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

Effects of Foot Massage on Pain Severity during Change Position in Critically Ill Trauma Patients; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Khodayar Oshvandi; Zahra Veladati; Marzieh Mahmoodi; Farshid Rahimi Bashar; Azim azizi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 156-162

    Objective: To determine the effects of foot massage on pain severity during in unconscious trauma patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). Methods: In this randomized clinical trial (RCT), 80 unconscious trauma patients admitted in the ICU of a hospital in an urban area of Iran were ...  Read More

Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection: Parasagittal versus Midline Approach in Patients with Unilateral Cervical Radicular Pain; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Kasra Dehghan; Rohollah Valizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 137-143

  Objective: To compare parasagittal interlaminar cervical epidural steroid injection (PSIL-CESI) and the classic midline interlaminar cervical epidural steroid injection (MIL-CESI) in terms of pain relief and functional improvement in patients with unilateral upper extremity radicular pain.Methods: This ...  Read More

Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection in Patients with Lumbar Radicular Pain; Outcome Results of 2-Year Follow-Up

Masoud Hashemi; Payman Dadkhah; Mehrdad Taheri; Mahshid Ghasemi; Ali Hosseinpour

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 144-149

  Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of transforaminal lumbar epidural steroid injections (TFESI) in patients with unilateral radiculopathy due to lumbar intervertebral disc protrusion regarding pain intensity, functional disability, current opioid intake and patients’ satisfaction.Methods: ...  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

Effects of Meperidine on Pain Intensity and Accuracy of Clinical Diagnosis in Patients with Acute Abdominal Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Vahid Hattami; Sajjad Hatami; Khairolah Asadolahi; Mahtab Anvari

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2013, , Pages 152-157

  Objectives: To determine  the effects of Meperidine (Pethedine®)  on pain intensity, clinical findings, final diagnosis and management of patients with acute abdominal pain.Methods: This was a randomized clinical trial including 100 patients, with lower abdominal pain lasting for less than 48 hours ...  Read More