September 01, 2020
ASA President Discusses Ketamine’s use in Law Enforcement with CNN
Mary Dale Peterson, MD, MSHCA, FACHE, FASA, was quoted in the Sept. 1 segment, which examined recent cases involving the use of ketamine during police confrontations. “The increase in usage is alarming. It can be fatal, as we have seen in a couple of cases without proper monitoring and attention to detail,” Dr. Peterson said.
ASA’s statement opposing the drug’s use for non-medical purposes was also included was featured in a Newsweek piece as well.