T E Albertson
Affiliation: University of California
- The pharmacological approach to the elderly COPD patientTimothy E Albertson
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, 4150 V Street, Suite 3400, Davis, CA, USA
Drugs Aging 30:479-502. 2013..The approach to each patient is best individualized. Earlier use of palliative care should be considered when traditional pharmacotherapy fails to achieve outcome measures and before consideration of end-of-life issues...
- Are fluoroquinolones superior antibiotics for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia?Timothy E Albertson
UC Davis, School of Medicine, 4150 V Street, Suite 3400, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA
Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:317-29. 2012..Although evidence for both the clinical and microbiological efficacy of fluoroquinolone antibiotics is abundant, no convincing data demonstrates that they are superior to other standard antibiotics included in CAP guidelines...
- Gastrointestinal decontamination in the acutely poisoned patientTimothy E Albertson
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
Int J Emerg Med 4:65. 2011..abstract:..
- A population study of the frequency of high-dose acetaminophen prescribing and dispensingTimothy E Albertson
Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Pharmacology Toxicology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Veterans Affairs Northern California Health System, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Ann Pharmacother 44:1191-5. 2010..Recurrent intake of 4 g/day or more of acetaminophen has been associated with elevation of serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels in 30-40% of the exposed population and may result in hepatotoxicity...
- Antibiotic therapy in elderly patients with acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitisTimothy E Albertson
Professor and Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCDHS and VA Northern California Health Care System, 4150 V Street, Suite 3400, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Expert Rev Respir Med 3:539-48. 2009....
- The diagnosis and treatment of elderly patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic bronchitisTimothy E Albertson
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, School of Medicine University of California at Davis, Sacramento, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 58:570-9. 2010....
- Poisoning hospitalization correlates with poison center call frequencyTimothy Albertson
California Poison Control System, Sacramento Division, Sacramento, CA, USA
J Med Toxicol 4:151-6. 2008..The effect or association of PCC call frequency on acute hospitalization rates for poisonings has not been studied extensively...
- The effect of propofol on CA1 pyramidal cell excitability and GABAA-mediated inhibition in the rat hippocampal sliceT E Albertson
Department of Molecular Biosciences School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 93010, USA
Life Sci 58:2397-407. 1996..These studies are consistent with propofol having a GABAA-chloride channel mechanism causing its effect on recurrent collateral evoked inhibition in the rat hippocampal slice...
- Methamphetamine and the expanding complications of amphetaminesT E Albertson
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
West J Med 170:214-9. 1999..Because of methamphetamine's widespread use, clinicians should be familiar with its medical effects and toxicity and with treatment options for acute and long-term effects of methamphetamine abuse...
- Regional variations in the use and awareness of the California Poison Control SystemTimothy E Albertson
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 4150 V St, Suite 3400 PSSB Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 42:625-33. 2004..To investigate regional variations in public awareness and utilization of the services of Poison Control Centers (PCC) before and after an intervention...
- Optimization of inpatient warfarin therapy: impact of daily consultation by a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation serviceW E Dager
Department of Pharmaceutical Services, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
Ann Pharmacother 34:567-72. 2000..To determine the effect of daily consultation by a team of hospital pharmacists on the accuracy and rapidity of optimizing warfarin therapy...
- Pharmacokinetics and clinical effects of mono-L-aspartyl chlorin e6 (NPe6) photodynamic therapy in adult patients with primary or secondary cancer of the skin and mucosal surfacesAndrew L Chan
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 21:72-8. 2005..Mono-L-aspartyl chlorin e6 (NPe6) is a photosensitizer that exhibits chemical purity, absorption at 664 nm wavelength and may be useful in photodynamic therapy (PDT)...
- A prospective study of acute, unintentional, pediatric superwarfarin ingestions managed without decontaminationMarianne Ingels
California Poison Control System, San Diego Division, San Diego, CA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 40:73-8. 2002..We determine the incidence of clinically important bleeding in children with superwarfarin rodenticide ingestions not treated with gastrointestinal decontamination or prophylactic vitamin K...
- An evaluation of a blind rotational technique for selective mainstem intubationAaron E Bair
Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2315 Stockton Boulevard, PSSB 2100, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Acad Emerg Med 11:1105-7. 2004..The authors evaluated a blind rotational technique for selective mainstem intubation using either a standard endotracheal tube (ET) or a directional-tip endotracheal tube (DTET)...
- Advances in the management of endobronchial lung malignanciesAndrew L Chan
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA
Curr Opin Pulm Med 9:301-8. 2003..An integrated and individualized approach to the use of these complementary modalities can provide rapid palliation and may improve survival in a subset of patients...
- Epoprostenol in pregnant patients with secondary pulmonary hypertension: two case reports and a review of the literatureMark Avdalovic
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
Treat Respir Med 3:29-34. 2004..It highlights the complexity involved in managing such patients and the requirement of a multidisiplinary team approach...
- Multiplex polymerase chain reaction detection enhancement of bacteremia and fungemiaRichard F Louie
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Crit Care Med 36:1487-92. 2008..To test a multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method for simultaneous detection of multiple organisms in bloodstream infections...
- Do airway metallic stents for benign lesions confer too costly a benefit?Andrew L Chan
University of California, Davis Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Sacramento, USA
BMC Pulm Med 8:7. 2008..The use of self-expanding metallic stents (SEMAS) in the treatment benign airway obstruction is controversial...
- Multiple measures of magnesium status are comparable in mild asthma and control subjectsAlexandra G Kazaks
Department of Nutrition, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
J Asthma 43:783-8. 2006..Mg status was similar in asthma and controls, and was not correlated to lung function. Total serum Mg closely reflected ionized Mg and offers a useful clinical diagnostic monitor...
- Reversal of elevated international normalized ratios and bleeding with low-dose recombinant activated factor VII in patients receiving warfarinWilliam E Dager
Department of Pharmaceutical Services, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817 2201, USA
Pharmacotherapy 26:1091-8. 2006..To assess the effectiveness of using low-dose recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) to reverse the effects of warfarin in critically ill patients with major bleeding events...
- Structure-activity relationship for noncoplanar polychlorinated biphenyl congeners toward the ryanodine receptor-Ca2+ channel complex type 1 (RyR1)Isaac N Pessah
Department of VM Molecular Biosciences and Center for Children s Environmental Health, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Chem Res Toxicol 19:92-101. 2006....
- Evolution of poison control centers in CaliforniaJudith A Alsop
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1898-9. 2007
- The presence of a local lung transplant center increases lung procurement ratesJohn P McVicar
Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Transplantation 75:2128-30. 2003..The availability of cadaveric organs is the major problem in transplantation today...
- No significant relationship between exhaled nitric oxide and body mass index in people with asthmaAlexandra Kazaks
J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:929-30; author reply 930. 2005
- Tramadol exposures reported to statewide poison control systemKathy A Marquardt
California Poison Control System, Sacramento Division, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817 2201, USA
Ann Pharmacother 39:1039-44. 2005..Tramadol is a unique analgesic that has been associated with seizures on overdose...
- Efficacy and safety of the monoclonal anti-tumor necrosis factor antibody F(ab')2 fragment afelimomab in patients with severe sepsis and elevated interleukin-6 levelsEdward A Panacek
Department of Medicine, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
Crit Care Med 32:2173-82. 2004..To evaluate whether administration of afelimomab, an anti-tumor necrosis factor F(ab')2 monoclonal antibody fragment, would reduce 28-day all-cause mortality in patients with severe sepsis and elevated serum levels of IL-6...