Ruben D Restrepo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of salmeterol xinafoate plus fluticasone propionate for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Ruben D Restrepo
    The University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Respiratory Care, MSC 6248, San Antonio TX 78229, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:1993-2002. 2013
  2. doi request reprint AARC clinical practice guideline: transcutaneous monitoring of carbon dioxide and oxygen: 2012
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Respir Care 57:1955-62. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Humidification during invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation: 2012
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Respir Care 57:782-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Incentive spirometry: 2011
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Respir Care 56:1600-4. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint A stepwise approach to management of stable COPD with inhaled pharmacotherapy: a review
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Texas, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Respir Care 54:1058-81. 2009
  6. pmc Medication adherence issues in patients treated for COPD
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:371-84. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Near-fatal asthma: recognition and management
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78229, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:13-23. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Halothane, an effective infrequently used drug, in the treatment of pediatric status asthmaticus: a case report
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Care Sciences, Georgia State University, and Division of Critical Care, Hughes Spalding Children s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Asthma 42:649-51. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of inhaled anticholinergic agents in obstructive airway disease
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 6248, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Respir Care 52:833-51. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Aerosol delivery device selection for spontaneously breathing patients: 2012
    Arzu Ari
    Division of Respiratory Therapy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Respir Care 57:613-26. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of salmeterol xinafoate plus fluticasone propionate for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Ruben D Restrepo
    The University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Respiratory Care, MSC 6248, San Antonio TX 78229, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:1993-2002. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint AARC clinical practice guideline: transcutaneous monitoring of carbon dioxide and oxygen: 2012
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Respir Care 57:1955-62. 2012
    ..5) It is recommended that sites used for a TCM be changed as often as necessary and that they be alternated and observed to avoid thermal injury. Manufacturer recommendations should be followed...
  3. doi request reprint Humidification during invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation: 2012
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Respir Care 57:782-8. 2012
    ..7. It is suggested that HMEs are not used as a prevention strategy for ventilator-associated pneumonia...
  4. doi request reprint Incentive spirometry: 2011
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Respir Care 56:1600-4. 2011
    ..5: Routine use of incentive spirometry to prevent atelectasis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery is not recommended. 6: It is suggested that a volume-oriented device be selected as an incentive spirometry device...
  5. ncbi request reprint A stepwise approach to management of stable COPD with inhaled pharmacotherapy: a review
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Texas, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Respir Care 54:1058-81. 2009
    ..This paper reviews current evidence regarding the use of inhaled pharmacotherapy in the treatment of COPD and provides a guided approach to the use of different agents in stable COPD...
  6. pmc Medication adherence issues in patients treated for COPD
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:371-84. 2008
    ..This manuscript reviews important aspects associated with medication adherence in patients with COPD and identifies some predictors of poor adherence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Near-fatal asthma: recognition and management
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78229, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:13-23. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to discuss recent advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of near-fatal asthma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Halothane, an effective infrequently used drug, in the treatment of pediatric status asthmaticus: a case report
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Care Sciences, Georgia State University, and Division of Critical Care, Hughes Spalding Children s Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Asthma 42:649-51. 2005
    ..The patient remained on halothane for a total of 36 hours. No adverse effects associated with the use of halothane were noted. The patient was extubated to BiPAP 16/6, FiO2=0.30 at 68 hours and was discharged home 5 days later...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of inhaled anticholinergic agents in obstructive airway disease
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 6248, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Respir Care 52:833-51. 2007
    ..This article reviews the most current evidence for inhaled anticholinergics in obstructive airway disease and summarizes outcomes reported in randomized controlled trials...
  10. doi request reprint Aerosol delivery device selection for spontaneously breathing patients: 2012
    Arzu Ari
    Division of Respiratory Therapy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Respir Care 57:613-26. 2012
    ..10: It is suggested that intermittent positive-pressure breathing should not be used for aerosol therapy. 11: It is recommended that either nebulizer or pMDI can be used for aerosol delivery during noninvasive ventilation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inhaled adrenergics and anticholinergics in obstructive lung disease: do they enhance mucociliary clearance?
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Respiratory Care, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 6248, San Antonio TX 78229 3900, USA
    Respir Care 52:1159-73; discussion 1173-5. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint An investigation of nebulized bronchodilator delivery using a pediatric lung model of spontaneous breathing
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Cardiopulmonary Care Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Respir Care 51:56-61. 2006
    ..The literature lacks comparative data on nebulizer aerosol delivered via mask versus T-piece, to spontaneously breathing pediatric subjects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Performance comparison of nebulizer designs: constant-output, breath-enhanced, and dosimetric
    Joseph L Rau
    Cardiopulmonary Care Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Respir Care 49:174-9. 2004
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  14. doi request reprint Critical-thinking ability in respiratory care students and its correlation with age, educational background, and performance on national board examinations
    Richard B Wettstein
    Department of Respiratory Care, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Respir Care 56:284-9. 2011
    ..Critical thinking is an important characteristic to develop in respiratory care students...
  15. doi request reprint Capnography/Capnometry during mechanical ventilation: 2011
    Brian K Walsh
    Respiratory Care Department, Children s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Respir Care 56:503-9. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Protocol-driven ventilator management in children: comparison to nonprotocol care
    Ruben D Restrepo
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Care Sciences, MSC 8R0319, Georgia State University, 33 Gilmer St Unit 8, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 19:274-84. 2004
    ..Use of an institution-specific VMP developed by a multidisciplinary team was associated with significantly reduced ventilator weaning time and time to spontaneous breathing. Further studies are needed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of face mask design on inhaled mass of nebulized albuterol, using a pediatric breathing model
    Hui Ling Lin
    Respiratory Care Program, Dakota State University, South Dakota, USA
    Respir Care 52:1021-6. 2007
    ..Aerosol face mask design and the distance at which the face mask is held from the face affect the delivery of nebulized medication to pediatric patients...