Minneapolis hospital seeks review of EMS sedation cases

Published 9:09 am Monday, June 18, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Hennepin Healthcare officials will ask an independent panel to review cases of its medical responders sedating people with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine.

The action announced Friday is in response to a draft report obtained by the Star Tribune that says the drug caused heart or breathing failure in some instances and suspects had to be revived or intubated.

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