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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Comparing Dexmedetomidine, Ketamine and Dexmetedomidine-Ketamine Combination to Control Shivering During Regional Anaethesia

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Id: NCT03302351

Organisation Name: Assiut University

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: October 1, 2017

Last Update: July 3, 2018

Lead Sponsor: Assiut University

Brief Summary: Shivering is defined as an involuntary, repetitive activity of skeletal muscles. The incidence of shivering has been found to be quite high, approximately 40-50% in different studies. It can double or even triple oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production. Shivering also increase intraocular and intracranial pressure, and may contribute to increased wound pain, delayed wound healing, and delayed discharge from post-anaesthetic care. Apart from being an uncomfortable experience, its deleterious effects deserve primary prevention and rapid control on occurence.

  • Shivering

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