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06/02/2017

Lancet article assesses effectivess of ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium

A Lancet article was recently published assessing the effectiveness of ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium in older adults.  The study found that a single subanesthetic dose of ketamine did not decrease delirium in older adults after major surgery, and might cause harm by inducing negative experiences.  To read the full article, click here.