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2021 Jun

J Family Med Prim Care



The adverse effects of Ketamine on Procedural Sedation and Analgesia (PSA) in the Emergency Department.


Dilip TS, Chandy G M, Hazra D, Selvan J, Ganesan P
J Family Med Prim Care. 2021 Jun; 10(6):2279-2283.
PMID: 34322425.


Procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) in the emergency department (ED) is mainly used for wound irrigation, reduction of fractures, and wound closure. Ketamine is one of the most commonly used drugs for PSA in the ED. The study was conducted in the ED of a large tertiary care hospital in southern India to evaluate the adverse effects of Ketamine on PSA.