J Rello

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Evaluation of outcome of intravenous catheter-related infections in critically ill patients
    J Rello
    Intensive Care, Internal Medicine, Microbiology and Epidemiology Departments, Parc Taulí Health Corporation, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:1027-30. 2000
  2. ncbi International Conference for the Development of Consensus on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia
    J Rello
    Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 120:955-70. 2001
  3. ncbi Associations between empirical antimicrobial therapy at the hospital and mortality in patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia
    J Rello
    Critical Care Department, University Hospital Joan XXIII, Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona
    Intensive Care Med 28:1030-5. 2002
  4. doi Impact of the emergence of non-vaccine pneumococcal serotypes on the clinical presentation and outcome of adults with invasive pneumococcal pneumonia
    J Burgos
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:385-91. 2013
  5. doi 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
  6. ncbi Antibiotic prescription for community-acquired pneumonia in the intensive care unit: impact of adherence to Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines on survival
    M Bodi
    Intensive Care Dept, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Tarragona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1709-16. 2005
  7. doi Determinants of prescription and choice of empirical therapy for hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia
    J Rello
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Vall d Hebron Institut de Recerca, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d Hebron, 119 129, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 37:1332-9. 2011
  8. ncbi Variations in etiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia across four treatment sites: implications for antimicrobial prescribing practices
    J Rello
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Departments, Hospital de Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:608-13. 1999
  9. ncbi Impact of Gram-positive resistance on outcome of nosocomial pneumonia
    M Bodi
    Department of Critical Care, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 29:N82-6. 2001
  10. doi A care bundle approach for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    J Rello
    Hospital Vall d Hebron, CibeRes, VHIR, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:363-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi Evaluation of outcome of intravenous catheter-related infections in critically ill patients
    J Rello
    Intensive Care, Internal Medicine, Microbiology and Epidemiology Departments, Parc Taulí Health Corporation, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:1027-30. 2000
    ..Nevertheless, these infections lead to an increase in hospital stay of approximately 20 d. Each episode of CRI represents an additional cost of more than 3,000 Euros...
  2. ncbi International Conference for the Development of Consensus on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia
    J Rello
    Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 120:955-70. 2001
    ..Consensus was reached on the importance of local epidemiology surveillance programs and on the need for customized empiric antimicrobial choices to respond to local patterns of pathogens and susceptibilities...
  3. ncbi Associations between empirical antimicrobial therapy at the hospital and mortality in patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia
    J Rello
    Critical Care Department, University Hospital Joan XXIII, Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona
    Intensive Care Med 28:1030-5. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to examine different antibiotic choices and their relation to outcomes...
  4. doi Impact of the emergence of non-vaccine pneumococcal serotypes on the clinical presentation and outcome of adults with invasive pneumococcal pneumonia
    J Burgos
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:385-91. 2013
    ..1; 95% CI, 0.01-0.78). In conclusion, the incidence of IPP in the post-vaccine period has increased in our setting, it is caused mainly by non-vaccine serotypes and it is associated with higher rates of septic shock...
  5. doi 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...
  6. ncbi Antibiotic prescription for community-acquired pneumonia in the intensive care unit: impact of adherence to Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines on survival
    M Bodi
    Intensive Care Dept, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Tarragona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1709-16. 2005
    ..The purpose of our study was to analyze prognostic factors associated with mortality for patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  7. doi Determinants of prescription and choice of empirical therapy for hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia
    J Rello
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Vall d Hebron Institut de Recerca, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d Hebron, 119 129, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 37:1332-9. 2011
    ..Across Europe, carbapenems were the antibiotic most prescribed for HAP/VAP...
  8. ncbi Variations in etiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia across four treatment sites: implications for antimicrobial prescribing practices
    J Rello
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Departments, Hospital de Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:608-13. 1999
    ..Instead of following general recommendations, antimicrobial prescribing practices for VAP should be based on up-to-date information of the pattern of multiresistant isolates from each institution...
  9. ncbi Impact of Gram-positive resistance on outcome of nosocomial pneumonia
    M Bodi
    Department of Critical Care, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Crit Care Med 29:N82-6. 2001
    ..Optimizing treatment focusing on this goal and new antimicrobials provide new opportunities to improve survival. (Crit Care Med 2001; 29[Suppl.]:N82-N86)..
  10. doi A care bundle approach for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    J Rello
    Hospital Vall d Hebron, CibeRes, VHIR, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:363-9. 2013
    ..Efforts on VAP prevention and outcome improvement should focus on achieving higher compliance in hand and oral hygiene, sedation protocols and intracuff pressure control...
  11. pmc Differences in hospital- and ventilator-associated pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant) between Europe and Latin America: a comparison of the EUVAP and LATINVAP study cohorts
    J Rello
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, IRVH, CibeRes, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 37:241-7. 2013
    ..the European Union VAP (EUVAP) cohorts of patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs)...
  12. doi Community-acquired Legionella Pneumonia in the intensive care unit: Impact on survival of combined antibiotic therapy
    J Rello
    Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 37:320-6. 2013
    ..To compare intensive care unit (ICU) mortality in patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP) caused by Legionella pneumophila receiving combined therapy or monotherapy...
  13. doi First influenza season after the 2009 pandemic influenza: characteristics of intensive care unit admissions in adults and children in Vall d'Hebron Hospital
    G Poulakou
    Department of Critical Care, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:374-80. 2012
    ..Increasing vaccination rates among risk-group individuals is warranted to prevent ICU admission and death...
  14. ncbi Risk factors for developing pneumonia within 48 hours of intubation
    J Rello
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Departments, Hospital de Sabadell, and CEPSS FPT, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:1742-6. 1999
    ..29, 95% CI = 0.12, 0.69) showed a protective effect. Our findings emphasize that risk factors for pneumonia change during the intubation period, and preventing pneumonia requires a combined approach...
  15. ncbi Advances in the management of pneumonia in the intensive care unit: review of current thinking
    J Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:30-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, antibiotic choice should be institution-specific and patient-oriented...
  16. ncbi Early non-invasive ventilation treatment for severe influenza pneumonia
    J R Masclans
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Vall d Hebron Research Institute VHIR, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:249-56. 2013
    ..6% of them. NIV success was associated with shorter hospital stay and mortality similar to non-ventilated patients. NIV failure was associated with a mortality similar to those who were intubated from the start...
  17. doi Elevation of creatine kinase is associated with worse outcomes in 2009 pH1N1 influenza A infection
    Bárbara Borgatta
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona UAB, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 38:1152-61. 2012
    ..Current medical knowledge lacks specific information regarding creatine kinase (CK) elevation in influenza A pH1N1 (2009) infection...
  18. doi Influence of pneumococcal serotype group on outcome in adults with bacteraemic pneumonia
    M Lujan
    Pneumology Service, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 36:1073-9. 2010
    ..80, 95% CI 1.89-12.13). A vaccination strategy including serotypes 3, 6A, 6B, 8, 19F and 23F may improve survival in adults...
  19. doi 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...
  20. ncbi Mortality as an outcome in hospital-acquired pneumonia
    J Rello
    Intensive Care Department, Hospital de Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 19:795-7. 1998
    ..Initial antibiotic choice should be based on expected etiologic pathogens, while knowledge of local microbial epidemiology and susceptibility patterns is crucial...
  21. ncbi The sounds of cardiac arrest: innovating to obtain an accurate record during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    N Duran
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Research Group in Shock, Multiorgan Dysfunction and Resuscitation, Vall d Hebron Institute of Research, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Resuscitation 83:1219-22. 2012
    ..To obtain an accurate audit during in-hospital cardiac arrest, following recommendations of the Utstein style and measuring time intervals between the different interventions, is difficult...
  22. ncbi Usefulness of procalcitonin clearance as a prognostic biomarker in septic shock. A prospective pilot study
    J C Ruiz-Rodríguez
    Servei de Medicina Intensiva, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 36:475-80. 2012
    ..To evaluate procalcitonin clearance as a prognostic biomarker in septic shock...
  23. doi [Mechanical ventilation associated pneumonia]
    E Diaz
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII Tarragona, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, IISPV, CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, CibeRes, Tarragona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 34:318-24. 2010
    ....
  24. doi 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...
  25. doi Clostridium difficile in the ICU: study of the incidence, recurrence, clinical characteristics and complications in a university hospital
    S Salva
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 38:140-5. 2014
    ..The present study describes the incidence, patient characteristics, complications, and recurrence rates of CDI in a Spanish ICU...
  26. ncbi Pneumonia in immunocompetent patients: combination antibiotic therapy
    S Salva
    Department of Anesthesia, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Minerva Anestesiol 80:495-503. 2014
    ....
  27. doi Intubated patients developing tracheobronchitis or pneumonia have distinctive complement system gene expression signatures in the pre-infection period: a pilot study
    I Martin-Loeches
    Critical Care Centre, Corporació Sanitaria Parc Taulí Hospital de Sabadell CIBERES, Sabadell, Spain
    Med Intensiva 36:257-63. 2012
    ..It remains unknown why some intubated patients remain infection-free while others develop tracheobronchitis (VAT) or pneumonia (VAP)...
  28. doi E. coli O104:H4 outbreak and haemolytic-uraemic syndrome
    B Borgatta
    Critical Care Department, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Intensiva 36:576-83. 2012
    ..The first cases of the European epidemic of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O104:H4 (STEC-O104:H4) infection were reported in Germany in April 2011...
  29. ncbi Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety and tolerability of tigecycline
    J Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira i Virgili, Institut Pere Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
    J Chemother 17:12-22. 2005
    ..C. difficile-related complications with tigecycline are uncommon. In the majority of patients, tigecycline has minimal adverse effects on blood chemistry or haematology...
  30. ncbi Endotracheal tube intraluminal diameter narrowing after mechanical ventilation: use of acoustic reflectometry
    M C Boque
    University Hospital Joan XXIII, University Rovira i Virgili, Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 30:2204-9. 2004
    ..To quantify the incidence and degree of endotracheal tube intraluminal obstruction after mechanical ventilation and its relation to time of intubation...
  31. ncbi Implications of COPD in patients admitted to the intensive care unit by community-acquired pneumonia
    J Rello
    Critical Care Dept, Joan XXIII University Hospital, Carrer Mallafre Guasch 4, E43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 27:1210-6. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi [Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia. Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR)]
    I Alfageme
    Arch Bronconeumol 41:272-89. 2005
  33. doi Evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia: results of a knowledge test among European intensive care nurses
    S Labeau
    Faculty of Healthcare, University College Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    J Hosp Infect 70:180-5. 2008
    ..Further research may determine whether low scores are related to a lack of knowledge, deficiencies in training, differences in what is regarded as good practice, and/or a lack of consistent policy...
  34. ncbi Presence of polyclonal Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an intensive care unit: a 27-month prospective study on molecular epidemiology
    P Cortes
    Department of Microbiology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:720-3. 2001
    ..Taps and related surfaces were a stable reservoir for certain pulsotypes. The 15.4% of the P. aeruginosa-positive cultures were polyclonal. Different colony morphotypes should be assayed in surveillance studies...
  35. ncbi Hospital-acquired pneumonia guidelines in Europe: a review of their status and future development
    R Masterton
    NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Eglington House, Ailsa Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr KA6 0BA, UK, and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:206-13. 2007
    ..Establishing a pan-European consensus on core processes of care should be viewed as an impetus for change to improve clinical practices and should include a suitable implementation strategy...
  36. ncbi The pneumonia severity index predicts time to clinical stability in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    F Arnold
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:739-43. 2006
    ..A total of 33 hospitals in 13 countries in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America...
  37. ncbi [Discrepancies between clinical and pathological diagnosis in a polyvalent intensive care service]
    M Magret Iglesias
    Servicio de Cuidados Intensivos, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, Tarragona España
    Med Intensiva 30:95-100. 2006
    ..Analyze the frequency and spectrum of the most relevant diseases found in the necropsic study. Assess the association between stay in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) less than 24 hours and rate of diagnostic errors...