Critical Care Therapeutics

Birrer, Kara L.; Cat, Tram; Hall, Lisa; Patanwala, Asad
May 2007
Hospital Pharmacy;May2007, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p411
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impact of pharmacologic interventions on the treatment of the critically ill patient. It cites the findings of studies conducted on the use of hypertonic saline solution (HSS) on patients with traumatic brain injuries. It explores the role of antibiotics in open fractures. It details the guidelines pertaining to the use of sedatives in critically ill patients developed by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.


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