Ketamine-propofol combination sedation for fracture reduction in the pediatric emergency department.

@article{Sharieff2007KetaminepropofolCS,
  title={Ketamine-propofol combination sedation for fracture reduction in the pediatric emergency department.},
  author={Ghazala Q. Sharieff and Douglas R Trocinski and John T. Kanegaye and Brock Fisher and Jim R Harley},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={881-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the time of onset and recovery from and the efficacy and safety of intravenous ketamine-propofol sedation for reduction of forearm fractures in the pediatric emergency department setting. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, observational pilot study. METHODS Children presenting to an urban pediatric emergency department requiring sedation for closed reduction of forearm fractures received ketamine 0.5 mg/kg and propofol 1 mg/kg. We measured time intervals from drug… CONTINUE READING

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