• Nieves Larrosa

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    Clinical Microbiologist, Microbiology Department Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
    Microbiology Research Group Vall d’Hebron Research Institute
    Assistant Professor Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Barcelona, Spain

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  • Dr. Nieves Larrosa, MD, PhD

    Improving diagnostic stewardship by using new microbiological technolo

    • 09:13 AM, Mar 16

    Describes an episode of sepsis in a leukaemia patient, whose treatment was early guided by using rapid diagnostics technology to identify the cause of infection. A 4-year-old patient under treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, diagnosed 6 months before, was admitted to the emergency room (ER) at midnight (00h33) due to a fever episode of less than one hour of evolution in the context...

  • Dr. Ricard Ferrer, MD, PhD

    Sepsis code implementation at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital: rapid

    • 03:27 PM, Nov 22

    Implementation of a sepsis code, Código Sepsis, in October 2015 at the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona has led to better detection and a significant reduction in mortality. The hospital is the largest in Barcelona, with more than 1,100 beds and 7,000 employees. The objectives of Código Sepsis are to increase suspicion of sepsis and septic shock, improve the early administration of...


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