G L Fraser

Summary

Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring sedation, agitation, analgesia, and delirium in critically ill adult patients
    G L Fraser
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Crit Care Clin 17:967-87. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Sedation and analgesia in the critically ill adult
    Gilles L Fraser
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:119-23. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Validating the Sedation-Agitation Scale with the Bispectral Index and Visual Analog Scale in adult ICU patients after cardiac surgery
    R R Riker
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Intensive Care Med 27:853-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint The frequency and cost of patient-initiated device removal in the ICU
    G L Fraser
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:1-6. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Sedation in the intensive care unit: refining the models and defining the questions
    Richard R Riker
    Crit Care Med 30:1661-3. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship programs as a means to optimize antimicrobial use. Insights from the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
    Robert C Owens
    Departments of Clinical Pharmacy Services Division of Infectious Diseases, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:896-908. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Bispectral index monitoring in the intensive care unit provides more signal than noise
    Gilles L Fraser
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:19S-27S. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Comfort without coma: changing sedation practices
    Gilles L Fraser
    Crit Care Med 35:635-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Galileo and the discovery of truth: Why does tracheostomy reduce sedation and analgesia requirements?
    Richard R Riker
    Crit Care Med 33:2698-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Adverse events associated with sedatives, analgesics, and other drugs that provide patient comfort in the intensive care unit
    Richard R Riker
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:8S-18S. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring sedation, agitation, analgesia, and delirium in critically ill adult patients
    G L Fraser
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Crit Care Clin 17:967-87. 2001
    ..In the spirit of the JCAHO, it may be time to add the evaluation of sedation, agitation, and delirium to that of pain assessment, making all aspects of patient comfort the fifth vital sign for the critically ill...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sedation and analgesia in the critically ill adult
    Gilles L Fraser
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:119-23. 2007
    ..To review the recent advances in providing analgesia and sedation to intensive care unit patients that can improve outcomes, and reduce resource utilization and adverse events...
  3. ncbi request reprint Validating the Sedation-Agitation Scale with the Bispectral Index and Visual Analog Scale in adult ICU patients after cardiac surgery
    R R Riker
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Intensive Care Med 27:853-8. 2001
    ..To validate the Sedation-Agitation Scale (SAS) with the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and Bispectral Index (BIS) in adult ICU patients after cardiac surgery...
  4. ncbi request reprint The frequency and cost of patient-initiated device removal in the ICU
    G L Fraser
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:1-6. 2001
    ..The estimated annual cost in this 42-bed ICU was more than $250,000. CONCLUSIONS: Patients commonly remove medical devices on their own, and this represents significant consumption of health care resources...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sedation in the intensive care unit: refining the models and defining the questions
    Richard R Riker
    Crit Care Med 30:1661-3. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship programs as a means to optimize antimicrobial use. Insights from the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
    Robert C Owens
    Departments of Clinical Pharmacy Services Division of Infectious Diseases, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 24:896-908. 2004
    ..We review the more recent literature concerning the impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs on costs, outcomes, and resistance and summarize important considerations for implementation of these programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bispectral index monitoring in the intensive care unit provides more signal than noise
    Gilles L Fraser
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:19S-27S. 2005
    ..The BIS must not be regarded as the sole indicator of level of consciousness, but should be used as part of an integrated approach to the evaluation of carefully selected patients with critical illness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comfort without coma: changing sedation practices
    Gilles L Fraser
    Crit Care Med 35:635-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Galileo and the discovery of truth: Why does tracheostomy reduce sedation and analgesia requirements?
    Richard R Riker
    Crit Care Med 33:2698-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Adverse events associated with sedatives, analgesics, and other drugs that provide patient comfort in the intensive care unit
    Richard R Riker
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:8S-18S. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for the sustained use of sedatives and analgesics in the critically ill adult
    Judith Jacobi
    Crit Care Med 30:119-41. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint An update on the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and the use of corticotherapy in critical illness
    Zachariah Thomas
    Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1456-65. 2007
    ..To examine recent literature regarding corticotherapy in critically ill patients suffering from sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP)...