Combining Ketamine and Propofol (“Ketofol”) for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Review

@inproceedings{Arora2008CombiningKA,
  title={Combining Ketamine and Propofol (“Ketofol”) for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Review},
  author={Sanjay Arora},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2008}
}
  • Sanjay Arora
  • Published 2008 in The western journal of emergency medicine
intrOdUctiOn Emergency physicians must be comfortable and confident in providing safe and effective procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA). Goals of PSA include providing an adequate level of sedation while minimizing pain and anxiety, maximizing amnesia, minimizing the potential for adverse drug-related events, controlling behavior, and maintaining a stable cardiovascular and respiratory status. The ideal pharmacologic agent for PSA would accomplish all of these goals, and would have a quick… CONTINUE READING
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