Rhonda S Rea
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Implementing an intravenous insulin infusion protocol in the intensive care unitRhonda S Rea
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:385-95. 2007..The implementation of three different insulin protocols in intensive care unit (ICU) settings in two community hospitals and one academic hospital is described...
- Atypical antipsychotics versus haloperidol for treatment of delirium in acutely ill patientsRhonda 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...
- Suboptimal aminoglycoside dosing in critically ill patientsRhonda S Rea
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Ther Drug Monit 30:674-81. 2008....
- Optimizing use of aminoglycosides in the critically illRhonda S Rea
Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Semin Respir Crit Care Med 28:596-603. 2007..The need for extended-interval aminoglycoside dosing with Cmax monitoring and MIC determination of the pathogen may be needed to optimally treat serious infections in the critically ill...
- Role of inhaled nitric oxide in adult heart or lung transplant recipientsRhonda S Rea
Medical Intensive Care Unit, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ann Pharmacother 39:913-7. 2005..To evaluate the role of inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) in adult heart or lung transplant recipients...
- Adverse-drug-event rates for high-cost and high-use drugs in the intensive care unitSandra Kane-Gill
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Center for Pharmacoinformatics and Outcomes Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1876-81. 2006..The rates of adverse drug events (ADEs) associated with high-cost and high-use drugs in the intensive care unit (ICU) were studied...
- Pharmacy student response to patient-simulation mannequins to teach performance-based pharmacotherapeuticsAmy L Seybert
University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, Penn, USA
Am J Pharm Educ 70:48. 2006..To design and implement a simulated patient-case assessment using a mannequin for critical care pharmacotherapeutic education of doctor of pharmacy students and to evaluate student satisfaction with the simulation...
- Multicenter treatment and outcome evaluation of aspiration syndromes in critically ill patientsSandra L Kane-Gill
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Pharmacoinformatics and Outcomes Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Ann Pharmacother 41:549-55. 2007..Aspiration syndromes (pneumonia and pneumonitis) have significantly different processes. An evaluation of treatment and outcomes for these different syndromes has not been reported previously...
- Comparing intravenous amiodarone or lidocaine, or both, outcomes for inpatients with pulseless ventricular arrhythmiasRhonda S Rea
University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Center for Pharmacoinformatics and Outcomes Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PA, and Saint Mary's Hospital-Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
Crit Care Med 34:1617-23. 2006..Inadequate dosing and later administration of amiodarone in the code were two confounding factors in this study. Prospective studies evaluating these agents are warranted...