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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Randomised prospective, double-blinded study comparing the effectiveness of administering morphine patient controlled analgesia (PCA) to morphine and ketamine PCA for patients undergoing a total knee replacement.

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Id: ACTRN12613001036707

Organisation Name: Yoon Leng Ooi

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: 01/07/2004

Brief Summary: Total Knee Replacements are associated with a frequent incidence of intense postoperative pain, particularly during early attempts at mobilisation. This trial will investigate the effective of adding Ketamine to a Morphine Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) system in order to improve analgesic efficacy, focusing on the first 48 hours. It will also measure side effects that might emerge from adding Ketamine to a Morphine PCA, the level of patient satisfaction with their PCA, and whether the addition of Ketamine leads to less PCA use.

  • Australia
  • Pain after Total Knee Replacement
  • Ketamine in patient controlled analgesia side effects
  • Morphine patient controlled analgesia side effects

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