R R Riker

Summary

Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...