Ketamine IS AT LEAST as hemodynamically stable as ETOMIDATE!!! EMCrit Project by Scott Weingart, MD FCCM. EMCrit 291 – For Frak’s Sake, Ketamine is at least as Hemodynamically Stable as Etomidate!
Maintaining an adequate level of sedation and analgesia plays a key role in the management of traumatic brain injury (TBI). To date, it is unclear which drug or combination of drugs is most effective in achieving these goals. Ketamine is an agent with attractive pharmacological and pharmacokinetics characteristics. Current evidence shows that ketamine does notContinue reading “Ketamine in acute phase of severe traumatic brain injury “an old drug for new uses?” | Critical Care | Full Text”
Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Prehospital Paramedic Administration of Sub-Dissociative Dose of Ketamine in the Treatment of Trauma-Related Pain in Adult Civilian Population | Read by QxMD — Read on read.qxmd.com/read/32782893/evaluation-of-safety-and-efficacy-of-prehospital-paramedic-administration-of-sub-dissociative-dose-of-ketamine-in-the-treatment-of-trauma-related-pain-in-adult-civilian-population
AbstractBackground. The military use of ketamine is well established. The benefits of prehospital civilian use have not been extensively reported.Methods. A r — Read on academic.oup.com/milmed/article/184/Supplement_1/542/5418730
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