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Episode 26: Revisiting Ketamine for Perioperative Care

Nov 1, 2018

ASRA

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Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) and Eric Schwenk (@ESchwenkMD) talk about how ketamine has made a resurgence in acute and chronic pain medicine with guest Dr. Danielle Ludwin, associate professor of anesthesiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York. They also discuss the recent  Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Acute Pain Management

Make sure to check out the next two ASRA meetings #ASRAFall18 and #ASRASpring19 by going to www.asra.com for all the details.

Selected References: 

  1. Schwenk ES, Viscusi ER, Buvanendran A, et al. Consensus guidelines on the use of intravenous ketamine infusions for acute pain management from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2018; 43:456–66. 
  2. Cohen SP, Bhatia A, Buvanendran A, et al. Consensus guidelines on the use of intravenous ketamine infusions for chronic pain from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2018; 43:521–46.

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Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “The Grind (9 to 5)" and "Unknown Night". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

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