Asad E Patanwala

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A prospective, multicenter study of pharmacist activities resulting in medication error interception in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 59:369-73. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Methocarbamol use is associated with decreased hospital length of stay in trauma patients with closed rib fractures
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, PO Box 210202, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg . 2017
  3. ncbi request reprint Ketamine for Analgosedation in the Intensive Care Unit: A Systematic Review
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Intensive Care Med . 2015
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of Dexmedetomidine Versus Propofol on Hospital Costs and Length of Stay
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 31:466-70. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of epinephrine on survival after cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    A E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 80:831-43. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Under-dosing of etomidate for rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department
    Brittany R Traylor
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin, P O Box 210202, Tucson, AZ 85721 0207, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 8:253-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Factor VIIa (recombinant) for acute traumatic hemorrhage
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 11213 North Platte Drive, Tucson, AZ 85737, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:1616-23. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Severity and probability of harm of medication errors intercepted by an emergency department pharmacist
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Int J Pharm Pract 19:358-62. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Prothrombin complex concentrate for critical bleeding
    Asad E Patanwala
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 45:990-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Patient weight as a predictor of pain response to morphine in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Pharm Pract 24:109-13. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint A prospective, multicenter study of pharmacist activities resulting in medication error interception in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 59:369-73. 2012
    ..The primary objective of this study is to determine the activities of pharmacists that lead to medication error interception in the emergency department (ED)...
  2. doi request reprint Methocarbamol use is associated with decreased hospital length of stay in trauma patients with closed rib fractures
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, PO Box 210202, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg . 2017
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of methocarbamol on hospital length of stay in patients with closed rib fracture injuries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ketamine for Analgosedation in the Intensive Care Unit: A Systematic Review
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Intensive Care Med . 2015
    ..To evaluate the evidence for the use of intravenous ketamine for analgosedation in the intensive care unit...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of Dexmedetomidine Versus Propofol on Hospital Costs and Length of Stay
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 31:466-70. 2016
    ..The objective of this evaluation was to compare total hospital costs and length of stay of critically ill patients who received dexmedetomidine versus propofol for sedation in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of epinephrine on survival after cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    A E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 80:831-43. 2014
    ..48; P<0.01; I2=0.00%). Epinephrine use during cardiac arrest is not associated with improved survival to hospital discharge. Observational studies with a lower-risk for bias suggest that it may be associated with decreased survival. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Under-dosing of etomidate for rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department
    Brittany R Traylor
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin, P O Box 210202, Tucson, AZ 85721 0207, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 8:253-6. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if patients who weigh ≥100 kg are more likely to receive under-dosing of etomidate compared to those who weigh <100 kg for rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department (ED)...
  7. doi request reprint Factor VIIa (recombinant) for acute traumatic hemorrhage
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 11213 North Platte Drive, Tucson, AZ 85737, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:1616-23. 2008
    ..The use of factor VIIa (recombinant) for the treatment of acute traumatic hemorrhage is reviewed...
  8. doi request reprint Severity and probability of harm of medication errors intercepted by an emergency department pharmacist
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Int J Pharm Pract 19:358-62. 2011
    ..1%). CONCLUSIONS  A high proportion of MEs intercepted by the emergency department pharmacist are considered to be significant or serious. However, a smaller percentage of these errors are likely to result in patient harm...
  9. doi request reprint Prothrombin complex concentrate for critical bleeding
    Asad E Patanwala
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 45:990-9. 2011
    ..To review the evidence supporting the use of prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) as a hemostatic agent in individuals without hemophilia...
  10. doi request reprint Patient weight as a predictor of pain response to morphine in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Pharm Pract 24:109-13. 2011
    ..The primary outcome of this study is to identify demographic variables including patient weight that are associated with an adequate pain reduction after the first dose of morphine...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of succinylcholine and rocuronium for first-attempt intubation success in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:10-4. 2011
    ..The objective was to determine the effect of paralytic type and dose on first-attempt rapid sequence intubation (RSI) success in the emergency department (ED)...
  12. doi request reprint Use of hypertonic saline injection in trauma
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 North Martin, P O Box 210202, Tucson, AZ 85721 0207, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 67:1920-8. 2010
    ..The use of hypertonic saline injection in trauma patients is discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Pharmacist's activities on a trauma response team in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin, Tucson, AZ 85721 0207, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 67:1536-8. 2010
    ..The interventions of a clinical pharmacist on an emergency department (ED) trauma response team were studied...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of a pharmacist on timing of postintubation sedative and analgesic use in trauma resuscitations
    Albert Amini
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona UA, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 70:1513-7. 2013
    ..Pharmacists' impact in reducing the time interval from intubation to sedative and analgesic use during trauma patient resuscitations is investigated...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of paralytic type on time to post-intubation sedative use in the emergency department
    John M Watt
    Department of Surgery College of Medicine, University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Emerg Med J 30:893-5. 2013
    ..To determine the difference between rocuronium and succinylcholine with regard to post-intubation sedative initiation in the emergency department...
  16. doi request reprint Age-related differences in propofol dosing for procedural sedation in the Emergency Department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Emerg Med 44:823-8. 2013
    ..Propofol dose requirements may differ in the elderly due to age-related changes in pharmacokinetic or pharmacodynamic variables...
  17. doi request reprint Succinylcholine Is Associated with Increased Mortality When Used for Rapid Sequence Intubation of Severely Brain Injured Patients in the Emergency Department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Pharmacotherapy 36:57-63. 2016
    ..To compare succinylcholine and rocuronium regarding mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are intubated in the emergency department (ED)...
  18. doi request reprint Dosing of 3-factor prothrombin complex concentrate for international normalized ratio reversal
    Jennifer H Baggs
    Department of Pharmacy Services, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 46:51-6. 2012
    ..However, there is little information regarding the optimal dosing strategy for achieving adequate INR reversal...
  19. doi request reprint Long-acting neuromuscular blocker use during prehospital transport of trauma patients
    Kathryn A Elofson
    College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Hilliard, OH, USA
    Air Med J 32:203-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of long-acting neuromuscular blocker (LA-NMB) use and evaluate the concurrent use of sedatives during prehospital care...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of epidural analgesia on postoperative complications following pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Albert Amini
    College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Am J Surg 204:1000-4; discussion 1004-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of epidural analgesia use on postoperative complications in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  21. doi request reprint Retrospective analysis of etomidate versus ketamine for first-pass intubation success in an academic emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Acad Emerg Med 21:87-91. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to compare first-pass intubation success between patients who received etomidate versus ketamine for rapid sequence intubation (RSI) in the emergency department (ED)...
  22. doi request reprint Comparison of opioid requirements and analgesic response in opioid-tolerant versus opioid-naïve patients after total knee arthroplasty
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 28:1453-60. 2008
    ..To compare opioid requirements in opioid-tolerant and opioid-naïve patients after total knee arthroplasty, and to compare pain scores, sedation scores, and adverse effects between the groups...
  23. doi request reprint The Utility of the C-MAC as a Direct Laryngoscope for Intubation in the Emergency Department
    John C Sakles
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    J Emerg Med 51:349-357. 2016
    ..Although the C-MAC (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) is a video laryngoscope (VL), it can also be used as a direct laryngoscope (DL)...
  24. doi request reprint First Pass Success Without Hypoxemia Is Increased With the Use of Apneic Oxygenation During Rapid Sequence Intubation in the Emergency Department
    John C Sakles
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
    Acad Emerg Med 23:703-10. 2016
    ..The objective was to determine the effect of apneic oxygenation (AP OX) on first pass success without hypoxemia (FPS-H) in adult patients undergoing rapid sequence intubation (RSI) in the emergency department (ED)...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of an inhaled β2-agonist on cardiovascular function and sympathetic activity in healthy subjects
    Eric M Snyder
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85721, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 31:748-56. 2011
    ..To determine the effect of a short-acting, inhaled β(2)-adrenergic receptor agonist, albuterol sulfate, administered by nebulization, on cardiovascular function and sympathetic activity in healthy individuals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Should morphine dosing be weight based for analgesia in the emergency department?
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Opioid Manag 8:51-5. 2012
    ..To determine if patient weight is predictive of the degree of analgesic response to morphine in opioid naïve patients in the emergency department (ED)...
  27. doi request reprint A prospective observational study of medication errors in a tertiary care emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:522-6. 2010
    ..We determine the rate and severity of medication errors, as well as factors associated with error occurrence in the emergency department (ED)...
  28. doi request reprint Aseptic meningitis, hemolytic anemia, hepatitis, and orthostatic hypotension in a patient treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
    Marie A Chisholm-Burns
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 67:123-7. 2010
    ..The case of a patient who developed aseptic meningitis, hemolytic anemia, hepatitis, and orthostatic hypotension simultaneously during treatment with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole is described...
  29. doi request reprint Apneic oxygenation is associated with a reduction in the incidence of hypoxemia during the RSI of patients with intracranial hemorrhage in the emergency department
    John C Sakles
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 11:983-92. 2016
    ..AP OX is a simple intervention that may minimize the risk of oxygen desaturation during the RSI of patients with ICH. ..
  30. doi request reprint Vancomycin dosing for pneumonia in critically ill trauma patients
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0207, USA
    J Trauma 67:802-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the initial dosing of vancomycin for MRSA pneumonia in critically ill adult trauma patients...
  31. pmc Learning curves for direct laryngoscopy and GlideScope® video laryngoscopy in an emergency medicine residency
    John C Sakles
    University of Arizona, Department of Emergency Medicine, Tucson, Arizona
    West J Emerg Med 15:930-7. 2014
    ..Our objective is to evaluate the resident learning curves for direct laryngoscopy (DL) and GlideScope® video laryngoscopy (GVL) over the course of an emergency medicine (EM) residency training program...
  32. doi request reprint Improvement in GlideScope® Video Laryngoscopy performance over a seven-year period in an academic emergency department
    John C Sakles
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, 1501N, Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245057, Tucson, AZ, 85724, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 9:789-94. 2014
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of methods for the detection of medication safety events in the critically ill
    Brian L Erstad
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85721 0207, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 7:238-46. 2012
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Low-dose levetiracetam for seizure prophylaxis after traumatic brain injury
    Asad E Patanwala
    a Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Brain Inj 30:156-8. 2016
    ..It was hypothesized that the seizure rate would be low and comparable to previous studies using phenytoin...
  35. doi request reprint Hepatotoxicity in Obese Versus Nonobese Patients With Acetaminophen Poisoning Who Are Treated With Intravenous N-Acetylcysteine
    John J Radosevich
    1Maricopa Medical Center, Pharmacy Department, Phoenix, AZ and 2College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Am J Ther 23:e714-9. 2016
    ..5% of the nonobese patients (P = 0.34). No adverse drug effects were noted in either group. Obese and nonobese patients being treated with IV NAC for APAP toxicity experienced similar rates of hepatotoxicity. ..
  36. doi request reprint The Impact of a Soiled Airway on Intubation Success in the Emergency Department when using the GlideScope or the Direct Laryngoscope
    John C Sakles
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245057, Tucson, AZ, 85724
    Acad Emerg Med . 2017
    ..To determine the impact of a soiled airway on first pass success when using the GlideScope video laryngoscope or the direct laryngoscope for intubation in the emergency department...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessment of ultrasound-guided procedures in preclinical years
    Richard Amini
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Intern Emerg Med . 2016
    ..05) improvement in all procedures. The one-day US education workshop employed in this study was effective at immediately increasing third-year medical students' confidence and technical skill at performing US-guided procedures...
  38. doi request reprint Medication Palatability Affects Physician Prescribing Preferences for Common Pediatric Conditions
    Hans Bradshaw
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    Acad Emerg Med 23:1243-1247. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if physicians would alter their prescribing preferences after sampling liquid formulations of medications for common pediatric diagnoses...
  39. doi request reprint Norepinephrine Dosing in Obese and Nonobese Patients With Septic Shock
    John J Radosevich
    John J Radosevich is a clinical pharmacist, Critical Care, Pharmacy Department, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona Asad E Patanwala is an associate professor and Brian L Erstad is a professor and department head, Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Am J Crit Care 25:27-32. 2016
    ..Whether or not norepinephrine infusions for support of hemodynamic status in patients with septic shock should be weight based is unknown. This situation is particularly pertinent in patients who are extremely overweight or obese...
  40. doi request reprint Comparison of the reusable standard GlideScope® video laryngoscope and the disposable cobalt GlideScope® video laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in an academic emergency department: a retrospective review
    John C Sakles
    The Department of Emergency Medicine, Tucson, AZ
    Acad Emerg Med 21:408-15. 2014
    ..The objective was to compare the first-pass success and clinical performance characteristics of the reusable standard GlideScope® video laryngoscope (sGVL) and the disposable Cobalt GlideScope® video laryngoscope (cGVL)...
  41. doi request reprint Predictors of hypotension associated with propofol in trauma patients
    Amanda E Shearin
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Drs Shearin, Patanwala, and Erstad and Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Dr Tang
    J Trauma Nurs 21:4-8. 2014
    ..59 [per 10-mm Hg decrease]; 95% CI, 1.29-1.96; P = .000). Age greater than 55 years, obesity, and lower baseline systolic blood pressure are associated with a higher risk of propofol-induced hypotension in trauma patients...
  42. doi request reprint Induction dose of propofol for pediatric patients undergoing procedural sedation in the emergency department
    Karalea D Jasiak
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0207, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:440-2. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine if patient age is an independent predictor of the propofol dose required for the induction of sedation in pediatric patients for procedures performed in the emergency department (ED)...
  43. doi request reprint Morphine versus fentanyl for pain due to traumatic injury in the emergency department
    Bradley R Wenderoth
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 20:10-5. 2013
    ..001). There were no significant differences in drug-induced adverse effects between groups. Fentanyl produced a similar but more rapid analgesic response compared with morphine in trauma patients...
  44. doi request reprint Intravenous opioids for severe acute pain in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1800-9. 2010
    ..To review clinical trials of intravenous opioids for severe acute pain in the emergency department (ED) and to provide an approach for optimization of therapy...
  45. doi request reprint Antiemetic therapy for nausea and vomiting in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0207, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:330-6. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, there are no widely accepted evidence-based guidelines to optimize the use of these medications for nausea or vomiting in this setting...
  46. doi request reprint Predictors of Patient Satisfaction With Pain Management in the Emergency Department
    Echo Fallon
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson Drs Fallon and Patanwala and Ms Fung and Department of Pharmacy Services, Banner University Medical Center South Campus, Tucson, Arizona Drs Fallon and Rubal Peace
    Adv Emerg Nurs J 38:115-22. 2016
    ..57). Patient perception of enough pain medication provision, staff helpfulness, lowest pain scores achieved, and patient report of generalized pain were associated with satisfaction with pain management in the ED. ..
  47. doi request reprint The C-MAC® video laryngoscope is superior to the direct laryngoscope for the rescue of failed first-attempt intubations in the emergency department
    John C Sakles
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona
    J Emerg Med 48:280-6. 2015
    ..To compare the effectiveness of the C-MAC® video laryngoscope (CMAC) to the direct laryngoscope (DL) when used to rescue a failed first attempt intubation in the emergency department (ED)...
  48. doi request reprint Ketamine for analgosedation in critically ill patients
    Brian L Erstad
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, PO Box 210202, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Crit Care 35:145-9. 2016
    ..The purpose of this narrative review is to provide practical and useful guidance for clinicians considering the use of intravenous ketamine for its analgosedative properties in adult, critically ill patients...
  49. doi request reprint Administration of first dose antibiotic in the ED in patients with minor skin and soft tissue infections
    Ahmed Altyar
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, 1295 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Abdulaziz University, PO Box 80260, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:1225-8. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if administration of antibiotics in the ED increases length of stay...
  50. doi request reprint Coronal Axis Measurement of the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Using a Linear Transducer
    Richard Amini
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona USA R A, L A S, S A and Department of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona USA A E P
    J Ultrasound Med 34:1607-12. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the traditional visual axis technique to an infraorbital coronal axis technique for assessing the optic nerve sheath diameter using a high-frequency linear array transducer...
  51. doi request reprint Medication errors in psychiatric patients boarded in the emergency department
    Hussain T Bakhsh
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA Department of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Risk Saf Med 26:191-8. 2014
    ..Patients boarded in the emergency department (ED) with psychiatric complaints may be at risk for medication errors. However, no studies exist to characterize the types of errors and risk factors for errors in these patients...
  52. doi request reprint Comparison of rocuronium and succinylcholine on postintubation sedative and analgesic dosing in the emergency department
    Justin D Korinek
    aDepartment of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine bDepartment of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Eur J Emerg Med 21:206-11. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if patients who receive rocuronium are more likely to receive lower doses of postintubation sedatives and analgesics compared with patients who receive succinylcholine...
  53. doi request reprint Analgesic response to morphine in obese and morbidly obese patients in the emergency department
    Asad E Patanwala
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Emerg Med J 31:139-42. 2014
    ..The primary objective of this study was to compare the analgesic response to morphine in non-obese, obese and morbidly obese patients for acute pain...
  54. doi request reprint Influence of genetic variation of the β2-adrenergic receptor on lung diffusion in patients with cystic fibrosis
    Brittany R Traylor
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona, 1703 E Mabel, Tucson, AZ 85721, United States
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 24:610-6. 2011
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Emerging pharmacological agents to improve survival from traumatic brain injury
    John J Radosevich
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Brain Inj 27:1492-9. 2013
    ..To review emerging pharmacological agents for the treatment of traumatic brain injury with regard to survival outcomes and provide recommendations regarding their use...
  56. pmc A comparison of the GlideScope video laryngoscope to the C-MAC video laryngoscope for intubation in the emergency department
    Jarrod Mosier
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 61:414-420.e1. 2013
    ..There is growing use of video laryngoscopy in US emergency departments (EDs). This study seeks to compare intubation success between the GlideScope video laryngoscope and the C-MAC video laryngoscope (C-MAC) in ED intubations...
  57. ncbi request reprint Opioid conversions in acute care
    Asad E Patanwala
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 41:255-66. 2007
    ..To discuss the historical basis and limitations of opioid conversion tables, review the relevant literature, and establish an evidence-based equianalgesic dose ratio (EDR) table for performing conversions in the acute care setting...