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The Prevention of Delirium and Complications Associated with Surgical Treatments: PODCAST Clinical Trial

Delirium is a common and serious postoperative complication. Subanaesthetic ketamine is often administered intraoperatively for postoperative analgesia, and some evidence suggests that ketamine prevents delirium. The primary purpose of this trial was to assess the effectiveness of ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium in older adults.

Primary Investigator: 
Kane Pryor, M.D.
Status: 
Closed
Category: 
Clinical Outcomes

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