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2022 Jan 01

Pediatr Emerg Care



Ketofol for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the Pediatric Population.


Iqbal AU, Shuster ME, Baum CR
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2022 Jan 01; 38(1):28-33.
PMID: 34986578.


The combination of ketamine and propofol, commonly referred to as ketofol, is sometimes used for procedural sedation and analgesia in the pediatric emergency department. This article reviews the pharmacology, dosing, and indications, as well as adverse effects and contraindications of ketamine, propofol, and ketofol.