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Optimizing drug therapy in the surgical intensive care unit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23153885     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article provides a review of commonly prescribed medications in the surgical ICU, focusing on sedatives, antipsychotics, neuromuscular blocking agents, cardiovascular agents, anticoagulants, and antibiotics. A brief overview of pharmacology is followed by practical considerations to aid prescribers in selecting the best therapy within a given category of drugs to optimize patient outcomes.
Authors:
William J Peppard; Sarah R Peppard; Lewis Somberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Surgical clinics of North America     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1558-3171     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0074243     Medline TA:  Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1573-620     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Pharmacy, Froedtert Hospital, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA.
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