In this section
Ketamine is a potent sedative, amnestic, analgesic and
anaesthetic agent. It has relatively little effect on the
respiratory centre at the doses used.
is to be managed by a doctor approved for this purpose by the
Resuscitation equipment must be readily available.
These may all be mixed in the same syringe for intramuscular or
Local anaesthetic agents may be used but are rarely
IV: (with local anaesthetic cream)