Nov 27, 2017
Author: Aaron Lessen, M.D.
recent prospective observational study was performed to examine the
safety of different sedation medications in the pediatric
study included 6000 children, and looked at the rate of serious
adverse events following administration of different
- Overall, the safest drug to use was ketamine
alone, with an adverse event rate of about 1%.
- Propofol, BZDs, and opiates had increased rates
of adverse events.