Prehospital Use of IM Ketamine for Sedation of Violent and Agitated Patients

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Latest prehospital research in regard to IM ketamine sedation for agitated patients, notably ones thought to have “excited delirium syndrome”
American prehospital research leads the world in this area and parallels my work in Far North Australia with aeromedical retrieval sedation using ketamine.

Check out the full open access article here
Prehospital Use of IM Ketamine for Sedation of Violent and Agitated Patients

2 thoughts on “Prehospital Use of IM Ketamine for Sedation of Violent and Agitated Patients

  1. Reblogged this on AmboFOAM and commented:
    Anyone who has to deal with the acutely agitated patient knows how difficult this cohort can be to manage. This is an interesting article regarding the use of everyone’s favourite drug, ketamine, as a means of safely dealing with these challenging situations.

  2. Thank you for that excellent update and paper Mihn! Passed it on to our Medical Director for review and to see if we could adopt similar protocols. Fan of your blog and updates, please keep up the good work!

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