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Ketamine Clinical Trials

The Effect and Tolerance of a Ketamine Subcutaneous Bolus, During Painful Care of Refractory Bed Sores, Ulcers and Vascular Wounds in a Palliative Care Unit

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Id: NCT02587130

Organisation Name: Lille Catholic University

Overal Status: Terminated

Start Date: May 2016

Last Update: March 3, 2020

Lead Sponsor: Lille Catholic University

Brief Summary: Pain is one of the major symptoms in palliative care units and often is very difficult to treat, being considered as a refractory pain.

There are different causes of refractory pain: pain due to bed sores and ulcer bandages, carcinological or ischemic wounds or injuries, pain due to patients' reduced mobility, pain due to traumatological injuries, pain associated with a long-term bed confinement, etc.

The investigators propose a prospective study to estimate the effect and the tolerance to a subcutaneous bolus of ketamine administered for the treatment of refractory pain due to the care of bedsores, ulcers and vascular wounds in patients hospitalized in palliative care units.

  • Intractable Pain
  • Intensive Care
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Pain Management

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