Ketamine (Ketalar)

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Ketamine (Ketalar)
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2012-09-07 10:39:15
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Ketamine Ketalar
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Ketamine Ketalar
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  1. What class is Ketamine (Ketalar)
    phencyclidine

    (a derivitive of PCP - phenylcyclohexyl piperidine)
  2. How is Ketamine (Ketalar) supplied
    10 mg/ml 

    50 mg/ml

    100 mg/ml
  3. What properties of Ketamine (Ketalar) make it different from the other hypnotic agents
    analgesia properties
  4. What are the analgesia dose ranges are used for Ketamine (Ketalar)
    • 0.2-0.5 mg/kg
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  5. What are the induction dose ranges for Ketamine (Ketalar)
    1-2 mg/kg
  6. What is a Ketamine dart, how is injected, and for what reason would it be used
    4-8 mg/kg injection

    given IM

    for combative patients that need to be subdued quickly
  7. What population benefits the most from Ketamine (Ketalar)
    pt c physical addiction to narcotics (r/t high tolerance)
  8. What is a magor concern with the use of Ketamine (Ketalar)
    Emergence delirium  (trippy state, -- scary feeling)

    use versed to reduce the delirium

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