Thursday January 15th, 2009

The CD5 Molecule Helps to Combat Septic Shock Caused by Fungi

Dr. Francisco Lozano and Dr. Jorge Vera

Septic shock is a serious medical condition caused by an infection that spreads in an uncontrolled manner throughout the body via the circulatory system. It produces severe inflammatory symptoms with cardiovascular failure caused by particularly virulent bacterial or fungal toxins in the blood. It is the main cause of death in intensive care units, with a mortality rate of between 30% and 50% of patients who suffer from it.

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Thursday January 08th, 2009

The Clínic Blog on Communication in Health Care is Born


Times change and so does the Clínic. The tools offered by the Internet mean that information can take on a new dimension. The aim of this blog is to make up-to-date information on Hospital Clínic and its surroundings more accessible and interactive than ever.

We invite you, from now on, to browse the pages of this blog and post your comments or questions. At the Corporate Communication Department, we will follow up your contributions and, when necessary, try to ensure that the same specialist always takes part in the conversations.

We will work to propose different and interesting topics. And there are many things to talk about in a big health care center like Hospital Clínic.


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