejandro Rodriguez

Summary

Affiliation: Hospital Universitario
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Recommendations of the Infectious Diseases Work Group (GTEI) of the Spanish Society of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and Coronary Units (SEMICYUC) and the Infections in Critically Ill Patients Study Group (GEIPC) of the Spanish Society of Infectio
    A Rodriguez
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitario de Tarragona Joan XXIII, IISPV URV CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Espana
    Med Intensiva 36:103-37. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mortality and regional oxygen saturation index in septic shock patients: a pilot study
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, IISPV, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Spain
    J Trauma 70:1145-52. 2011
  3. doi request reprint First influenza season after the 2009 pandemic influenza: report of the first 300 ICU admissions in Spain
    A Rodriguez
    Hospital Joan XXIII, Critical Care Department, IISPV, URV, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 35:208-16. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Impact of early oseltamivir treatment on outcome in critically ill patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Hospital Joan XXIII, Critical Care Department IISPV URV CIBERES, Tarragona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1140-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint [Pandemic influenza A in the ICU: experience in Spain and Latin America. GETGAG/SEMICYUC/(Spanish Working Group on Severe Pandemic Influenza A/SEMICYUC)]
    A Rodriguez
    Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Hospital Joan XXIII, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, IISPV, Tarragona, Espana
    Med Intensiva 34:87-94. 2010
  6. pmc Pandemic and post-pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection in critically ill patients
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Center, Parc Taulí Hospital Sabadell, CibeRes, Sabadell, Spain
    Crit Care 15:R286. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint De-escalation therapy in ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Jordi Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 32:2183-90. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Severe pandemic (H1N1)v influenza A infection: report on the first deaths in Spain
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Spain
    Respirology 16:78-85. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Radiologic progression of pulmonary infiltrates predicts a worse prognosis in severe community-acquired pneumonia than bacteremia
    Thiago Lisboa
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Carrer Mallafre Guasch, Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 135:165-72. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The ventilator-associated pneumonia PIRO score: a tool for predicting ICU mortality and health-care resources use in ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Thiago Lisboa
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 134:1208-16. 2008

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint [Recommendations of the Infectious Diseases Work Group (GTEI) of the Spanish Society of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and Coronary Units (SEMICYUC) and the Infections in Critically Ill Patients Study Group (GEIPC) of the Spanish Society of Infectio
    A Rodriguez
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitario de Tarragona Joan XXIII, IISPV URV CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Espana
    Med Intensiva 36:103-37. 2012
    ..Chemoprophylaxis must always be considered a supplement to vaccination, and is indicated in people at high risk of complications, as well in healthcare personnel who have been exposed...
  2. doi request reprint Mortality and regional oxygen saturation index in septic shock patients: a pilot study
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, IISPV, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Spain
    J Trauma 70:1145-52. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint First influenza season after the 2009 pandemic influenza: report of the first 300 ICU admissions in Spain
    A Rodriguez
    Hospital Joan XXIII, Critical Care Department, IISPV, URV, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 35:208-16. 2011
    ..During the 2009 influenza pandemic, several reports were published, nevertheless, data on the clinical profiles of critically ill patients with the new virus infection during this second outbreak are still lacking...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of early oseltamivir treatment on outcome in critically ill patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Hospital Joan XXIII, Critical Care Department IISPV URV CIBERES, Tarragona, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1140-9. 2011
    ..The main objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between the timing of antiviral administration and intensive care unit (ICU) outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint [Pandemic influenza A in the ICU: experience in Spain and Latin America. GETGAG/SEMICYUC/(Spanish Working Group on Severe Pandemic Influenza A/SEMICYUC)]
    A Rodriguez
    Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Hospital Joan XXIII, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, IISPV, Tarragona, Espana
    Med Intensiva 34:87-94. 2010
    ..It has spread very rapidly since the first cases were diagnosed in Mexico with the subsequent spread of the virus throughout the Southern Cone and Europe during the summer season...
  6. pmc Pandemic and post-pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection in critically ill patients
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Center, Parc Taulí Hospital Sabadell, CibeRes, Sabadell, Spain
    Crit Care 15:R286. 2011
    ..There is a vast amount of information published regarding the impact of 2009 pandemic Influenza A (pH1N1) virus infection. However, a comparison of risk factors and outcome during the 2010-2011 post-pandemic period has not been described...
  7. ncbi request reprint De-escalation therapy in ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Jordi Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 32:2183-90. 2004
    ..To evaluate de-escalation of antibiotic therapy in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia...
  8. doi request reprint Severe pandemic (H1N1)v influenza A infection: report on the first deaths in Spain
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Spain
    Respirology 16:78-85. 2011
    ..The impact of pandemic influenza A (H1N1)v infection is still unknown but it is associated with a high case-fatality rate...
  9. doi request reprint Radiologic progression of pulmonary infiltrates predicts a worse prognosis in severe community-acquired pneumonia than bacteremia
    Thiago Lisboa
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Carrer Mallafre Guasch, Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 135:165-72. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relative importance of these two factors in the outcome of patients with severe CAP (sCAP)...
  10. doi request reprint The ventilator-associated pneumonia PIRO score: a tool for predicting ICU mortality and health-care resources use in ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Thiago Lisboa
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 134:1208-16. 2008
    ..No score is available to assess severity and stratify mortality risk in ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). Our objective was to develop a severity assessment tool for VAP patients...
  11. doi request reprint Mortality in ICU patients with bacterial community-acquired pneumonia: when antibiotics are not enough
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Critical Care Department, Pere Virgili Health Institut and CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Tarragona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 35:430-8. 2009
    ..It remains uncertain why immunocompetent patients with bacterial community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) die, in spite of adequate antibiotics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for ventilator-associated pneumonia by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in presence of recent antibiotic exposure
    Jordi Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira and Virgili, Institut Pere Virgili, Carrer Dr Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Anesthesiology 105:709-14. 2006
    ....
  13. doi request reprint PIRO score for community-acquired pneumonia: a new prediction rule for assessment of severity in intensive care unit patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Jordi Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira and Virgili, Institut Pere Virgili, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 37:456-62. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint A randomized trial of dental brushing for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Angel Pobo
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 136:433-9. 2009
    ..Poor oral hygiene is associated with respiratory pathogen colonization and secondary lung infection. The impact of adding electric toothbrushing to oral care in order to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) incidence is unknown...
  15. pmc Acute kidney injury in critical ill patients affected by influenza A (H1N1) virus infection
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, URV, and IISPV, Mallafre i Guasch, ES 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care 15:R66. 2011
    ..Little information exists about the impact of acute kidney injury (AKI) in critically ill patients with the pandemic 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of diversity of antibiotic use on the development of antimicrobial resistance
    Alberto Sandiumenge
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili Institut Pere Virgili, Tarragona 43007, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1197-204. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of different antibiotic strategies on acquisition of resistant microorganisms...
  17. pmc Intensive care adult patients with severe respiratory failure caused by Influenza A (H1N1)v in Spain
    Jordi Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, CIBERes Enfermedades Respiratorias, IISPV, Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care 13:R148. 2009
    ..We describe the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of the first 32 persons reported to be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) due to influenza A (H1N1)v infection in Spain...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of obesity in patients infected with 2009 influenza A(H1N1)
    Emili Diaz
    Critical Care Department, Hospital Universitario Joan XXIII CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, URV, and IISPV, Carrer Dr, Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 139:382-6. 2011
    ..However, its role remains unclear. We evaluate the outcome of patients who are obese and infected with A(H1N1) in the ICU, determining whether obesity is a risk factor for mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of ventilator-associated pneumonia in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit: does trauma make a difference?
    Kemal Agbaht
    CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, University of Rovira and Virgili, Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Institut Pere Virgili, Carrer Dr Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 33:1387-95. 2007
    ..Antibiotic exposure and timing of pneumonia onset influence ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) isolates. The first goal of this investigation was to evaluate whether trauma also influences prevalence of microorganisms...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of nonexacerbated COPD on mortality in critically ill patients
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, CIBERes Enfermedades Respiratorias, Universidad Rovira i Virgili IISPV, Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 139:1354-60. 2011
    ..The real contribution of nonexacerbated COPD to mortality has not been studied. The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of nonexacerbated COPD on mortality in patients requiring mechanical ventilation (MV)...
  21. doi request reprint Corticosteroid therapy in patients with primary viral pneumonia due to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza
    Emili Diaz
    Critical Care Department, Hospital Sant Joan Despí Moisès Broggi, Jacint Verdaguer, 90, 08970 Sant Joan Despí, Barcelona, CibeRes, IISPV, Spain
    J Infect 64:311-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effect on survival of corticosteroid therapy in patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza...
  22. doi request reprint Use of early corticosteroid therapy on ICU admission in patients affected by severe pandemic (H1N1)v influenza A infection
    I Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, IISPV, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias CIBERES, Tarragona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 37:272-83. 2011
    ..Early use of corticosteroids in patients affected by pandemic (H1N1)v influenza A infection, although relatively common, remains controversial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Combination antibiotic therapy improves survival in patients with community-acquired pneumonia and shock
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Intensive Care Unit, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 35:1493-8. 2007
    ..To assess whether combination antibiotic therapy improves outcome of severe community-acquired pneumonia in the subset of patients with shock...
  24. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein correlates with bacterial load and appropriate antibiotic therapy in suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Thiago Lisboa
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira and Virgili, Institut Pere Virgili, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 36:166-71. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical resolution in patients with suspicion of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a cohort study comparing patients with and without acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Loreto Vidaur
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira and Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 33:1248-53. 2005
    ..A secondary objective was to identify clinical variables that might be useful for monitoring response to therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Oral care practices in intensive care units: a survey of 59 European ICUs
    Jordi Rello
    Joan XXIII University Hospital, Critical Care Department, Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 33:1066-70. 2007
    ..To explore the type and frequency of oral care practices in European ICUs and the attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge of health care workers...
  27. doi request reprint Community-acquired respiratory coinfection in critically ill patients with pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus
    Ignacio Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, CibeRes, Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 139:555-62. 2011
    ..Little is known about the impact of community-acquired respiratory coinfection in patients with pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus infection...
  28. doi request reprint [Pandemic influenza A (H1N1)v in the intensive care unit: what have we learned?]
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, IISPV, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Hospital Universitario Joan XXIII, Tarragona, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 46:24-31. 2010
    ..Therefore, early administration of this drug in patients with risk factors or those who, although free from risk factors, show clinical progression, could reduce ICU admissions and mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of high-dose of intravenous immunoglobulin and antibiotics on survival for severe sepsis undergoing surgery
    Alejandro Rodriguez
    Intensive Care Department of Joan XXIII University Hospital University Rovira and Virgili and Institut Pere Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Shock 23:298-304. 2005
    ..We conclude that IVIG administration, when used in combination with adequate antibiotics, improved the survival of surgical ICU patients with intra-abdominal sepsis. The initial choice of antibiotic has a dramatic impact on outcome...
  30. ncbi request reprint Etiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Jordi Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira and Virgili, Carrer Dr Mallafre Guasch 4, Tarragona 43007, Spain
    Clin Chest Med 26:87-95. 2005
    ..The discussion herein analyzes these aspects, placing particular emphasis on risk factors, attributable mortality, resistance, and the implications for management...