Ketamine improves nasogastric tube insertion.


OBJECTIVES Nasogastric (NG) intubation is one of the most common procedures performed in the emergency department (ED) and other hospital settings. The aim of this study was to compare the level of pain during NG tube insertion in groups receiving local ketamine plus water-soluble lubricating gel and water-soluble lubricating gel alone (the latter is the… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/emj.2009.075275


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@article{Nejati2010KetamineIN, title={Ketamine improves nasogastric tube insertion.}, author={Amir Nejati and Keihan Golshani and Maziar Moradi Lakeh and Patricia Khashayar and Reza Shariat Moharari}, journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ}, year={2010}, volume={27 8}, pages={582-5} }