Terryn L Naumann

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BACKGROUND Hospitalization can significantly disrupt sleeping patterns. In consideration of the previous reports of insomnia and apparent widespread use of benzodiazepines and other hypnotics in hospitalized patients, we conducted a study to assess quality of sleep and hypnotic drug use in our acute care adult patient population. The primary objectives of(More)
BACKGROUND Despite cost containment efforts, parenteral (IV) ciprofloxacin appears to be overutilized at Vancouver General Hospital. In November 2003, the Pharmacist-managed intravenous to oral (IV-PO) Dosage Form Conversion Service was implemented, enabling autonomous pharmacist-initiated dosage form conversion for ciprofloxacin. This study evaluates(More)
The ability of flumazenil to reverse benzodiazepine-induced respiratory depression is discussed through a review of the relevant literature. Flumazenil has been shown to be effective in reversing benzodiazepine-induced sedation, but its ability to reverse benzodiazepine-induced respiratory depression is controversial. Part of this controversy stems from the(More)
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