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Oral ketamine analgesia in chronic pain and problematic rise in blood pressure.

Abstract:

Hospitals and specialists in the UK are increasingly prescribing and dispensing off-license drugs such as ketamine which are not routinely included in the prescribing record of the general practitioner (GP). We present the case of a 67-year-old woman who developed an episode of uncontrolled raised blood pressure (BP) (224/124 mm Hg) following hospital introduction of oral ketamine for chronic pain. This raised BP was not followed up, and she was then found to be persistently hypertensive in t...

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10.1136/bcr-2014-207836

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ case reports
Volume:
2014
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1757-790X
URN:
uuid:c3bafbd6-b115-4951-8ea3-f27182f86bc4
Source identifiers:
492059
Local pid:
pubs:492059
Language:
English

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