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

@inproceedings{Cohen2018ConsensusGO,
  title={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},
  author={Steven Paul Cohen and Anuj Bhatia and Asokumar Buvanendran and Eric S. Schwenk and Ajay D. Wasan and Robert W. Hurley and Eugene R. Viscusi and Samer N. Narouze and Fred N. Davis and Elspeth Cameron Ritchie and Timothy R. Lubenow and W Michael Hooten},
  booktitle={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Over the past 2 decades, the use of intravenous ketamine infusions as a treatment for chronic pain has increased dramatically, with wide variation in patient selection, dosing, and monitoring. This has led to a chorus of calls from various sources for the development of consensus guidelines. METHODS In November 2016, the charge for developing… CONTINUE READING