This article was originally published in the February 2012 issue of Critical Connections.
SCCM's Anesthesiology and Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology sections compiled a reference for those coping with shortages in analgesic and sedation drugs. This guide outlines first-, second-, and third-tier drug recommendations for those faced with shortages during their everyday practice.
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Gail Gesin, PharmD, FCCM
Jeffrey F. Barletta, PharmD, FCCM
Daniel R. Brown, MD, PhD, FCCM
Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCP, FCCM