Prehospital resuscitation of a man with excited delirium and cardiopulmonary arrest.
A case of successful field resuscitation of a man with ExDS who experienced cardiopulmonary arrest while being restrained by law enforcement officers is presented.
NBOMe Toxicity and Fatalities: A Review of the Literature
- MedicineTransformative Medicine
An updated review of the literature underlines the high prevalence of fatality associated withNBOMe ingestion, as well as the need for increased knowledge among law enforcement and emergency medical providers of the toxidrome of NBOMe when responding to cases of AMS.
Acute behavioural disturbance: a physical emergency psychiatrists need to understand
- Psychology, MedicineBJPsych Advances
The phenomenon of acute behavioural disturbance (ABD) is an underrecognised and potentially life-threatening syndrome, and an emergency in psychiatric settings, and the challenges faced by practitioners are highlighted.
Excited delirium: what’s the evidence for its use in medicine?
- Medicine, PsychologyBMJ
It’s a controversial term that divides the medical community, but how did excited delirium enter the medical lexicon, and should it remain there? Abi Rimmer examines the evidence
Outcomes Associated with Lower Doses of Ketamine by Emergency Medical Services for Profound Agitation
- MedicineThe western journal of emergency medicine
Endotracheal intubation in the ED after prehospital ketamine use for profound agitation in the study sample was found to be less than previously reported.
SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Safety and Efficacy
- Medicine, Political Science
In January 1976, a group of young healthy servicemen fell ill with an unknown respiratory illness at Fort Dix, a US Army training center in New Jersey, and one recruit, refusing hospitalization, died.
Description of Adverse Events in a Cohort of Dance Festival Attendees with Stimulant-Induced Severe Agitation Treated with Dissociative-Dose Ketamine
- MedicinePrehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors
Ketamine’s adverse event profile when used to treat patients with severe agitation resulting from PDIT is described, which includes serious adverse events in 5.9% of patients including one patient who was intubated and transported to the hospital.
Out‐of‐hospital ketamine: review of a growing trend in patient care
- MedicineJournal of the American College of Emergency Physicians open
Background on ketamine history and pharmacology, its use in the hospital environment and possible applications for emergency medical services usage of this medication are provided, and out‐of‐hospital indications for ketamine are discussed.
The role of restraint in fatal excited delirium: a research synthesis and pooled analysis
- Medicine, PsychologyForensic Science, Medicine and Pathology
The results of the study indicate that a diagnosis of ExDS is far more likely to be associated with both aggressive restraint and death, in comparison with AgDS, at odds with previously published theories indicating that ExDS-related death is due to an occult pathophysiologic process.
Assessing the symptoms associated with excited delirium syndrome and the use of conducted energy weapons
- Psychology, MedicineForesic Research & Criminology International Journal
Excited delirium syndrome (ExDS) has been defined as the sudden death of an individual involving an acute (minutes to hours) transient disturbance in consciousness and cognition, marked by…
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Two patients subdued with a TASER® device: cases and review of complications.
- MedicineThe Journal of emergency medicine
Brain biomarkers for identifying excited delirium as a cause of sudden death.
- Psychology, MedicineForensic science international
Delirious Mania and Malignant Catatonia: A Report of 3 Cases and Review
- Psychology, MedicinePsychiatric Quarterly
Three case reports are presented to illustrate the diagnostic conundrum of delirious mania and several different presentations of malignant catatonia.
Excited Delirium Deaths in Custody: Past and Present
- Psychology, MedicineThe American journal of forensic medicine and pathology
This exploratory research examines the evolution of excited delirium deaths in custody in Maryland to determine if medical examiner cases in Maryland reflect the historical and clinical patterns identified in the existing literature.
Nova Scotia, Panel of Mental Health and Medical Experts Review of Excited Delirium
Successful resuscitation of a patient in asystole after a TASER injury using a hypothermia protocol.
- Medicine, BiologyThe American journal of emergency medicine
Therapeutic hypothermia and controlled normothermia in the intensive care unit: Practical considerations, side effects, and cooling methods*
- MedicineCritical care medicine
Intensive care unit physicians, critical care nurses, and others (emergency physicians, neurologists, and cardiologists) should be familiar with the physiologic effects, current indications, techniques, complications and practical issues of temperature management, and induced hypothermia.
Unexpected Arrest-Related Deaths in America: 12 Months of Open Source Surveillance
- MedicineThe western journal of emergency medicine
The data support the premise that ARDs primarily occur in persons with a certain demographic and behavior profile that includes middle-aged males exhibiting agitated, bizarre behavior generally following illicit drug abuse.
Adverse events associated with ketamine for procedural sedation in adults.
- MedicineThe American journal of emergency medicine