Colorado medics may have misdiagnosed “excited delirium” hundreds of times when dosing people with ketamine

Paramedics unnecessarily sedated hundreds of people with ketamine during confrontations with police officers in Colorado, exposing them to potentially life-threatening complications associated with the drug. That’s according to an estimate from Dr. Mark DeBard, a professor emeritus of emergency medicine at Ohio State University and expert in cases of “excited delirium.” “It may represent a … Continue reading Colorado medics may have misdiagnosed “excited delirium” hundreds of times when dosing people with ketamine