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Medicina Intensiva is the journal of the Spanish Society of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and Coronary Units (SEMICIUC), and has become the reference publication in Spanish in its field. Medicina Intensiva mainly publishes Original Articles, Reviews, Clinical Notes, Images in Intensive Medicine, and Information relevant to the specialty. All works go through a rigorous selection process.

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Summary of recommendations and key points of the consensus of Spanish scientific societies (SEPAR, SEMICYUC, SEMES; SECIP, SENEO, SEDAR, SENP) on the use of non-invasive ventilation and high-flow oxygen therapy with nasal cannulas in adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients with severe acute respiratory failure
M. Luján, Ó. Peñuelas, C. Cinesi Gómez, A. García-Salido, J. Moreno Hernando, A. Romero Berrocal, I. Gutiérrez Ibarluzea, J.F. Masa Jiménez, A. Mas, J.M. Carratalá Perales, M. Gaboli, A. Concheiro Guisán, J. García Fernández, J. Escámez, J. Parrilla Parrilla, E. Farrero Muñoz, M. González, S.B. Heili-Frades, M.Á. Sánchez Quiroga, G. Rialp Cervera, G. Hernández, A. Sánchez Torres, R. Uña, C.F. Ortolà, M. Ferrer Monreal, C. Egea Santaolalla
Available online 12 May 2021
A multicenter study of emergency endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta: Indications and outcomes
C. López Espada, J.P. Linares Palomino, J.M. Domínguez González, E. Iborra Ortega, P. Lozano Vilardell, T. Solanich Valldaura, G. Volo Pérez, E. Blanco Cañibano, A. Álvarez Salgado, J.C. Fernández Fernández, M. Hernando Rydings, M. Miralles Hernández
Available online 6 May 2021
Considerations on ICU triage ethics during the COVID-19 pandemic
J.L. Monzón Marín, A. Couceiro Vidal
Available online 4 May 2021
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Current Issue
Vol. 45. Issue 4.
Pages 195-260 (May 2021)
Sumario en español
Original articles
Factors associated to high-flow nasal cannula treatment failure in pediatric patients with respiratory failure in two pediatric intensive care units at high altitude
P. Vásquez-Hoyos, A. Jiménez-Chaves, M. Tovar-Velásquez, R. Albor-Ortega, M. Palencia, D. Redondo-Pastrana, P. Díaz, J.D. Roa-Giraldo
Med Intensiva. 2021;45:195-204
Analysis of the predictive value of preventive isolation criteria in the intensive care unit
A. Abella Álvarez, D. Janeiro Lumbreras, B. Lobo Valbuena, A. Naharro Abellán, I. Torrejón Pérez, V. Enciso Calderón, D. Varillas Delgado, I. Conejo Márquez, S. García Manzanedo, L. López de la Oliva Calvo, M. García Arias, F. Gordo Vidal
Med Intensiva. 2021;45:205-10
Usefulness of diaphragmatic ultrasound in predicting extubation success
F. Varón-Vega, Á. Hernández, M. López, E. Cáceres, L.F. Giraldo-Cadavid, A.M. Uribe-Hernandez, S. Crevoisier
Med Intensiva. 2021;45:226-33
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension and COVID-19
M.L. Avellanas Chavala
Med Intensiva. 2020;44:577-9
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G. Moreno, R. Carbonell, M. Bodí, A. Rodríguez
Med Intensiva. 2021;45:42-55
This article has been read 3.316 times
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