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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Low-Dose Ketamine Versus Morphine for Moderate to Severe Pain in the Emergency Department Geriatric Population: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Study.

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Id: NCT02673372

Organisation Name: Maimonides Medical Center

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: April 2016

Last Update: May 31, 2019

Lead Sponsor: Antonios Likourezos

Brief Summary: This research project is geared towards geriatric analgesia in the Emergency Department (ED) with a goal of reducing the administration of opioid pain medications to elderly patients, thereby avoiding the commonly occurring, severe side effects associated with such medications, including hypotension, respiratory depression, altered mental status, delirium, as well as nausea/vomiting and constipation.

The primary outcome of the study will be difference in pain score from baseline to 30 minutes post-medication administration.

This project has the potential to change and modify the ED approach to geriatric analgesia by virtue of minimizing the use of opioid administration in elderly patients. T

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