Ketamine: To Use or Not to Use for Pain Management
Ketamine is a useful adjunct to many surgical procedures as one of the most potent drugs available for NMDA-blockade.
Ketamine has been in long and routine use as a dissociative anesthetic. More recently, new pharmacologic features of ketamine have been discovered that provide novel pain modification. Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in July 2011. Please use this content for reference or educational purposes, but note that it is not being actively …