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Ana Soca

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PERSONAL DATA

                                  

  • Name: Ana Soca

  • Nationality: Oriental

  • City of Residence: Montevideo, Uruguay

  • Profession: Intensivist Physician

  • Email: anasoca@gmail.com

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ACADEMIC DATA

 

Titles

Doctor in Medicine. UDELAR. May 1986

Title of Intensivist Doctor. UDELAR. October 1990

Master in Health Business Management. University of Montevideo. 2012-2013

Technical training - Continuing medical education workshops

  • 2nd Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivistas Shock Séptico.1999

  • Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivists, Mechanical Ventilation 2002. Participant.

  • Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivists. Management of the HIV-infected patient in Medina Intensiva. December 2003. Teacher and participant. 

  • Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivists. Ischemic heart disease in Intensive Medicine.  May 2004. Participant.

  • Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivists. Analgesia, BNM Sedation and Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Intensive Medicine. July 2004. Participant. Accredited by Graduate School: 13 credits. Julio 2004. Participant.

  • Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivists. Mechanical ventilation. November 2004. Accredited by Graduate School: 26 credits.

  • Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivists. Critical Obstetric Patient. December 2004. Teacher and participant. Accredited by Graduate School: 12 credits. 

  • Workshop and course Pre Congress - Refreshment X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay. 

  • Critical Surgical Patient Workshop. August 2006. Teacher and participant. Accredited by Graduate School: 13 credits. 

  • Nosocomial Infections Course of the National Resources Fund. 2006 Total hours attended: 140. Accredited by Graduate School: 112 credits.

  • Update on mechanical ventilation Pre-Congress Course VIII Pan-American and Iberian Congress of Critical Medicine and Intensive Therapy. November 2007. Punta del Este. Uruguay.

  • Patient Safety and Surveillance of Error in Medicine National Resources Fund. Accredited by Graduate School: 45 credits. 

  • Training Course in Epidemiological Surveillance of Intrahospital Infections. Pan American Health Organization. June 2010. Montevideo.      

  • Training Course in Epidemiological Surveillance of Intrahospitalary Infections. Pre-Congress course. XV Pan American Congress of Infectology. April 2011. Punta del Este. Uruguay.

  • Update Course on Epidemiological Surveillance of Intrahospital Infections. National Resources Fund 2011

  • Critical nephrology workshop. Hospital of Clinics. 2011.

  • Update Course in the Neurocritical Patient.. 2011.

  • Continuing Medical Education Workshop for Intensivists. Management of the HIV-infected patient in Medina Intensiva. April 2012. Accredited by Graduate School: 10 credits.

  • Mechanical Ventilation Workshop. August 2012. Course of the Respiratory Functional Exploration Laboratory.

  • Course Workshop: Optimizing Antimicrobial Treatment in the Critical Patient. August 2012. Accredited by Graduate School: 18 credits.. 

  • Hospital-Acquired Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Regional course for Latin America. 26 hours of study. July to September 2014.

  • Formulation and management of projects. ENAP. 28 hours National School of Public Administration. December 2014.

  • Workshop: Lead effectively today. INACAL. April 2017.

  • Clinical Management, Quality and Safety in Intensive Medicine. May 2017.

  • Online course Management in Infection Control. RedEMC and EviMed. Hour load 30 hours. July to September 2018. 

  • Online course Intrahospital Infection Program. FNR July August 2018. 

  • Management Skills Course. ENAP September 2018.

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

  • CASMU IAMPP. Intensivist GII substitute physician, from 1994 to 2011.

  • CASMU IAMPP Intensivist physician GII holder, from March 2011 to the present time.

  • CASMU IAMPP Intensivist Doctor GIII holder, from 2004 to the present time.

  • CASMU IAMPP Intensive physician G IV, from March 2012 to the present time. 

  •  IMPASA -Neuro-surgical Unit.1995- 2003.

  • Spanish Association - Intensive Care Unit. Performance of positions as intensivist doctor grade II, Grade III holders and grade IV substitute. Period of activity: 1989- 2013.

 

Teaching position

Intensive Medicine Assistant Holder: contest of opposition and merits. 

Chair of Intensive Medicine of the Hospital de Clínicas.

March of 1991 to February of 1995.

Charges MSP - ASSE

  • Internal Practitioner: Competition of opposition and merits. Performance in Medicine service of Hospital Pasteur. 1986

  • Resident of Medicine Holder: contest of opposition and merits:  
    Performance 2 years in the "A" Medical Clinic of the Hospital de Clínicas, rotation last year to the Chair of Intensive Medicine. Period: March 1988 to 1991. 

  • Physician of the Intensive Care Unit of the Pasteur Hospital from 1988-1991 deputy, from 1991-1992 holder charge obtained by merit contest. 

  • Medical Coordinator of the Intensive Care Unit of the Pasteur Hospital from April 1992 to August 2007. 

  • Chief Physician of the Intensive Care Unit of the Pasteur Hospital. August 2007 to the current time. Position obtained by merit contest.

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CONGRESSES AND SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

Congress

  • XVII Internal Medicine Congress. 1986 

  • XI Congress of Tisiología. 1988

  • XIX Internal Medicine Congress. 1989 

  • II Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 1989

  • III Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 1991 

  • IV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 1993

  • First Symposium Rioplatense of Surgical infectology. 1994. Exhibitor 

  • V Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 1995

  • IX Update Course in Intensive Medicine. 1996

  • VI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 1997 

  • First Regional Seminar on Infectology. 1999 

  • Commemorative Days of the 20th Anniversary of the CTI of the Pasteur Hospital.1999 

  • VII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 1999 

  • 9th International Congress on Infectious Diseases. Buenos Aires.2000 

  • Gremial Scientific Conference of the Uruguayan Society of Intensive Medicine.2000 

  • XI day of Update in Intensive Medicine. 2000 

  • 11th Argentine Congress of Intensive Therapy. Buenos Aires. 2000 

  • VIII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2001 Pre-Congress Course: Politrauma Grave.​

Pre-Congress Course: Politrauma Serious.

  • Second International Conference of Infectious Intensive Medicine. 2001 Disertante, Theme: Severe Community Pneumonia, Therapeutics What pathogens to cover? 

  • IX Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2003

  • 5th International Conference of Infectious Infectious Medicine and Sepsis. March 2004. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • 15th Argentine Congress of Intensive Therapy. September 2004. Buenos Aires. Argentina 

  • Obstetrics Conference of the Hospital de Clínicas. November 2004. Speaker Theme: Sepsis in obstetrics.

  • 6th International Conference of Infectious Infectious Medicine and Sepsis. March 2005. Montevideo. Uruguay. 

  • 2nd Practical Medicine Meeting. May 2005 Speaker Theme: Resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from the community. 

  • Staff. aureus Methicillin Resistant Community. July 27, 2005. Hotel Columbia. Speaker 

  • XVII Uruguayan Congress of Pulmonology and XXIII Jornadas Rioplatenses de neumología y tisiología. September 2005. Speaker 

  • 9th Congress of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine. August 2005. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

  • X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. December 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay. Speaker topics: ¨Controversies in the Treatment of Gynecological and Obstetric Sepsis¨ Infections by SAMAR. Serious forms In a community infection When should SAMAR be covered in empirical treatment? 

  • Controversies Days in Respiratory Infections. May 2006. Montevideo, Uruguay. Speaker 

  • VIII Pan-American and Iberian Congress of Critical Medicine and Intensive Therapy. November 2007. Punta del Este. Uruguay. 

  • XI Conference of Intensive Medicine of the Interior. Tacuarembó. Uruguay. 2008 

  • Updates in Intensive Medicine. 30th anniversary of CTI Hospital Maciel Montevideo. June 2009 

  • XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. November 2009. Uruguay. 

  • XIII Pan American Congress of Trauma and Emergency. November 2010. Uruguay. 

  • V Eurosur Symposium. April 2011. Montevideo. Uruguay. 

  • XV Pan American Congress of Infectology. April 2011. Punta del Este. Uruguay. 

  • XVI Pan-American Infectious Congress. Chile. June 2013 

  • Conference Is it possible to modify the attitudes of health professionals to improve the well-being of teams and patients? November 2013. National Resources Fund. 

  • XIII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. November 2013. Uruguay. 

  • XIV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. October 2015. Uruguay.

Scientific activities

Artibratas Magazine

  • Use of indomethacin in brain- injured patients with cerebral perfusion pressure impairment: Alberto Biestro, Ricardo Alberti, Ana Soca, M. Cancela, C. Puppo, B. Borovich, J Neurosurg 83:627-630,1995.

  • Osmotherapy for Increased Intracranial Pressure: Comparison Between Mannitol and Glycerol.           A. Biestro, R. Alberti, R. Galli, M. Cancela, A. Soca, H. Panzardo, B. Borovich. Acta Neurochir 139:725-733, Springer-Verlag, 1997

  • Delirium in the ICU: A Prospective Cohort in Mechanical Ventilated Patient. Mesa P, Previgliano IJ, Altez S, Favretto S, Orellano M, Lecor C, Soca A, Ely EW. Rev Bras Ter Intensiva. 2017 Jul-Sep;29(3):337-345. 

 

Non-arbitrary magazines

  • Severe Community Pnemonia. 

      A. Soca, C. Bazet, S. Batisttesa, C. Bono, S. Bentancourt.Pac. Crítico.1999; 12(2-3) 96-107

  • Pneumonia associated with ventilation: incidence, etiological agents and evolution according to type of treatment.

      J. Medina, A. Soca, C. Bazet, S. Bentancourt. Pac. Crítico 2000; 13(1) 8-22​

  • Pneumonia associated with ventilation. Early empirical strategy versus specific strategy in antibiotic treatment.

      J.Medina, C. Formento, J. Pontet, A. Curbelo, A. Soca, C. Bazet, A. Feola, S. Bentancourt, E.                  Larrañaga, J. Gerez. Pac Crítico 2001;14 (3) 119 – 136

  • Treatment of severe community pneumonia with Levofloxacin.

      A. Soca, C. Bazet, S. Perez, S. Bentancourt. Pac Critico 2002;15 (1-3):34-43

Awards​

  • What is the optimal therapeutic duration for Pneumonia associated with ventilation? Prospective, randomized and multicentic project.

      J. Medina, C. Formento, J. Pontet, A. Curbelo, A. Soca, C. Bazet, A. Feola, S.Bentancout, E.                    Larrañaga, J. Gerez Award 85 years to scientific research projects in the medical area for young                researchers. Medical Union of Uruguay and Gautier Laboratory. IX Uruguayan Congress of Intensive          Medicine. 2003

  • Risk factors for acquiring pneumonia associated with ventilation by Acinetobacter spp.

      J. Medina, C. Formento, J. Pontet, A. Curbelo, G. Vanini, C. Bazet, A. Soca, S. Bentancourt, e.                Larrañaga, J. Gerez. IX Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine.

  • 2003 Prize for the best scientific work.

  • Report of Adverse Events in an Intensive Care Unit.

      Priore J, Pirez A, Centena M, Méndez H, Noveri S, Soca A. XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive                Medicine. November 2009. Montevideo. Uruguay. Best poster Award

  • Best Poster Award given by the American Delirium Society for the work Delirium in the  

      ICU: A Prospective Cohort in Mechanical Ventilated Patients. Author: Patricia Mesa, MD, Ignacio                Previgliano, MD; Sonia Altez, RN; Silvina Favretto, MD; Maria Orellano, MD; Cinthya Lecor, RN;              E.Wesley Ely, MD, MPH; Ana Soca, MD Presented in the American Delirium Society 7th Annual                Conference June 4-6, 2017, Nashville, TN, USA.

Other scientific works

  • Use of Indomethacin in Brain Injury in Patients with Cerebral Perfusión Pressure Impairment.

      A. Biestro, R. Alberti, A. Soca, M. Cancela, C. Puppo, B. Borovich.2nd International Neurotrauma            Symposium. Glasgow, Scotland.1993.

  • Osmoterapia en el control de la Hipertensión endocraneana, Manitol o Glicerol?

      A. Biestro, R. Galli, A. Soca, M. Cancela, R. Alberti.1993 IV Intensive Therapy Congress.

  • Indomethacin: its usefulness in Acute Brain Injury.

      A. Soca, C. Puppo, A. Biestro, M. Cancela, R. Alberti. IV Congress of Intensive Medicine 1993.

  • Initial Experience with Transcranial Doppler in Neurocritical Patients: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

      B.Puppo, A. Soca, G. Vignolo, F. Sciuto. 

      V Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 1995

  • Hyperchloremia and Severe Head Injury. 

      M. Cancela, A. Biestro, R. Alberti, B. Borovich, A. Soca.

      9th International Symposium on Intracranial Pressure. 1994. Nagoya. Japón.

  • First 24 hours in the postoperative period of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. 

      Puppo, C. Zito, A. Soca, H. Vesperoni, B. Borovich. 

      V Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 1995.

  • Measurement of the Intra-abdominal Pressure in Intensive Therapy. 

      F. Pracca, A. Biestro, A. Soca. 

      V Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 1995.

  • Initial Experience with Transcranial Doppler in Neurocritical Patients: encephalo cutaneous trauma.

      B.Puppo, A. Soca, G. Vignolo, F. Sciuto.

      V Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 1995.

  • Severe Community Pneumoniae Comunitaria Grave. 

      Soca, C. Bazet, S. Batisttesa, C. Bono, S. Bentancourt.

      VII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 1999.

  • Pneumonia associated with ventilation

      J. Medina, A. Soca, C. Bazet, S. Bentancourt, C. Bono. 

      VII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 1999.​

  • Treatment of severe community pneumonia with Levofloxacin. 

      A.Soca, C. Bazet, S. Perez, S. Bentancourt. .

      VII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 1999.

  • Central Venous Catheter Infections

      Barboza, G. Gonzalez, A. Soca, T. Cugliari, S. Bentancourt.

      IX Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2003

  • Analysis of the microbiology and sensitivity profile in the pneumonia associated with ventilation. Study of 115 episodes. 

      J. Medina, C. Formento, J. Pontet, A. Curbelo, G. Vanini, C. Bazet, A. Soca, S. Bentancourt,                    e.Larrañaga, J. Gerez.

      IX Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2003

  • Validation of non-bronchoscopic Alveolar Bronchiole lavage in the diagnosis of pneumonia associated with ventilation. Histological correlation and microbiology of the pulmonary parenchyma. 

      J. Medina, A. Curbelo, J. Pontet, H. Correa, C. Bazet, E. Ornaechea, C. Formento, A. Soca, S.                Bentancout. 

  • Outbreak of community acquired MRSA in Uruguay. Analysis of patients admitted in Intensive Care.

      A.Soca, I. Constenla, J.Pontet, O. Bertaux, S. Noveri, P.Cardinal, P. Zitto, S. Infanzón, H. Bagnulo, S.        Bentancout, R. Lombardi.                                                                                                               9 Congress of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine. Agosto                2005. Buenos Aires. Argentina.

  • Obstetric Patient in Intensive Medicine. Experience in the Last Decade of the Intensive Treatment Center of the Pasteur Hospital.

      Dres. Rodríguez Peña A, Noveri S, Román A, Valín F, Soca A, Bentancourt S.

      X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Infectious Endocarditis in the Elderly.

      Dres Siva N, Rodríguez A, Noveri S, Pontet J, Soca A, Bentancourt S. 

      X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Pulmonary Manifestations in Critical Adult Patients with Infections to Staphylococcus aureus Community Resistant Methicillin.

      Dres A. Soca, H Bagnulo, S. Noveri, I. Constenla, J. Pontet, O. Bertaux, P. Cardinal, P. Zitto,                    S.Infanzón, R. Lombardi, S.Bentancourt.                                                                                           X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Sepsis in the Critical Obstetric Patient.

      Centro de tratamiento Intensivo del Hospital Pasteur. Dres S. Noveri, J. Pontet, A. Soca, A.  Rodriguez        Peña, A. Román. 

      X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2005. Uruguay.

  • Detection of pneumococcal antigen in urine of patients with severe community pneumonia. Dres V. Seija, C. Bazet, A. Soca, M. Elicalde, S. Bentancourt.                                                                X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Evaluation of Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Colonization by Enterococcus Vancomycin Resistant in Patients in Intensive Therapy: Preliminary results.                                                          V. Seija, J. Resbani, R. Castelli, A. Soca, J. Velazquez, S. Bentancourt, C. Bazet. X Uruguayan X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Detection of Pneumococcal Antigen in Urine of adults with Serious Community Pneumonia.

      Dres Seija V, Bazet C, Soca A, Elicabe M, Bentancourt S. 

      X Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2005. Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Pulmonary involvement during an Outbreak of Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staph. aureus Infections (CA-MRSA) 

      Dres Bagnulo H., Pedreira W, Soca A, Galeana A.                                                                             12th International Congress on Infectious diseases.Lisbon, Portugal. June 2006

  • Infectious Commitment of the Striated Muscle during an Epidemic of Resistant Methicillin-Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in Uruguay 

      Dres Constela I., Soca A, Galiana A, Bertaux O, Noveri S, Cardinal P, Misa R, Bagnulo.H                      IV Annual Scientific Activity of the Argentine Society of Clinical Bacteriology 2006. Argentina

  • Is broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy necessary in severe community-based pneumonia? 

      Soca A, Pontet J, Noveri S, Seija V, Elicabe M, Bentancourt S.

      VIII Congreso Panamericano e Ibérico de Medicina Crítica y Terapia Intensiva.  2007. Uruguay.

  • Impact of the Restriction on the use of Ceftriaxone on the Bacterial Ecology of an Intensive Care Unit.

      Seija V, Pontet J, Soca A, Gabrielli A, Arregui P, Noveri S, Bentancourt S

      VIII Congreso Panamericano e Ibérico de Medicina Crítica y Terapia Intensiva.  2007. Uruguay.

  • Epidemiology of Serious Community Pneumonia in Uruguay 

      Dres. Soca A, Seija V, Noveri S, Pontet J, Elicalde M, Bazet C, Bentancourt S. 

      VIII Congreso Panamericano e Ibérico de Medicina Crítica y Terapia Intensiva.  2007. Uruguay.

  • Mixed community pneumonia in Intensive Medicine.

      Dres. Noveri S, Soca A, Pontet J, Seija V, Elicalde M, Bentancourt S. 

      VIII Congreso Panamericano e Ibérico de Medicina Crítica y Terapia Intensiva.2007.Uruguay.

  • Resistant Community Methicillin-Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA): Forms of Presentation of Serious Infections in Centers of Intensive Medicine of Uruguay 

      Constela I, Soca A, Bertaux O, Noveri S, Galiana A, Pedreira W, Seija V, Bagnulo H. 

      VIII Congreso Panamericano e Ibérico de Medicina Crítica y Terapia Intensiva.  2007. Uruguay.

  • Risk factors for colonization by Enterococcus Vancomycin Resistant in Intensive Care patients 

      Dres: Seija V, Castelli R, Soca A, Pontet J, Velasquez JC, Bentancourt S, Bazet C.  

      VIII Congreso Panamericano e Ibérico de Medicina Crítica y Terapia Intensiva.  2007. Uruguay.

  • Meningoencephalitis due to Streptococcus Suis: communication of the first two cases in Uruguay

      Soca A, Noveri S, Seija V, Grille P, Torres E, Ventura 

      XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2009. Montevideo. Uruguay

  • Acute Renal Failure in Sepsis

      Dres. González M C, Noveri S, Soca A. 

      XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine.  2009. Montevideo. Uruguay 

  • Characteristics of pneumonia associated with ventilation by P. aeruginosa in a polyvalent ICU.

      Dres Alejandra López, Paula Arregui, Julio Pontet, Verónica Seija, Ana Soca.

      XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2009. Montevideo. Uruguay

  • Clinical profile of the HIV / AIDS patient in the ICU in the era of ART 

      Dres. Martínez D, Noveri S, Moretti S, Acuña A, Soca A. 

      XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine.  2009. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • Severe Community Acute Pneumonia of Viral Etiology 

      Dres. Guasque D, Soca A, Seija V, Chiparelli H, Pontet J, Noveri S.

      XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 2009. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • First Report of Pulmonary Histopathological Findings of Patients Admitted to CTI for Influenza Pneumonitis.

      Dres P. Cardinal, I Fernandez, A. Soca, N. Campos, E. Andrade, G. Ardao

      XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 2009. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • Identification of Risk Factors for the Development of Pneumonia Associated with Ventilation in a Multipurpose ICU.

      Dras Paula Arregui, Alejandro Lopez, Julio Pontet, Verónica Seija, Ana Soca 

      XI Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 2009. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • Predictors of Mortality in Patients with Acute Community Pneumonia and Low CURB score

      Seija Verónica; Pontet Julio; Noveri Sylvia; Soca Ana; Guasque Dalila 

      XV Pan American Congress of Infectology. 2011. Punta del Este. Uruguay.

  • Mortality in Acute Community Pneumonia According to Etiology.                                               Seija Veronica; Soca Ana; Pontet Julio; Noveri Sylvia; Guasque Dalila.                                        XV Pan American Congress of Infectology. 2011. Punta del Este. Uruguay.

  • Efficacy of oral decontamination with chlorhexidine gluconate on the incidence of pneumonia associated with mechanical ventilation.

      Trindade Gloria, Castroman Cecilia, Pontet Julio, Seija Verónica, Soca Ana. 

      XV Pan American Congress of Infectology. 2011. Punta del Este. Uruguay.

  • Preventive measures to reduce catheter-related bacteremia in the ICU

      UCI Pasteur Hospital. Soca A, Seija V., Trindade G., Altez S., Silvera J. 

      XIII. Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine 2013. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • Quality Indicators in Intensive Medicine: Situation Diagnosis. 

      Dres Rodríguez G, Noveri S, Soca A, Lic Enf Cugliari T. 

      XIII. Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine 2013. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • Assessment of the degree of satisfaction of relatives of patients admitted to an Intensive Care Unit. 

      Lic Enf T. Cugliari, Lic Enf S. Altez, Dr G. Rodríguez, Dra A. Soca, Dra S. Noveri. 

      XIII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2013. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • Impact of a Multimodal Intervention Program to Reduce the Incidence of Pneumonia Associated with Mechanical Ventilation. 5 years experience in the ICU of the Pasteur Hospital. 

      Soca, JP Damonte, S. Noveri, V. Seija, J. Pontet, A.Lopez, P. Arregui 

      XIII Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2013. Montevideo. Uruguay.​

  • Urinary sepsis in the ICU: clinical characteristics, therapeutic management and mortality

      Amarelle L, Botasini C, Novoa J, Pontet J, Canale A, Soca A. 

      XIV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine. 2015. Montevideo.  Uruguay

  • Urinary sepsis in the ICU: clinical characteristics, therapeutic management and mortality

      Dres Noveri S, Pontet J, Lopez A, Canale A, Mendez H, Mesa P, Rodriguez G, Soca A. 

      XIV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 2015. Montevideo. Uruguay

  • Re-entry to the Intensive Care Unit from the general ward: Frequency, characteristics and prognostic impact

      Dres Pontet J,Villanueva M, Rodriguez G, Cugliari T, Soca A. 

      XIV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 2015. Montevideo. Uruguay

  • Left Infectious Endocarditis by SAMS on Native valve.

      Dres Guichon S, Noveri S, Canale A, Estevez G, Soca A. 

      XIV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 2015. Montevideo. Uruguay

  • Percutaneous tracheotomy vs. Surgical in the patient Critical.

      Dres Pontet J, Gonzalez R, Noveri S, Lewis A, Gilard M, Scarone P, Yic C, Soca A.

      XIV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine, 2015. Montevideo. Uruguay

  • Serious Acute Intoxication with Amlodipine and Metformin.

      Dres Rodriguez P. Pontet J, Maestro M, De Leon N, Pascale A, Soca A. 

      XIV Uruguayan Congress of Intensive Medicine 2015. Montevideo. Uruguay.

  • Agitation in the ICU
 Author: Patricia Mesa, MD
Co-Authors: Ignacio Previgliano, MD; Sonia    

      Altez, RN; Silvina Favretto, MD; Maria Orellano, MD; Cinthya Lecor, RN; E. Wesley Ely, MD,   

      MPH; Ana Soca, MD. American Delirium Society 7th  Annual Conference June 4-6, 2017,   

      Nashvile, TN, USA

  • Delirium in the ICU: A Prospective Cohort in Mechanical Ventilated Patients.                          Author: Ignacio Previgliano, MD,Patricia Mesa, MD, Sonia Altez, RN; Silvina Favretto, MD; Maria Orellano, MD; Cinthya Lecor,RN; E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH; Ana Soca, MD. American Delirium Society American Delirium Society 7th  Annual Conference June 4-6, 2017, Nashvile, TN, USA. (BEST POSTER AWARDS) given by the American Delirium Society for this work.

  • Presentation in the XIII World Congress of Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care    

      Medicine Río de Janeiro, Brazil (November 8-11) : “Delirium development  

      associated factors in two Latin American Intensive Care Units” Previgliano I 1, Mesa P2, 

      Aversa I1, Altez S2, Favretto S2, Nuñez M3, Orellano M2, Lecor C2, Soca A2, Ely W4 1 (1: J. A.   

      Fernández  Hospital– Buenos Aires- Argentina. 2:Pasteur Hospital-Montevideo, Uruguay. 3:  

      Mathematics and Statistics Department Pharmacy and Biochemistry School. University of   

      Buenos Aires. 4: Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville TN -  USA ).

  • Presentation of the For an ICU without Delirium ( Mesa P, Orellano M, Altez S, Lecor C,   

      Leyes C, Favretto S, Pereira L, Da Luz J, Soca A.in the 15th Intensive Medicine 

      Uruguayan Congress (November 3 - 6, Montevideo, Uruguay).

  • For an ICU without delirium. Author: Patricia Mesa, MD
Co-Authors: Ignacio Previgliano  

      MD, Maria Orellano MD, Sonia Altez RN, Cinthya Lecor RN;; Cecilia Leyes RN, Silvina Favretto, 

      MD;  Da Luz J. NA,  Pereira L NA, Pereira L NA, E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH; Ana Soca, MD.  

      American Delirium Society 8th  Annual Conference June 10-12, 2018, San Francisco, CA,USA

  • Delirium development associated factors in two latin American Intensive Care Unit : A  

      Prospective Cohort in Mechanical Ventilated Patients

      Author: Ignacio Previgliano, MD, Patricia Mesa, MD, Sonia Altez, RN; Silvina Favretto, MD; Maria            Orellano, MD; Cinthya Lecor, RN; E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH; Ana Soca, MD

     American Delirium Society 8th  Annual Conference June 10-12, 2018, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Quality awards

Prize "Commitment to Public Management" of the National Institute of Quality, INACAL 2015, mention Plata. Unity of Intensive Care of the Pasteur Hospital.

Prize "Commitment to Public Management" of the National Institute of Quality, INACAL 2017, mention Plata. Unity of Intensive Care of the Pasteur Hospital.