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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Low Dose Ketamine (LDK) Versus Morphine for Acute Pain Control in the Emergency Department

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Id: NCT01538745

Organisation Name: Brooke Army Medical Center

Overal Status: Unknown status

Start Date: February 2012

Last Update: January 29, 2013

Lead Sponsor: Brooke Army Medical Center

Brief Summary: The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of intravenous low dose ketamine to the industry standard of morphine in regards to controlling acute pain in the emergency department.

Both LDK and morphine have side effects. The amount and character of these side effects will be compared. Additionally, the degree of sedation or agitation will be specifically measured. The aim of this current study is to make this comparison and shift the evidence for LDK use from the anecdotal to the scientific.

  • Abdomen, Acute
  • Other Acute Pain
  • Flank Pain, Acute
  • Back Pain, Acute
  • Extremity Pain, Acute

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