In this episode, I discuss the use of ketamine for pain in the prehospital setting. There are many subtleties to ensuring that you get the effect you want from the drug and minimize adverse effects.

Katamine does based on desired effect
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Ideal body weight calculation

References:

    https://emupdates.com/the-ketamine-brain-continuum/
    Vadivelu N, Schermer E, Kodumudi V, Belani K, Urman RD, Kaye AD. Role of ketamine for analgesia in adults and children. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. 2016;32(3):298–306. doi:10.4103/0970-9185.168149
    Kurdi MS, Theerth KA, Deva RS. Ketamine: Current applications in anesthesia, pain, and critical care. Anesth Essays Res. 2014;8(3):283–290. doi:10.4103/0259-1162.143110
    Subdissociative-Dose Ketamine for Analgesia Annals of Emergency Medicine , Volume 71 , Issue 3 , e35

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Katamine does based on desired effect
Image: EMUpdates.com
Ideal body weight calculation
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