DOI: 10.11606/d.7.2010.tde-23062010-100139
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Estudo comparativo das condições clínicas de adultos, idosos e muito idosos internados em unidade de terapia intensiva

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“…Como observado neste trabalho, dois hospitais com especialidades clínicas obtiveram a média de 4 dias de permanência, o que demonstra menor tempo na ocupação do leito comparado a outros estudos (Oliveira, 2010;Oliveira, Dias, Mello, Araújo, Dragosavac & Nucci, 2010) e maior rotatividade nas internações.…”
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“…Como observado neste trabalho, dois hospitais com especialidades clínicas obtiveram a média de 4 dias de permanência, o que demonstra menor tempo na ocupação do leito comparado a outros estudos (Oliveira, 2010;Oliveira, Dias, Mello, Araújo, Dragosavac & Nucci, 2010) e maior rotatividade nas internações.…”
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“…2 The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has become, since then, an important resource for the treatment, recovery or maintenance of physiological functions in critically ill patients or potentially severe cases that need continuous and specialized care, such as permanent monitoring of vital signs, drug support and specialized support, including mechanical ventilators and hemodialysis machines to recover some organic insufficiencies. 3,4 In Brazil, the first ICUs were implemented in the 1970s, in order to gather severe recoverable patients in a hospital area with human resources and specific equipment and materials intended for the care of these patients. 3 Currently, ICUs play a decisive role in the chance of survival of critically ill patients, victims of trauma or any other type of life threatening situation.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…3,4 In Brazil, the first ICUs were implemented in the 1970s, in order to gather severe recoverable patients in a hospital area with human resources and specific equipment and materials intended for the care of these patients. 3 Currently, ICUs play a decisive role in the chance of survival of critically ill patients, victims of trauma or any other type of life threatening situation. Studies show an increasing relevance of intensive care due to more cases arising from civil violence and the increasing longevity of the population.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The aging population creates greater demand for private health care system, public or philanthropic due to increased comorbid chronic degenerative and susceptibility to infection and the occurrence of falls, depression, decreased hearing, vision and cognitive functional disorders [10][11] . The increase in this demand requires qualified professionals to improve the quality of care in intravenous therapy.…”
Section: Management Of Complications Of Intravenous Therapymentioning
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“…In relation to catheter-related bloodstream infections, there is insufficient data to compare rates among adults and elderly or demonstrating the susceptibility of the elderly to this complication 11,27 . A Brazilian multicenter study that examined risk factors for bloodstream infections related to catheters in six intensive care units, with 555 adult patients (18 years), using CVC (total of 928 catheters), concluded that the age is not associated with increased bloodstream infections 27 .…”
Section: Management Of Complications Of Intravenous Therapymentioning
confidence: 99%