R A Lugo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Pharmacokinetics of methadone
    Ralph A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 5820, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:13-24. 2005
  2. ncbi The pharmacokinetics of oxycodone
    Ralph A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 5820, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 18:17-30. 2004
  3. ncbi Clinical pharmacokinetics of morphine
    Ralph A Lugo
    College of Pharmacy, and School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5820, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 16:5-18. 2002
  4. ncbi Albuterol delivery in a neonatal ventilated lung model: Nebulization versus chlorofluorocarbon- and hydrofluoroalkane-pressurized metered dose inhalers
    R A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, 30 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5820, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 31:247-54. 2001
  5. ncbi Enteral methadone to expedite fentanyl discontinuation and prevent opioid abstinence syndrome in the PICU
    R A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 5820, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:1566-73. 2001
  6. ncbi Albuterol delivery from a metered-dose inhaler with spacer is reduced following short-duration manual ventilation in a neonatal ventilator-lung model
    Ralph A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pediatrics, University of Utah College of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84112 5820
    Respir Care 49:1029-34. 2004
  7. ncbi Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of ranitidine in critically ill children
    R A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:759-64. 2001
  8. ncbi A cost analysis of enterally administered lorazepam in the pediatric intensive care unit
    R A Lugo
    University of Utah College of Pharmacy and Department of Pharmacy, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Crit Care Med 27:417-21. 1999
  9. ncbi The effect of midazolam premedication on discharge time in pediatric patients undergoing general anesthesia for dental restorations
    J J Horgesheimer
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:491-4. 2001
  10. ncbi The effect of confirmation calls on appointment-keeping behavior of patients in a children's hospital dental clinic
    A A Christensen
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:495-8. 2001

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Pharmacokinetics of methadone
    Ralph A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 5820, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:13-24. 2005
    ..General dosing guidelines, dosage conversions from other opioids and pharmacokinetic issues in special populations are discussed...
  2. ncbi The pharmacokinetics of oxycodone
    Ralph A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 5820, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 18:17-30. 2004
    ..Special populations, including children and those with liver/renal failure, have a unique oxycodone pharmacokinetic profile that must be taken into account in order to maximize analgesic efficacy and reduce the risk of adverse events...
  3. ncbi Clinical pharmacokinetics of morphine
    Ralph A Lugo
    College of Pharmacy, and School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5820, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 16:5-18. 2002
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  4. ncbi Albuterol delivery in a neonatal ventilated lung model: Nebulization versus chlorofluorocarbon- and hydrofluoroalkane-pressurized metered dose inhalers
    R A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, 30 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5820, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 31:247-54. 2001
    ..There was no significant difference in drug delivery between CFC-MDI and HFA-MDI; nor did the placement of the spacer significantly affect drug delivery...
  5. ncbi Enteral methadone to expedite fentanyl discontinuation and prevent opioid abstinence syndrome in the PICU
    R A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 5820, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:1566-73. 2001
    ..To determine if enterally administered methadone can facilitate fentanyl discontinuation and prevent withdrawal in children at high risk for opioid abstinence syndrome...
  6. ncbi Albuterol delivery from a metered-dose inhaler with spacer is reduced following short-duration manual ventilation in a neonatal ventilator-lung model
    Ralph A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pediatrics, University of Utah College of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84112 5820
    Respir Care 49:1029-34. 2004
    ..However, minimizing the amount of time the spacer remains in line might also limit albuterol delivery to the patient...
  7. ncbi Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of ranitidine in critically ill children
    R A Lugo
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:759-64. 2001
    ..Thereafter, gastric pH should be monitored and the dose of ranitidine adjusted accordingly...
  8. ncbi A cost analysis of enterally administered lorazepam in the pediatric intensive care unit
    R A Lugo
    University of Utah College of Pharmacy and Department of Pharmacy, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
    Crit Care Med 27:417-21. 1999
    ..To determine the cost savings of replacing intravenous midazolam with enterally administered lorazepam in mechanically ventilated children who require long-term continuous sedation...
  9. ncbi The effect of midazolam premedication on discharge time in pediatric patients undergoing general anesthesia for dental restorations
    J J Horgesheimer
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:491-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Preoperative administration of oral midazolam does not delay discharge of children undergoing general anesthesia for dental rehabilitation...
  10. ncbi The effect of confirmation calls on appointment-keeping behavior of patients in a children's hospital dental clinic
    A A Christensen
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:495-8. 2001
    ..There was no difference between calls placed one or two working days prior to the appointment. The greatest reduction in broken appointments was shown in the private insurance group...
  11. ncbi Analysis of fentanyl and norfentanyl in human plasma by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry using electrospray ionization
    J Day
    Center for Human Toxicology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 27:513-6. 2003
    ..00-mm, 5 microLuna C18(2)) column. The intra-assay precision and accuracy ranged from 2.1 to 12.5% for both analytes at concentrations of 0.1, 0.5, 1.0, and 10 ng/mL. The interassay accuracy and precision ranged from 7.34 to 10.95%...
  12. ncbi A survey of albuterol administration practices in intubated patients in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Julie Ballard
    Respiratory Care Department, Primary Children s Medical Center, 100 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City UT 84113 1100, USA
    Respir Care 47:31-8. 2002
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  13. ncbi Cardiovascular drugs for the newborn
    Robert M Ward
    Division of Neonatology, University of Utah, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Perinatol 32:979-97, x. 2005
    ..An effective pulmonary vasodilator must dilate the pulmonary vasculature more than the systemic vasculature...
  14. ncbi The pharmacokinetics of the intravenous formulation of fentanyl citrate administered orally in children undergoing general anesthesia
    Melissa Wheeler
    Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, 19, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:1347-51; table of contents. 2004
    ..This suggests that this method of administration be used with caution until further data are available...
  15. doi Misoprostol effects on diclofenac-induced cardiorenal changes in salt-sensitive patients with hypertension: the MEDIC Study
    Mark A Munger
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5820, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:834-42. 2008
    ..To determine whether coadministration of misoprostol with the nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug diclofenac lessens the increase in blood pressure and improves the alterations in renal hemodynamics induced by diclofenac...
  16. ncbi Postoperative opiate analgesia requirements of smokers and nonsmokers
    Freddy M Creekmore
    College of Pharmacy, University of Utah, 30 S 2000 East, Room 258, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5820, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:949-53. 2004
    ..Abrupt discontinuation of nicotine in nicotine-dependent patients appears to increase the perception of pain. The clinical importance of nicotine's effect on pain perception is not fully understood...
  17. ncbi Effect of perioperative administration of ropivacaine with epinephrine on postoperative pediatric adenotonsillectomy recovery
    Albert H Park
    Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:459-64. 2004
    ..To determine whether perioperative administration of ropivacaine hydrochloride with epinephrine decreases postoperative pain following adenotonsillectomy and to determine the pharmacokinetics of ropivacaine following injection...
  18. ncbi Chronically inhaled salmeterol improves pulmonary function in heart failure
    Tien M H Ng
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 40:140-5. 2002
    ..The plasma half-life of salmeterol may be prolonged in heart failure patients, thus leading to accumulation at steady-state...
  19. ncbi Failure of nasogastric omeprazole suspension in pediatric intensive care patients
    Julie A Haizlip
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia Children s Medical Center, Charlottesville, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:182-7. 2005
    ..To determine the efficacy of nasogastric administration of omeprazole suspension in raising the gastric pH >4 in critically ill pediatric patients and to determine the most appropriate dosing regimen for this indication...
  20. ncbi The use of haloperidol in agitated critically ill children
    A Marc Harrison
    Department of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Children s Hospital, Ohio, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:51-4. 2002