Graham Hocking

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Ketamine has diverse effects that may be of relevance to chronic pain including: N-methyl-D-aspartic acid, alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid, kainate, gamma-aminobutyric acid(A) receptors; inhibition of voltage gated Na(+) and K(+) channels and serotonin, dopamine re-uptake. Ketamine has been in clinical practice for over 30 yr;(More)
We investigated the effect of leg position on the depth of the sciatic nerve and quality of ultrasound images taken at the proximal and mid-thigh level. Twenty-one volunteers with average body mass index were recruited to represent the younger population receiving sciatic nerve blocks for sports injury surgery. The volunteers were placed in the lateral(More)
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