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Arch Dis Child. 1994 March; 70(3): 197–199.
PMCID: PMC1063117

Genital examination under ketamine sedation in cases of suspected sexual abuse.

Abstract

Sedation for genital examination in suspected sexual abuse is seldom discussed. The cases are presented of three children in whom genital examination was facilitated by ketamine sedation; these children could not be examined under any other circumstances. Ketamine provides safe, effective sedation, analgesia, and amnesia in an ambulatory setting. Its use should be considered in selected patients.

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