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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
  1. Eric S. Schwenk, MD*,
  2. Eugene R. Viscusi, MD*,
  3. Asokumar Buvanendran, MD,
  4. Robert W. Hurley, MD, PhD,
  5. Ajay D. Wasan, MD, MSc§,
  6. Samer Narouze, MD, PhD,
  7. Anuj Bhatia, MD, MBBS**,
  8. Fred N. Davis, MD††,
  9. William M. Hooten, MD‡‡ and
  10. Steven P. Cohen, MD§§
  1. *Department of Anesthesiology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  2. Department of Anesthesiology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
  3. Departments of Anesthesiology and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
  4. §Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  5. Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery, Western Reserve Hospital, Akron, OH
  6. **Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  7. ††Procare Pain Solutions and Department of Anesthesiology, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI
  8. ‡‡Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, Mayo College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  9. §§Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
  1. Address correspondence to: Steven P. Cohen, MD, 550 N Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21029 (e-mail: scohen40{at}jhmi.edu).

Footnotes

  • S.P.C. is funded in part by a Congressional grant from the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD (SAP grant 111726).

    The authors declare no conflict of interest.

    The opinions or assertions contained herein are those of the authors, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.

    Because this document has neither been presented to nor approved by either the ASA Board of Directors or House of Delegates, it is not an official or approved statement or policy of the Society. Variances from the recommendations contained in the document may be acceptable based on the judgment of the responsible anesthesiologist.

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Footnotes

  • S.P.C. is funded in part by a Congressional grant from the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD (SAP grant 111726).

    The authors declare no conflict of interest.

    The opinions or assertions contained herein are those of the authors, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.

    Because this document has neither been presented to nor approved by either the ASA Board of Directors or House of Delegates, it is not an official or approved statement or policy of the Society. Variances from the recommendations contained in the document may be acceptable based on the judgment of the responsible anesthesiologist.

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