Intravenous ketamine as an analgesia in prehospital adult trauma patients

The author independently chose to conduct a systematic literature review as it allows simultaneous searches of electronic databases while being the most effective method to find the best current,...

Ketamine administration by HART paramedics: a clinical audit review

In the UK, ketamine is primarily used as an in-hospital anaesthetic agent; but when used in small doses, can be an effective and safe analgesic (Motov et al, 2015). Unlike morphine, ketamine maintains...

Ketamine: a unique drug with several potential uses in the prehospital setting

Ketamine was developed by Parke-Davis in 1962 in an attempt to develop a safer alternative to phencyclidine (PCP). It was initially used medically on American soldiers in Vietnam. Ketamine has...

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