A multimodal sedative and analgesic regimen that incorporates ketamine offers important therapeutic advantages in select patients who require very high doses of opioids and benzodiazepines, but warrants futher study.
Recommended CitationGupta, Avni; Kato, Charles S.; and Viscusi, Eugene R., "Ketamine as an Adjunct for the Long-term Sedation and Analgesia of a Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) and an Open Chest" (2012). Department of Anesthesiology Faculty Papers. Paper 17.
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