Cristóbal León

Summary

Affiliation: Institut Kaplan
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Infrared ear thermometry in the critically ill patient
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
    J Crit Care 20:106-10. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the treatment of short-term intravascular catheter-related infections in adults; SEIMC-SEMICYUC Consensus Conference]
    Cristóbal León
    Coordinadores de la Conferencia, Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:92-101. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Benefits of minocycline and rifampin-impregnated central venous catheters. A prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled, multicenter trial
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Carretera de Cádiz s n, 41014 Sevilla, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 30:1891-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A bedside scoring system ("Candida score") for early antifungal treatment in nonneutropenic critically ill patients with Candida colonization
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care Med 34:730-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Usefulness of the "Candida score" for discriminating between Candida colonization and invasive candidiasis in non-neutropenic critically ill patients: a prospective multicenter study
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit CL, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care Med 37:1624-33. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint [Indications for antifungal treatment in intensive care unit patients]
    Francisco Alvarez-Lerma
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:279-85. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Antiseptic chamber-containing hub reduces central venous catheter-related infection: a prospective, randomized study
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Units of Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care Med 31:1318-24. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Value of β-D-glucan and Candida albicans germ tube antibody for discriminating between Candida colonization and invasive candidiasis in patients with severe abdominal conditions
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Carretera de Cádiz s n, 41014 Seville, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 38:1315-25. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention and diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a survey on current practices in Southern Spanish ICUs
    Rafael Sierra
    Intensive Care Unit, Puerta del Mar University Hospital, University of Cadiz, Spain
    Chest 128:1667-73. 2005
  10. pmc Isolation of Aspergillus spp. from the respiratory tract in critically ill patients: risk factors, clinical presentation and outcome
    Jose Garnacho-Montero
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care 9:R191-9. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Infrared ear thermometry in the critically ill patient
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
    J Crit Care 20:106-10. 2005
    ..The purpose of this clinical study was to determine the accuracy of infrared tympanic membrane thermometry compared to axillary temperature (tempAx) for detecting body temperature reliably in critically ill patients in the daily practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the treatment of short-term intravascular catheter-related infections in adults; SEIMC-SEMICYUC Consensus Conference]
    Cristóbal León
    Coordinadores de la Conferencia, Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:92-101. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Benefits of minocycline and rifampin-impregnated central venous catheters. A prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled, multicenter trial
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Carretera de Cádiz s n, 41014 Sevilla, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 30:1891-9. 2004
    ..To determine the efficacy of minocycline and rifampin-impregnated catheters compared to non-impregnated catheters in critically ill patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint A bedside scoring system ("Candida score") for early antifungal treatment in nonneutropenic critically ill patients with Candida colonization
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care Med 34:730-7. 2006
    ..To obtain a score for deciding early antifungal treatment when candidal infection is suspected in nonneutropenic critically ill patients...
  5. doi request reprint Usefulness of the "Candida score" for discriminating between Candida colonization and invasive candidiasis in non-neutropenic critically ill patients: a prospective multicenter study
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit CL, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care Med 37:1624-33. 2009
    ..A rate of IC <5% in patients with CS <3 was the primary end point...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Indications for antifungal treatment in intensive care unit patients]
    Francisco Alvarez-Lerma
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:279-85. 2004
    ..This study investigates the indications for antifungal treatment in patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in Spain and determines the frequency at which each individual drug is prescribed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antiseptic chamber-containing hub reduces central venous catheter-related infection: a prospective, randomized study
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Units of Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care Med 31:1318-24. 2003
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Value of β-D-glucan and Candida albicans germ tube antibody for discriminating between Candida colonization and invasive candidiasis in patients with severe abdominal conditions
    Cristóbal León
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Universidad de Sevilla, Carretera de Cádiz s n, 41014 Seville, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 38:1315-25. 2012
    ..colonization from infection in ICU patients with severe abdominal conditions (SAC)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention and diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a survey on current practices in Southern Spanish ICUs
    Rafael Sierra
    Intensive Care Unit, Puerta del Mar University Hospital, University of Cadiz, Spain
    Chest 128:1667-73. 2005
    ..To assess the implementation of selected ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) prevention strategies, and to learn how VAP is diagnosed in the ICUs of Southern Spain...
  10. pmc Isolation of Aspergillus spp. from the respiratory tract in critically ill patients: risk factors, clinical presentation and outcome
    Jose Garnacho-Montero
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Sevilla, Spain
    Crit Care 9:R191-9. 2005
    ..were isolated from respiratory secretions, using a database from a study designed to assess fungal infections...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein used as an early indicator of infection in patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Rafael Sierra
    Intensive Care Unit, Puerta del Mar University Hospital, Cadiz, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 30:2038-45. 2004
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of a single determination of serum C-reactive protein as a marker of sepsis in critically ill patients...
  13. pmc Successful treatment of Candida parapsilosis mural endocarditis with combined caspofungin and voriconazole
    Víctor López-Ciudad
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Santa María Madre Complejo Hospitalario de Ourense, Ourense, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 6:73. 2006
    ..Seven cases of mural endocarditis caused by Candida spp. have been collected from literature and six of these patients died after treatment with amphotericin B...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Observational study investigating the use of levofloxacin in ICU patients]
    Francisco Alvarez-Lerma
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 22:220-6. 2004
    ..There is little information on the use of levofloxacin, a new quinolone, in ICU patients...
  15. doi request reprint Severe 2009 A/H1N1v influenza in pregnant women in Spain
    Enrique Maravi-Poma
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Virgen del Camino, Pamplona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 39:945-51. 2011
    ..To describe the severity of the 2009 influenza A/H1N1v illness among pregnant women admitted to Spanish intensive care units...