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Yes, for quite a number of years now - adults and kids.

Please note that there is also use of this drug in non-traumatic pain and conditions.







> Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:10:49 -0500
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> Subject: Re: ketamine
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> I am running my EM residents through some Pediatric Trauma cases and an
> interesting question came up that I said I would bring to the listserv...is
> anyone using Ketamine routinely for RSI/pain control in Pediatric trauma?
> 
> I know from colleagues who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan that it is
> the standard drug for the military because of it's hemodynamic stability
> and the fact that there is no evidence that it has any impact on ICP....but
> was curious to see if any of the big Children's Hospitals and trauma
> centers have started to use it?
> Thanks,
> Mike
> 
> Mike Falk, MD, FAAP, FRCP(C)
> Director ED Simulation Fellowship
> Director of ED Simulation,
> Department of Emergency Medicine
> Mount Sinai St. Luke's/
> Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital
> New York, NY
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