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Not Surviving Sedation :Guess what they chose?

Victorian prehospital chemical restraint 2017 update

It’s time for another post on everyone’s favourite drug: ketamine! Hooray! Ok, so this is not entirely about ketamine, but ketamine does come into it. AV paramedics have recently received training to administer IM ketamine to agitated patients as part of a greater focus on paramedic safety when managing these situations(MICA paramedics have had ketamine for […]

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Editors note : I find it surprising given the Australian research published on acute behavioural disturbance and updated guidelines in Queensland and NSW recently, that droperidol is not included in these latest Victorian Ambulance protocols. Why it has not replaced midazolam given its superior safety profile in the research, is baffling. And when its written that mild – moderate agitation can be managed with “a little midazolam”, I would suggest an oral agent is likely just as effective in this situation than a needle.

 

Chemical restraint should not be lethal injection

PHARM Podcast 164 VerSed gives you Cred in Victoria

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A little bit of this and a little bit of that..

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PHARM Podcast 163 Better Dead than VerSed Or How We ditched Midazoslam in Queensland for chemical restraint

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Pronounced VER – SED (propietary name of Midazolam)

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PHARM Podcast 161 Can ketamine kill you?

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From Sedation Death We learn

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IV olanzapine sedation update

The potential role for IV olanzapine was examined in a post last year. The following conclusions were reached: IV olanzapine appears to be safe. IV olanzapine has equal potency compared to IV droperidol and about twice the potency of IV haloperidol. Olanzapine doesn’t affect QT interval or cause torsade de pointes. Two articles were just…

via PulmCrit- Sedation update: IV olanzapine & combo vs. monotherapy — EMCrit

Surviving Sedation – a cautionary ketamine tale

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Prehospital Ketamine for chemical restraint : A review

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PHARM Podcast 156 Surviving Sedation 2016 guidelines

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Surviving Sedation Guidelines 2016 update

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High Dose Ketamine Sedation of an Agitated Patient During Air Medical Transport

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Is Ketofol the milk of human kindness for procedural sedation. St.Emlyn’s

St.Emlyn’s – Meducation in Virchester #FOAMed Another fine day in Virchester and another marvellous weekly Journal Club discussing Ketofol. I was unable to attend our traditional meeting (which ended a few minutes ago) as I was visiting my parents but I guess the beauty of #FOAMed is that you actually do not have to physically…

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ACEP 2016 Policy on Out of Hospital Analgesia & Sedation

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