Ketamine Sub-Dissociative Dose Vs. Morphine Sulfate for Acute Pain Control in Patients with Isolated Limb Injuries in the Emergency Department: A Randomized, Double-blind, Clinical Trial

Hooman Esfahani; Zahra Khazaeipour; Arash Safaie; Seyed Mojtaba Aghili

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 73-79

  Objective: To compare the ketamine efficacy at a sub-dissociative morphine dose to reduce pain in isolated limb traumatic injuries. Methods: A double-blind randomized clinical trial study was carried out on patients referred to emergency departments (EDs) due to isolated limb traumatic injuries. Eligible ...  Read More

Effect of Intramuscular Ketamine versus Haloperidol on Short-Term Control of Severe Agitated Patients in Emergency Department; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Farhad Heydari; Alireza Gholamian; Majid Zamani; Saeed Majidinejad

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 292-299

  Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intramuscular ketamine and haloperidol in sedation of severely agitated patients in emergency department (ED).Methods: This randomized, double-blind clinical trial study was performed on agitated patients referring to two university educational hospitals. ...  Read More

Efficacy and Safety of Morphine and Low Dose Ketamine for Pain Control of Patients with Long Bone Fractures: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Clinical Trial

Fatemeh Jahanian; Seyed Mohammad Hosseininejad; Hamed Amini Ahidashti; Farzad Bozorgi; Iraj Goli Khatir; Seyyed Hosein Montazar; Vahideh Azarfar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 31-36

  Objective: To compare the effects of intravenous morphine and a low dose of ketamine on pain intensity of patients with traumatic fractures of the long bones.Methods: This randomized, controlled, double-blinded, clinical trial was conducted in the adult emergency department (ED) of Emam Khomeini hospital, ...  Read More

Ketamine Infusion Therapy as an Alternative Pain Control Strategy in Patients with Multi-Trauma including Rib Fracture; Case Report and Literature Review

Ashley K Losing; Justin M Jones; Adis Keric; Steven E Briggs; David D Leedahl

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 165-169

  Ketamine is a promising alternative agent for pain control that offers benefit to traditional strategies, particularly in the setting of rib fracture. Current pharmacologic therapies have clear adverse effects, and other options may be invasive, cost prohibitive, or marginally effective. We describe ...  Read More