Medication 7-330 - Ketamine (Ketalar)

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols


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Change Log:

DateLink to
previous
version
Description of change
12/29/14pdfAdded DEA and street info.
08/06/15pdfRemoved pediatric dosages. Added analgesic vs. dissociative doses. Reduced dissociative dosages. Added comment to half the dose if age over 65 yr.
06/10/16pdfAdded dosing chart created by Brice Flynn.
08/24/17pdfFixed calculation errors in the quick reference sheet.
11/29/17pdfUpdated quick reference chart.
08/24/18pdfAdded comment about slow push to avoid apnea.
05/11/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 7-330 - Ketamine.
06/11/21pdfMoved to emsprotocols.online

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