Adverse events in pediatric ketamine sedations with or without morphine pretreatment.

@article{Waterman2006AdverseEI,
  title={Adverse events in pediatric ketamine sedations with or without morphine pretreatment.},
  author={George D Waterman and Marc S Leder and Daniel M. Cohen},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={408-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess outcomes between 2 groups of patients receiving ketamine for procedural sedations in our pediatric emergency department. Our hypothesis is that there is no difference in the number of adverse events in ketamine sedations with and without morphine pretreatment. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of all ketamine sedation records over 15 months. The number and types of adverse events between patients with and without morphine pretreatment were examined. The numbers… CONTINUE READING