Critical Care Pharmacology

Ketamine

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Objectives

  1. Explain the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic rationale behind ketamine use in critically ill patients.
  2. Discuss the evidence behind ketamine for sedation and pain across critically ill populations.
  3. Define recommendations for ketamine use and limitations for its use based upon current evidence.

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Ketamine Quiz


Vasoactive Medications

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Objectives

  1. Understand and describe commonly used vasopressors
  2. Understand and describe commonly used vasodilators
  3. Identify and discuss indications and differences among commonly used drugs

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Vasoactive Medications