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Errors in preparation and administration of intravenous medications in the intensive care unit of a teaching hospital: an observational study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of medication errors that occurred during the preparation and administration of IV drugs in an intensive care unit. SETTING The study was conducted in a 12-bedExpand
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Pharmacokinetics of rifampin under fasting conditions, with food, and with antacids.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Determine the intrasubject and intersubject variability in, and the effects of food or antacids on, the pharmacokinetics of rifampin (RIF). DESIGN Randomized, four-period crossoverExpand
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Relationships between Hispanic ethnicity and attitudes and beliefs toward herbal medicine use among older adults.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the underlying intentions to use herbal medicines among Hispanic older adults. Understanding these intentions is critical to the provision of effective counseling. Expand
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Pharmacokinetics of isoniazid under fasting conditions, with food, and with antacids.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the intra- and intersubject variability in and the effects of food or antacids on the pharmacokinetics of isoniazid (INH). DESIGN Randomized, four-period cross-overExpand
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Population pharmacokinetics of ethionamide in patients with tuberculosis.
SETTING Three US referral hospitals. OBJECTIVE Determine the population pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters of ethionamide (ETA) following multiple oral doses. DESIGN Fifty-five patients withExpand
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Surveillance of Antimicrobial Susceptibility among Bacterial Isolates from Intensive Care Unit Patients of a Tertiary-Care University Hospital in Iran: 2006–2009
Background: This study was conducted to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility patterns among common pathogens in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a university hospital in Iran between 2006 andExpand
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Trace elements (Se, Zn, and Cu) levels in patients with newly diagnosed acute leukemia
Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate serum trace elements level, selenium (Se), zinc (Zn), and copper (Cu) at the diagnosis of acute leukemia, and also if there is any difference in theirExpand
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Effect of intravenous ondansetron on QT interval prolongation in patients with cardiovascular disease and additional risk factors for torsades: a prospective, observational study
Background: The 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 antagonists, or setrons (eg, ondansetron), are commonly used for nausea and vomiting in the hospital setting. In 2001, droperidol was given a black boxExpand
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Peripheral blood versus bone marrow as a source of hematopoietic stem cells for allogeneic transplantation in children with class I and II beta thalassemia major.
Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (PBSCT) has been extended to treating hematologic disorders, but the benefits over bone marrow transplantation (BMT) still remain unclear, especially inExpand
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Drugs for tuberculosis.
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