Patterns of Opiate, Benzodiazepine, and Antipsychotic Drug Dosing in Older Patients in a Medical Intensive Care Unit
Margaret A. Pisani, MD, MPH, Kyle Bramley, MD, Michael T. Vest, DO, Kathleen M. Akgün, MD, Katy L.B. Araujo, MPH, and Terrence E. Murphy, PhD
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Understand risk factors for delirium.
  • Identify proper medications used to treat delirium.
  • Evaluate patterns of sedation use in a medical intensive care unit.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A13225
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 1.00
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 9/1/2016

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Patterns of Opiate, Benzodiazepine, and Antipsychotic Drug Dosing in Older Patients in a Medical Intensive Care Unit

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