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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 909135, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/909135
Clinical Study

A Real-World, Multicenter Assessment of Drugs Requiring Weight-Based Calculations in Overweight, Adult Critically Ill Patients

1Department of Pharmacy, Translational Science Institute and Critical Care Medicine, Schools for Pharmacy and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
2Department of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
3West Penn Allegheny Health System, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 4800 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
4Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85234, USA
5The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 121 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
6Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy, 1111 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006, USA
7Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, 75 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
8Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, 585 Schenectady Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
9University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA

Received 29 August 2013; Accepted 24 September 2013

Academic Editors: W. W. Butt and F. Hammarqvist

Copyright © 2013 Sandra L. Kane-Gill et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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