Andreas Perren

Summary

Affiliation: Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Time course of hemoglobin concentrations in the intensive care unit in nonbleeding patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Marco Previsdomini
    Division of Medical Intensive Care, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 100:579-82. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Fluid balance in critically ill patients. Should we really rely on it?
    A Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Minerva Anestesiol 77:802-11. 2011
  3. pmc Adverse event reporting in adult intensive care units and the impact of a multifaceted intervention on drug-related adverse events
    Alberto Pagnamenta
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine of the Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale EOC, Intensive Care Units of the Regional Hospitals Mendrisio, Locarno, Bellinzona and Lugano, Switzerland
    Ann Intensive Care 2:47. 2012
  4. pmc Optimization of ventilator setting by flow and pressure waveforms analysis during noninvasive ventilation for acute exacerbations of COPD: a multicentric randomized controlled trial
    Fabiano Di Marco
    Pneumologia Ospedale San Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via A, di Rudinì 8, Milano, 20142, Italy
    Crit Care 15:R283. 2011
  5. doi request reprint High accuracy of the nine equivalents of nursing manpower use score assessed by critical care nurses
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Intensive Care Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 142:w13555. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Patients' prediction of extubation success
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care, Department of Intensive Care, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 36:2045-52. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of in-hospital secondary prevention for different vascular diseases
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Eur J Intern Med 20:631-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Economic burden of unjustified medications at hospital discharge
    A Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:430-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Omitted and unjustified medications in the discharge summary
    A Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:205-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint From the ICU to the ward: cross-checking of the physician's transfer report by intensive care nurses
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 34:2054-61. 2008

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Time course of hemoglobin concentrations in the intensive care unit in nonbleeding patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Marco Previsdomini
    Division of Medical Intensive Care, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 100:579-82. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that this decrease is due to normalization of the previous stress-induced hemoconcentration and "internal hemodilution" by nitroglycerin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fluid balance in critically ill patients. Should we really rely on it?
    A Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Minerva Anestesiol 77:802-11. 2011
    ..Limited information exists about the accuracy and consistency of nurse-registered cumulative FBs and regarding the value of suggested corrections for non-measurable losses...
  3. pmc Adverse event reporting in adult intensive care units and the impact of a multifaceted intervention on drug-related adverse events
    Alberto Pagnamenta
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine of the Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale EOC, Intensive Care Units of the Regional Hospitals Mendrisio, Locarno, Bellinzona and Lugano, Switzerland
    Ann Intensive Care 2:47. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Optimization of ventilator setting by flow and pressure waveforms analysis during noninvasive ventilation for acute exacerbations of COPD: a multicentric randomized controlled trial
    Fabiano Di Marco
    Pneumologia Ospedale San Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via A, di Rudinì 8, Milano, 20142, Italy
    Crit Care 15:R283. 2011
    ..To date, however, a real clinical benefit of this approach has not been proven...
  5. doi request reprint High accuracy of the nine equivalents of nursing manpower use score assessed by critical care nurses
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Intensive Care Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 142:w13555. 2012
    ..In Switzerland it has also become a key component in defining the degree of ICU hospital reimbursement. The accuracy of nurse registered NEMS scores in real life was assessed and error-prone variables were identified...
  6. doi request reprint Patients' prediction of extubation success
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care, Department of Intensive Care, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 36:2045-52. 2010
    ..However, little is known regarding the patient's subjective perception of autonomous breathing...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of in-hospital secondary prevention for different vascular diseases
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Eur J Intern Med 20:631-5. 2009
    ..Our goal was to evaluate whether the kind of vascular disease influences prescription practice of secondary drug prophylaxis at hospital discharge and to which extent secondary prevention is actually complete...
  8. doi request reprint Economic burden of unjustified medications at hospital discharge
    A Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:430-5. 2009
    ..Medication errors are a major concern for health care since they may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm. However, little is known regarding the economic burden of unjustified medications...
  9. doi request reprint Omitted and unjustified medications in the discharge summary
    A Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:205-8. 2009
    ..Limited information exists in regard to drug omissions and unjustified medications in the hospital discharge summary (DS)...
  10. doi request reprint From the ICU to the ward: cross-checking of the physician's transfer report by intensive care nurses
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 34:2054-61. 2008
    ..To assess whether cross-checking of the physician ICU transfer report by ICU nurses may reduce transfer report errors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Protocol-directed weaning from mechanical ventilation: clinical outcome in patients randomized for a 30-min or 120-min trial with pressure support ventilation
    Andreas Perren
    Centro Cure Intense, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 28:1058-63. 2002
    ..To investigate the possibility of successful extubation performing a spontaneous breathing trial (SBT) in pressure support ventilation (PSV) with target durations of 30 and 120 min...
  12. ncbi request reprint Remember 'a posteriori diagnosis' of carbon monoxide poisoning
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Eur J Emerg Med 12:259-60. 2005
    ..To raise awareness of the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning as a diagnosis in the emergency department and to present the little known fact that it is possible to diagnose carbon monoxide poisoning retrospectively...
  13. doi request reprint Influence of steroids on procalcitonin and C-reactive protein in patients with COPD and community-acquired pneumonia
    A Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Infection 36:163-6. 2008
    ..We investigated, whether in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) a combined antibiotic-corticosteroid therapy may actually lead to different slopes of decline of these inflammatory markers...
  14. pmc Predictors of positive blood cultures in critically ill patients: a retrospective evaluation
    Marco Previsdomini
    Intensive Care Unit, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 53:30-9. 2012
    ..To identify predictors of bacteremia in critically ill patients, to evaluate the impact of blood cultures on the outcome, and to define conditions for breakthrough bacteremia despite concurrent antibiotic treatment...
  15. pmc Critical Care Nurses Inadequately Assess SAPS II Scores of Very Ill Patients in Real Life
    Andreas Perren
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Intensive Care, Regional Hospital, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland
    Crit Care Res Pract 2012:919106. 2012
    ..45-0.51). Conclusions. In real life, nurse-registered SAPS II scores of very ill patients are inaccurate. Accuracy of scores was not associated with nurses' characteristics...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Non infectious postoperative fever]
    A Perren
    Interdisziplinäre Intensivstation, Ospedale Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 96:495-8. 2007
    ..In case of prolonged fever we suggest to extend the differential diagnosis to other than infectious causes by means of special lists (e.g fever of unknown origin)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risus sardonicus still beyond the corner
    Andreas Perren
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1593-4. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint High versus low PEEP in ARDS
    Andreas Perren
    N Engl J Med 351:2128-9; author reply 2128-9. 2004