Effects of ketamine on electroencephalographic and autonomic arousal and segmental reflex responses in the cat.

OBJECTIVE To provide evidence concerning doses of ketamine that affect electroencephalographic (EEG) and autonomic signs of arousal during nociceptive stimulation. STUDY DESIGN Prospective psychophysical test in people. Single injection or progressively increasing infusions of ketamine in cats. ANIMALS AND PEOPLE: Seven people (20-60 years old) and three… (More)