- Impact of quetiapine on resolution of individual delirium symptoms in critically ill patients with delirium: a post-hoc analysis of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled studyJohn W Devlin
Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, 360 Huntington Avenue, Mugar 206, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Crit Care 15:R215. 2011....
- Dexmedetomidine vs midazolam for sedation of critically ill patients: a randomized trialRichard R Riker
University of Vermont College of Medicine, USA
JAMA 301:489-99. 2009..Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor agonist medications are the most commonly used sedatives for intensive care unit (ICU) patients, yet preliminary evidence indicates that the alpha(2) agonist dexmedetomidine may have distinct advantages...
- Altering intensive care sedation paradigms to improve patient outcomesRichard R Riker
University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
Crit Care Clin 25:527-38, viii-ix. 2009..There are now reliable and valid ways to monitor pain and delirium in ICU patients. Dexmedetomidine reduces the incidence of delirium, reduces the duration of mechanical ventilation, and appears to be cost effective...