The association between ketamine given for prehospital chemical restraint with intubation and hospital admission.

@article{Burnett2015TheAB,
  title={The association between ketamine given for prehospital chemical restraint with intubation and hospital admission.},
  author={Aaron M. Burnett and Bjorn K Peterson and Samuel J. Stellpflug and Kristin M. Engebretsen and Katherine J Glasrud and Jordan Marks and Ralph J. Frascone},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={76-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Intramuscular ketamine has become increasingly popular for prehospital chemical restraint of severely agitated or violent patients because of its favorable adverse effect profile, rapid onset, and wide therapeutic window. However, there is currently no literature quantifying the need for intubation or hospital admission for these patients once… CONTINUE READING