Dennis welcomes his friend PAC to discuss Esketamine. PAC, an anesthetist with extensive experience, shares insights on using it in various medical settings including his experience in providing medical care during the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. He highlights its potential advantages, such as improved analgesia and reduced hallucinogenic effects in mid-doses.
They also discuss its use in austere environments, especially during military operations, and PAC emphasizes the importance of adapting dosages based on transportation methods and patient conditions. They touch on the role of ketamine in managing seizures, refractory seizures, and its potential benefits for asthmatic patients. The podcast provides valuable insights into ketamine’s applications in medical care.