Ketamine

Consensus Guidelines for the Use of Intravenous Ketamine for Chronic Pain

Consensus Guidelines for the Use of Intravenous Ketamine for Chronic Pain

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A panel of experts formulated consensus guidelines for physicians who use intravenous ketamine infusions to treat chronic pain.

Pain Societies Issue Guidelines on Use of Ketamine for the Management of Acute Pain

Pain Societies Issue Guidelines on Use of Ketamine for the Management of Acute Pain

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Consensus guidelines regarding the use of ketamine for the management of acute pain have been approved.

Ketamine Infusion May Be Effective for the Short-Term Relief of CRPS-Associated Pain

Ketamine Infusion May Be Effective for the Short-Term Relief of CRPS-Associated Pain

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Ketamine infusion may provide short-term pain relief for patients with complex regional pain syndrome.

Low-Dose Ketamine Provides Comparable Acute Pain Relief, More Adverse Events Than Morphine

Low-Dose Ketamine Provides Comparable Acute Pain Relief, More Adverse Events Than Morphine

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Acute pain management in the emergency department with low-dose ketamine may provide pain relief comparable with morphine at 30 minutes.

Ketamine May Represent an Effective Treatment for the Management of Chronic Noncancer Pain

Ketamine May Represent an Effective Treatment for the Management of Chronic Noncancer Pain

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Current evidence suggests ketamine may be an effective therapy for the management of chronic noncancer pain.

Ketamine Exhibits Effective Pain Relief for Refractory Headaches

Ketamine Exhibits Effective Pain Relief for Refractory Headaches

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Ketamine is associated with significant pain relief among patients with refractory headaches.

Current State of Evidence on Ketamine: Uses, Effects, Research

Current State of Evidence on Ketamine: Uses, Effects, Research

Ketamine was found to alleviate several pain modalities, and a number of clinical trials investigating its efficacy are ongoing.

Ketamine for Pain Management, Treatment of Depression

Ketamine for Pain Management, Treatment of Depression

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Ketamine may alleviate depression, pain, and adverse effects associated with opioid treatment, and may thus represent an attractive adjunct therapy for pain management.

Ketamine for Refractory Neuropathic Pain

Ketamine for Refractory Neuropathic Pain

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A ketamine regimen is superior to methadone, or ketamine combined with methadone, in alleviating neuropathic pain and associated sensory changes.

Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

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A combination of ketamine infusion treatment and psychotherapy was found to attenuate PTSD manifestation and reduce pain scores.

Understanding the Mechanisms of Depression With Neuroimaging

Understanding the Mechanisms of Depression With Neuroimaging

Often, family and friends cannot appreciate the depth of pain and suffering that depression can cause.

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