J W Devlin

Summary

Affiliation: Northeastern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Delirium assessment in the critically ill
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Intensive Care Med 33:929-40. 2007
  2. doi Pharmacological management of sedation and delirium in mechanically ventilated ICU patients: remaining evidence gaps and controversies
    John W Devlin
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:201-15. 2013
  3. doi Optimising the recognition of delirium in the intensive care unit
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:385-93. 2012
  4. doi Pharmacologic prevention and treatment of delirium in critically ill and non-critically ill hospitalised patients: a review of data from prospective, randomised studies
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:289-309. 2012
  5. pmc Impact of quetiapine on resolution of individual delirium symptoms in critically ill patients with delirium: a post-hoc analysis of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, 360 Huntington Avenue, Mugar 206, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Crit Care 15:R215. 2011
  6. pmc Incidence of propofol-related infusion syndrome in critically ill adults: a prospective, multicenter study
    Russel J Roberts
    Department of Pharmacy, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Crit Care 13:R169. 2009
  7. ncbi Use of a validated delirium assessment tool improves the ability of physicians to identify delirium in medical intensive care unit patients
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2721-4; quiz 2725. 2007
  8. doi Antipsychotics for the prevention and treatment of delirium in the intensive care unit: what is their role?
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 19:59-67. 2011
  9. pmc Combined didactic and scenario-based education improves the ability of intensive care unit staff to recognize delirium at the bedside
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Crit Care 12:R19. 2008
  10. doi The pharmacology of oversedation in mechanically ventilated adults
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:403-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi Delirium assessment in the critically ill
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Intensive Care Med 33:929-40. 2007
    ..To compare available instruments for assessing delirium in critically ill adults that have undergone validity testing and provide clinicians with strategies to incorporate these instruments into clinical practice...
  2. doi Pharmacological management of sedation and delirium in mechanically ventilated ICU patients: remaining evidence gaps and controversies
    John W Devlin
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:201-15. 2013
    ....
  3. doi Optimising the recognition of delirium in the intensive care unit
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:385-93. 2012
    ....
  4. doi Pharmacologic prevention and treatment of delirium in critically ill and non-critically ill hospitalised patients: a review of data from prospective, randomised studies
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 26:289-309. 2012
    ..A research framework for future evaluation of the use of medications in both ICU and non-ICU is proposed...
  5. pmc Impact of quetiapine on resolution of individual delirium symptoms in critically ill patients with delirium: a post-hoc analysis of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, 360 Huntington Avenue, Mugar 206, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Crit Care 15:R215. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Incidence of propofol-related infusion syndrome in critically ill adults: a prospective, multicenter study
    Russel J Roberts
    Department of Pharmacy, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Crit Care 13:R169. 2009
    ..This prospective, multicenter study sought to determine the incidence of PRIS and PRIS-related clinical manifestations in a large cohort of critically ill adults prescribed propofol...
  7. ncbi Use of a validated delirium assessment tool improves the ability of physicians to identify delirium in medical intensive care unit patients
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2721-4; quiz 2725. 2007
    ..We sought to measure the effect of physicians' use of the ICDSC on their ability to detect delirium...
  8. doi Antipsychotics for the prevention and treatment of delirium in the intensive care unit: what is their role?
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 19:59-67. 2011
    ..A research framework for future evaluation of the use of antipsychotic therapy in the critically ill is proposed...
  9. pmc Combined didactic and scenario-based education improves the ability of intensive care unit staff to recognize delirium at the bedside
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Crit Care 12:R19. 2008
    ..We sought to measure the impact of a simple educational intervention on the ability of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses to clinically identify delirium and to use a standardized delirium scale correctly...
  10. doi The pharmacology of oversedation in mechanically ventilated adults
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:403-7. 2008
    ..To review pharmacological-related factors that affect the incidence of oversedation in mechanically ventilated adults...
  11. doi Pharmacology of commonly used analgesics and sedatives in the ICU: benzodiazepines, propofol, and opioids
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, MU206, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Crit Care Clin 25:431-49, vii. 2009
    ..To optimize care, critical care clinicians should be familiar with the many pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and pharmacogenetic variables that can affect the safety and efficacy of these sedatives and analgesics...
  12. doi Efficacy and safety of quetiapine in critically ill patients with delirium: a prospective, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:419-27. 2010
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of scheduled quetiapine to placebo for the treatment of delirium in critically ill patients requiring as-needed haloperidol...
  13. doi Adverse drug events associated with the use of analgesics, sedatives, and antipsychotics in the intensive care unit
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:S231-43. 2010
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  14. doi Patterns of antihypertensive treatment in patients with acute severe hypertension from a nonneurologic cause: Studying the Treatment of Acute Hypertension (STAT) registry
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 30:1087-96. 2010
    ..To assess antihypertensive treatment practices and outcomes for patients with acute severe hypertension requiring hospitalization...
  15. doi Current perceptions and practices surrounding the recognition and treatment of delirium in the intensive care unit: a survey of 250 critical care pharmacists from eight states
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 45:1217-29. 2011
    ..Pharmacists are key members of the intensive care unit (ICU) team; however, few data exist regarding their clinical role, perceptions, and current practices in recognizing and managing delirium...
  16. ncbi An in vitro comparison of different providers to deliver four proton pump inhibitor products through a feeding tube
    J W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:1603-11. 2006
    ..It is unclear how delivery through a feeding tube compares between esomeprazole in water, lansoprazole oral disintegrating tablet in water, omeprazole/NaHCO(3) in water and simplified lansoprazole suspension...
  17. ncbi Proton pump inhibitor formulary considerations in the acutely ill. Part 2: Clinical efficacy, safety, and economics
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University Medical Intensive Care Unit, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1844-51. 2005
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  18. ncbi Propofol-associated hypertriglyceridemia and pancreatitis in the intensive care unit: an analysis of frequency and risk factors
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, and the Department of Pharmacy, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1348-52. 2005
    ..To characterize the frequency, severity, risk factors, and clinician response to propofol-associated hypertriglyceridemia and hypertriglyceridemia-associated pancreatitis...
  19. ncbi Proton pump inhibitor formulary considerations in the acutely ill. Part 1: Pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, and available formulations
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 5000, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1667-77. 2005
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  20. ncbi Proton pump inhibitors for acid suppression in the intensive care unit: formulary considerations
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, and Medical Intensive Care Unit, Tufts New England Medical Center, Mugar 206, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:S24-30. 2005
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  21. ncbi Treatment options and formulary considerations in the management of acid suppression in critically ill patients. Introduction
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, and Medical Intensive Care Unit, Tufts New England Medical Center, Mugar 206, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:S2-3. 2005
  22. ncbi Albumin for fluid resuscitation: implications of the Saline versus Albumin Fluid Evaluation
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Mugar Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:637-42. 2005
  23. ncbi Fenoldopam versus nitroprusside for the treatment of hypertensive emergency
    John W Devlin
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 5001, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:755-9. 2004
    ..While sodium nitroprusside remains first-line therapy for hypertensive emergency (HEM), fenoldopam is increasingly being used because of its benign safety profile and potential renal protective effects...
  24. pmc A tool for measuring active learning in the classroom
    Jenny A Van Amburgh
    Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 71:85. 2007
    ..To develop a valid and reliable active-learning inventory tool for use in large classrooms and compare faculty perceptions of active-learning using the Active-Learning Inventory Tool...
  25. ncbi Atypical antipsychotics versus haloperidol for treatment of delirium in acutely ill patients
    Rhonda S Rea
    School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 27:588-94. 2007
    ..However, these conclusions are based on a limited number of studies; larger comparative trials are needed to elucidate the role of atypical antipsychotics for treating delirium in this population...
  26. ncbi Propofol associated with a shorter duration of mechanical ventilation than scheduled intermittent lorazepam: a database analysis using Project IMPACT
    Jeffrey J Fong
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1986-91. 2007
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  27. ncbi Assessment of delirium in the intensive care unit: nursing practices and perceptions
    John W Devlin
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Crit Care 17:555-65; quiz 566. 2008
    ..Despite practice guidelines promoting delirium assessment in intensive care, few data exist regarding current delirium assessment practices among nurses and how these practices compare with those for sedation assessment...
  28. doi Predictors of mortality in patients with suspected propofol infusion syndrome
    Jeffrey J Fong
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2281-7. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of mortality in patients with suspected propofol infusion syndrome and to develop a simple scoring system to identify patients with suspected propofol infusion syndrome who are most at risk of death...
  29. ncbi Critical care pharmacy services in United States hospitals
    Robert MacLaren
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:612-8. 2006
    ..Critical care pharmacy activities have been described as fundamental, desirable, and optimal, but actual services provided have not been evaluated...
  30. doi Impact of an institution-specific hospital-acquired pneumonia protocol on the appropriateness of antibiotic therapy and patient outcomes
    Jason W Lancaster
    Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:852-62. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of a hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) protocol on appropriateness of empiric antibiotic therapy, antibiotic deescalation, antibiotic duration, patient mortality, and length of stay...
  31. doi Corticosteroids for prevention of postextubation laryngeal edema in adults
    Russel J Roberts
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:686-91. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of prophylactic corticosteroid therapy in preventing postextubation laryngeal edema (PELE) and the need for reintubation in adults...
  32. ncbi Factors influencing variability in compliance rates and clinical outcomes among three different severe sepsis bundles
    Jeffrey J Fong
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:929-36. 2007
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  33. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of proton pump inhibitors for bleeding peptic ulcers: The unanswered questions
    John W Devlin
    Crit Care Med 32:1415-6. 2004
  34. ncbi Bioavailability of gatifloxacin by gastric tube administration with and without concomitant enteral feeding in critically ill patients
    Salmaan Kanji
    College of Pharmacy, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1347-52. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of critical illness and concomitant gastric tube feeding on gatifloxacin bioavailability...
  35. ncbi Identifying factors that could account for differences in duration of mechanical ventilation between intermittent lorazepam- and propofol-treated patients
    John W Devlin
    Crit Care Med 34:3063-4; author reply 3064. 2006
  36. doi Greater immediate gastric acid suppression with lansoprazole 30 mg administered as a 2-minute intravenous bolus injection versus a 30-minute infusion
    David C Metz
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:301-7. 2008
    ..To compare the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and safety of lansoprazole administered as a 2-minute intravenous bolus injection versus a 30-minute continuous infusion...
  37. doi Sedation with dexmedetomidine vs lorazepam in mechanically ventilated patients
    Jeffrey F Barletta
    JAMA 299:1541-2; author reply 1542. 2008
  38. ncbi Effect of low-calorie parenteral nutrition on the incidence and severity of hyperglycemia in surgical patients: a randomized, controlled trial
    Christine L Ahrens
    Department of Pharmacy, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:2507-12. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of a low-calorie parenteral nutrition (PN) regimen on the incidence and severity of hyperglycemia and insulin requirements...
  39. ncbi Should sedation be standardized in the intensive care unit?
    Marjolein de Wit
    Crit Care Med 36:1649-51. 2008
  40. ncbi Intensive care unit sedation: waking up clinicians to the gap between research and practice
    John W Devlin
    Crit Care Med 34:556-7. 2006
  41. ncbi Adverse drug event reporting in intensive care units: a survey of current practices
    Sandra L Kane-Gill
    University of Pittsburgh, Center for Pharmacoinformatics and Outcomes Research, PA 15261, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1267-73. 2006
    ..Understanding the frequency with which institutions incorporate standardized operational ADE/ADR definitions, triggers, and evaluation tools in this population will facilitate benchmarking between hospitals...
  42. ncbi An evaluation of the cost effectiveness of drotrecogin alfa (activated) relative to the number of organ system failures
    Madeline Betancourt
    College of Pharmacy, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:1331-40. 2003
    ..Consequently, some institutions restrict drotrecogin alfa (activated) use to patients with severe sepsis with >/=2 organ system failures...
  43. ncbi Clinical practice guidelines for the maintenance of patient physical safety in the intensive care unit: use of restraining therapies--American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force 2001-2002
    Gerald A Maccioli
    Critical Health Systems, Raleigh Practice Center, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:2665-76. 2003
    ..To develop clinical practice guidelines for the use of restraining therapies to maintain physical and psychological safety of adult and pediatric patients in the intensive care unit...
  44. doi Reversing oversedation in the intensive care unit: the role of pharmacists in energizing guideline efforts and overcoming protocol fatigue
    John W Devlin
    Crit Care Med 36:626-8. 2008