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Title: Role of ketamine and methadone as adjunctive therapy in complex pain management: a case report and literature review.
Author: Faisal, Wasek
Jacques, Judith
Issue Date: 2017
Publication Title: Indian Journal of Palliative Care
Volume: 23
Issue: 1
Start Page: 100
End Page: 103
Abstract: Assessment and management of complex cancer pain always remains a major challenge for any palliative care team, given its heterogeneity of underlying pathophysiology and limitations of any pharmacotherapy. Here, we present a case of complex pain management in a young patient with a life-limiting illness, highlighting the issues of organic and nonorganic contributors of pain and provide some insight into the role of ketamine and methadone as adjunctive therapy to opioid analgesics. A brief literature review is also done to provide the context of use of these adjunctive drugs in this setting.
Description: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License.
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Internal ID Number: 01010
Health Subject: KETAMINE
Type: Journal Article
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