Accident & Emergency

Introduction

The Accident & Emergency Department at the University Hospital of Bellvitge meets the urgent demands of any speciality, except for paediatrics and obstetrics, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

In order to do so, it is organised according to the level of emergency (triage), complexity and severity, meeting the demand with an overall view, coordinated with other departments of the hospital to ensure a better, more effective result in terms of health and overall satisfaction of patients and their relatives.

The Department is involved in research work in Emergency Medicine and provides undergraduate, graduate and ongoing training.

Relevant aspects
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Codis

Stroke code

Extra-hospital coordination Intra-hospital care and coordination

Monitoring Support and coordination for the specific stroke unit

Heart attack code

Activation within the department

Monitoring Support for specific haemodynamic units

PPT code

Extra-hospital coordination

Intra-hospital care and coordination

Monitoring

Code sepsis

Activation within the department 

Intra-hospital care and coordination

Monitoring

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Therapeutic and diagnosis procedures
  • Electrical cardioversion.
  • Non-invasive/High-Flow mechanical ventilation.
  • Invasive mechanical ventilation.
  • Angioradiology.
  • Computerised AngioTomography.
  • Computerised Tomography.
  • Pulmonary ultrasound.
  • Ecocardiogram.
  • Abdominal ultrasound.
  • Vascular ultrasound.
  • Simple radiology.
  • Endoscopy.
  • Bronchoscopy.
  • Videolaryngoscopy.
  • Traumascopy.
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Short-Stay Accident & Emergency Unit (UCEU)
  • Hospitalisation with 24 decompensated chronic pathology that must be admitted for 72 hours.

Research

Lines of research

  • Heart Failure
  • Emergency Reversal of Anticoagulation
  • Short-Stay Unit
  • Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome (Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia)

Research groups

Main Publications

  • Jacob J. Unidad de corta estancia: una apuesta ganadora y segura para el hospital. Short-stay units: a safe, winning bet for hospitals. Emergencias. 2017;29:145-6. ISSN 1137-6821. B 22457-1988. JCR 2017 de 3,608. Emergency Medicine 3/26: 1er quartil
  • Javier Jacob, Emili Gené, Gilberto Alonso, Pere Rimbau, José Zorrilla, Francesc Casarramona, Cristina Netto, Pere Sánchez, Ricard Hernández, Xavier Escalada, Òscar Miró. Estudio SUHCAT-5: comparación de la percepción de la calidad de los servicios de urgencias de Cataluña entre los profesionales sanitarios y sus responsables.Emergencias. 2018;30:45-49. ISSN 1137-6821. B 22457-1988. JCR 2017 de 3,608. Emergency Medicine 3/26: 1er quartil
  •  Javier Jacob, Emili Gené, Gilberto Alonso, Pere Rimbau, José Zorrilla, Francesc Casarramona, Cristina Netto, Pere Sánchez, Ricard Hernández, Xavier Escalada, Òscar Miró. Opinión de los profesionales acerca de diversos aspectos laborales de los servicios de urgencias y emergencias de Cataluña: Estudio OPENCAT. Emergencias. 2017;29:403-11. ISSN 1137-6821. B 22457-1988. JCR 2017 de 3,608. Emergency Medicine 3/26: 1er quartil
  • Miró Ò, Gil V, Martín‑Sánchez FJ, Jacob J, Herrero P, Alquézar A, Llauger Ll, Aguiló S, Martínez G, Ríos J, Domínguez‑Rodríguez A, Harjola V-P, Müller C, Parissis J, Peacock WF, Llorens P on behalf of The Research Group on Acute Heart Failure of the Spanish Society of Emergency Medicine (ICA-SEMES Research Group) Researchers. Short-term outcomes of heart failure patients with reduced and preserved ejection fraction after acute decompensation according to the final destination after emergency department care. Clin Res Cardiol. 2018;107(8):698-710. 10.1007/s00392-018-1237-z ISSN: 1861-0684. JCR 2017 de 4,455. Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems 35/128: 2on quartil
  • Abadias MJ, Yurguero O, Bardés I, Barbé F, Batlle J. Treatment Strategies after acute exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease chest. 2018

Education

Degree Education

  • I. Bardés i Robles: Teaching Collaborator. Degree: Medicine, Subject: Emergency Medicine, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • J. Jacob Rodríguez: Teaching Collaborator. Degree: Medicine, Subject: Emergency Medicine, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • F. Llopis Roca: Teaching Collaborator. Degree: Medicine, Subject: Emergency Medicine, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • C. Ferré Losa: Teaching Collaborator. Degree: Medicine, Subject: Emergency Medicine, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • J.Giol Amich: Teaching Collaborator. Degree: Medicine, Subject: Emergency Medicine, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • JR. Pérez-Mas: Teaching Collaborator. Degree: Medicine, Subject: Emergency Medicine, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus.
  • FX. Palom Rico: Teaching Collaborator. Degree: Medicine, Subject: Emergency Medicine, University of Barcelona, Bellvitge Campus

Master's degrees and accredited courses

  • J. Jacob Rodríguez. Master’s degree in Accident and Emergency Care, University of Barcelona. J. Teaching professor.
  • J. Jacob Rodríguez. Master’s Degree in Comprehensive Accident and Emergency Care at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Refresher in Medical Accidents and Emergencies. Given at the Institute of Medical Studies – IEM.
  • F. Llopis Roca. Master’s degree in Emergency care, Official Association of Physicians of Barcelona. Teaching professor. I. Bardés i Robles. Master’s degree in Emergency care, Official Association of Physicians of Barcelona. Teaching professor.
  • I. Bardés i Robles; J. Jacob Rodríguez; FX Palom Rico; F. Llopis Roca; I. Cabello Zamora; J. Giol Amich; C. Ferré Losa; M Carrizosa Bach; A. Albert Casado; M. Cordero; E Fuentes González; C. Garcia Martínez; T Haro Bosch; C. Martínez Muñoz; JR. Pérez-Mas; A. Rebollo Curbelo, O. Rodríguez Cortez; A. Roset Rigat; JC. Ruibal Suárez; JM Ruiz Zafra; AM. Serra Segués. Emergency Medicine Refresher Course aimed at personnel of the Catalan Health Institute, organised by the University Hospital of Bellvitge. Annually. J. Jacob Rodríguez. Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation in A&E Course aimed at personnel of the Catalan Health Institute, organised by the University Hospital of Bellvitge.
  • J. Jacob Rodríguez; FX Palom Rico; A. Albert Casado; M. Cordero; E Fuentes González; C. Martínez Muñoz. Medical emergencies course. Proc. number: 013765/2016-1st edition, aimed at personnel of the Catalan Health Institute, organised by the University Hospital of Bellvitge.
  • M Carrizosa Bach; A. Rebollo Curbelo. Minor complexity pathologies in A&E Course aimed at personnel of the Catalan Health Institute, organised by the University Hospital of Bellvitge. M Cordero. Basic and Advanced electrocardiogram in A&E Course aimed at personnel of the Catalan Health Institute, organised by the University Hospital of Bellvitge.

Ubicació

Technosurgical Building of the Bellvitge University Hospital*

c/ Feixa Llarga, sn.

08907 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona

Floor 0

Telephone number 93 260 75 75 / 93 260 78 78

 

*Entrance through the back of the hospital grounds