Sorry for the lapse!
I just wanted to promote what I see as one of the best forthcoming meetings in Antwerp (November 2017). The International Fluid Academy meeting… 863 more words
Leboul, D. et al. BMC Palliative Care | Published online: 11 April 2017
Background: Despite recent advances in palliative medicine, sedating a terminally ill patient is regarded as an indispensable treatment to manage unbearable suffering. 148 more words
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This post is based on a talk prepared by Dr Andrew Weatherall for the South African Society of Anesthesiologists Congress for 2017 held in Johannesburg. As invited faculty I think when they first offered this the plan was to do sedation in the dental chair.
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It’s time for another post on everyone’s favourite drug: ketamine! Hooray! Ok, so this is not entirely about ketamine, but ketamine does come into it. AV paramedics have recently received training to administer IM ketamine to agitated patients as part of a greater focus on paramedic safety when managing these situations(MICA paramedics have had ketamine for […]