James C Coons

Summary

Affiliation: Allegheny General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Terbutaline for chronotropic support in heart transplantation
    James C Coons
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System, and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:586-9. 2004
  2. doi Pharmacotherapy for acute heart failure syndromes
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 68:21-35. 2011
  3. doi Worsening heart failure in the setting of dronedarone initiation
    James C Coons
    Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy Services, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1496-500. 2010
  4. ncbi Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
    James C Coons
    Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:562-6. 2009
  5. doi 2007 Guideline update for unstable angina/non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: focus on antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:989-1001. 2008
  6. ncbi Multidisciplinary team for enhancing care for patients with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1274-8. 2007
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy update for the intensive care unit
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:44-57. 2007
  8. ncbi Outcomes and costs of abciximab versus eptifibatide for percutaneous coronary intervention
    James C Coons
    Cardiology Specialty Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1621-6. 2005
  9. ncbi Treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: is there a role for bivalirudin?
    Amy L Seybert
    School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:229-41. 2006
  10. ncbi An evidence based systematic review of remifentanil associated opioid-induced hyperalgesia
    Ryan M Rivosecchi
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Campus, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 13:587-603. 2014

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi Terbutaline for chronotropic support in heart transplantation
    James C Coons
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System, and University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:586-9. 2004
    ..To report the use of oral terbutaline for chronotropic support in a patient who had undergone heart transplantation...
  2. doi Pharmacotherapy for acute heart failure syndromes
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 68:21-35. 2011
    ..Drug therapies for patients with acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) are reviewed, including clinical practice guideline recommendations for the treatment of hospitalized patients with heart failure (HF)...
  3. doi Worsening heart failure in the setting of dronedarone initiation
    James C Coons
    Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy Services, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1496-500. 2010
    ..To describe a challenging patient case in which dronedarone was selected for a patient with atrial fibrillation and heart failure; the drug may have been associated with worsening heart failure, leading to acute renal and hepatic failure...
  4. ncbi Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
    James C Coons
    Allegheny General Hospital, 320 East North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 66:562-6. 2009
    ....
  5. doi 2007 Guideline update for unstable angina/non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: focus on antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:989-1001. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi Multidisciplinary team for enhancing care for patients with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1274-8. 2007
    ..Pharmacists' involvement in a disease management program for the improvement of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) or heart failure (HF) is described...
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy update for the intensive care unit
    James C Coons
    Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:44-57. 2007
    ..We also highlight innovations in pharmacotherapy for this patient population, and provide practical considerations for the most appropriate and safe use of these medications...
  8. ncbi Outcomes and costs of abciximab versus eptifibatide for percutaneous coronary intervention
    James C Coons
    Cardiology Specialty Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1621-6. 2005
    ..However, drug selection is often based on clinicians' preference and cost because few studies have directly compared abciximab and eptifibatide...
  9. ncbi Treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: is there a role for bivalirudin?
    Amy L Seybert
    School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 26:229-41. 2006
    ..It offers promise as an additional direct thrombin inhibitor for use in patients with HIT, but additional studies need to be performed to further define its use...
  10. ncbi An evidence based systematic review of remifentanil associated opioid-induced hyperalgesia
    Ryan M Rivosecchi
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Campus, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 13:587-603. 2014
    ..Opioids are known for their side-effect profile, including bradycardia and respiratory depression; questions remain, however, regarding lesser known side effects such as opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH)...
  11. pmc Transitioning from parenteral treprostinil to inhaled treprostinil in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Amresh Raina
    Allegheny General Hospital, West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pulm Circ 3:116-20. 2013
    ....
  12. ncbi Eptifibatide-associated acute, profound thrombocytopenia
    James C Coons
    Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4772, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:368-72. 2005
    ..To describe 3 cases of eptifibatide-associated acute, profound thrombocytopenia...