R R Riker

Summary

Affiliation: Maine Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring sedation, agitation, analgesia, neuromuscular blockade, and delirium in adult ICU patients
    R R Riker
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 22:189-98. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Validating the Sedation-Agitation Scale with the Bispectral Index and Visual Analog Scale in adult ICU patients after cardiac surgery
    R R Riker
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Intensive Care Med 27:853-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The frequency and cost of patient-initiated device removal in the ICU
    G L Fraser
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:1-6. 2001

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring sedation, agitation, analgesia, neuromuscular blockade, and delirium in adult ICU patients
    R R Riker
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 22:189-98. 2001
    ..Future efforts should focus on evaluating the impact of these monitoring techniques on specific outcomes in an effort to improve patient comfort, minimize adverse events, and reduce resource consumption...
  2. ncbi request reprint Validating the Sedation-Agitation Scale with the Bispectral Index and Visual Analog Scale in adult ICU patients after cardiac surgery
    R R Riker
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 04102, USA
    Intensive Care Med 27:853-8. 2001
    ..To validate the Sedation-Agitation Scale (SAS) with the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and Bispectral Index (BIS) in adult ICU patients after cardiac surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint The frequency and cost of patient-initiated device removal in the ICU
    G L Fraser
    Department of Critical Care, Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:1-6. 2001
    ..The estimated annual cost in this 42-bed ICU was more than $250,000. CONCLUSIONS: Patients commonly remove medical devices on their own, and this represents significant consumption of health care resources...