By Cole Zercoe
In 2009, a young resident of Quincy, (Mass.) overdosed in his mother's home. It was the result of a tragic downward spiral that began with a dependency on prescription pain ...
Generic Name: ketamine (multiple generics available)
Common Brand Name: Ketalar® (Par Pharmaceutical Companies – U.S.)
Class: general anesthetic
Treatment uses of Ketamine
Dr. Corey Slovis at Vanderbilt emergency medicine talks about how to treat anaphylaxis with epinephrine, ways to suppliment epinephrine, and how to administer intravenous epinephrine.
By Elliott Jones
Treasure Coast Newspapers
GIFFORD, Fla. — An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was “tripping” and “acting crazy” outside a home on June 16 ...
By Paulina Pineda
The Dallas Morning News
TERRELL, Texas — A 42-year-old man believed to be on drugs died Sunday morning while being transported to a hospital in Terrell, police said.
Daily Hampshire Gazette
SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. — The state gave the Southampton Fire Department approval to restart its paramedic-level ambulance services after an inspection Friday.
By Lisa Cornwell
The Associated Press
CINCINNATI — Investigators probing a crash involving a van and a train that killed an adult passenger and injured 9 children and the van's ...
By Tom Hays
The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Ignoring the police officers standing down the block and the disingenuous fine print on the foil packet peeking out of his front pocket ...
BOSTON — A former paramedic has pleaded guilty to stealing medications intended to be used by emergency care patients, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. ...
By Paul Feely
New Hampshire Union Leader
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gov. Maggie Hassan has declined a request from Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas that she declare a public health state of emergency ...
By Greg Smith
NEW LONDON, Conn. — A former Groton Ambulance Association employee is due to appear in court on Friday to face charges she pilfered money from co-workers while ...
To combat the heroin epidemic, firefighters developed "your life matters" cards with help line numbers for addicts they treat
By National Public Radio
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: We're going to hear now from a county in Florida that, like many places around the country, has seen a dramatic ...
By Terry Date
ANDOVER, Mass. — Police revived a 21-year-old man believed to be overdosing on heroin Sunday at Flint Circle.
Police administered Narcan to the man, ...
Plantation Fire Rescue gives a shot of ketamine to suspected flakka users to calm them down for the safety of all involved