Comparison of Etomidate and Ketamine for Induction During Rapid Sequence Intubation of Adult Trauma Patients.

@article{Upchurch2017ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of Etomidate and Ketamine for Induction During Rapid Sequence Intubation of Adult Trauma Patients.},
  author={Cameron P. Upchurch and Carlos G. Grijalva and Stephan Edward Russ and Sean P. Collins and Matthew W. Semler and Todd W. Rice and Dandan Liu and Jesse M. Ehrenfeld and Kevin High and Tyler W. Barrett and Candace D. McNaughton and Wesley H. Self},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={
          24-33.e2
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Induction doses of etomidate during rapid sequence intubation cause transient adrenal dysfunction, but its clinical significance on trauma patients is uncertain. Ketamine has emerged as an alternative for rapid sequence intubation induction. Among adult trauma patients intubated in the emergency department, we compare clinical outcomes among those induced with etomidate and ketamine. METHODS The study entailed a retrospective evaluation of a 4-year (January 2011 to December… CONTINUE READING
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