Key Articles and Guidelines Relative to Intensive Care Unit Pharmacotherapy: 2009 Update

Brian L. Erstad, Pharm.D., FCCM, FCCP, FASHP; Gretchen M. Brophy, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM; Steven J. Martin, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM; Curtis E. Haas, Pharm.D., FCCP; John W. Devlin, Pharm.D., FCCM, FCCP; Lynda S. Welage, Pharm.D., FCCP; William E. Dager, Pharm.D., FCSHP, FCCP, FCCM


Pharmacotherapy. 2009;29(10):1228-1269. 

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General Articles Pertaining to Critical Care Pharmacy Practice

Erstad BL. A primer on critical care pharmacy services. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:1871–81.

MacLaren R, Devlin JW, Martin SJ, Dasta JF, Rudis MI, Bond CA. Critical care pharmacy services in United States hospitals. Ann Pharmacother 2006;40:612–18.

Horn E, Jacobi J. The critical care clinical pharmacist: evolution of an essential team member. Crit Care Med 2006;34(3 suppl):S46–51.

Dasta JF. Critical care. Ann Pharmacother 2006;40:736–7.

Kane SL, Weber RJ, Dasta JF. The impact of critical care pharmacists on enhancing patient outcomes. Intensive Care Med 2003;29:691–8.

Papadopoulos J, Rebuck JA, Lober C, et al. The critical care pharmacist: an essential intensive care practitioner. Pharmacotherapy 2002;22:1484–8.

Brilli RJ, Spevetz A, Branson RD, et al, for the American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force on Models of Critical Care Delivery, American College of Critical Care Medicine Guidelines for the Definition of an Intensivist and the Practice of Critical Care Medicine. Critical care delivery in the intensive care unit: defining clinical roles and the best practice model. Crit Care Med 2001;29:2007–19.

Rudis MI, Brandl KM, for the Society of Critical Care Medicine and American College of Clinical Pharmacy Task Force on Critical Care Pharmacy Services. Position paper on critical care pharmacy services. Crit Care Med 2000;28:3746–50.