Low-dose subcutaneous ketamine for postoperative pain management in Rwanda: a dose-finding study

Low-dose subcutaneous ketamine for postoperative pain management in Rwanda: a dose-finding study Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth (2017) 64:928–934 DOI 10.1007/s12630-017-0914-0 REPORTS O F O RIGINAL I NVES TIGATIONS Low-dose subcutaneous ketamine for postoperative pain management in Rwanda: a dose-finding study ´ ´ ` Ketamine sous-cutaneea faible dose pour la prise en charge de la ´ ´ ´ douleur postoperatoire au Rwanda : une etude de determination de dose . . Jon Tuchscherer, MD William P. McKay, MD Theogene Twagirumugabe, MD Received: 22 December 2016 / Revised: 30 March 2017 / Accepted: 2 April 2017 / Published online: 19 June 2017 Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society 2017 Abstract (1.1), respectively]. This rate of improvement suggests Purpose Good pain control is not a normal part of possible pain relief through use of ketamine. The mean surgical care in sub-Saharan Africa due to lack of (SD) ketamine dose that appeared efficacious in pain -1 resources. The primary objective of this study was to reduction was 0.90 (0.23) mgkg . There were no serious determine an efficacious dose of subcutaneous ketamine for side effects. postoperative pain for use in a future randomized Conclusion Adding subcutaneous ketamine to standard controlled trial. analgesic measures resulted in decreases in postoperative Methods Following research ethics board and local pain scores http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie Springer Journals

Low-dose subcutaneous ketamine for postoperative pain management in Rwanda: a dose-finding study

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Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Anesthesiology; Pain Medicine; Intensive / Critical Care Medicine; Pneumology/Respiratory System; Cardiology; Pediatrics
ISSN
0832-610X
eISSN
1496-8975
D.O.I.
10.1007/s12630-017-0914-0
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