Richard S Bourne
Affiliation: Royal Hallamshire Hospital
- Sleep disruption in critically ill patients--pharmacological considerationsR S Bourne
Intensive Care Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
Anaesthesia 59:374-84. 2004..Newer non-benzodiazepine hypnotics offer little practical advantage. Melatonin and atypical antipsychotics require further investigation before their routine use can be recommended...
- Clinical pharmacist interventions on a UK neurosurgical critical care unit: a 2-week service evaluationRichard S Bourne
Departments of Pharmacy and Critical Care, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU, UK
Int J Clin Pharm 33:755-8. 2011..Setting UK 19-bedded Neurocritical Care Unit providing a tertiary referral service for Neurosurgical and Neurology patients...
- Pharmacist proactive medication recommendations using electronic documentation in a UK general critical care unitRichard S Bourne
Department of Pharmacy, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU, UK
Int J Clin Pharm 34:351-7. 2012....
- Adrenal axis testing and corticosteroid replacement therapy in septic shock patients--local and national perspectivesR S Bourne
Intensive Care Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2JF, United Kingdom
Anaesthesia 58:591-6. 2003..Sixty per cent of intensive care units use corticosteroids in septic shock patients, but only 22% use a short synacthen test to guide therapy...
- Drug treatment of delirium: past, present and futureRichard S Bourne
Department of Critical Care, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, United Kingdom
J Psychosom Res 65:273-82. 2008..We also identified recent research developments and highlighted some ongoing clinical trials to explore future directions in drug treatment and prevention of delirium...
- Delirium and use of sedation agents in intensive careRichard S Bourne
Critical Care Department, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK
Nurs Crit Care 13:195-202. 2008..The basis for routine delirium screening and the implications for nurses are discussed along with a brief outline of the treatment of delirium...
- Melatonin therapy to improve nocturnal sleep in critically ill patients: encouraging results from a small randomised controlled trialRichard S Bourne
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Critical Care Department, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield, UK
Crit Care 12:R52. 2008....
- Clinical review: Sleep measurement in critical care patients: research and clinical implicationsRichard S Bourne
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Critical Care Directorate, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, UK, S10 2JF
Crit Care 11:226. 2007..Also, methodological problems in studies validating various sleep measurement techniques are explored. Trial registration: Current Controlled Trials ISRCTN47578325...
- Melatonin: possible implications for the postoperative and critically ill patientRichard S Bourne
Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, R Floor, Glossop Road, S10 2JF, Sheffield, UK
Intensive Care Med 32:371-9. 2006..More clinical evidence to confirm the potential benefits of melatonin therapy is required before it can be routinely used in the postoperative or critically ill patient...
- Proactive clinical pharmacist interventions in critical care: effect of unit speciality and other factorsRichard S Bourne
Departments of Pharmacy and Critical Care, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Int J Pharm Pract 22:146-54. 2014..However, there remains a lack of data on specific factors that affect the reason for and type of interventions made by clinical pharmacists, such as unit speciality...
- Nondrug costs of therapy in acute care--are they important?David L Edbrooke
Consultant in Intensive Care, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, and Medical Economics and Research Centre, Sheffield, UK
Crit Care 7:420-1. 2003..Redirecting staff to their primary role and reducing indirect patient activities will increase quality and allow more patients to be treated. Costs and resources are increasingly important in health care provision...