Ketamine

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  • Ketamine Research Paper

    Ketamine is classified as a general anesthetic, and has conventionally been used as such since its FDA approval in 19701. It is a noncompetitive NMDA antagonist that blocks glutamate and produces a cataleptic state, or a state of trance or seizure with a loss of sensation and consciousness accompanied by rigidity of the body. It dissociates the limbic and thalamocortical systems, effectively dissociating the CNS from outside stimuli. Per the manufacturer’s package insert, it is to be dosed by weight and can be administered as IM and IV injections. Ketamine’s clinical and evidence-based use is detailed in the American College of Emergency Physician’s (ACEP) sedation and analgesia guidelines, and the American College of Critical Care Medicine…

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  • Club Drugs Research Paper

    drugs are ‘GHB’, ‘Ecstasy’ and ‘Ketamine’. The drugs are prominent seen at raves. Raves are "underground" dance parties that include DJ's and drugs being the main guest at this event. They are commonly hosted in discrete locations such as warehouses, abandoned buildings which are not easily accessible to law enforcement. Club drugs not only exist in clubs and raves, but also on some college campuses; these drugs may right now be on your campus…

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  • The Role Of Drugs In Law Enforcement

    mood, sensory perception, sleep, hunger, body temperature, sexual behavior, and muscle control. (“What Are Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs?" stated) Types of hallucinogens include, PCP, LSD, ketamine, and psilocybin. PCP or phencyclidine, was created in the 1950s for a general surgical anesthetic. (“What Are Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs?") LSD, d-lysergic acid diethylamide or commonly known as acid, it is one of the most mood and perception altering hallucinogenic drugs. (“What Are…

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  • Ketamine Case Studies

    Ketamine shows an excellent short term response rate when utilized as a series of treatments, especially when compared to traditional antidepressant response rates within the same time period (Zhang et al., 2015). This research seems to indicate that there are statistically significant response to ketamine as an anti-depressant for use in patients with depressive disorders (Lee, Della Selva, Liu and Himerlhoch, 2015), but there are several issues that restrict its use. The most prominent issue…

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  • Ketamine Case Study Essay

    she attempted to commit suicide multiple times in an effort to make her parents lives easier. Eventually after a while she began drinking uncontrollably and becoming a monster like her parents. Once she realized she was becoming the person she vowed never to become, she set off to get help. Ketamine was her answer. Ketamine is being used as a treatment for suicidal contemplation, depression, and alcoholism in Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD) or Major Depressive Disorders (MDD). Ketamine, a…

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  • Ketamine Induced Animal Model Summary

    Leeona Pierce “Effects of sepsis on behavioral changes on the ketamine-induced animal model of schizophrenia” This article focuses on the question of if there is a potential association between sepsis and schizophrenia, and how sepsis may influence behavior on the ketamine-induced animal model of schizophrenia. Sepsis is a systematic inflammatory response that occurs by the failure to limit the spread of infection leading to organ failure and inflammation. The paper mentions that inflammation…

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  • Oral Midazolam Evaluation

    “Comparative Evaluation of oral Midazolam, Oral Ketamine and Oral Midazolam-Ketamine combination as conscious sedative agents in Unco-operative pediatric dental patients” Abstract Introduction: Pediatric dentists often encounter young, fearful and uncooperative patients. Managing anxious children in the operatory has always been a challenging task. Various aversive and non-aversive techniques have been employed to manage such patients. But these techniques cause a traumatic experience in the…

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  • Knee Arthroscopy Essay

    the synovial tissue, anterior fat pad, and joint capsule due to surgical excision and resection [1]. Postoperative pain control is very important for early rehabil-itation and short hospital stay. Several postoperative analgesic modalities were tried such as systemic drugs, central or periph-eral nerve blocks and intra-articular injections aiming at reach-ing the ideal technique for postoperative pain control [2]. Many studies were done using different intra-articular agents as local…

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  • Monoaminergic Antidepressants Research Paper

    properties because it produces angalesia; ketamine also binds to opioid mu and sigma receptors. In a randomized controlled trial of a single infusion of ketamine compared to an active placebo, midazolam involving patients with treatment resistant major depression, done by Murrough, Iosifescu, Chang, et al. (2013), found that twenty-four hours after the drug administration that ketamine demonstrated rapid antidepressant effects that further supported the NDMA receptor regulation as a supportive…

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  • Laparoscopy Analysis

    the present study was conducted to evaluate and compare the atropine, xylazine and ketamine anaesthetic protocol with that of atropine, acepromazine and ketamine in dogs undergoing laparoscopic vasectomy following CO2…

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