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Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Acute Pain Management Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infu... : Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server. Please enable scripts and reload this page. Login No user account? Lippincott Journals Subscribers , use your username or email along with your password to log in. Remember me on this computer Register for a free account (...) navigation Articles & Issues Collections For Authors Journal Info > > Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infu... Email to a Colleague Colleague's E-mail is Invalid Your Name: (optional) Your Email: Colleague's Email: Separate multiple e-mails with a (;). Message: Thought you might appreciate this item(s) I saw at Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Send a copy to your email Your message has been successfully sent to your colleague. Some error has occurred while processing your
Ketamine-based anesthesia improves electroconvulsive therapy outcomes: a randomized-controlled study Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common and debilitating condition that can be challenging to treat. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is currently the therapeutic gold standard for treatment-resistant MDD. We tested our hypothesis that ketamine-based anesthesia for ECT results in superior improvement in treatment-resistant MDD outcomes compared with propofol-based anesthesia.Patients (...) with treatment-resistant MDD were enrolled in a randomized clinical trial with assignment to ketamine- or propofol-based anesthesia arms. Using a modified intention-to-treat analysis, we compared the median number of ECT treatments required to achieve a 50% reduction (primary outcome) and a score ≤ 10 (secondary outcome) on the Montgomery-Asberg depression rating scale (MADRS) between anesthesia groups.The study was terminated as significant results were found after the first planned interim analysis with 12
Ketamine for Rapid Reduction of Suicidal Thoughts in Major Depression: A Midazolam-Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial Pharmacotherapy to rapidly relieve suicidal ideation in depression may reduce suicide risk. Rapid reduction in suicidal thoughts after ketamine treatment has mostly been studied in patients with low levels of suicidal ideation. The authors tested the acute effect of adjunctive subanesthetic intravenous ketamine on clinically significant suicidal ideation in patients with major (...) depressive disorder.In a randomized clinical trial, adults (N=80) with current major depressive disorder and a score ≥4 on the Scale for Suicidal Ideation (SSI), of whom 54% (N=43) were taking antidepressant medication, were randomly assigned to receive ketamine or midazolam infusion. The primary outcome measure was SSI score 24 hours after infusion (at day 1).The reduction in SSI score at day 1 was 4.96 points greater for the ketamine group compared with the midazolam group (95% CI=2.33, 7.59; Cohen's d
Efficacy of Postoperative Analgesia of Local Ketamine Wound Instillation Following Total Thyroidectomy: A Randomized, Double-blind, Controlled Clinical Trial Total thyroidectomy is recommended as a line of management of thyroid cancer in many cases. Our aim was to compare postoperative analgesic effect of local ketamine 1 mg/kg instilled in the wound to that of intramuscular (IM) ketamine and placebo after total thyroidectomy.A total of 90 patients aged 18 to 60 years, American Society (...) of Anesthesiologists (ASA) class I to II, with a body weight of 50 to 90 kg, scheduled for total thyroidectomy were enrolled after ethics committee approval in this prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled study and divided randomly into 3 groups to receive treatment after hemostasis. Group (I) received 1 mg/kg ketamine in a total volume of 10 mL normal saline instilled in the wound. Group (II) received 1 mg/kg of IM ketamine. Group (III) received 10 mL of normal saline instilled in the wound. Total
Subcutaneous ketamine for postoperative pain relief in Rwanda: a randomized clinical trial Postoperative pain control is often inadequate in low-income countries such as Rwanda, prompting the search for an inexpensive improvement. A randomized controlled trial was conducted to study the use of subcutaneous ketamine for the management of postoperative pain in patients undergoing major surgery in Kigali, Rwanda.Fifty-nine patients undergoing major abdominal, head and neck, plastic (...) , or gynecological surgeries were studied. In addition to standard care, patients received five subcutaneous injections of ketamine 1 mg·kg-1 (ketamine group, n = 30) or normal saline (placebo group, n = 29) during the postoperative period. The first injection was administered in the postanesthesia care unit and then every 12 hr thereafter starting at 20:00 on the day of surgery. Pain was assessed three times per day using an 11-point verbal response scale. Patients were also assessed for side effects, including
A Comparison of Headache Treatment in the Emergency Department: Prochlorperazine Versus Ketamine Intravenous subdissociative-dose ketamine has been shown to be effective for pain management, but has not been specifically studied for headaches in the emergency department (ED). For this reason, we designed a study to compare standard treatment (prochlorperazine) with ketamine in patients with benign headaches in the ED.This study was a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial (...) with a convenience sample of patients presenting to the ED with benign headaches. Patients were randomized to receive either prochlorperazine and diphenhydramine or ketamine and ondansetron. Patients' headache severity was measured on a 100-mm visual analog scale (VAS) at 0, 15, 30, 45, and 60 minutes. Nausea, vomiting, anxiety, and the need for rescue medications were also tracked. Patients were contacted at 24 to 48 hours posttreatment to rate their satisfaction and to determine whether they were still
Nasal midazolam vs ketamine for neonatal intubation in the delivery room: a randomised trial To compare the effectiveness of sedation by intranasal administration of midazolam (nMDZ) or ketamine (nKTM) for neonatal intubation.A multicentre, prospective, randomised, double-blind study.Delivery rooms at four tertiary perinatal centres in France.Preterm neonates with respiratory distress requiring non-emergent endotracheal intubation for surfactant instillation.Treatment was randomly allocated
Using Neuroimaging to Decipher the Mechanism of Action of Ketamine: A Pathway to Novel Therapeutics? 29560906 2019 02 27 2019 02 27 2451-9030 2 7 2017 10 Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging Using Neuroimaging to Decipher the Mechanism of Action of Ketamine: A Pathway to Novel Therapeutics? 549-551 S2451-9022(17)30146-5 10.1016/j.bpsc.2017.08.006 Nugent Allison C AC Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch
Prefrontal Connectivity and Glutamate Transmission: Relevance to Depression Pathophysiology and Ketamine Treatment Prefrontal global brain connectivity with global signal regression (GBCr) was proposed as a robust biomarker of depression, and was associated with ketamine's mechanism of action. Here, we investigated prefrontal GBCr in treatment-resistant depression (TRD) at baseline and following treatment. Then, we conducted a set of pharmacological challenges in healthy subjects to investigate (...) the glutamate neurotransmission correlates of GBCr.In study A, we used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to compare GBCr between 22 TRD and 29 healthy control. Then, we examined the effects of ketamine and midazolam on GBCr in TRD patients 24h post-treatment. In study B, we acquired repeated fMRI in 18 healthy subjects to determine the effects of lamotrigine (a glutamate release inhibitor), ketamine, and lamotrigine-by-ketamine interaction.In study A, TRD patients showed significant reduction
Considerations on the Off-label Use of Ketamine as a Treatment for Mood Disorders 28806440 2017 09 27 2018 12 07 1538-3598 318 9 2017 Sep 05 JAMA JAMA Considerations on the Off-label Use of Ketamine as a Treatment for Mood Disorders. 793-794 10.1001/jama.2017.10697 Wilkinson Samuel T ST Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. The Yale Psychiatric Hospital, Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, Connecticut. Sanacora Gerard G Department of Psychiatry, Yale School (...) of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. The Yale Psychiatric Hospital, Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, Connecticut. eng L30 MH111000 MH NIMH NIH HHS United States T32 MH062994 MH NIMH NIH HHS United States Journal Article United States JAMA 7501160 0098-7484 0 Anesthetics, Dissociative 690G0D6V8H Ketamine AIM IM Advisory Committees Anesthetics, Dissociative adverse effects therapeutic use Chronic Disease drug therapy Humans Ketamine adverse effects therapeutic use Mood Disorders drug therapy Off-Label Use
Adverse Events With Ketamine Versus Ketofol for Procedural Sedation on Adults: A Double-blind, Randomized Controlled Trial The goal of our study was to compare the frequency and severity of recovery reactions between ketamine and ketamine-propofol 1:1 admixture ("ketofol").We performed a multicentric, randomized, double-blind trial in which adult patients received emergency procedural sedations with ketamine or ketofol. Our primary outcome was the proportion of unpleasant recovery reactions (...) . Other outcomes were frequency of interventions required by these recovery reactions, rates of respiratory or hemodynamic events, emesis, and satisfaction of patients as well as providers.A total of 152 patients completed the study, 76 in each arm. Compared with ketamine, ketofol determined a 22% reduction in recovery reactions incidence (p < 0.01) and less clinical and pharmacologic interventions required by these reactions. There was no serious adverse event in both groups. Rates in hemodynamic
Effect of Intrathecally Administered Ketamine, Morphine, and Their Combination Added to Bupivacaine in Patients Undergoing Major Abdominal Cancer Surgery a Randomized, Double-Blind Study Effective postoperative pain control reduces postoperative morbidity. In this study, we investigated the effects of intrathecal morphine, ketamine, and their combination with bupivacaine for postoperative analgesia in major abdominal cancer surgery.Prospective, randomized, double-blind.Academic medical (...) center.Ninety ASA I-III patients age 30 to 50 years were divided randomly into three groups: the morphine group (group M) received 10 mg of hyperbaric bupivacaine 0.5% in 2 mL volume and 0.3 mg morphine in 1 mL volume intrathecally. The ketamine group (group K) received 0.1 mg/kg ketamine in 1 mL volume instead of morphine. The morphine + ketamine group (group K + M) received both 0.3 mg morphine and 0.1 mg/kg ketamine in 1 mL volume intrathecally. Postoperative total morphine consumption, first request
Intraoperative ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium or pain after major surgery in older adults: an international, multicentre, double-blind, randomised clinical trial. Delirium is a common and serious postoperative complication. Subanaesthetic ketamine is often administered intraoperatively for postoperative analgesia, and some evidence suggests that ketamine prevents delirium. The primary purpose of this trial was to assess the effectiveness of ketamine for prevention (...) of postoperative delirium in older adults.The Prevention of Delirium and Complications Associated with Surgical Treatments [PODCAST] study is a multicentre, international randomised trial that enrolled adults older than 60 years undergoing major cardiac and non-cardiac surgery under general anaesthesia. Using a computer-generated randomisation sequence we randomly assigned patients to one of three groups in blocks of 15 to receive placebo (normal saline), low-dose ketamine (0·5 mg/kg), or high dose ketamine (1
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IM Ketamine for Prehospital Sedation of the Agitated Patient Emergency Medicine > Journal Club > Archive > November 2016 Toggle navigation November 2016 IM Ketamine for Prehospital Sedation of the Agitated Patient Vignette You are working a night shift in EM-1 and have just started to catch up after signout, consisting of more than a few inebriated patients awaiting sobriety, when you hear commotion out in the hall. EMS and police are bringing in a large, screaming, Blailing, adult male patient (...) that might reduce the chances for injury of the patient and providers? How about something that is more rapid in onset than our old “5 and 2”? You remember hearing that ketamine is now being stocked on some ambulances for this purpose. When you wake up the next day after your shift you decide to look into the evidence behind prehospital ketamine for agitated patients. PICO Question Population: Adult patients with severe agitation requiring chemical sedation in the prehospital setting Intervention: IM
Ketamine Analgesia for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department Emergency Medicine > Journal Club > Archive > April 2016 Toggle navigation April 2016 Ketamine Analgesia for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department Vignette It's two o'clock in the afternoon during a typical weekend TCC shift, when you get a page that a triage patient is coming to room 4. You look at the chart and see that it's a 45-year-old man who was riding his horse and got bucked off, landing on his left arm in an awkward (...) your attending about the IV lidocaine, which the patient says hasn't really helped his pain, but Dr. Cohn just shakes his head and sighs. You then ask about giving the patient low-dose ketamine for his pain, having recently listened to a podcast on the subject ( ). Dr. Cohn laughs in your face and turns his back on you. Later, he comes back and explains that while he admittedly hasn't read the literature on the subject, he isn't a big fan of replacing one addictive substance with another
Low-dose Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department BestBets: Low-dose Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department Low-dose Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department Report By: Colby Duncan MD - Senior EM Resident Search checked by Brad Riley MD - EM Faculty Institution: Grand Rapids Medical Education Research Partners/Michigan State University Date Submitted: 15th July 2016 Date Completed: 11th February 2017 Last Modified: 11th February 2017 Status: Green (complete (...) ) Three Part Question [In ED patients with acute pain who do not respond to conventional therapies], is the [low-dose ketamine better than morphine] at [safely and effectively reducing pain scores]? Clinical Scenario A man aged 25 years presents to the ED with a closed fracture of the right humeral head. He has severe pain around the shoulder and is allergic to opioids. He is given intravenous ketorolac and midazolam. Unfortunately, the patient's pain does not improve. A colleague recommends the use
Ketamine infusion for treatment-resistant bipolar depression Ketamine infusion for treatment-resistant bipolar depression Ketamine infusion for treatment-resistant bipolar depression HAYES, Inc Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation HAYES, Inc. Ketamine infusion for treatment-resistant bipolar depression. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc. Healthcare Technology (...) Brief Publication. 2017 Authors' conclusions Health Problem: Bipolar disorder is a chronic illness characterized by alternating periods of profound depression and excessively elevated or irritable mood (mania). These episodes of extreme mood are interspersed by periods of relatively normal mood. Bipolar disorder is a severely impairing illness associated with unemployment, decreased productivity, and excess mortality. Technology Description: Ketamine therapy for bipolar disorder often involves
Ketamine as primary therapy for treatment-resistant unipolar depression or posttraumatic stress disorder Ketamine as primary therapy for treatment-resistant unipolar depression or posttraumatic stress disorder Ketamine as primary therapy for treatment-resistant unipolar depression or posttraumatic stress disorder HAYES, Inc Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database (...) . Citation HAYES, Inc. Ketamine as primary therapy for treatment-resistant unipolar depression or posttraumatic stress disorder. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc. Directory Publication. 2017 Authors' conclusions Health Problem: Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is typically defined as depression that does not respond to at least 2 attempts at treatment of adequate duration with appropriate doses of antidepressants, but there is no official consensus definition. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety