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Problem Solvers Investigation: Colorado paramedics injecting sedative ketamine into agitated patients
DENVER -- Paramedics across Colorado are using the sedative ketamine to subdue agitated and combative patients who exhibit symptoms of excited delirium prior to arriving at a hospital. Some of those patients are already restrained with handcuffs, taser deployment or physical force by police when they receive the drug from medical personnel.